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Summer 2020 Intern Spotlight

Amid a pandemic, RapidSOS’ summer internships look quite different in 2020 than previous years. While interns usually meet, work, and learn in the New York City office, this year’s class of interns tuned in from all around the US, hundreds of miles and several time zones apart. Instead of coming together in a conference room,…

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Dr. Eugene Hsu, Former Chief Medical Officer at Vim, Joins RapidSOS as Head of Healthcare

New York, NY | July 23, 2020 – RapidSOS is pleased to announce that Dr. Eugene Hsu, former Chief Medical Officer at Vim, is joining the RapidSOS team as the company’s first ever Head of Healthcare. Hsu will contribute expertise from over 18 years of experience working with healthcare providers and healthcare organizations to support…

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Smart Cities and Public Safety: How Smart Data Keeps Us Safe

Smart technology helps to automate the processes of and analyze data from sensors and devices to make our lives easier and more efficient. In our smart homes, this tech synchronizes our lights, speakers, smoke alarms, and even security systems with an app on our phones.  In commercial properties, it automates locks, door controls, lights, and…

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Esri, GeoComm, RapidSOS Partner to Bring Advanced Situational Awareness Solution to First Responders

Collaboration Provides Real-Time Location, Indoor Mapping, and Incident Data to Emergency Personnel REDLANDS, Calif.—July 13, 2020—Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced a partnership with GeoComm and RapidSOS to integrate real-time location, indoor mapping, and critical incident data to help 911 personnel more effectively dispatch resources in a single unprecedented situational awareness solution.…

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Esri, GeoComm, and RapidSOS Partner to Improve First Responder Situational Awareness

GIS data is mission critical for public safety agencies. It helps first responders situate themselves in emergencies, enabling them to see environmental features and hazards, and connect spatial patterns and relationships in real-time.  Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, and GeoComm, the leading provider of public safety GIS systems, are partnering with RapidSOS to…

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ZeroEyes Partners with RapidSOS to Immediately Inform 911 When Weapons Are Detected

Through this partnership ZeroEyes’ AI threat-detection software will be certified as RapidSOS Ready, allowing critical data and active threats to be sent directly to 911  PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 9, 2020) – ZeroEyes, an artificial intelligence weapon detection platform, today announced a partnership with RapidSOS to send threat detection and surveillance data directly to 911. Built…

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Home Security Data Now Available to 911 on RapidSOS Platform

In partnership with DIY security company Cove, RapidSOS is proud to announce that home security data is now available on the RapidSOS platform. Home security emergencies today pose a variety of challenges for first responders. According to Statista, fire departments in the United States responded to over 2.8 million false alarms in 2018. Due to…

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Cove and RapidSOS Partner to Advance Home Security Emergency Response

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A recent study out of Harvard found that lack of data leads to millions of false 911 calls for security alarms, with an average response time of over 30 minutes. We are excited to announce that Cove is the first security company to partner with RapidSOS to solve this challenge by directly sharing critical alarm…

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Cove and RapidSOS Partner to Bring Advanced Emergency Response System to Home Security Industry

Cove is now certified as RapidSOS Ready, allowing critical data to be automatically sent to 911 in a home invasion, fire, or other emergency, allowing for faster, better-informed response New York, NY | July 8, 2020 – Cove, a Utah-based DIY security company offering premium home security, today announced a partnership with RapidSOS, an emergency…

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Monica Million, ENP, Immediate Past President of NENA, Joins RapidSOS as Public Safety Advisor

RapidSOS is excited to welcome Monica Million, ENP to the team as a Public Safety Advisor! With nearly 20 years of experience in public safety, Monica currently serves as the Immediate Past President of NENA and is a trusted voice in the 911 industry. With Monica’s valuable insights and guidance, RapidSOS aims to better empower…

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