New York dumps $62 million into emergency wireless tech for counties
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul released $62.5 million in funding for counties seeking to upgrade their outdated emergency communications tech.
NHTSA selects vendor to test new 911 data-exchange model
A new standard for sharing 911 data is an essential step as the nation moves to a IP-based systems, officials said.
Cybersecurity courses critical for public safety as threats grow, company says
The public safety technology firm Mission Critical Partners has begun offering cybersecurity courses designed for emergency responders.
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.