RapidSOS Blog

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. 

Product Spotlight: GeoComm NG911 Clearinghouse Integration

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/5/18 11:21 AM in Public Safety News, Product Spotlights

RapidSOS is partnering with GeoComm to provide public safety agencies that use GeoComm 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) mapping systems with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS NG911 Clearinghouse. 

Product Spotlight: Zetron NG911 Clearinghouse Integration

By Reinhard Ekl on 6/5/18 11:07 AM in Public Safety News, Product Spotlights

RapidSOS is partnering with Zetron to provide public safety agencies using Zetron 9-1-1 call-taking systems with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS NG911 Clearinghouse. 

Resources for 911 Dispatchers, Call Takers, and PSAP Professionals

By Sam Bleiberg on 5/21/18 9:30 AM in Safety & Prevention

9-1-1 professionals inside public safety answering points (PSAPs) deal with high-pressure life-and-death situations daily. To provide the best possible outcomes in emergencies, they must be disciplined and prepared. 

The Next Step in IoT User Safety: Connecting Uber Users to 911

By Sam Bleiberg on 4/26/18 10:44 AM in Tech News

Apps and connected devices set the gold standard in collecting accurate data that makes our lives easier – starting with accurate, real-time location. What if the same technology that allows app users to order transportation with the touch of a...

Microsoft Ventures Joins $16M Funding Round to Accelerate NG911 Clearinghouse

By Jeff Robertson, General Manager of Public Safety on 4/18/18 2:10 PM in Company News, Public Safety News

Today, Microsoft Ventures joins a $16 million funding round to accelerate deployment of the NG911 Clearinghouse. To date, RapidSOS has raised over $30 million from top Silicon Valley Firms, three former FCC Chairmen, and former leadership from...

Microsoft Ventures Joins RapidSOS in $16M Funding Round

By Michael Martin, CEO, RapidSOS on 4/18/18 11:40 AM in Company News, Tech News

I’m excited to announce an important step for the future of public safety as Microsoft Ventures joins RapidSOS in our mission to link life-saving data from any connected device directly to 911 and first responders in an emergency. 

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RapidSOS Partners with Uber on 911 Location-Sharing

By Michelle Cahn on 4/12/18 8:37 AM in Company News, Tech News

"U.S. regulators estimate as many as 10,000 lives could be saved each year if the 911 emergency dispatching system were able to get to callers one minute faster. Better technology would be especially helpful, regulators say, when a caller can’t...

Interview: Ricardo Martinez on the #IAM911 Movement and Public Safety Technology

By Sam Bleiberg on 4/2/18 10:28 AM in Public Safety News

9-1-1 dispatchers and call-takers didn’t always receive recognition as part of the first responder community. Two years ago, Ricardo Martinez, host of the Within the Trenches podcast and Director of Communications at INdigital, started a movement...