PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, May 24, 2019

On May 21, APCO International announced the launch of Nexus – The 9-1-1 Experience Reimagined, APCO’s new event taking place in the spring of 2020 in the DC metro area. The announcement was made during the first day of APCO’s 8th annual Public Safety Broadband Summit which will be replaced by Nexus. To learn more, visit


APCO’s 9th Annual Public Safety Broadband Summit has come to a close, marking another successful gathering of public safety professionals, technology experts and policy leaders to discuss emerging issues in public safety technology. Continue


Video in the ECC: Lessons and Learnings From Early Adopters
June 5, 2019 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET
Presented by Chad Labree, Global Director of Customer Success, Carbyne, and Brett Trainor, Director of Marketing, Carbyne

The entry of video and other multimedia into the emergency communications center (ECC) workflow is one of the most discussed changes being ushered in by Next Generation 9-1-1. How will it be used? How can we protect public safety telecommunicators? What needs to be considered as we think about adding video to the screens of call takers? Register for this webinar to learn more about best practices for and addressing the concerns about video in the ECC.

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How to Enable Next Generation Emergency Services
June 12, 2019 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET
Presented by Fabricio Velez, Public Sector Solution Architect, Nokia

With today’s growing public safety challenges, an emergency response system based on voice only is no longer adequate to meet intensified demands. Transitioning to a more multimedia-centric approach provides more advanced tools and information for resolving incidents. Register for this webinar to learn more about the different paths for evolving from legacy 9-1-1 to all IP-based emergency communications systems (NG9-1-1), what this transformation means and how different regions are progressing when it comes to emergency communications services modernization.

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Comtech Safety & Security Technologies
Hexagon Corporate Marketing
APCO International
Industry News
The $7.2 million system, paid for with a 2016 voter-approved measure, will make it easier for first responders to communicate with state police and federal authorities and help police and fire more quickly reach those in need.
The Monroe News
For 15 minutes, telecommunicator Amy Moore coached the mother through the delivery, remembering training that included repeatedly asking whether the baby was breathing.
APCO International
Fire rescue professionals point to the need for greater broadband access in the state to ensure proper public safety response. One survey noted that 22 percent of Californians are unconnected or under-connected.
Mission Critical Communications
Robert Barnham was recognized for his work to replace an aging, issue-plagued and proprietary radio system with a Project 25 (P25) radio system.
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