RapidSOS Blog

Fall Public Safety Conferences: Don't Delay on Mobile Caller Location

By Omer Malik on 9/18/18 7:08 PM in Public Safety News

At RapidSOS, our mission is to provide public safety professionals with the technology they need to best serve their communities. In order to understand the needs of public safety professionals, our public safety team works to develop a deep...

5 Benefits to Integrating Your PSAP Software with the NG911 Clearinghouse

By Sam Bleiberg on 8/30/18 11:58 AM in Product Spotlights

Telecommunicators inside the PSAP handle millions of 9-1-1 calls with little more than a voice connection. Accurate location information and additional data is available on devices, but the challenge for PSAPs is how to make this data available...

Introducing: Additional Uber Data in the NG911 Clearinghouse

By Michelle Cahn on 8/6/18 4:19 PM in Public Safety News, Tech News

The limited location information available for 911 calls from cell phones makes responding to any wireless call difficult. But what if the caller is in motion or cannot speak? These additional variables make the already challenging job of a 911...

A Milestone for NG911: Over 1,000 Public Safety Agencies Nationwide Deploy RapidSOS Technology

By Sam Bleiberg on 8/6/18 2:25 PM

We're excited to announce a major milestone on our mission to transform emergency response with life-saving technology: Over 1,000 public safety agencies nationwide have deployed the NG911 Clearinghouse emergency platform.

An Introduction to RapidSOS in 11 Videos

By David Lynch on 7/26/18 9:50 AM

We've compiled a collection of some our favorite videos that showcase who we are as a company, what we do, and how we are working towards our mission to help the 9-1-1 community save lives. 

 

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.

Frequently Asked Questions: NG911 Clearinghouse

By Michelle Cahn on 6/27/18 10:07 PM in FAQs

What is the NG911 Clearinghouse?

The NG911 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...

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.