Dispatch http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/6624/more en RapidDeploy: Steve Raucher outlines benefits of cloud-based CAD system, new AT&T relationship http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/rapiddeploy-steve-raucher-outlines-benefits-cloud-based-cad-system-new-att-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="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/rapiddeploy-steve-raucher-outlines-benefits-cloud-based-cad-system-new-att-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/rapiddeploy-steve-raucher-outlines-benefits-cloud-based-cad-system-new-att-relationship#comments CAD NG-911 PSAP System Design APCO Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:56:00 +0000 56021 at http://urgentcomm.com RACOM maintains LMR communications, despite tornado hitting network cores at company headquarters http://urgentcomm.com/p25/racom-maintains-lmr-communications-despite-tornado-hitting-network-cores-company-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">An EF3 tornado that hit Marshalltown, Iowa, causes significant damage to the city and wipes out much of the fourth floor of RACOM’s Marshalltown headquarters facility, but the LMR dealer’s P25 and EDACS systems continued to provide communications throughout the storm, according to RACOM CEO Mike Miller.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/racom-maintains-lmr-communications-despite-tornado-hitting-network-cores-company-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/racom-maintains-lmr-communications-despite-tornado-hitting-network-cores-company-headquarters#comments Land-Mobile Radio Dispatch P25 Public Safety System Design System Operation Mon, 23 Jul 2018 05:31:00 +0000 55831 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T must pay FCC $5.25 million, implement changes in settlement over two 911 outages last year http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/att-must-pay-fcc-525-million-implement-changes-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="http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/att-must-pay-fcc-525-million-implement-changes-settlement-over-two-911-outages-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/att-must-pay-fcc-525-million-implement-changes-settlement-over-two-911-outages-last-year#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety Regulation FCC Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000 55601 at http://urgentcomm.com Avaya seeks to translate enterprise call-center success into 911 sector moving to NG911 http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/avaya-seeks-translate-enterprise-call-center-success-911-sector-moving-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="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/avaya-seeks-translate-enterprise-call-center-success-911-sector-moving-ng911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/avaya-seeks-translate-enterprise-call-center-success-911-sector-moving-ng911#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:28:00 +0000 55581 at http://urgentcomm.com Apple to utilize RapidSOS to deliver 911 caller-location information to PSAPs http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apple-utilize-rapidsos-deliver-911-caller-location-information-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="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apple-utilize-rapidsos-deliver-911-caller-location-information-psaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apple-utilize-rapidsos-deliver-911-caller-location-information-psaps#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:36:00 +0000 55461 at http://urgentcomm.com Minnesota starts regionally in pursuit of statewide text-to-911 implementation http://urgentcomm.com/blog/minnesota-starts-regionally-pursuit-statewide-text-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="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/minnesota-starts-regionally-pursuit-statewide-text-911-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/minnesota-starts-regionally-pursuit-statewide-text-911-implementation#comments Dispatch Applications NG-911 PSAP Public Safety System Installation View from the Top Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07:00 +0000 54821 at http://urgentcomm.com Avtec creates new Scout packages for smaller dispatch environments http://urgentcomm.com/dispatch/avtec-creates-new-scout-packages-smaller-dispatch-environments <div class="node-body article-body">Smaller dispatch centers will be able deploy Avtec’s popular IP-based Scout console solution cost effectively with the introduction of three lower-priced tiers of the product that also provide a smooth migration path to the full-featured Scout platform for a growing dispatch center, according. to Avtec President Arjen Maarleveld. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/dispatch/avtec-creates-new-scout-packages-smaller-dispatch-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/dispatch/avtec-creates-new-scout-packages-smaller-dispatch-environments#comments Dispatch Critical Infrastructure Enterprise NG-911 Public Safety System Design Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:51:00 +0000 53741 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC Commissioner O’Rielly calls on governors to provide 911-fee-diversion information http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-calls-governors-provide-911-fee-diversion-information <div class="node-body article-body">​FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly sends a letter to the governors of New York, Oklahoma, Missouri, Montana, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, criticizing those governments for not responding to the FCC’s request to report on 911 deployments and whether they diverted 911 fees for non-911 uses.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-calls-governors-provide-911-fee-diversion-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-calls-governors-provide-911-fee-diversion-information#comments Dispatch Funding NG-911 Public Safety Regulation FCC Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:45:00 +0000 53671 at http://urgentcomm.com President Trump signs Kari’s Law http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/president-trump-signs-kari-s-law <div class="node-body article-body">President Donald Trump today signs into law H.R. 582—legislation better known as Kari’s Law—requiring that emergency callers can dial 911 directly from phones associated with multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) that are commonplace in hotels, offices and other enterprises.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/president-trump-signs-kari-s-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/president-trump-signs-kari-s-law#comments Dispatch Enterprise Legislation NG-911 Public Safety State & Local Government Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:40:00 +0000 53621 at http://urgentcomm.com Let’s not just change 911—let’s revolutionize it http://urgentcomm.com/blog/let-s-not-just-change-911-let-s-revolutionize-it <div class="node-body blog-body">Disruptive innovation isn’t easy and can be a little scary—but when it occurs, it’s a beautiful thing to witness.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/let-s-not-just-change-911-let-s-revolutionize-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/let-s-not-just-change-911-let-s-revolutionize-it#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety System Operation APCO NENA View from the Top Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:55:00 +0000 53611 at http://urgentcomm.com