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TCS Expands Reach of Text-to-911 Service; Lynne Houserman Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has deployed its text-to-911 messaging service to more than 700 public safety answering points located in 38 U.S. states and territories. The text-to-911 system works to help users send emergency messages to PSAPs via text telephone, direct Internet protocol and hypertext transfer protocol secure methods, TCS said Thursday. Lynne …

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TCS-Intersec Team Seeks to Expand Presence in Location-Based Services Market; Keith Bhatia Comments

TeleCommunications Systems and analytics software provider Intersec have forged a partnership in an effort to further build up their location-based service offerings. TCS and Intersec have started to provide LBS platforms to operators in Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia and Angola for use in mobile advertising and movement analysis through the strategic partnership, …

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DHS Taps TCS for 2nd Phase Geo-Targeting Emergency Alert System Research

The Department of Homeland Security has picked TeleCommunications Systems to perform the second phase of a study to examine how geo-targeting methods can help transmit mobile-based emergency alerts to the public through algorithms. TCS has teamed up with ClearTalk Wireless to conduct field tests and validate theoretical concepts via the latter’s mobile network for …

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TCS Patents Public Safety, Mapping, Messaging Services; Maurice Tose Comments

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has obtained new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s public safety, mapping, messaging and location-based services. Among the patented systems, the Voice-over Internet Protocol E911 metro street address guide is intended to determine the location of a 911 caller, TCS said Wednesday. The …

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ISACA Authorizes TCS for Cyber Certification Program Training; Drew Morin Comments

TeleCommunication Systems’ Art of Exploitation training group has been authorized by ISACA to provide skills-based training and performance-based exams in cloud environments under the nonprofit association’s Cybersecurity Nexus certification program. ISACA’s CSX program seeks to hone incident response skills among professionals during cyber attacks and corresponds with the National Institute of Standards …

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TCS Lands Tennessee Contract Extension for 911 Platform; Curtis Sutton Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has been awarded a six-year, $20 million contract extension to continue to provide integration and management services related to the implementation of its emergency communications platform across Tennessee. Tennessee residents will continue to use TCS’ Next Generation 9-1-1 system to place calls and send emergency texts, videos and …

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TCS Releases Lynx Portable Router Portfolio for Public Sector Communications

TeleCommunication Systems has unveiled its Lynx portfolio of portable routers that works to provide wireless broadband communications to law enforcement, public safety, special operations and other public-sector organizations. The company said Monday the product line includes Lynx Rugged Vehicle Router and Lynx Wearable Router and supports in-vehicle video surveillance, locations services, Vehicle Area Network and …

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TCS Adds 14 US, 9 Foreign Patents in 2Q; Maurice Tose Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has added 14 U.S. patents and nine foreign patents for public safety, location-based services, GIS/mapping, messaging and wireless data technology during the second quarter of its current fiscal year year. The company said Thursday it purchased two of the new U.S. patents while the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the other 12 U.S. …

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Northrop-Lockheed-TCS Team Completes IA Critical Design Review on AEHF Terminal

The Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and TeleCommunication Systems industry team is near hardware and software production for the Low Cost Terminal program after completing the critical design review on the terminal’s information assurance element. Northrop said Wednesday the review focused on the terminal’s protected communications function and used a payload engineering model of the Advanced Extremely …

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TCS’ Interoperability Lab Aims to Help Firms Test Software for Text-to-911 Service; Lynne Seitz Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has expanded the testing services its interoperability laboratory offers to companies that seek to test their software platforms used to process and send emergency text messages to public safety answering points. TCS said Tuesday Solacom, Airbus DS Communications, ModUcom and Emergency CallWorks completed testing their interfaces for text-to-911 messaging service …

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TCS Lands $11M IT Support Services Contract in Maryland; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has secured a potential $11.3 million contract to provide maintenance and technical support services for the Maryland Department of Human Resources’ information technology infrastructure. TCS said Friday the contract has a three-year base period and two option years and has been awarded under Maryland’s Consulting and Technical Services+ …

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Neustar’s Rodney Joffe, TCS’ Maurice Tose Extend FCC Advisory Council Terms

Neustar Senior Vice President and Fellow Rodney Joffe has been reappointed to a third term on the Federal Communications Commission’s Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council. Joffe will assist in work on the recommendations of communication security, reliability and interoperability best practices to the FCC, Neustar said Tuesday. “Since the early …

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