07.21.2015 - As public-safety answering points (PSAPs) attempt to forge migration paths from legacy 911 systems to the IP-based next-generation 911 (NG911) architecture, overlooking or postponing work to ensure valid geographic information systems (GIS) data can delay NG911 implementation by more than a year... Read More
06.30.2015 - Direct Technology, the makers of ECaTS, announced today the introduction of Power ECaTS, a reporting solution integrated specifically with Intrado’s call handling portfolio of products, including Intrado VIPER® and Power 911®. Intrado, a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology... Read More
06.26.2015 - CAYUGA COUNTY -- The Cayuga 911Center receives about 4500 calls a year.And, the 911 Administrator, DeniseSpingler believes more people would ask for help, if they weren't scared of what might happen to them.   Read More
06.25.2015 - Late last year marked the completion of one of the largest address-point mapping projects in the United States. Covering 54,000 square miles, two leading companies in the public-safety and GIS spaces were tasked with creating new address points, as well as standardizing, validating and enhancing... Read More
06.25.2015 - An interview with Lev Deich, vice president of delivery operations at Intrado/911 Enable For the past decade, Lev Deich has been helping businesses, schools and government organizations deploy the network infrastructures that support internal users connecting to 911. He recently sat... Read More
06.22.2015 - Scott Luallin (left) and John Martyn, systems architects for Intrado, outline the capabilities of Intrado’s Location Performance Management (LPM) tool, which can be used to drive location accuracy and provide a methods to help users and network operators measure system performance... Read More
06.11.2015 - Kevin Coyne and Joe Hernandez of Intrado—as well as David Jenkins of IBM—demonstrate next-generation public-safety communications capabilities on a proof-of-concept broadband console that leverages location-based service offerings and technologies from... Read More
06.04.2015 - John Snapp, senior technical officer for Intrado, outlines the potential benefits--and dangers--associated with mobile applications for 911. Snapp says next-generation location applications are "the biggest change for enabling 911 since wireless first came out" during this... Read More
05.12.2015 - Lewisville, Texas-based Denco Area 911 District has transitioned its emergency call-taking technology to an all-IP architecture that is expected let the entity support standardized multimedia communications and other next-generation 911 functionality, according to an official with the... Read More
04.30.2015 - SEGUIN — Seguin PD’s communications department got up close and personal with THOR. Intrado’s Tactical Homeland Operational Response, also known as THOR, made an appearance at the Seguin Police Department on Monday, giving the communications center a chance to get some hands on... Read More
03.25.2015 - Eleven days after Jefferson Parish officials made public their new text-to-911 service, Kenner police dispatchers received their first text message, which led to the arrest of a burglary suspect. "It was a pretty successful first text," said Lt. McGregor, spokesman for the... Read More
03.24.2015 - We are pleased to announce that most citizens in Plaquemines Parish can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. This service is only available to wireless customers of the largest nationwide wireless carriers (Verizon,... Read More
03.24.2015 - The Montgomery County commissioners say they hope that in early May, the county’s emergency communications center can begin accepting text messages seeking 911 emergency assistance. The commissioners approved a contract Friday with Intrado Inc., of Colorado, for upgrades needed to begin... Read More
03.20.2015 - Chances are you’ve seen (or heard) an AMBER Alert…on yourcell phone, on TV, on Facebook. The AMBER Alert Program, coordinated by theU.S. Department of Justice, issues alerts in the most serious child-abduction cases. Behind the scenes, NCMEC and its partners are working to make sure... Read More
03.04.2015 - Wireless Long-Term Evolution (LTE) solution provides additionalalternate-route capability for emergency calls. Johnston County 911 Emergency Communications announced today the successful testing of a breakthrough wireless-based solution for delivering 911 calls to its Public Safety Answering... Read More