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About NG911 FutureMakers™
As the nation’s NG911 infrastructure is being built, a select group of industry professionals is tasked with the critical mission of crafting an environment that will be a fine balance of new technology and citizen safety. This podcast will not only provide recognition to these critical industry icons but share their thoughts and ideas in hopes that they will inspire leaders today, as well as the leaders in training for the future.

News & Press

VSBLTY Partners with 911inform

VSBLTY Groupe Technologies Corp. (CSE: VSBY) (Frankfurt 5VS) (OTC: VSBGF) (“VSBLTY”), a leading provider of security and retail marketing technology, is partnering with 911inform to provide tighter safety and security measures for schools, universities, and campus environments.

Orleans Parish Communication District

Major kudos to Executive Director Tyrell T. Morris, MBA CPE of the Orleans Parish Communication District 911 center, responsible for New Orleans Louisiana. The OPCD Is taking the new FCC initiatives on Kari’s Law and the RAY BAUM’S Act seriously, ensuring local businesses are well aware of the problem, and solutions. See their Press Conference by clicking the Watch Here button.

Frost & Sullivan Presents 911inform the New Product Innovation Award

On September 3, 2020, Frost & Sullivan honored 911inform with the 2020 New Product Innovation Award in Enterprise Safety Solutions. This award recognizes 911inform for identifying the current gaps in legacy E9-1-1 communications infrastructure ...

Blog

NG911: Caution – Objects are Closer Than They Appear

While some may argue that it’s telecom folklore, the story remains about Alexander Graham Bell offering his patent on the telephone to Western Union for a mere $100,000 in 1876. As the story goes, the company responded with a relatively terse response stating that “the request for $100,000 of the sale of this patent is utterly unreasonable, since this device is inherently of no use to us”.

NG911 Data Accuracy

The most critical question for a 911 call taker is, “Where is your emergency?” The post office can efficiently deal with street addresses to deliver your mail; 911 call takers can use that to get the proper resources to a residence, but what about locating you in a large, multi-story enterprise building? Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, is located on a 26-acre campus located at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway. But that address encompasses several buildings...

NG911: Affordable Location Data

Soon, 2020 will be over. We will be looking forward to 2021 as the year of rebirth and hopefully a new sense of normalcy. While many IT projects have stalled; the rollout of next-generation 911 networks has been progressing quietly at the State level in several areas. These new networks promise public safety some incredible new capabilities. Along with desperately needed agency interoperability, secure connections between agencies can now exist...

Webinars

FutureMakers Ep 9: Ty Wooten

Watch our VP of Public Safety Mark (Fletch) Fletcher, ENP talk to Ty Wooten, ENP, Director of Education for NENA. Learn the insights to education and training in addition to personal and mental health are all key cornerstones of the successful emergency services telecommunicator.

FutureMakers Ep 8: Stephen Martini - Metro Nashville Emergency Communications

Watch our VP of Public Safety Mark (Fletch) Fletcher, ENP talk to Stephen Martini - Metro Nashville Emergency Communications about how he understands the technology enough to know that system diversity is the best prevention of failure and looks to build out NG911 services.

FutureMakers Ep 7: Tyrell Morris Orleans Parish ECC

Watch our VP of Public Safety Mark (Fletch) Fletcher, ENP talk to Tyrell Morris Orleans Parish ECC about implementing technology in his center focused on next-generation 911 location enhancements as well as additional information that can be collected from hotels, businesses, and the vast pool of IoT devices available today.