Zetron Releases New AcomNOVUS Console System

Zetron announces the release of its new AcomNOVUS dispatch system. Utilizing an enterprise-class server architecture that supports the full use of IP technology, AcomNOVUS delivers the unmatched customization for which Zetron’s Acom platform is known in a high-capacity system that also offers the industry’s highest levels of availability.

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TCS Acquires Indoor Location Assets from Loctronix

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has announced the purchase of location-based technology and intellectual property from Loctronix, a small company specializing in indoor geolocation.

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Dubuque E9-1-1 Center Seeks New Communication System

Faced with outdated radio equipment that must be replaced soon, emergency responders in Dubuque County say a recent veto by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will make it more difficult for local 9-1-1 dispatch centers to make necessary upgrades and meet federal standards.

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Important Bulletin: Fiat-Chrysler Automotive UConnect Allows a Vehicle To Be Remotely Controlled

APCO International has received a Vulnerability Note as a member of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)- National Coordinating Center for Communications (NCC) Communications Information Sharing & Analysis Center (COMM-ISAC). As this vulnerability could impact our membership, APCO is sharing the following information from DHS. This bulletin is intended for dissemination to public safety answering points (PSAPs), emergency communications centers, and public safety personnel.

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Silent Key: Lloyd Fayling

APCO Senior Member Lloyd Fayling died suddenly last evening, July 26, in an apparent reaction to wasp or bee stings while at home. His accidental death brings to an abrupt close an illustrious career in public safety, which began in 1964 as a patrol officer in his hometown of Kalamazoo. Two years later, Lloyd joined […]

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AT&T To Bring New Cloud-Based Emergency Communications To State Of Kansas

The Kansas 9-1-1 Coordinating Council has awarded a contract to AT&T to provide a “Next Generation 9-1-1″ emergency communications system across the state.

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Montgomery County, Pa., Launches Text-to-9-1-1

Montgomery County has joined the small but growing list of jurisdictions nationwide offering 9-1-1 services by text message.

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