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GeoComm and Esri Canada collaborate on indoor mapping capabilities for better 9-1-1 emergency response
GeoComm, provider of Public Safety Location Intelligence®, and Esri Canada, a provider of geographic information system (GIS) solutions, have introduced a proof-of concept (PoC) solution that improves locating 9-1-1 callers inside buildings during an emergency event. The solution, unveiled at the Esri Partner Conference on March 6, 2023 in Palm Springs, California, aims to solve the challenges of identifying the specific locations of people, assets, and events that are indoors and commonly undetectable to emergency services personnel.
GeoComm Earns Esri State and Local Government Specialty Designation
GeoComm, provider of Public Safety Location Intelligence®, is pleased to announce that it has earned the State and Local Government specialty designation from Esri. Partners in the State and Local Government specialty apply their ArcGIS knowledge and expertise to develop and configure ready-to-use solutions and offer implementation services to city, state, and local government customers.
GeoComm Announces Issuance of a United States Patent Related to Translating Raw Geodetic Locations into Dispatchable Locations
GeoComm is pleased to announce the issuance by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of a new patent related to GeoComm’s z-axis vertical location technology.
GeoComm Announces Early Access Program for Vertical Location Content
GeoComm, provider of Public Safety Location Intelligence®, is announcing the early release of GeoComm Vertical Location Content, an extension of GeoComm Vertical Location Services which enhances raw z-axis 9-1-1 caller location data by making it actionable.
Life-Saving Z-Axis Data in the Emergency Communication Center
When a 9-1-1 call is placed, the caller’s location is a primary piece of information that dispatchers need to deploy emergency response personnel. Where is the caller located? What do their surroundings look like? Could something about that location be an obstacle or even hazardous to first responders?
Congratulations Shirley Simon on your Retirement
GeoComm would like to congratulate our Contract Manager, Shirley Simon, on her retirement. Thank you for over 20 years of service at GeoComm. We asked Shirley to reflect on her time here at GeoComm and these are her thoughts.
Z-Axis Location Information – The Next Frontier of Public Safety Location Intelligence®
What is z-axis and how does it improve in public safety emergency response? Many Emergency Communications Centers (ECCs) have started to notice that raw z-axis information is now available to them, but what should be done with that information and how can it be made actionable?
Customer Profile: North Platte, Nebraska
The North Platte, Nebraska Police Department serves as the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) for Lincoln County and the City of Gothenburg in Dawson County, serving a population of over 38,000 people and receiving over 15,000 9-1-1 calls each year.
The Value of Locally Authoritative GIS Data in RapidSOS Premium
What is locally authoritative GIS data and why is it valuable in public safety emergency response? This is a question many people have and one Deb Rozeboom, GeoComm’s Product Manager for GIS Services, had the opportunity to present on this fall at the RapidSOS Ready22 Conference. Deb also overviewed GeoComm’s partnership with RapidSOS to support the locally authoritative GIS data being utilized by RapidSOS Premium customers.
GeoComm Vertical Location Services Delivers Actionable Z-Axis Data for Public Safety Partners
GeoComm, provider of Public Safety Location Intelligence®, is announcing the general availability of GeoComm Vertical Location Services, building upon the early adopter program that was announced in August 2022. GeoComm Vertical Location Services is a web API which converts raw positioning measurements from 9-1-1 callers’ cell phones into dispatchable locations and is available to authorized vendors who serve the public safety industry.