Urgent Communications - Urgent Communications is the technology source for the communications technology industry. http://urgentcomm.com/rss.xml en Airbus DS Communications still looking for a buyer, plans to sell global division as one unit http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-still-looking-buyer-plans-sell-global-division-one-unit <div class="node-body article-body">​Airbus DS Communications remains on the selling block and current plans call for all Airbus public-safety-communications assets worldwide to be sold as a single package, according to Airbus DS Communications CEO Bob Freinberg.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-still-looking-buyer-plans-sell-global-division-one-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-still-looking-buyer-plans-sell-global-division-one-unit#comments Land-Mobile Radio Dispatch Dispatch NG-911 Cassidian Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:23:00 +0000 36931 at http://urgentcomm.com ITEC: Walt Magnussen highlights key aspects of Winter Institute on Nov. 3-5 http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/itec-walt-magnussen-highlights-key-aspects-winter-institute-nov-3-5 <div class="node-body video-body">Walt Magnussen, director of the Texas A&M University Internet2 Technology Evaluation Center (ITEC), discusses preparations for the third annual Winter Institute, where first-responder personnel can attend workshops and participate in an emergency exercise in which next-generation communications technology are used.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/itec-walt-magnussen-highlights-key-aspects-winter-institute-nov-3-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/itec-walt-magnussen-highlights-key-aspects-winter-institute-nov-3-5#comments NG-911 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:58:00 +0000 36921 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet ‘linked at the hip’ with 911 community, plans to hire 911 expert, Swenson says http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-linked-hip-911-community-plans-hire-911-expert-swenson-says <div class="node-body article-body">DENVER—FirstNet may be focused on developing a nationwide broadband network for public-safety personnel in the field, but the organization has been working to ensure that its efforts align with those of the 911 sector, which also is migrating to an IP-based, next-generation platform, FirstNet Chairwoman Sue Swenson said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-linked-hip-911-community-plans-hire-911-expert-swenson-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-linked-hip-911-community-plans-hire-911-expert-swenson-says#comments Interoperability NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NENA NTIA/FirstNet Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 +0000 36911 at http://urgentcomm.com Rave Mobile Safety: Todd Piett highlights functionality of new Smart911 Location module http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/rave-mobile-safety-todd-piett-highlights-functionality-new-smart911-location-modu <div class="node-body video-body">Todd Piett, Rave Mobile Safety's chief product officer, explains how the company’s new Smart911 Location solution leverages commercial location data from assets like Wi-Fi access points can help PSAPs more accurately identify where first responders can find an emergency caller. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/rave-mobile-safety-todd-piett-highlights-functionality-new-smart911-location-modu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/rave-mobile-safety-todd-piett-highlights-functionality-new-smart911-location-modu#comments Dispatch In-Building Applications Dispatch Personnel Tracking Public Safety System Design NENA Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:47:00 +0000 36901 at http://urgentcomm.com Oracle, ModUcom, Stancil: Vendors demonstrate interoperability, text-to-911, transfer capability http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/oracle-moducom-stancil-vendors-demonstrate-interoperability-text-911-transfer-capab <div class="node-body video-body">Kevin Pitts of Oracle Communications, Walt Jones of Modular Communications Systems (ModUcom), and Simon Farrow of Stancil Corporation demonstrate how multiple vendors can interoperae in a 911 setting to deliver emergency text messages and execute seamless transfers to a first responder in the field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/oracle-moducom-stancil-vendors-demonstrate-interoperability-text-911-transfer-capab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/oracle-moducom-stancil-vendors-demonstrate-interoperability-text-911-transfer-capab#comments Dispatch Interoperability NG-911 PSAP System Operation NENA Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:19:00 +0000 36891 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC official calls for 911-community input in non-service-initialed (NSI) phone proceeding http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/fcc-official-calls-911-community-input-non-service-initialed-nsi-phone-proceeding <div class="node-body article-body">DENVER—Rules addressing the ability for non-service-initialized (NSI) device to call 911 is the subject of an ongoing proceeding, and the FCC would like to get additional information on the subject from the emergency-calling community before next week’s reply-comment deadline, an FCC official said this week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/fcc-official-calls-911-community-input-non-service-initialed-nsi-phone-proceeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/fcc-official-calls-911-community-input-non-service-initialed-nsi-phone-proceeding#comments PSAP Regulation FCC Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:54:00 +0000 36881 at http://urgentcomm.com As we celebrate the Fourth of July, remember the first responders—our nation’s finest http://urgentcomm.com/blog/we-celebrate-fourth-july-remember-first-responders-our-nation-s-finest <div class="node-body blog-body">As we see and interact with our nation’s finest this weekend, let’s all take a moment to say, “Thank you.