Emergency response data firm RapidSOS launches partner network
Tools from 20 public-safety tech companies can be integrated into the company's platform, which is used at thousands of 911 call centers.
911-tech firm Carbyne partners with aerial-video developer Edgybees
Through the partnership, users of Carbyne's public safety platform can view live aerial video feeds during critical events.
Public-safety tech firm Mark43 announces $101M in funding
Executives said they'll develop new capabilities in their platforms and expand their international reach by building businesses in Canada and the U.K.
OnStar crash data will go straight to 911 centers in California
Starting in May, California 911 centers will be able to receive automatic, real-time notifications when a General Motors-made car equipped with OnStar crashes.
911 vendor Intrado takes responsibility for widespread outage
The company said a recent outage affecting 14 states was caused by "an internal networking component that was not correctly forwarding traffic."
No one is claiming responsibility for widespread 911 outage
An hour-long 911 outage Monday night that affected services in more than a dozen states doesn't yet have a clear explanation, though a rumor mill churns.
Transitional 911 systems have 'very, very broad attack surface,' working group warns
The transition to next-generation 911 brings cybersecurity threats not seen before, members of an FCC working group said during CISA's annual summit.
Why every emergency district needs a crisis communications plan
To handle 911 outages and other crises, emergency communications officials from two states said a formal "crisis communications plan" is essential.
Pandemic gives Smart911 a boost in Arkansas
State officials said the public health crisis is attracting more people to proactively share information with emergency services.