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12/16/2015 Views: 3550
Currently, text communication cannot be used to ask for help in emergency situations. Even in the Next Generation 9-1-1 system, an IP/SIP-based emergency communication system, there has been no investigation into how text communications such as Instant...
11/22/2016 Views: 352
Current trends in mobile wireless usage show the continued evolution from a predominantly voice-driven medium of communication to one based more on text and data transmissions. The FCC is taking action to ensure that the potentially life-saving benefits...
3/23/2017 Views: 364
To be listed on the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau’s centralized database, 911 authorities or PSAPs must submit the PSAP Text-to-911 Readiness and Certification Form to provide information on each PSAP that is ready to accept texts.
3/23/2017 Views: 362
Like the deployment of wireless E-911, the Commonwealth of Virginia needs a comprehensive strategy for the deployment of Text-to-9-1-1 to ensure ubiquitous service. To this end, the E-911 Services Board established a Text-to-9-1-1 Subcommittee to...
3/23/2017 Views: 369
Created at the direction of the Text-to-9-1-1 Subcommittee, goal of this guide is to be a resource for PSAPs that are interested in implementing SMS text-to-9-1-1 at their locality. This document compiles various materials from organizations, such as the...
3/23/2017 Views: 356
This document provides PSAPs and 9-1-1 entities a list of topics or questions to consider when deciding whether to accept the interim solution text-to-9-1-1 calls.
5/10/2017 Views: 316
This is the final report of the Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council's Next Generation 9-1-1 Working Group, Task 1, Subtask 1.This report reviews the different uses of location information and approaches to provide PSAPs with...
5/10/2017 Views: 259
This is the final report of the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council's Next Generation 9-1-1 Working Group, Task 1, Subtask 2. This provides recommendations of best practices for 9-1-1 authorities to utilize when requesting...
6/13/2017 Views: 242
This is an introductory video developed by the FCC on text-to-911 titled, "What You Need to Know About Text-to-911."
9/6/2017 Views: 44
This document published by Iowa's Homeland Security and Emergency Management provides answers to frequently asked questions on text-to-911.