Dispatch http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/6624/more en The State of 911: Planning for the future with nationwide data http://urgentcomm.com/blog/state-911-planning-future-nationwide-data <div class="node-body blog-body">How local, regional and state 911 leaders use nationwide data to improve emergency communications for the public. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/state-911-planning-future-nationwide-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/state-911-planning-future-nationwide-data#comments Dispatch Funding NG-911 Policy Public Safety NENA View from the Top Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:52:00 +0000 50651 at http://urgentcomm.com New CEO Jeff Robertson optimistic about Airbus DS Communications’ role in next-gen 911 http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/new-ceo-jeff-robertson-optimistic-about-airbus-ds-communications-role-next-gen-911 <div class="node-body article-body">​Next-generation 911 (NG911) promises to provide significant benefits to citizens and first-responder agencies, so public-safety answering points (PSAPs) should not wait for federal funding to become available to transition to the new all-IP platform, according to Jeff Robertson, the new president and CEO of Airbus DS Communications. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/new-ceo-jeff-robertson-optimistic-about-airbus-ds-communications-role-next-gen-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/new-ceo-jeff-robertson-optimistic-about-airbus-ds-communications-role-next-gen-911#comments Dispatch Cybersecurity Funding NG-911 Public Safety Security Cassidian Tue, 30 May 2017 21:25:00 +0000 50621 at http://urgentcomm.com 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