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Reinhard Ekl

Partnering with 9-1-1 to Save Lives with Social Media

By Reinhard Ekl on 9/28/18 1:05 PM in Tech News

Social media applications are becoming an increasingly important tool during emergencies. During recent emergency situations such as Hurricane Harvey and an active shooter in Maryland, social media applications have been used as a help-seeking...

Google and RapidSOS Now Provide Emergency Location for 911 Calls Nationwide

By Reinhard Ekl on 9/19/18 9:00 AM in Public Safety News, Company News

Today we are excited to announce that RapidSOS and Google have launched Android Emergency Location Service (ELS) in the U.S. This allows Android devices to send faster, more accurate 911 caller location to 911 communications centers nationwide –...

Working with APCO to Build the Future of Public Safety Technology

By Reinhard Ekl on 7/20/18 3:22 PM in Company News

Collaborating with the public safety community has always been a core tenet of RapidSOS’s mission to provide 9-1-1 centers with the best possible technology to save lives.

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

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/18/18 6:31 AM in Public Safety News, Company News

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...

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

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/17/18 10:44 PM in Public Safety News

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...

Product Spotlight: INdigital NG911 Clearinghouse Integration

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/13/18 2:31 PM in Safety & Prevention, Product Spotlights

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 NG911 Clearinghouse. 

Product Spotlight: Motorola Solutions and NG911 Clearinghouse

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/10/18 4:38 PM in Public Safety News, Product Spotlights

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 NG911 Clearinghouse.

Product Spotlight: TriTech NG911 Clearinghouse Integration

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/7/18 8:49 AM in Public Safety News, Product Spotlights

RapidSOS is partnering with TriTech to provide public safety agencies that use TriTech Inform CAD with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS NG911 Clearinghouse. 

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Product Spotlight: Solacom NG911 Clearinghouse Integration

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/5/18 3:14 PM in Public Safety News, Product Spotlights

RapidSOS is partnering with Solacom to provide public safety agencies using Solacom with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS NG911 Clearinghouse. 

Product Spotlight: Rave Mobile Safety NG911 Clearinghouse Integration

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/5/18 3:04 PM in Public Safety News, Product Spotlights

RapidSOS is partnering with Rave Mobile Safety to provide public safety agencies using the Rave 911 Suite with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS NG911 Clearinghouse.