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CSAA sets Jan. 31 deadline for ASAP charter membership

December 1, 2011Rich Miller

VIENNA, Va.—Thinking about getting on board with the CSAA to take advantage of the new Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) program? To be among the stations at the front of the line, you'd better act soona Jan. 31 deadline will separate the haves from the have-nots.That's the word from Ed Bonifas, immediate past president of the CSAA (Central Station Alarm Association) and co-chairman of the group's ASAP committee. To help cover the cost of implementing the program and ensure that technical...

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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...

ASAP-to-the-PSAP, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol, Central Station Alarm Association, CSAA, Ed Bonifas, Keith Jentoft, public safety answering point, RSI Video Technologies, Teresa Gonzalez, UCC

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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 for...

APCO, Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, CAD-to-CAD, Central Station Alarm Association, CSAA, E911, Hank Goldberg, monitronics, NG911, PSAP

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