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/we-celebrate-fourth-july-remember-first-responders-our-nation-s-finest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/we-celebrate-fourth-july-remember-first-responders-our-nation-s-finest#comments PSAP Telecommunicators Public Safety NENA View from the Top Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:52:00 +0000 36871 at http://urgentcomm.com The National 911 Progress Report: Tracking progress toward next-generation 911 http://urgentcomm.com/blog/national-911-progress-report-tracking-progress-toward-next-generation-911 <div class="node-body blog-body">Significant progress toward the implementation of next-generation 911 (NG911) is occurring in states and counties across the nation according to the findings in the current National 911 Progress Report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/national-911-progress-report-tracking-progress-toward-next-generation-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/national-911-progress-report-tracking-progress-toward-next-generation-911#comments Dispatch Dispatch NG-911 PSAP System Design View from the Top Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:58:00 +0000 36861 at http://urgentcomm.com TCS: Erik Wallace outlines risk-based cybersecurity strategy for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/tcs-erik-wallace-outlines-risk-based-cybersecurity-strategy-public-safety <div class="node-body video-body">Erik Wallace, director of commercial cyber services for the cyber intelligence group at TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), explains how public safety can benefit from the risk-based cybersecurity framework established by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the NENA 2015 Conference & Expo in Denver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/tcs-erik-wallace-outlines-risk-based-cybersecurity-strategy-public-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/tcs-erik-wallace-outlines-risk-based-cybersecurity-strategy-public-safety#comments Cybersecurity Data Network NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Security Standards NENA NIST/PSCR Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:07:00 +0000 36851 at http://urgentcomm.com Next-gen 911 requires new funding model, greater federal-government role, NENA’s Fontes says http://urgentcomm.com/nena/next-gen-911-requires-new-funding-model-greater-federal-government-role-nena-s-fontes-says <div class="node-body article-body">DENVER—Funding for 911 needs to change to ensure that public-safety answering points (PSAPs) throughout the nation can deploy next-generation 911—a vision that likely will require greater participation from the federal government, according to National Emergency Number Association (NENA) CEO Brian Fontes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nena/next-gen-911-requires-new-funding-model-greater-federal-government-role-nena-s-fontes-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nena/next-gen-911-requires-new-funding-model-greater-federal-government-role-nena-s-fontes-says#comments Dispatch Funding NG-911 Policy Public Safety Regional Coordination Regional Planning FCC NENA Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:22:00 +0000 36841 at http://urgentcomm.com Oracle, ModUcom, Stancil: Companies demonstrate denial-of-service attack on PSAP, method to combat it http://urgentcomm.com/psap/oracle-moducom-stancil-companies-demonstrate-denial-service-attack-psap-method-combat-it <div class="node-body video-body">Kevin Pitts of Oracle Communications, Walt Jones of Modular Communications Systems (ModUcom), and Simon Farrow of Stancil Corporation demonstrate how a denial-of-service (DoS) attack can cripple a 911 network, and how an Oracle solution installed in a border-control element in a 911 network can allow a public-safety answering point (PSAP) to return to normal operations quickly after such an attack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/psap/oracle-moducom-stancil-companies-demonstrate-denial-service-attack-psap-method-combat-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/psap/oracle-moducom-stancil-companies-demonstrate-denial-service-attack-psap-method-combat-it#comments Dispatch Dispatch Network NG-911 PSAP System Design NENA Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:41:00 +0000 36821 at http://urgentcomm.com NENA: CEO Brian Fontes highlights training, technological evolution in 911 space at this week's show http://urgentcomm.com/nena/nena-ceo-brian-fontes-highlights-training-technological-evolution-911-space-weeks-show <div class="node-body video-body">NENA CEO Brian Fontes outlines some of the organization's efforts during the past year—from member training to regulatory progress on 911 location accuracy—and reflects on the technological evolution in the emergency-calling arena during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the NENA 2015 Conference & Expo in