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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

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

Worldwide Dispatch Console Market: Need for Foolproof Communication in Public Safety Space Drives Growth.


The global dispatch console market comprises a medley of some well-entrenched players along with several medium, small, and unorganized local players, which characterizes fragmentation and competit... » Read more

Former CTO of AT&T and SVP at Apple Joins RapidSOS Advisory Board


RapidSOS recently announced that David Nagel , former CTO of AT&T and SVP for Research and Development at Apple and current General Partner at Fort Ventures, is joining the RapidSOS Advisory Board.... » Read more

ASTRID Provides Technical Coordination on '112 BE' App


TETRA Network operator ASTRID provided technical coordination during the development of the new '112BE' app, which already registered more than 100.000 subscribers. On June 23, the new app '112 BE'... » Read more

Work demanded on 'poor' police 101 number in North Yorkshire, UK


An urgent review of the non-emergency 101 number has been demanded by the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel. The appeal, made at the panel’s meeting on July 20, came after poor performan... » Read more

Catalyst Communications Technologies Announces New Website Launch


Catalyst Communications Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of IP-based Dispatch and Interoperability solutions for Critical Communications, today announced the launch of its newly revamped webs... » Read more

Drones deliver AEDs during cardiac emergencies


We've seen companies test drones to deliver packages and even restaurant chains test out drone delivery service. But now, drones are being tested and used to get medical equipment to those in need ... » Read more

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