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Monthly News Round Up – July 2020

Public safety professionals continue to search for smarter, more efficient ways to respond to the unrelenting pandemic. More than just contact tracing, technology companies are showing their commitment to improving emergency response with data-driven tools. We’re keeping our eye on the healthcare industry, which is setting the stage for partnerships between healthcare professionals, first responders,…

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Monthly News Round Up – June 2020

COVID-19 has undoubtedly interrupted life as we know it, but many are itching to return to the normalcy we knew before the pandemic. June saw state governments begin phased reopenings as summer months and holidays approach. In many states, including Arizona, California, and Florida, confirmed cases have spiked. The reopening has been scaled back in…

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Webinar Recap: Roundtable on Digital Health Solutions During COVID-19

Digital Health Webinar Recap

On Wednesday, June 17th, we hosted a webinar entitled, “Roundtable on Digital Health Solutions During COVID-19.” We were joined by four brilliant minds tackling different aspects of digital public health. Watch the webinar here. Josefina Jervis, President and COO of the MedicAlert Foundation, spoke about how non-profit membership organizations are modernizing their infrastructure to digitally…

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Monthly News Round Up – May 2020

Leaders in public safety and tech companies alike have continued to show their dedication to COVID-19 relief in May. Apple is now sending Medical ID data to 911, Switzerland is piloting a new contact tracing solution via an app, and front-line workers continue their work in treating the pandemic.  At the same time, states in…

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Monthly News Round Up – April 2020

Throughout April, COVID-19 showed no signs of stopping. The U.S. now has 1,000,000 of the world’s total Coronavirus cases. Public safety reported increased 9-1-1 call volumes in highly impacted areas. New York City has 9-1-1 calls every 15.5 seconds, citing a higher rate of cardiac arrests and respiratory failures.  Recognizing the need for more support,…

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Acts of Heroism Amidst a Global Pandemic

In spite of the harshness brought by a pandemic, communities are rallying together to support not only each other, but also the healthcare workers and emergency responders working 24/7 to care for those affected by COVID-19. Small acts of compassion and kindness are going a long way, as businesses and individuals alike take steps to…

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Monthly News Round Up – March 2020

9-1-1 News You Should Know Here’s how Coronavirus will Change What a 9-1-1 Dispatcher will Ask You While fielding your concerns about COVID-19, 9-1-1 is asking new questions to protect fellow first responders as they respond to incidents. Five Ways 9-1-1 Is Preparing for COVID-19 The 9-1-1 community is serving at the frontlines of the…

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How Technology is Transforming Campus Safety

How Technology is Transforming Campus Safety

Remember spending more time on your school’s campus than at home? Long hours cramming for an exam at the library and goofing around with friends in the cafeteria are activities central to growing up for many. Over the past few years, however, massive crises on school grounds have changed the way students navigate the campuses…

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Monthly News Round Up – February 2020

Tech and 9-1-1 News Roundup February

9-1-1 News You Should Know Federal bill would reclassify 911 dispatchers as first responders A federal bill aims to reclassify 9-1-1 dispatchers as first responders, as they do a lot more than just clerical work – from guiding people through CPR to talking down suicidal callers. 12-year-old El Paso County boy becomes ‘9-1-1 Hero’ after…

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Wearable Technology is the Future Of Workplace Safety

Wearable Workplace Safety

Updated: May 20, 2020 Watches, bracelets, and necklaces are no longer just accessories; they’re now workplace panic buttons that promise employees safety in their daily tasks. A space in the industry now exists for wearable tech that cautions and protects employees and their employers alike. Tech is already playing a vital role in workplace safety,…

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