Denver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nena/nena-ceo-brian-fontes-highlights-training-technological-evolution-911-space-weeks-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nena/nena-ceo-brian-fontes-highlights-training-technological-evolution-911-space-weeks-show#comments Dispatch Dispatch NG-911 PSAP Telecommunicators Regulation NENA Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:32:00 +0000 36811 at http://urgentcomm.com TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) introduces Intrepid9-1-1 portfolio of next-gen core services http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/telecommunication-systems-tcs-introduces-intrepid9-1-1-portfolio-next-gen-core-services <div class="node-body article-body">​DENVER—TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) announces its Intrepid9-1-1 offering, a suite of next-generation 911 core services that represents the merger of company’s Gemini and microDATA xSR portfolios while providing the flexibility of hosted and on-premise deployment options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/telecommunication-systems-tcs-introduces-intrepid9-1-1-portfolio-next-gen-core-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/telecommunication-systems-tcs-introduces-intrepid9-1-1-portfolio-next-gen-core-services#comments Dispatch NENA i3 NG-911 PSAP State & Local Government System Design NENA Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:33:00 +0000 36801 at http://urgentcomm.com Top 5 stories: Week of June 22-26 http://urgentcomm.com/network-operations-maintenance/top-5-stories-week-june-22-26 <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a look at the most popular stories on IWCE’s Urgent Communications from last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/network-operations-maintenance/top-5-stories-week-june-22-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/network-operations-maintenance/top-5-stories-week-june-22-26#comments Network Operations & Maintenance Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:19:00 +0000 36791 at http://urgentcomm.com National 911 Progress Report provides unprecedented insight into state 911 operational and financial data http://urgentcomm.com/blog/national-911-progress-report-provides-unprecedented-insight-state-911-operational-and-financial <div class="node-body blog-body">In 2013, more than 149 million emergency calls were received in the 39 states that shared data through the National 911 Profile Database. This is just one of the data points featured in the National 911 Progress Report released earlier this year, which provided the most holistic and detailed reporting of state 911 data in the history of 911 service. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/national-911-progress-report-provides-unprecedented-insight-state-911-operational-and-financial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/national-911-progress-report-provides-unprecedented-insight-state-911-operational-and-financial#comments Dispatch Funding PSAP Regional Coordination Regional Planning View from the Top Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:04:00 +0000 36781 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Brian Long highlights virtualization benefits in latest release of PremierOne CAD system http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-brian-long-highlights-virtualization-benefits-latest-release-p <div class="node-body video-body">Brian Long, senior solutions specialist at Motorola Solutions, outlines the benefits that virtualization brings to dispatch customers that migrate to the new PremierOne 4.0 platform, including scalability and accelerated disaster-recovery processes, during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the NENA 2015 Conference & Expo in Denver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-brian-long-highlights-virtualization-benefits-latest-release-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-brian-long-highlights-virtualization-benefits-latest-release-p#comments CAD Dispatch Personnel Tracking Public Safety NENA Motorola Solutions Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:17:00 +0000 36771 at http://urgentcomm.com NICE Systems: Diamond Chaflawee demonstrates the capabilities of new Audio Analytics solution http://urgentcomm.com/voice/nice-systems-diamond-chaflawee-demonstrates-capabilities-new-audio-analytics-solution <div class="node-body video-body">Diamond Chaflawee, director of public-safety marketing and business development for NICE Systems, discusses the features of the speech-to-text-powered NICE Inform Audio Analytics offering during this conversation with IWCE Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the NENA 2015 Conference & Expo in Denver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/voice/nice-systems-diamond-chaflawee-demonstrates-capabilities-new-audio-analytics-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/voice/nice-systems-diamond-chaflawee-demonstrates-capabilities-new-audio-analytics-solution#comments Dispatch Applications PSAP Public Safety Voice NENA Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:57:00 +0000 36761 at http://urgentcomm.com TriTech: Erik Loberg explains how company's CLQ 911 wireless location offering works http://urgentcomm.com/dispatch/tritech-erik-loberg-explains-how-companys-clq-911-wireless-location-offering-works <div class="node-body video-body">Erik Loberg, director of product management for TriTech Software Systems, details how CLQ—the company's new 911 wireless location application—utilizes commercial-carrier network data to provide 911 personnel with a new method to determine an emergency caller's location and an alternative means of communicating with the caller. Loberg spoke with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during the NENA 2015 Conference & Expo in Denver. