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APCO Launches Project 43 to Tackle Broadband Implications for the PSAP

0 Comments February 10, 2016

Today, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International announced the establishment of the next in a series of projects aimed at solving the unique problems encountered by public safety communications professionals. Project 43, Broadband Implications for the PSAP, will help telecommunicators, public safety answering points (PSAPs), 9-1-1 authorities, emergency operations centers, and others in the public safety community to embrace existing and prepare for evolving broadband communications technologies that will impact PSAP operations and support emergency responders.

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Culpeper County Public Safety Communications Center Receives APCO Agency Training Program Certification

0 Comments February 10, 2016

The Culpeper County Public Safety Communications Center, VA, has met the minimum training standards for the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Agency Training Program Certification and has been awarded certification as of Jan. 29, 2016.

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Industry

Automated Secure Alarm Protocol Program Continues to Expand

0 Comments February 10, 2016

New PSAPs, Alarm Central Stations and the State of Florida have recently joined ASAP program. This direct, computer-to-computer interface dramatically reduces alarm response times and human error by removing the requirement for a voice call between the alarm monitoring company and the 9-1-1 center.

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Product & Service Announcements

TeleCommunication Systems and Intersec Partner to Expand Location-Based Service (LBS) Offerings to Markets Worldwide

0 Comments February 4, 2016

The strategic partnership leverages the two companies’ core competencies including TCS’ scope, scalability and leading precise location technologies and Intersec’s ability to deliver both passive- and analytics-based location services.

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Product & Service Announcements

San Mateo Sheriff’s Office in California Receives Award for Internet of Public Safety Things Project

0 Comments February 4, 2016

The IJIS Institute has announced the San Mateo California Sheriff’s Office Internet of Public Safety Things project as the recipient of the 2016 IJIS Institute Innovation Award.

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APCO

Recommended Training Guidelines for 9-1-1 Telecommunicators in Development

0 Comments February 1, 2016

Today a group of 9-1-1 organizations jointly announced that they have been participating in an effort to develop recommended minimum training guidelines for the nation’s 9-1-1 calltakers and dispatchers.

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