next generation 911 (NG911)

FCC orders wireless providers to share 'vertical location' data

by • 2 years ago

New rules rolling out over the next four years are hoped to assist first responders more easily locate callers inside buildings.

North Carolina opens next-generation 911 monitoring center

by • 2 years ago

A new facility in Raleigh is meant to enable a smooth transition away from the aging analog systems used in dozens 911 call centers across the state today.

California counties ink GIS contracts to build next-generation 911

by • 3 years ago

San Mateo and Merced counties hired a public safety-dedicated GIS company to aggregate and develop maps and databases suitable for the next generation of emergency dispatch systems.

Officials worry next-generation 911 could expose operators to gory images

by • 3 years ago

Some in emergency call centers say they're concerned with how the the introduction of photos and videos to 911 calls could affect their mental well-being.