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Northrop, RapidSOS to Integrate Emergency Tech Platforms for First Responders

Northrop Grumman and RapidSOS have partnered to integrate the companies’ emergency technology platforms in an effort to help first responders determine the location of distressed callers who use smartphones and other connected devices. The partnership seeks to combine RapidSOS’ Next-Generation 911 Clearinghouse system with Northrop’s suite of computer-aided dispatch products that include CommandPoint CAD, Northrop said …

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RapidSOS Adds Former FirstNet President TJ Kennedy to Advisory Board

TJ Kennedy, former president of the First Responder Network Authority, has joined the advisory board at emergency technology provider RapidSOS. RapidSOS said Monday Kennedy brings 14 years of public safety, technology and wireless communications experience to the company’s advisory board. He led FirstNet during from August 2015 through December 2017 and helped the agency …

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Airbus DS Communications’ New Platform Would Provide 9-1-1 Call Location Data Via RapidSOS Tech

A business unit of Airbus‘ defense and space arm will launch a tool that is designed to provide location data for 9-1-1 wireless calls to public safety answering points via RapidSOS‘ data repository. Airbus DS Communications said Thursday its new VESTA Map Local platform will work to check whether a caller’s device-based location data is available on …

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Tom Wheeler, Former Chairman of FCC, Joins RapidSOS Advisory Board

Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is joining the RapidSOS Advisory Board.  Wheeler joins two other former FCC chairmen on the Advisory Board, which includes executives with extensive expertise across telecommunications, technology, and public safety sectors. “RapidSOS’ Emergency Platform connects users to emergency services faster and with …

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Motorola Solutions, RapidSOS to Deliver Smartphone Location Info for 9-1-1 Calls

Motorola Solutions and RapidSOS have partnered in an effort to provide precise location information for U.S. 9-1-1 calls made through smartphones. RapidSOS will deliver location information through Motorola’s Emergency CallWorks CallStation software which works to support emergency call-taking and mapping, Motorola said Wednesday. Both companies also plan to offer location data to first responders in the field …

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Motorola Solutions-RapidSOS Alliance Seeks to Deliver Emergency Data From Connected Devices

RapidSOS and Motorola Solutions have partnered in an effort to increase the amount of data available to public safety agencies and first responders as well as provide information that can aid response times and emergency outcomes. Both companies aim to establish an end-to-end emergency data connectivity network that will work to collect third-party data from …

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Former Raytheon CEO William Swanson Named to RapidSOS Advisory Board

Former Raytheon Chairman and CEO William Swanson has joined the advisory board of New York-based emergency communications technology provider RapidSOS. RapidSOS said Tuesday that Swanson will bring more than 40 years of experience in cybersecurity, defense and communications to the advisory board. “Bill led the development and deployment of technologies that brought safety …

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Airbus Subsidiary, RapidSOS to Demo Use of Mobile App to Deliver Emergency Location Data

A division of Airbus‘ defense and space segment has partnered with RapidSOS to demonstrate the use of a smartphone application to deliver emergency information to public safety answering points. Airbus DS Communications will show how its VESTA 9-1-1 call processing system can work to display multimedia data from RapidSOS’ Haven app during the National Emergency Number Association’s conference in …

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