Tag Archives: 9/11

Airbus Updates Call Processing System Products; Bob Freinberg Comments

An Airbus Defense and Space company has refreshed its call processing system offerings in a move to aid communities in public safety communications. Airbus DS Communications launched the VESTA SMS Text-to-911 platform, VESTA Map service and VESTA Analytics updates, Airbus said Monday. “I am particularly excited to announce our new SMS offering which places …

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Charlie Plummer: General Dynamics to Add New Comm Modes in Massachusetts’ 911 System

General Dynamics Information Technology will build, install and operate the state of Massachusetts’ next 911 system that the company will design to integrate geographical information system data into emergency service requests. The company intends to help emergency response personnel both map a caller’s location and then route calls and corresponding information to …

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TCS, NextNav Partner for Indoor Emergency Locator System Demo; Kent Hellebust Comments

TeleCommunication Systems and NextNav have partnered to demonstrate an indoor positioning technology they believe help emergency responders locate 911 mobile phone callers who are inside a building. NextNav will exhibit its Metropolitan Beacon System in conjunction with TCS’ 911 technology at this week’s Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials conference in New …

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Juan Zarate on his Latest Book ‘Treasury’s War’, Private-Public Financial Collaboration in National Security Efforts, and the Power of the ‘Carrot’ of Financial Inclusion

On the heels of the late 2013 release of his second book, Treasury’s War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare, Juan Zarate caught up with ExecutiveBiz to discuss his and the Treasury Department’s work in the years after 9/11 to promote U.S. national security interests through sophisticated …

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TCS Unveils 911 Text Messaging System

TeleCommunications Systems Inc. has developed a new system for citizens to send emergency information to 911 operators via text messages when audio communication is not available. TCS said it developed the system to work with voice communication systems and to fulfill proposed Federal Communications Commission requirements for mobile carriers and …

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Report: Verizon Working On 911 Texting For FCC Project

Verizon and Annapolis, Md.-based TeleCommunications Systems Inc. are developing a system that could let users send text messages to 911 in situations where they cannot call, the companies have announced. Developing a system for texting or sending photos to 911 has been an ongoing project between the Federal Communications Commission …

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FBI Launches Website to Commemorate 10 Years After 9/11 Attacks

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation unveiled this week a new website that demonstrates the ways in which the department has transformed in the years following Sept. 11, 2001. The site, titled “Ten Years After: The FBI Since 9/11,” contains fact sheets, timelines, stories, reference materials, and case highlights that …

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