RapidSOS Blog

Interview: How Washington DC 9-1-1 Accesses Emergency Data from the NG911 Clearinghouse

By Sam Bleiberg on 11/12/18 11:01 AM in Public Safety News

Washington DC’s Office of Unified Communications (OUC) operates in a unique emergency response environment. The nation’s capital, which is home to over 700,000 residents, welcomes 2.5 million weekday commuters and 20 million visitors annually....

Our Opportunity to Address the 9-1-1 Data Challenge

By Tom Guthrie on 10/5/18 11:32 AM in Public Safety News, Company News

Only a few times in my career have I run across the great combination of a clear value proposition, an offering that can really make a difference in emergency response, and a team that can deliver the goods. That's what I see in RapidSOS. I’m...

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 –...

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...

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...

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: 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.

Get More Accurate Caller Location at NENA National

By Sam Bleiberg on 6/7/18 3:56 PM in Public Safety News

Seconds save lives in an emergency. PSAP professionals know that a fast, well-prepared emergency response begins and ends with accurate location. At the upcoming NENA National Conference, we are focused on providing every PSAP with fast and...

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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