NG-911 en RapidDeploy: Steve Raucher outlines benefits of cloud-based CAD system, new AT&T relationship <div class="node-body video-body">RapidDeploy CEO Steve Raucher explains how the company’s cloud-based computer-aided-dispatch (CAD) was developed, how the flexible platform can benefit public safety, and the significance of RapidDeploy’s newly announced relationship with AT&T. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAD NG-911 PSAP System Design APCO Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:56:00 +0000 56021 at Newcomers to U.S. 911 space cite advantages of cloud use for PSAPs <div class="node-body article-body">Cloud-based approaches to call-handling and computer-aided dispatch (CAD) can provide public-safety answering points (PSAPs) with immediate functionality benefits today and an affordable path to make a smooth transition to an IP-based next-generation 911 infrastructure, leaders of two companies that are relatively new to the U.S. market said during a session at APCO 2018.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NG-911 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:42:00 +0000 55981 at AT&T must pay FCC $5.25 million, implement changes in settlement over two 911 outages last year <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T Mobility must pay $5.25 million to the FCC and adhere to a compliance plan designed help ensure that 911 calls are completed as part of a settlement to close the investigation into two 911 outages that the agency described as “preventable” and “unacceptable,” the FCC announced yesterday.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety Regulation FCC Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000 55601 at Avaya seeks to translate enterprise call-center success into 911 sector moving to NG911 <div class="node-body article-body">Avaya, a leading provider of contact-center solutions in the enterprise sector, has teamed with emergency-calling partners to pursue a more significant position in the 911 arena, as well as a more economic model for public-safety answering points (PSAPs) seeking next-generation 911 (NG911) functionality, according to a company official. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:28:00 +0000 55581 at Apple to utilize RapidSOS to deliver 911 caller-location information to PSAPs <div class="node-body article-body">Apple announces that its devices will utilize RapidSOS technology to share location data with public safety when emergency calls are made using iOS 12, an upgrade to the Apple operating-system platform that is scheduled to be released later this year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:36:00 +0000 55461 at Zetron announces improved 911 location results from RapidSOS pilot project in Tennessee <div class="node-body article-body">Zetron announces results from a pilot project using integrated location information from partner RapidSOS to deliver significantly better caller-location data quickly to public-safety answering points (PSAPs) receiving emergency calls</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety Regulation Tracking, Monitoring & Control FCC Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:13:00 +0000 55441 at Comtech: Brian Salisbury highlights benefits of leveraging location data in IoT solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Brian Salisbury, Comtech’s vice president of product management, explains how his company is delivering secure low-power solutions to provide location information for Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cybersecurity Enterprise Machine-to-Machine NG-911 Public Safety Security Tracking, Monitoring & Control Mon, 28 May 2018 16:10:00 +0000 55001 at Internet of Life-Saving Things (IoLST) promises to transform EMS industry, FirstNet’s McGinnis says <div class="node-body article-body">Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel soon may leverage information from myriad medical devices and reliable broadband connectivity from FirstNet to provide better initial treatment to patients, as well as unprecedented situational awareness to others in the healthcare ecosystem, according to FirstNet board member Kevin McGinnis. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Fire/EMS Hospital/Medical NG-911 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Fri, 25 May 2018 15:01:00 +0000 54961 at Minnesota starts regionally in pursuit of statewide text-to-911 implementation <div class="node-body blog-body">Deploying text-to-911 service regionally is the fastest, simplest and most efficient way to provision a lifesaving service that the public not only expects, but craves.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Applications NG-911 PSAP Public Safety System Installation View from the Top Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07:00 +0000 54821 at Minnesota PSCC: Dana Wahlberg outlines approach to implementing text-to-911 service statewide <div class="node-body video-body">Dana Wahlberg, director of Minnesota's Emergency Communications Networks (ECN) division, explains how Minnesota began providing text-to-911 service at seven regional centers before expanding the capability statewide.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NG-911 Tue, 01 May 2018 13:06:00 +0000 54631 at