RapidSOS Blog

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. 

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. 

Preparing for Irma, Reflecting on Harvey

By RapidSOS Team on 9/7/17 9:24 AM in Safety & Prevention

This National Safety Month, Help Save Lives with RapidSOS

By Melissa Wu on 6/28/17 8:57 AM in Safety & Prevention

When accidents happen, seconds count. Read on to see how integrating RapidSOS' Emergency API/SDK into connected cars / wearables / home IoT can save lives.

Lost in the woods: 15 min vs. 24 hours

By Michelle Cahn on 2/28/17 5:49 PM in Safety & Prevention

How to become an active bystander

By Michelle Cahn on 11/16/16 3:31 PM in Safety & Prevention

A bystander is someone who watches something occurring, such as a conflict or violent behavior, but takes no action to stop it. There are oftentimes many bystanders, causing the "bystander effect" — a psychological effect that occurs when the...

Tricks to stay safe this Halloween

By Michelle Cahn on 10/24/16 4:06 PM in Safety & Prevention

 

With Halloween just a couple days away, we wanted to give you a few tips and tricks to keep your family safe when they are trick-or-treating, going to parties/community events, attending parades, or any other Halloween event!

Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips

By RapidSOS Team on 8/30/16 10:15 AM in Safety & Prevention

For many, Labor Day Weekend represents the end of summer celebrations. Whether you are traveling or enjoying a stay-cation this weekend, we want to help you reduce the risk of accidents that could ruin your festivities. Check out these tips to...

Helpful technology to keep your kids safe

By RapidSOS Team on 8/29/16 1:30 PM in Safety & Prevention

Every parent can use a helpful hand sometimes. Today, there are countless apps and online tools out there to assist parents in everything from newborn monitoring to tracking your teen driver. With so many apps out there, it can be tough to know...

5 things you can do to prepare for a hurricane

By Emily Howell on 7/21/16 10:16 AM in Safety & Prevention

Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 to November 30. Along the East Coast of the U.S., the season tends to be busiest between mid-August and mid-September. Here are some tips on how you can be prepared if you are traveling to or live in...