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/dispatch/tritech-erik-loberg-explains-how-companys-clq-911-wireless-location-offering-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/dispatch/tritech-erik-loberg-explains-how-companys-clq-911-wireless-location-offering-works#comments Applications CAD Dispatch PSAP Regulation FCC NENA Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:29:00 +0000 36751 at http://urgentcomm.com Rave Mobile Safety unveils 911 location-accuracy solution for wireless callers indoors, outdoors http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/rave-mobile-safety-unveils-911-location-accuracy-solution-wire <div class="node-body article-body">DENVER—Rave Mobile Safety announces the “controlled release” of Smart911Location, a new feature of the company’s Smart911 platform that leverages information from Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other commercial infrastructure to provide enhanced location accuracy when 911 is contacted via a wireless device.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/rave-mobile-safety-unveils-911-location-accuracy-solution-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/rave-mobile-safety-unveils-911-location-accuracy-solution-wire#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness GIS/Mapping Personnel Tracking Public Safety Regulation FCC NENA Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:56:00 +0000 36741 at http://urgentcomm.com Airbus DS Communications announces integrated VESTA text-to-911 functionality, available in fall http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-announces-integrated-vesta-text-911-functionality-available-fall <div class="node-body article-body">​DENVER—Public-safety answering points (PSAPs) using the VESTA 911 platform from Airbus DS Communications soon will be able to receive SMS emergency text messages via a new offering that is integrated into the 911 system, according to Airbus DS Communications CEO Bob Freinberg.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-announces-integrated-vesta-text-911-functionality-available-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-announces-integrated-vesta-text-911-functionality-available-fall#comments Dispatch NG-911 PSAP System Design Cassidian NENA Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:40:00 +0000 36731 at http://urgentcomm.com Next-gen 911, FirstNet need to interoperate effectively and efficiently, NENA official says http://urgentcomm.com/nena/next-gen-911-firstnet-need-interoperate-effectively-and-efficiently-nena-official-says <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet representatives have been receptive to the notion that the much-anticipate public-safety broadband network needs to operate cohesively with IP-based next-generation 911 systems, and 911 officials should work to ensure this vision becomes reality, according to a National Emergency Number Association (NENA) official.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nena/next-gen-911-firstnet-need-interoperate-effectively-and-efficiently-nena-official-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nena/next-gen-911-firstnet-need-interoperate-effectively-and-efficiently-nena-official-says#comments Dispatch Funding Interoperability NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards State & Local Government System Design NENA NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:13:00 +0000 36721 at http://urgentcomm.com Cybersecurity: Believe it or not, the buck should stop at the U.S. Coast Guard http://urgentcomm.com/blog/cybersecurity-believe-it-or-not-buck-should-stop-us-coast-guard <div class="node-body blog-body">Efforts to have the U.S. Department of Homeland Security spearhead the federal government's cybersecurity efforts have failed, for myriad reasons. What entity should be in charge of this all-important responsibility? The U.S. Coast Guard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/cybersecurity-believe-it-or-not-buck-should-stop-us-coast-guard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/cybersecurity-believe-it-or-not-buck-should-stop-us-coast-guard#comments Cybersecurity Data Federal Government/Military Network Policy DHS View from the Top Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:53:00 +0000 36711 at http://urgentcomm.com It takes a village… http://urgentcomm.com/blog/it-takes-village <div class="node-body blog-body">Members of the IWCE Advisory Board give guidance and input into IWCE’s annual conference and exhibition, providing both the attendee and the exhibitor perspectives. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/all-things-iwce">All Things IWCE</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/it-takes-village" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/it-takes-village#comments IWCE All Things IWCE Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:44:00 +0000 36701 at http://urgentcomm.com Put away the PowerPoints, next-gen 911 capabilities are real http://urgentcomm.com/blog/put-away-powerpoints-next-gen-911-capabilities-are-real <div class="node-body blog-body">After years of talking and planning, next-generation 911 capabilities are being deployed in the field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/urgent-matters">Urgent Matters</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/put-away-powerpoints-next-gen-911-capabilities-are-real" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/put-away-powerpoints-next-gen-911-capabilities-are-real#comments