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Frequently Asked Questions: RapidSOS Clearinghouse

The RapidSOS Clearinghouse was previously called NG911 Clearinghouse. What is the RapidSOS Clearinghouse? The RapidSOS Clearinghouse is a NG911 Standards compliant service, that includes a LIS and ADR that meets i3 and IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) standards, that is accessible to authorized PSAPs through integrations into all major call-taking equipment, mapping software, and CAD…

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Bringing Life-Saving Location from Apple Devices to Your Communications Center

The best part about my job at RapidSOS is that I get to visit a lot of different 9-1-1 centers across the country. I’ve seen everything from PSAPs with two positions that double as the reception for the county jail, to unified cross-discipline communications centers with hundreds of positions. Just like every 9-1-1 call is unique,…

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Mission Critical Partners Announces New Data Integration Program and Charleston County Social Media Pilot at NENA

Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced a new program to integrate rich data into PSAPs as well as a collaboration with RapidSOS and a new social media pilot program in the Charleston County (S.C.) Consolidated 911 Center. The MCP Data Integration Program is designed to help public safety answering points (PSAPs) harness the power of data…

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Genesis PULSE Announces Partnership with RapidSOS

TYLER, TX — Genesis PULSE partners with RapidSOS to provide Public Safety with a single intuitive display that integrates real-time first responder positions with precise locations of 9-1-1 smartphone callers. Genesis PULSE enhances CADs by simplifying dispatch, validating decisions, and enabling users to see everything. PULSE consolidates disparate systems and devices into a single intuitive…

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Apple’s iOS 12 Securely and Automatically Shares Emergency Location with 911

Nashville, Tennessee — iPhone users in the United States who call 911 will be able to automatically and securely share their location data with first responders beginning later this year with iOS 12, providing faster and more accurate information to help reduce emergency response times. Approximately 80 percent of 911 calls today come from mobile…

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Introducing RapidSOS Portal: A Secure, Web-Based Tool for Accurate 9-1-1 Location

In our mission to make life-saving data available to first responders, RapidSOS always strives to make the best possible tools accessible to every public safety agency. Today RapidSOS is excited to release a new solution that makes accurate location data available to any Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), without the need to install any software. RapidSOS…

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Product Spotlight: INdigital RapidSOS Clearinghouse Integration

RapidSOS is partnering with INdigital to provide public safety agencies using the INdigital Next-Generation 9-1-1 network with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS Clearinghouse. Read on for: An overview of the RapidSOS Clearinghouse A video on our location testing pilot with INdigital in Indiana Findings based on data from the pilot Quick steps…

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Summer 2018 Intern Spotlight

Each summer, RapidSOS welcomes a handful of interns to join the team and help contribute to our mission to transform 9-1-1 technology. These enthusiastic young minds bring new perspectives and ideas to the table. Get to know our 2018 class of summer interns! Meet our Summer 2018 Interns: HJ Kim Team: Partnerships Education: Finance Major…

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Product Spotlight: Motorola Solutions and RapidSOS Clearinghouse

RapidSOS partners with Motorola Solutions to provide public safety agencies that use CallWorks CallStation, VESTA® 9-1-1 or VESTA® Map Local applications with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS Clearinghouse. An overview of the RapidSOS Clearinghouse Images of the CallWorks RapidSOS Clearinghouse integration VESTA RapidSOS Clearinghouse integration Quick steps to receive the integration

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