Other Control Room Industry News

Other Control Room Industry News

Comtech receives Next Gen. 9-1-1 and call handling contract awards with a combined value of $22.4 million


Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during its first quarter of fiscal 2018, its Safety and Security and Enterprise Technologies groups, both of which are part of C... » Read more

Catalyst Celebrates 20th Anniversary


Catalyst Communications Technologies celebrates its 20-year anniversary this month. Over the past two decades, Catalyst has been responsible for introducing many of the innovations that presently d... » Read more

New US patent for technology supporting text-to-911 functionality announced by LaaSer Critical Communications


LaaSer Critical Communications (http://laaser911.com/) has received yet another U.S. patent (US patent #9,807,581) for its emergency caller location technology. The newest patent covers systems and... » Read more

NYC DoITT Helps Ensure 9-1-1 System Integrity with Support of Airbus DS Communications


Airbus DS Communications and the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) announced they have signed a five-year agreement for services related to the City'... » Read more

City of Bayswater to Commence a City-Wide Dispatch Technology Upgrade with RediTALK-Flex


Omnitronics has announced that it’s been chosen by Vertel, a worldwide provider of critical communications, to supply local Australian government council the City of Bayswater with its latest... » Read more

Michael Clarke Joins Omnitronics as Senior Communications Consultant


Michael Clarke has joined the Omnitronics team as Senior Communications Consultant for the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions. Michael has spent his entire professional career in the technology sector, ... » Read more

Avtec Announces New Company President


Michael Branning, CEO of Avtec Inc., the leading independent provider of mission-critical voice dispatch consoles in North America, named board member Arjen Maarleveld the new company president on ... » Read more

Former CEO and President of Airbus DS Communications, Joins RapidSOS Advisory Board


RapidSOS today announced that Bob Freinberg, former Chief Executive Officer and President of Airbus DS Communications, Inc., is joining the RapidSOS Advisory Board. Freinberg joins the Advisory Boa... » Read more

Arkansas counties innovate by sharing Solacom’s i3-ready 9-1-1 solution


In a creative decision that will improve the way 9-1-1 service providers deliver public safety services in Arkansas, two counties have jointly purchased a new 9-1-1 system from Solacom. By sharing ... » Read more

Airbus DS Communications expands flexibility and reach for emergency notification with new VESTA Communicator Functionality


Airbus DS Communications has expanded the capabilities of its VESTA Communicator emergency notification solution. The new functionality offers users the ability to alert people through many new mea... » Read more

Omnitronics’ Audio Bridges Used in Critical Radar Communications Project


A defence department in the Canadian region has recently undertaken an extensive upgrade to its early-warning radar system for its air defence branch. The warning system is comprised of dozens of u... » Read more

Marion and Baxter counties innovate by sharing Solacom’s i3-ready 9-1-1 solution


In a creative decision that will improve the way 9-1-1 service providers deliver public safety services in Arkansas, two counties have jointly purchased a new 9-1-1 system from Solacom. By sharing ... » Read more

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