NG-911 Intrado Urgent Matters Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:06:00 +0000 36691 at http://urgentcomm.com It's time for PSAPs to enter the on-ramps to next-generation 911 http://urgentcomm.com/blog/its-time-psaps-enter-ramps-next-generation-911 <div class="node-body blog-body">Knowing the requirements and how to begin the next-generation 911 migration process can be difficult. Although there are many various ways to get started, remember that each will introduce immediate benefits to your 911 emergency communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/its-time-psaps-enter-ramps-next-generation-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/its-time-psaps-enter-ramps-next-generation-911#comments Applications NG-911 PSAP Public Safety System Design Intrado View from the Top Thu, 25 Jun 2015 06:21:00 +0000 36681 at http://urgentcomm.com 'help man with gun in house': Six years of text-to-911 service http://urgentcomm.com/blog/help-man-gun-house-six-years-text-911-service <div class="node-body blog-body">Six years after the first text-to-911 message was delivered to a public-safety answering point (PSAP) in Iowa, Intrado's John Kearney reflects on the industry's advancements in this arena.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/help-man-gun-house-six-years-text-911-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/help-man-gun-house-six-years-text-911-service#comments Applications NG-911 PSAP Regulation Intrado View from the Top Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:28:00 +0000 36671 at http://urgentcomm.com A league of your own: Professional telecommunicators for 911! http://urgentcomm.com/blog/league-your-own-professional-telecommunicators-911 <div class="node-body blog-body">Intrado's Mary Boyd shares a secret: She is inspired by 911 telecommunicators' work and commitment every day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/league-your-own-professional-telecommunicators-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/league-your-own-professional-telecommunicators-911#comments Law Enforcement NENA Intrado View from the Top Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:10:00 +0000 36661 at http://urgentcomm.com Intrado's Lev Deich answers five questions about enterprise 911 http://urgentcomm.com/intrado/intrados-lev-deich-answers-five-questions-about-enterprise-911 <div class="node-body article-body">Lev Deich, vice president of delivery operations at Intrado/911 Enable, has been helping businesses, schools and government organizations deploy the network infrastructures that support internal users connecting to 911. He recently sat down to share an inside look at the state of 911 for the enterprise, providing his perspective on what the future holds for technology innovations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/intrado/intrados-lev-deich-answers-five-questions-about-enterprise-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/intrado/intrados-lev-deich-answers-five-questions-about-enterprise-911#comments Dispatch Software Applications Dispatch Enterprise NG-911 Public Safety Intrado Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:59:00 +0000 36651 at http://urgentcomm.com Intrado, GIS Data Resources map almost 5 million GIS address points for New York State http://urgentcomm.com/intrado/intrado-gis-data-resources-map-almost-5-million-gis-address-points-new-york-state <div class="node-body article-body">Late last year marked the completion of one of the largest address-point mapping projects in the United States. Covering 54,000 square miles, Intrado and GIS Data Resources (GDR) were tasked with creating new address points, as well as standardizing, validating and enhancing the location accuracy of existing address points across New York State.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/intrado/intrado-gis-data-resources-map-almost-5-million-gis-address-points-new-york-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/intrado/intrado-gis-data-resources-map-almost-5-million-gis-address-points-new-york-state#comments GIS/Mapping NG-911 NENA Intrado Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:58:00 +0000 36641 at http://urgentcomm.com BluePoint Alert Solutions: John Shales describes features of new medical pull alarm system http://urgentcomm.com/medical/bluepoint-alert-solutions-john-shales-describes-features-new-medical-pull-alarm-system <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">John Shales, co-founder and partner at BluePoint Alert Solutions, outlines the capabilities of BluePoint Medical, the company's a new pull-station system designed to directly alert medical-response teams when people are requiring emergency medical attention. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/medical/bluepoint-alert-solutions-john-shales-describes-features-new-medical-pull-alarm-system" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/06/john-shales-jpeg.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/John Shales--BluePoint.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=7924788">John Shales--BluePoint.MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/medical/bluepoint-alert-solutions-john-shales-describes-features-new-medical-pull-alarm-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/medical/bluepoint-alert-solutions-john-shales-describes-features-new-medical-pull-alarm-system#comments Alerting Systems Enterprise Fire/EMS Medical System Installation Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:50:00 +0000 36631 at http://urgentcomm.com