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Latest National Emergency Number Association Stories

2014-04-08 08:38:28

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency call takers have a new opportunity for professional education and development as the Friends of 9-1-1 initiative announces the availability of Telecommunicator Continuing Education Scholarships. Applications for the program are being accepted through April 30 and are open to any 9-1-1 call taker with at least one year of experience and good standing with his or her employer. "Working in 9-1-1 is a rewarding but pressure-packed job,"...

2014-04-01 08:33:01

9-1-1 Professionals Seek to Raise Awareness of 9-1-1 Challenges WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every community is home to 9-1-1 call takers who have calmly and professionally saved the day in dangerous situations, whether it involves walking parents through saving their baby's life or communicating with a man who can't speak by having him tap the phone "yes" or "no" to a series of questions. NENA - The 9-1-1 Association - believes that April, also known as...

2014-03-24 08:27:49

NENA Members Call on Congress to Enact New Legislation ARLINGTON, Va., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 200 9-1-1 leaders from across the nation are gathering in Washington, DC, this week to discuss emergency communications issues with top policy makers. The annual event, known as "9-1-1 Goes to Washington," brings members of NENA, The 9-1-1 Association, to the nation's capital to educate lawmakers about the various challenges faced by local 9-1-1 call centers, which answer more than...

2013-11-18 08:20:24

During the event NICE confirmed interoperability of its NG9-1-1 recording solutions with a spectrum of i3 interfaces PARAMUS, New Jersey, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that it participated in the National Emergency Number Association's (NENA's) ICE 8 Industry Collaboration Event, a forum that promotes progress towards Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). During ICE 8, NICE was able to confirm interoperability of its NG9-1-1 recording...

2013-11-14 08:36:53

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, representatives from more than two dozen public safety service providers came together to test the features that would enable 9-1-1 centers across the country to keep pace with consumer technologies and introduce multimedia "call" capabilities, allowing text, images, and real-time video to be sent from those in need of emergency assistance directly to 9-1-1 call takers. This Industry Collaboration Event, dubbed "ICE 8",...

2013-09-25 16:27:43

Integration Expert and Next Generation 9-1-1 Leader Team Up to Deliver Cutting-Edge Solutions EAGAN, Minn., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology partners NACR and Synergem Technologies are pleased to announce they will co-sponsor the upcoming annual conference of the Nebraska chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA). The event will be held October 1-3 at the Hilton Omaha. (Logo:...

2013-06-21 23:04:16

Voiance exhibited at NENA’s 2013 Conference and Expo from June 15-20 in Charlotte, NC. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Voiance exhibited at NENA’s 2013 Conference and Expo from June 15-20 in Charlotte, NC. NENA, the National Emergency Number Association, serves its members and the greater public safety community as the only professional organization solely focused on 911 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. Voiance supports emergency service clients across the United...

2013-06-21 16:24:25

9-1-1 Professionals from Newtown, CT, Metro NYC, Waco, TX, and Watertown, MA Are Recognized CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, millions of people dial three lifesaving digits in moments of crisis: 9-1-1. On any given day, in any local community, the 9-1-1 center can be flooded with calls requiring extraordinary attention and composure. At this week's NENA 2013 Conference & Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina, the National Emergency Number Association...

2012-12-17 16:22:20

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators of gas, hazardous liquid, and liquefied natural gas pipeline facilities have a new resource to help them comply with US government regulations and respond quickly to emergencies. Currently, if a pipeline operator calls 9-1-1 from the company's operations center or monitoring station, he or she will reach the 9-1-1 call center nearest to that office, which might be thousands of miles away from the actual emergency. The time required...

2012-11-20 08:21:16

RUTHERFORD, New Jersey, November 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced it participated in the National Emergency Number Association's (NENA's) ICE 5 Industry Collaboration Event, a forum that promotes progress towards Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). During ICE 5, NICE was able to demonstrate its ability to record video calls, real-time text messages, and voice calls in various test scenarios using the standard interfaces defined by NENA. These are...