Dispatch http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/6624/more en Harris, Zetron announce strategic partnership http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/harris-zetron-announce-strategic-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Zetron and Harris announce a strategic partnership that will let Harris sales channels offer Zetron’s AcomNOVUS dispatch console systems in connection with DMR and P25 radio offerings from Tait Communications that were the subject of a similar strategic partnership that was announced last year.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/harris-zetron-announce-strategic-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/harris-zetron-announce-strategic-partnership#comments Dispatch Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Harris Zetron Tue, 09 May 2017 22:48:00 +0000 50421 at http://urgentcomm.com Zetron focuses on deployments, integration with recent API releases http://urgentcomm.com/node/50381 <div class="node-body article-body">After releasing a series of application programming interfaces (APIs) beginning late last year, Zetron is seeing dispatch centers leverage the new capabilities and efficiencies that are enabled through the offerings, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/node/50381" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/node/50381#comments Dispatch Dispatch Interoperability Zetron Mon, 08 May 2017 04:19:00 +0000 50381 at http://urgentcomm.com Kansas PSAPs working with AT&T to build ESInet, take steps toward NG911 during next year http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/kansas-psaps-working-att-build-esinet-take-steps-toward-ng911-during-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety answering point (PSAPs) throughout Kansas are expected to leverage geospatial routing of 911 calls over AT&T’s Emergency Services IP network (ESInet) by the end of the year or early in 2018, according to the chairman of the state’s 911 coordinating council.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/kansas-psaps-working-att-build-esinet-take-steps-toward-ng911-during-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/kansas-psaps-working-att-build-esinet-take-steps-toward-ng911-during-next-year#comments Dispatch Cybersecurity Funding NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:09:00 +0000 50321 at http://urgentcomm.com 911 telecommunicators deserve the spotlight all year long http://urgentcomm.com/blog/911-telecommunicators-deserve-spotlight-all-year-long <div class="node-body blog-body">This week, we celebrate National Telecommunicators Week. Given what 911 personnel bring to the emergency-response process every day, even greater recognition would be appropriate.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/911-telecommunicators-deserve-spotlight-all-year-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/911-telecommunicators-deserve-spotlight-all-year-long#comments Dispatch NG-911 Policy Public Safety State & Local Government View from the Top Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:47:00 +0000 50181 at http://urgentcomm.com Avtec, Harris announce strategic alliance http://urgentcomm.com/harris/avtec-harris-announce-strategic-alliance <div class="node-body article-body">Dispatch-console maker Avtec and Harris recently announced that the companies have signed an agreement that gives Harris the ability to resell Avtec consoles in North America, according to an Avtec executive. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/avtec-harris-announce-strategic-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/avtec-harris-announce-strategic-alliance#comments Dispatch Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Harris Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:08:00 +0000 49851 at http://urgentcomm.com Senators prepare to introduce legislation to promote transition to next-gen 911 http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/senators-prepare-introduce-legislation-promote-transition-next-gen-911 <div class="node-body article-body">Legislation designed to promote the transition from legacy 911 systems to next-generation 911 (NG911) platforms “as soon as practicable” is expected to be introduced by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) during the next few weeks, according to multiple Beltway sources. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/senators-prepare-introduce-legislation-promote-transition-next-gen-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/senators-prepare-introduce-legislation-promote-transition-next-gen-911#comments Dispatch Funding NG-911 Policy Public Safety Fri, 03 Mar 2017 01:14:00 +0000 49441 at http://urgentcomm.com Kari’s Law 911 legislation reintroduced in Senate, House http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/kari-s-law-911-legislation-reintroduced-senate-house <div class="node-body article-body">Kari’s Law legislation that would require direct dialing for 911 calls made on multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) frequently used by hotels, offices and other enterprises has been reintroduced in the 115th Congress, with bills being introduced again in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate during the past week.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/kari-s-law-911-legislation-reintroduced-senate-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/kari-s-law-911-legislation-reintroduced-senate-house#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Enterprise Legislation NG-911 Public Safety Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:32:00 +0000 49081 at http://urgentcomm.com Airbus DS Communications readies company to evolve with fast-changing 911 market http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-readies-company-evolve-fast-changing-911-market <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus DS Communications hopes to have 60% of its public-safety answering point (PSAP) customers offering text-to-911 services during the next three years as part of a larger company initiative that is designed to help call centers migrate to next-generation 911 (NG911) technology, according to CEO Bob Freinberg.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-readies-company-evolve-fast-changing-911-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-readies-company-evolve-fast-changing-911-market#comments Analytics Dispatch Funding NG-911 Public Safety Cassidian Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:36:00 +0000 49051 at http://urgentcomm.com Airbus DS Communications remains for sale after more than two years http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/airbus-ds-communications-remains-sale-after-more-two-years <div class="node-body article-body">LMR and 911 solutions provider Airbus DS Communications remains on the selling block more than two years after its international parent firm—Airbus Group—announced plans to divest itself of Airbus DS Communications and other global public-safety-communications assets in the fall of 2014, according to a company official. <p>&ldquo;I have no update on the sale of the company,&rdquo; Airbus DS Communications CEO Bob Freinberg said during an interview with <em>IWCE&rsquo;s Urgent Communications</em>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/airbus-ds-communications-remains-sale-after-more-two-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/airbus-ds-communications-remains-sale-after-more-two-years#comments Land-Mobile Radio Dispatch Interoperability NG-911 Cassidian Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:53:00 +0000 48861 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions acquires Cyfas Systems assets geared for European emergency call centers http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-acquires-cyfas-systems-assets-geared-european-emergency-call-c <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions announces its purchase of the Mobile Assets Communications Systems (MACS) and related Integrated Communications Control System (ICCS) products from United Kingdom-based holding company Cyfas Systems that are expected to help European emergency-call centers transition to next-generation platforms.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-acquires-cyfas-systems-assets-geared-european-emergency-call-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-acquires-cyfas-systems-assets-geared-european-emergency-call-c#comments Dispatch NG-911 Public Safety TETRA Motorola Solutions Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:05:00 +0000 48751 at http://urgentcomm.com