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TMA adds Dynamark Monitoring to its ASAP-to-PSAP service

February 8, 2023SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has added Dynamark Monitoring, Inc. to its growing list of ASAP-to-PSAP connected monitoring centers, bringing the total number to 29. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm monitoring centers to Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs)/PSAPs.   “Dynamark Monitoring, Inc. is thrilled to go live with TMA’s...

Bill Hobgood, Donia Cook, Dynamark Monitoring, J. Keith Godsey, Pam Petrow, The Monitoring Association (TMA)

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I-View Now announces new service

May 16, 2018Spencer Ives

I-View Now recently announced the launch of a new service: Police Alarm Portal. The process is powered by I-View Now's Software as a Service Video Verification platform, and will send video directly to authorized emergency responders through the ASAP to PSAP program. Additionally, I-View Now will provide the service to law enforcement free of charge. In the announcement, I-View Now said that Police Alarm Portal helps the entire electronic security industry by improving the path of communications...

ADT, ASAP to PSAP, Bill Hobgood, Don Young, I-View Now, Larry Folsom, Police Alarm Portal

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CSAA recognizes Bill Hobgood with inaugural award

July 13, 2015SSN Staff

BALTIMORE—CSAA presented its first Public Sector Award to Bill Hobgood, project manager, public safety team in the IT department for the City of Richmond, Va., for his work with the ASAP to PSAP program. “Over the past several years, Bill has worked tirelessly to promote and implement ASAP, a program that increases the efficiency and reliability of emergency electronic signals from central station alarm companies to Public Service Answering Points (PSAPs),” said CSAA president...

ASAP to PSAP, Bill Hobgood, Pam Petrow

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Going phone-free: A ringing endorsement for ASAP

April 11, 2012Rich Miller

LAS VEGAS—For Bill Hobgood, it's easy to sum up the effectiveness of the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol: “We hate telephones ringing. We love ASAP.” As project manager for the Department of Information Technology's Public Safety Team in Richmond, Va., Hobgood knows firsthand how well the system works to eliminate errors in communication between central stations and public safety answering points, or PSAPs. When 911 information flows automatically via computer instead...

Alarm Detection Systems (ADS), Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Bill Hobgood, Ed Bonifas, Hank Goldberg, Mary Jensby, Secure Global Solutions

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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...

ASAP to PSAP, Bill Hobgood, earthquake, Ed Bonifas, Houston, Hurricane Irene, Pam Petrow, Richmond Virginia, Texas, United Central Control (UCC), Vector Security

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