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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,...

2014-06-10 08:36:15

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedSky Technologies Inc. announced today that Kevin Sallmen has joined RedSky as Product Manager for the company's enterprise suite of on-premise and cloud-based E911 solutions including E911 Manager® and E911 Anywhere®. He will be responsible for the definition and execution of the product roadmap for RedSky's enterprise and cloud-based software solutions plus strategic planning. Prior to joining RedSky, Sallmen was Global Product Manager...

2014-06-04 16:28:17

DALLAS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileTREC today announced their partnership with InfoSonics Corporation to offer the world's first smartphone pre-equipped with MobileTREC's patented mobile safety platform. The partnership kicked off with the launch of the verykool® s505, which InfoSonics announced on May 21, with plans for future handset collaborations in the works. This is the first fully integrated mobile safety solution that provides users with a family locator service,...

2014-06-04 08:20:44

E911 Manager® Version 6 tested for use with Avaya Aura® Communication Manager, v4 and v6 with AES CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedSky Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of automated E911 solutions to the enterprise, announced today the company's flagship product, E911 Manager® Version 6, has successfully achieved Interoperability Certification (IOC) from the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) which is part of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)....

2014-05-29 08:36:13

SAGINAW, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MiCTA, a national, non-profit group purchasing organization located in Saginaw, MI, has named RedSky Technologies as an approved national vendor for E911 services. The Master Service Agreement will enable MiCTA members to purchase RedSky's on-premise and cloud-based E911 solutions at a discount. "MiCTA is pleased to welcome RedSky as an approved national vendor for a range of E911 services," says Tim von Hoff, Chief Operating...

2014-05-29 08:25:49

TCS Responsible for 93% of Nationwide Deployments ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it is pioneering the production deployment of text-to-911 service in the United States. As reported by the Federal Communications Commission in its May 16, 2014 deployment tracking update, TCS accounts for 52 of the 56 agency deployments across 16...

2014-05-28 23:00:53

Experts at CheapestVoipCalls.net determine the best 5 residential VoIP providers for 2014. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Many people that know about VoIP services may think that it is only a service meant for businesses. However, there are certain providers that cater to residences as well and sometimes even both. Residential VoIP providers are aware of how important keeping in touch with friends and family is and they provide the service that can help people talk for as long as they’d like for...

2014-05-20 23:01:30

The best wholesale VoIP providers have just been released by one of the most reliable VoIP websites. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Wholesale VoIP providers are responsible for providing VoIP businesses with a hosted PBX hardware system that is able to be redistributed by the purchasing VoIP provider. VoIP providers are most interested in becoming customers of wholesale VoIP providers because they are able to resell the VoIP without having the extra hassle of managing and maintaining...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'