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The Next Steps In Public Safety

Call Takers in their PSAP’s How video technology impacts the public safety industry and helps save lives The world has changed. Video permeate every aspect of our lives and is a key component in many elements of public safety. CCTV, body cameras, and patrol cameras are just a few of

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Reducing Response Times in PSAP’s

Reducing Response Times in PSAPs In the business of saving lives, every single second counts. For emergency services and first responders, a traffic jam can be the difference between life and death. Every 911 Communication Center does their hardest to reduce the time it takes for first responders to arrive

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Rebrand. Why Now?

Rebrand. Why now? Next Monday, 29th of January, in our brightly-lit office room in Tel Aviv, a button is going to be pressed that will signal both the beginning and the end. With this button press, a seemingly innocuous occasion, Reporty will officially cease to exist. In its place, will come

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THE FUTURE OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS

C-All – The Future of Emergency Communications Public safety communications have not changed much since the first emergency call was made on 30th June 1937 in London. Back then, the 999 service only operated within 12 miles and wouldn’t cover the entire UK until 39 years later in 1976. However,

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A Year in the Life of Carbyne

A Year in the Life of Carbyne 2017 was an incredible year for Carbyne and 2018 looks to be even better. Around the world, we continued our partnerships with different emergency services organizations and public safety agencies. We are pleased that every single call made through our technology delivered a

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Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location “Going from an error rate of 25 meters in GPS to 2.5 meters is huge. Going to 25 centimeters is going to matter just as much”. – Astro Teller Cast your mind back 21 years ago. It’s hard to imagine it, but it was only in 1996 that Global

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How To Survive A Hurricane

How To Survive A Hurricane As Houston recovers from the disaster of Hurricane Harvey, a once in 500-year storm, three other major weather events making their way from the Atlantic Ocean up to the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Irma and Tropical Storms Jose and Katia are estimated to cause substantial damage to

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Alexa, what do you mean you can’t call 911?

Alexa, what do you mean you can’t call 911? Earlier this month the Internet was abuzz with a story about whether or not an Amazon Echo called the police to report a domestic assault. It turned out to be a slight aberration. Amazon stated unequivocally that its Echo device was

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With a flick of the wrist

With a flick of the wrist An instant. That’s how long it takes to connect you with 9-1-1. How could we possibly get any faster than that? How could we possibly improve on an instant connection? What does the future hold for 9-1-1 and how is it going to impact

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How to Make 9-1-1 Truly “Next Generation”

How to Make 9-1-1 truly “next generation” In 2000 the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), the organization whose purpose is to implement and educate universal emergency telephone numbers, identified a significant deficit in how cell phones communicate with Public Service Answering Points (PSAPs). As we began to shift from voice

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If You See Something Video Something

If You See Something, Video Something A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a video is worth so much more. The world that we live in is constantly being recorded by a variety of people and devices. CCTV cameras track movements at airports and public buildings; private businesses

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The Indoor Imperative

The Indoor Imperative Location is the most important component of public safety communication. Without knowing where someone is, you cannot rescue them in times of need. To this day, precious moments are lost when hard-working 9-1-1 dispatchers try to ascertain and confirm someone’s location. Being able to trace a call

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