Tag Archives: E911

Quick thoughts from TriCON 2012

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The theme for the TriCON 2012 conference in San Diego was “Breaking Barriers” and that is certainly what TriTech presented during the plenary yesterday regarding their next generation dispatch system and their consolidation of recent business acquisitions. The crowd was clearly the biggest ever for this conference at about 430 users. A show of hands […]

Measured Response to Response Measures

In conversations lately I have been hearing more diverging opinions on measuring EMS response ranging all the way from it being a definitive criteria to saying áit shouldn’t be considered at all. A recorded example of such a discussion is a recent blogtalkradio episode by “EMS Office Hours”. áWhile certainly appearing to be diametrically opposing […]

Addressing Geovalidation

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The most fundamental aspect of an E-911 emergency dispatch center is to be able to locate a call for service and communicate that location to the closest appropriate vehicle to be dispatched. áIn nearly every case, that location description is eventually an address. áThe back-end process starts when a call is placed to 9-1-1 from […]