Latest Emergency telephone number Stories

2014-08-26 08:35:07

Large Majority Support FCC Rule Requiring Carriers to Provide Accurate Indoor Locations, Want Rule Enforced in

2014-08-25 12:20:25

IP-based system positions the Commonwealth to accommodate a future increasingly comprised of mobile texting, video and web-based information platforms FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract to develop, implement and operate the Massachusetts Next Generation (NG9-1-1) emergency communications system that will allow emergency personnel to accept service requests...

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...

2014-07-22 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...

2014-06-25 16:28:46

Heroes and Leaders Are Honored; Education, Training, and Public-Private Partnerships Are Fostered; Nashville Celebrities Drop By and Praise 9-1-1's "Unsung Heroes" NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal policy pronouncements, awards for heroic and dedicated emergency service, renewed and expanded corporate leadership, and hundreds of hours of meaningful dialogue and training were among the highlights of the National Emergency Number Association's (NENA's) Annual Conference...

2014-06-09 08:29:25

Marshall County has made the commitment to maintain and improve their standard of care MADISON, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marshall County 9-1-1 has adopted and deployed the PowerPhone Total Response CACH (Computer Aided Call Handling) solution because their commitment to their community is critical. This was an enormous effort by the three agencies who dedicated investing time and resources in making improvements so the Total Response solution would be significant to the...

2014-06-02 23:09:27

OnGuardHelp, a mobile personal emergency response system, is a Smartphone application that was rolled out recently and made available for download on Android / Google Play Store. The app is integrated with features that will enable its user to quickly get in touch with family, friends and emergency services, whenever in crisis. Hayesville, NC (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 OnGuardHelp is a mobile personal emergency response system that has been developed to provide an easy access to emergency...

2014-05-19 08:32:32

MADISON, Conn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerPhone, a leading provider of 911 call handling protocols, announces an update to its pioneering Total Response® CACH® 5.0 software to include an open API (application programming interface) that will allow for immediate and seamless integration of the software with Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems. PowerPhone's Computer Aided Call Handling automates the questioning and information-gathering process on any call. When integrated...

2014-05-16 12:30:30

FCC Filings Submitted by Groups Representing 911, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS, Public Safety, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Public Health WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 911 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations....

2014-05-01 08:44:23

Dispatcher is Honored with SmartSave Award for Using Smart911 to Relay Vital Medical Details as EMS Responded to Man in Distress HOUMA, La., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of February 26, Dominique Bonvillain was working a regular shift at the Terrebonne Parish Communications District when she received an urgent call for help. A panicked female was on the other end of the line, desperately seeking help for her male roommate who was unconscious but breathing. The woman,...

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