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NG 911 passes despite alarm industry concerns

February 29, 2012Rich Miller

VIENNA, Va.—A provision to establish Next Generation 911 became law Feb. 22 as part of the payroll tax bill, including language the alarm industry feared might allow unverified PERS calls to stream into PSAPs. But agreements have been reached that will prevent the measure from having a negative impact on central stations, according to the Alarm Industry Communications Committee. The AICC had been lobbying members of Congress since December to change H.R. 3630—the Middle Class Tax Relief...

Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC), Lou Fiore, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, National Emergency Number Association, NENA, Next Generation 911, NG911, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)

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SGS integrates with Unified 911 for more accurate emergency services dispatch

April 21, 2011Daniel Gelinas

DALLAS—A new technology partnership aims to simplify and speed up 911 dispatch for central stations. Furthermore, the partnership aligns with current efforts on the part of the Central Station Alarm Association and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials. Both the CSAA and APCO are working to streamline and automate central station/public safety answering point (PSAP) communications. A PSAP is a call center responsible for answering calls to an emergency telephone number...

APCO, Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, CAD-to-CAD, E911, Hank Goldberg, NG911, Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), Rick Peters, Secure Global Solutions, SGS, U911, Unified 911, United Central Control (UCC), Vector Security

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Mobile security moving to the forefront?

March 17, 2011Daniel Gelinas

LOS ANGELES—The idea of mobile security has been around for a while, but according to some security industry observers, the proliferation of smartphone use and technology may signal the real advent of the mobile security market. ESX chair George De Marco said he's been looking at a number of companies lately to determine where the developing space stands in terms of standards and protocols. “There are lots of folks that are in this space. When I talk to centrals about this,...

Forsse, George De Marco, Henry Siegel, ISC West, Mace CSSS, MobileTREC, Morgan Hertel, NG911, NICE, RUOK, SafeKidZone, SafeTREC, Soteria Systems, Wind Trac

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