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December 06, 2019 | Comments
The effective date of the rules adopted in the Kari’s Law Act of 2017 and Section 506 of RAY BAUM’S Act is Jan. 6.

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December 06, 2019 | Comments
The SAFECOM-National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC) NG911 Working Group developed a next-generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) Self-Assessment Tool for use by state, regional and local public-safety answering point (PSAP) and emergency communications center leadership.

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December 04, 2019 | Comments
CentralSquare announced it accelerated the development of an interconnected 9-1-1 dispatch system in Georgia, with more than 30 agencies in the Atlanta area eligible to leverage access to CentralSquare CAD to CAD. As a result, these agencies are gaining real-time situational awareness across their jurisdictions, which can cut emergency response time by up to 2 minutes per incident.

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December 02, 2019 | Comments
In the early 1990s, the use of cellular telephones moved from limited to the mainstream. As with any disruptive technologies, this revolution in communications came with benefits and unintended consequences. In the public-safety arena, citizens witnessing an accident no longer had to drive to the nearest pay phone — remember those? — to report the event.

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December 02, 2019 | Comments
“Location, location, location” applies to the world of public safety as well as the real-estate industry. Location plays a vital role in many aspects of public safety’s daily responsibilities. It is important to know both the location of a 9-1-1 caller and the location of the incident being reported. When dispatched, first responders need to know the location of the incident, and when on the scene, they need to locate citizens who might be trapped in a building or otherwise need to be guided to safety. Finally, while first responders search for people and pets, the incident commander, at minimum, needs to be able to track locations of the responders.

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November 26, 2019 | Comments
About 150 partner companies participated in the third-annual Operation Convergent Response (OCR2019) event, Nov. 19 – 21, in Georgia. Verizon and Nokia sponsored the annual event. The number of overall or public-safety participants was not available by press time.

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November 22, 2019 | Comments
The FCC adopted rules that will help first responders locate people who call 9-1-1 from wireless phones in multistory buildings. The rules will help emergency responders determine the floor level of a 9-1-1 caller, which will reduce emergency response times and ultimately save lives, a statement said.

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November 21, 2019 | Comments
Comtech Solacom Technologies will provide call-handling systems and solutions to Telstra as the initial answer point for the entire population of Australia, for efficient management of emergency calls from across the country. Telstra, the Australian telecommunications provider responsible for the country’s emergency call handling services, recently opened a new 24-hour Triple Zero (0-0-0) contact center in Adelaide.

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November 21, 2019 | Comments
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) laid out more detail about its concerns with the FCC’s proposed rules for indoor location accuracy for 9-1-1 calls. The FCC is expected to vote on the draft order Nov. 22.

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November 19, 2019 | Comments
The FCC Nov. 18 released a statement outlining the various groups that support FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s draft order for indoor 9-1-1 call location rules, announced in October and set for a vote later this week, Nov. 22.

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