Sitting, from left, are Walt Magnussen of Texas A&M University, Amanda Hilliard of FirstNet, and Jackie Mines of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. At the podium is moderator Jenny Hansen of NICE Systems. See story about this session at http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/earliest-state-plans-firstnet-could-be-ready-latter-half-2015-firstn.
Christian Gates, vice president of strategy and development for NextNav, discusses his company's technology that is designed to improve the accuracy of location information delivered to PSAPs during 911 calls made from devices that are inside buildings.
Roger Marshall of TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), discusses options for locating 911 callers that are on cell phones inside a building. For more information on the subject, see video at http://urgentcomm.com/cisco/tcs-and-cisco-systems-roger-marshall-and-marc-linsner-outline-joint-proposal-leverage-wi-fi-in.
Todd Piett, chief product officer for Rave Mobility Safety, proposes a new way of thinking about data-information exchanges associated with 911.
From left, James Lake of the Charleston County, S.C., Consolidated 911 Center, Christopher Carver of the New York Fire Department (FDNY), and Brian Tegtmeyer of DuPage Public Safety Communications discuss some the challenges they have faced when consolidating 911 centers.
Roger Hixson, technical issues director for NENA, talks about location-accuracy challenges faced by PSAPs as consumers migrate to new technologies. See story about this session at http://urgentcomm.com/nena/location-accuracy-911-hampered-migration-traditional-telephony-wireline-services,
Left, Allen Muse, AT&T Mobility’s director of public-safety relations, listens as Richard Muscat, director of regulatory affairs for Bexar Metro 911 in the Austin, Texas, talks about location-accuracy challenges facing PSAPs today. See story about this session at http://urgentcomm.com/nena/location-accuracy-911-hampered-migration-traditional-telephony-wireline-services.
David Simpson, chief of the FCC's public-safety and homeland-security bureau, speak while his image is projected on screen during a conversation with Trey Forgety (left) and Brian Fontes (right) of NENA.
The image of management and leadership expert Janet Miller appears on a large screen as Miller delivers her keynote speech that includes tips to help PSAP managers get the best from their teams.
Team members from Modular Communications Systems take a break at the company's booth on the NENA exhibit floor.
Marc Linsner of Cisco System discusses technology options for locating 911 callers who are inside buildings. For more information on the topic, see video at http://urgentcomm.com/cisco/tcs-and-cisco-systems-roger-marshall-and-marc-linsner-outline-joint-proposal-leverage-wi-fi-in.
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