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Other Control Room Industry News

APCO addresses public safety communications center key performance indicators.


The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International has filed a Project Initiation with ANSI and has issued a call for participation for workgroup members to participate ... » Read more

FCC: Hurricane Irma Affects 29 PSAPs Across Florida, U.S. Virgin Islands


Hurricane Irma had affected 29 public-safety answering points, including taking 14 down completely, across Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands as of Sept. 11, according to a communications status r... » Read more

Hexagon receives recognition from Huawei for safe city solution


Hexagon AB, received the “Best Developer Partner Award” and the “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017 this week. This expo and forum brings together global IT lead... » Read more

UCLA to Adopt New Everbridge Emergency Notification System


Everbridge, Inc., a global software company announced on Tuesday that the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will be using Everbridge’s Critical Event Management platform to help ke... » Read more

InterTalk awarded California State contract for NG9-1-1 systems


InterTalk Critical Information Systems, in partnership with Combix 9-1-1 has been awarded a contract with the State of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), from which... » Read more

Luxembourg is the first EU Member State ready for eCall


Luxembourg successfully completed the eCall conformity assessment, becoming the first EU Member State to declare itself ready to implement eCall. This assessment was carried out under the umbrella ... » Read more

Turkey to deploy eCall emergency call service


By the end of 2017, Turkey will join the large number of countries that support eCall, a service designed to provide quick emergency response in case of a road accident. The Ministry of Interior i... » Read more

Google adds emergency location feature to its Phone app


Google has updated its Phone app with a great new safety feature. When you call an emergency number like 911, a location card will now appear on your screen containing info like your current addres... » Read more

Avtec dispatch technology selected by all aboard Florida for new brightline rail service


Avtec Inc. has been chosen to deploy its award-winning Scout dispatch console system in support of Brightline, the new privately financed and operated express rail service slated to begin transport... » Read more

Kingsport Emergency Communications District Increases 911 Call-Handling Efficiency with Total Response Solution


Kingsport Emergency Communications District (Tennessee) has implemented PowerPhone’s Total Response solution for 911 call handling. Total Response includes CACH (Computer-Aided Call Handling)... » Read more

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