Motorola Solutions and RapidSOS Join Forces to deliver Data from Connected devices to First Responders

Technology | 2017-01-17

Motorola Solutions and RapidSOS announced they will work together to increase the data available to public safety agencies and first responders, providing critical information to accelerate response times and improve emergency outcomes.

LaaSer Critical Communications gets second US Patent for Its Emergency Call Location and Routing Technology


LaaSer Critical Communications announces that its proprietary caller location determination technology has received a second United States patent, further strengthening and broadening the company's intellectual property portfolio.

Worries in the US about the classification for 911 Operators

People | 2017-01-12

The dispatcher position has transformed from a clerical staff handling telephone calls and incidents with manual methods, to technically savvy protective service professionals managing multiple integrated technology systems.

Tyler Technologies to Provide Computer-Aided Dispatch Solution to Monroe County Control Center in Pennsylvania


Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) has announced an agreement with the Monroe County Control Center in Pennsylvania for Tyler's New World™ public safety computer-aided dispatch (CAD) solution.

Zetron Donates $4.5K and 79 Pounds of Food to Hopelink

People | 2017-01-04

Zetron and its employees raised $4,500 for Hopelink’s 2016 Holiday Food Drive. They also donated 79 pounds of food to the effort and 30 gifts to Hopelink’s annual Giving Tree Program.

Warrensburg Police Department selects Zuercher Suite software


The Warrensburg Police Department in Missouri has selected Zuercher Suite software, making it the first agency in Missouri to choose Zuercher Suite software.

Franklin County picks Zetron to deliver MAX Dispatch

Technology | 2016-12-22

Franklin County, ME, commissioners voted unanimously to buy a new dispatch radio console with four dispatch stations for installation at the Regional Communications Center.

Airbus Defence and Space Supports the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 With Radio Communications


Airbus Defence and Space helped approve the control room system of the Abu Dhabi police at the circuit before the race and gave assistance during the competition.

CP Selects Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure for Incident and Emergency Management and Response


Canadian Pacific (CP) has selected an integrated suite of public safety software from Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure for managing its major incidents and responses.

Harris-Tait and Avtec to win Radio System Upgrade in St. Croix County, Wisconsin


St. Croix County, Wisconsin, has selected and awarded a contract to RACOM Corporation for improvements to the County's public safety radio communications system. The County's Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued in August 2016.

Motorola Solutions Acquires Next-Generation Control Room Capabilities from Cyfas

Technology | 2016-12-08

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) today announced it has acquired the Mobile Assets Communications System (MACS) from Cyfas Systems Ltd, along with related ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System) products.

LaaSer Recognised as Top Innovator on 911 Analyses and Prediction Software

Technology | 2016-12-05

LaaSer Critical Communications, developer of patented life-saving location technology for emergency services, has been honored as a 2016 Top Innovator by The Wireless Technology Forum.

Insta participates in Critical Control Rooms 2016 event in Czech Republic 6-7 December 2016


Insta DefSec announced that the comany will participate in Critical Control Rooms 2016 event held this week in Prague, Czech Republic, 6-7 December 2016.

Hamilton County Successfully Implements TriTech Inform CAD and Mobile


Hamilton County Emergency Communications District in Tennessee successfully implemented Inform CAD and Mobile in November of 2016, the final step in an upgrade of their emergency communications and response technology.

Virginia 911 center takes an innovative approach to use IP dispatch consoles with its Motorola ASTRO Conventional radio system


Avtec Inc. and its channel partner, GCS Electronics & Communications (GCS), has successfully upgraded the dispatch console technology at the Martinsville-Henry County 911 center in Virginia.

North Wales Police Entrusts Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure and Frequentis with JCCS Upgrade


ntegrated solution provides next-generation unified communications, contact management, incident management and dispatch.

FREQUENTIS supports cross-border voice and data services for Nødnett


On 16 November, the field exercise between Norwegian and Swedish first responders took place at the border crossing of the European route E14 between Meråker (Norway) and Storlien (Sweden).

Bonn Public Utility Opts for Control Centre Consoles from Airbus Defence and Space

Environment | 2016-11-19

Airbus Defence and Space has landed an order in Germany for the control centre solution RCS 9500 (Radio Console Subsystem) and is supplying the public utility Bonn with 16 of its state-of-the-art radio dispatcher systems.

Paris Emergency Call Platform Centralises Call to 3 Emergency Numbers

Operations | 2016-11-17

The Paris police headquarters inaugurated Tuesday the emergency call platform (plateforme des appels d’urgence, or PFAU) located at the Champerret barracks (17th arrondissement, or district). The goal: "sharing for better saving".

Frost & Sullivan Awards Airbus DS Communications NG 911 Company of the Year 2016

People | 2016-11-15

Based on its recent analysis of the Next Generation (NG) 911 contact handling solution market, the consulting company Frost & Sullivan recognizes Airbus DS Communications with the Frost & Sullivan NG 911 Company of the Year Award 2016.