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Natural disasters test concept for ASAP-to-the-PSAP program

September 1, 2011Daniel Gelinas

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security CEO Pam Petrow said recent natural disasters on the East Coast have provided a proof of concept for CSAA's ASAP-to-the-PSAP program. "[CSAA president] Ed [Bonifas] got the educational road show going and we've got more people participating. We've got all these PSAPs in the queue. We've got legs, but the hard part is going to be walking before we run because everyone wants to move yesterday," Petrow told Security Systems News. "In the earthquake last week, we were...

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CSAA General Meeting: 'Overall, we're in a very healthy situation.'

June 16, 2011Daniel Gelinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Central Station Alarm Association held its general membership meeting on June 7 at the ESX show, and the message to attendees was that while the economy is tough, the monitoring industry's association is doing okay and is pushing for action in the form of a nationwide initiative to radically revamp public safety communications. CSAA treasurer Daniel Demers (Reliance Protectron Security Services) said that on the surface, the financial outlook may seem grim, but that one...

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CSAA ready to press ahead with ASAP-to-the-PSAP program

June 2, 2011Daniel Gelinas

VIENNA, Va.—The Central Station Alarm Association is preparing to advance a next generation 911 communications program that benefits the security industry, emergency response centers (public safety answering points or PSAPs), and the public with a new protocol initiative. CSAA is calling the initiative ASAP-to-the-PSAP. ASAP stands for Automated Secure Alarm Protocol and once fully functional will allow central stations to use the Monitoring Station to PSAP Data Exchange Program to deliver...

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