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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...

2014-04-24 12:34:30

Most 9-1-1 Dispatchers Say They Regularly Receive Inaccurate Wireless Location Data from Carriers; Offer Near Unanimous Support for Proposed FCC Rule Requiring Indoor Location Accuracy WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey of managers and dispatchers from Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) that handle 9-1-1 calls in all 50 states found that most dispatchers have difficulty locating wireless callers through the location information provided by the carriers, particularly when...

2011-05-10 15:46:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist West Hospital (MWH), of West Des Moines, IA, was one of the first hospitals who deployed Rauland's new Responder 5 Nurse Call communication system in all their patient rooms, Operating Room (OR) suites, Emergency Department (ED) treatment rooms, as well as the Maternity Center. By implementing Responder 5 in combination with Ascom wireless phones, MWH created a quiet, healing environment that streamlined workflows which allowed staff to...

2010-07-23 14:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, CTIA-The Wireless Association® filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court Northern District of California San Francisco Division to block enforcement of the San Francisco "Cell Phone Right-to-Know" ordinance. The ordinance challenges the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) determination that all FCC-compliant wireless handsets are safe by mandating that retailers post Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values. The...

2010-04-20 08:30:00

DALLAS, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Happy Birthday, Earth Day. AT&T* announced today that it is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day through eco-friendly initiatives that include: Offering the award-winning AT&T ZERO Charger at 40 percent discount to any customer who brings in a wireless device for recycling in AT&T stores. Once the charger is available in AT&T stores this May, the discount will be available on one charger per customer. Sponsoring the...

2010-04-01 08:30:00

DALLAS, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today may be April Fool's Day, but recycling wireless phones is no joke to AT&T* and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AT&T today announced its continued commitment to the EPA's Plug-In To eCycling National Cell Phone Recycling Week, which runs this year April 5-11. AT&T will promote the effort in stores, online, and through community recycling drives led by the AT&T Pioneers, a group of AT&T volunteers. The EPA's...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'