Other Control Room Industry News

Other Control Room Industry News

Hacking emergency services: How safe is the 911 system?


Recent hacks targeting public safety infrastructure made huge impact. Mere days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration, hackers used ransomware to disable 70 percent of the cameras on a... » Read more

San Luis Valley 911 Chooses Solacom as its New i3-Ready Call Handling Solution


San Luis Valley 911 is well positioned for i3 after selecting the Solacom Guardian 9-1-1 Call Handling solution to deliver next-generation call handling and management. The emergency telephone auth... » Read more

Avtec promotes Dawn Fisher to leadership team


Avtec Inc., has named Dawn Fisher as its new Customer Services and Solutions Leader. Fisher had been serving in the position on an interim basis since February 2017, and her permanent appointment w... » Read more

Jeroen de Witte to Lead New Airbus DS Communications NG 9-1-1 Unit


Airbus DS Communications established an internal organization focused on delivering next-generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) services. Jeroen de Witte will lead the new organization, named Network Solution... » Read more

Stark County signs deal for new radio equipment with Motorola Solutions


The Stark County (Ohio, USA) commissioners finalized a $12 million contract to buy radio equipment from Motorola. The equipment will include about 300 mobile and portable new digital radios for the... » Read more

Airbus DS Communications Launches "Safety Has No Size" to Help PSAPs Up to 10 Positions Migrate to NG9-1-1


Airbus DS Communications, a leading provider of public safety communications, is devoting new support and resources to help public safety answering points (PSAPs), with up to 10 call-taking positio... » Read more

Everbridge to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences


Everbridge, Inc., a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced that its Seni... » Read more

Ongoing partnership increases 911 call-handling consistency and efficiency


Oldham County Central Dispatch (Kentucky) is enhancing their 911 call-handling capabilities with PowerPhone’s Total Response solution. The latest improvements come from implementing Total Res... » Read more

Everbridge Selected to Power Regional Emergency Notification Platform


Everbridge, Inc., announced it has been selected by Tuscaloosa, AL to launch TuscALERT, the Tuscaloosa-area’s local alert system. TuscALERT builds on Everbridge’s strong presence in the... » Read more

Frequentis looks back on a successful 2016


Frequentis, with its headquarter in Vienna, Austria, in its latest financial report says that the company is stronger than ever before. The strong position of the company is reflected with strong ... » Read more

New Zealand implements Google Android Emergency location throughout the whole country


EENA announced that the new emergency 111 location system in New Zealand now displays exactly the location of the caller. New Zealand is also the 1st country outside Europe that is using the new sy... » Read more

Motorola Solutions Israel developing disaster handling system


The smart city system won a €6 million EU tender for rapid and precise management of natural disasters and extreme events.There are not yet any technologies capable of detecting in advance sig... » Read more

Zetron focuses on deployments, integration through recent API releases


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 thr... » Read more

Eventide NexLog Logging Recording Achieves Avtec’s Highest Compatibility Level Certification


Avtec Inc., the leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) dispatch console systems, has certified the Eventide® NexLog Logging Recorder as a “Works with Scout™” Gold CE (consol... » Read more

PowerPhone Adds CACH Lite to Total Response


According to PowerPhone, the new interactive CACH Lite software can provide agencies with digital access to integrated protocols within the call-handler’s workspace in an easy-to-use software... » Read more