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2014-08-14 08:35:12

Government Security News recognizes consolidated dispatch center utilizing Intergraph® technology HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI) Airport and Intergraph® were recently recognized by Government Security News magazine's Airport/Seaport/Border Security Awards program in the categories of Most Notable Airport Security Program, Large Airports and Best Physical Security Information Management System (PSIM). The...

2014-08-11 16:31:05

Dispatcher is Honored with SmartSave Award After She Uses Smart911 to Interact with a Child Caller OWENSBORO, Ky., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 7, Neal Ann Keelin was working a typical shift at the Owensboro-Daviess County 9-1-1 Center when she received a not so typical call. On the other end of the phone was a young child. Keelin could hear the child, but because the call was made on a mobile phone, was unable to determine the exact location. Additionally, the...

2014-08-01 08:29:30

Technology Demonstration at APCO 2014 Conference & Expo on August 3-6 in New Orleans ANNAPOLIS, Md., and NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), today announced that it is teaming with NextNav, LLC to demonstrate the use of Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS) technology as one solution to complement primary 9-1-1 technology for the purpose of providing indoor location information to public safety answering points in emergency situations....

2014-07-31 16:32:21

MONTREAL, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 911 Enable, the leading vendor of E911 solutions for Unified Communications, was chosen by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) to provide Enhanced 911 (E911) services in Lync Online Dedicated. As part of their trusted relationship, Microsoft will refer clients to 911 Enable to help meet their E911 requirements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130916/NY79170LOGO Many states and municipalities have regulations and by-laws governing E911...

2014-07-31 12:32:49

New System Will Serve 26 Public Safety Answering Points PORTLAND, Maine, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications has completed the installation of a Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) system in Maine. Maine now has a statewide NG9-1-1 system with a modern Internet Protocol (IP)-based network capable of meeting current and future public safety needs. The completion of the installation makes Maine one of the first states in the nation to deploy a NG9-1-1 system based on...

2014-07-31 08:40:55

Increased adoption of NICE Inform affirms growing public safety need to manage expanding multimedia content, as organizations prepare for Next Gen emergency communications RA'ANANA, Israel, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that it has surpassed a milestone of 3,000 worldwide systems deployed for NICE Inform [http://www.nice.com/audio/inform#pr_31.7.14 ], the company's flagship solution for managing multimedia incident information. Now in...

2014-07-23 08:36:43

New Patent Builds on Patented E-LIS Technology for Next Generation 9-1-1 Networks CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedSky Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of automated E911 solutions, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has issued patent number 8,755,767 which expands on RedSky's innovative Emergency Location Information Service (E-LIS) product patents. This patent discloses that emergency messages can and will be generated by a variety of...

2014-07-22 12:21:31

NENA i3 compliant NextGen-911 system uses cloud technology to provide high-quality information faster and enables seamless call transitions among first responders. FAIRFAX, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has implemented a NextGen-911 emergency service solution for Morgan County, Ohio. The NextGen-911 solution enables Morgan County to easily accept emergency information from a variety of...

2014-07-10 08:32:42

Data Obtained via Freedom of Information Act Shows Urgent Need for Indoor Location Accuracy Requirements Proposed by FCC WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data obtained from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) show that nine out of ten wireless 9-1-1 calls made in D.C. in the first half of 2013 were delivered without the accurate location information needed to find callers who are lost, confused, unconscious or...

2014-07-08 08:38:52

In light of several news stories related to cell phone fees and hidden fees, SaveOnPhone.com founder explains these fees in depth BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cell phones seem to have gotten more expensive over the years. While much of that has to do with the costs of phones and data plans, hidden cell phone fees also play a major factor in your monthly bill. Before you sign up for a cell phone plan, you may want to familiarize yourself with the various fees...


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