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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...

2014-08-12 23:01:11

VoIP Innovations to showcase Cloud Hosted Billing System and other wholesale VoIP services on August 11-14, 2014, at world’s leading business technology show. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 VoIP Innovations will be showcasing its Cloud Hosted Billing System and End User Portal at ITEXPO Las Vegas 2014 on August 13-14. ITEXPO is the world’s leading business technology tradeshow, and will converge education, innovation and networking across the entire community of IT...

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...

2014-07-24 08:44:26

Round Led by New Enterprise Associates and Oak Investment Partners and Joined by Existing Investors Columbia Capital, Telcom Ventures and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextNav LLC, a leading provider of location services for indoor and urban environments, today announced that it has closed a $70 million dollar Series D financing. The round was led by leading venture capital firms New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Oak...

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 08:36:13

CHICAGO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedSky Technologies, the leader in E911 solutions, announced that it is now a Preferred Solution Partner within the Cisco® Solution Partner Program. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, RedSky Technologies is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities,...

2014-06-16 08:33:16

Technology Demonstration at NENA 2014 Conference & Expo on June 16-19 in Nashville ANNAPOLIS, Md. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), today announced that it is collaborating with Cisco to demonstrate the use of Wi-Fi technology to complement standard 9-1-1 solutions for the purpose of providing indoor location information in emergency situations. The demonstration takes place at the NENA Annual Conference, TCS booth #515,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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