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  • Congratulations Shirley Simon on your Retirement Read more
    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 Infromation RapidSOS and GeoComm Read more
    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?

  • North Platte Nebraska and GeoComm Read more
    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.

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    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 Read more
    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.

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    Empower 9-1-1 and emergency response with game changing Public Safety Grade GIS data

    NG9-1-1 is a game changer for the 9-1-1 community because it utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to deliver every 9-1-1 call – mobile, VoIP, and landline alike – to 9-1-1 communication centers.

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    Winchester, VA: 9-1-1 Team Relies on GeoComm Maps

    Implementing new 9-1-1 mapping technology can be a large undertaking for public safety and GIS agencies, but experiencing improvements in 9-1-1 call processing capabilities and knowing that the 9-1-1 map is reliable, makes the process worthwhile.

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    GeoComm Webinar: What is Dispatchable Location?

    Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs) are now receiving raw z-axis position measurements of cell phones during 9-1-1 calls. GeoComm Vertical Location Services and Indoor Maps can convert these raw measurements into actionable dispatchable locations for 9-1-1 telecommunicators, dispatchers, and emergency responders.

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    Powering your Public Safety Systems with Improved GIS Data

    When answering a 9-1-1 call, access to accurate and up–to–date map data is essential because seconds count. Fortunately, achieving the necessary quality map data needed for 9-1-1 can happen with just a few steps.  Your steps involve assessing, improving, maintaining, and sharing your Geographic Information System (GIS) data to fulfill its mission critical role in current and future 9-1-1 systems. 

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    Congratulations Ron Helterbrand on your Retirement

    GeoComm would like to congratulate our Territory Sales Manager for the South-Central Region, Ron Helterbrand, on his retirement. Thank you for your 27 years of service in the public safety industry. We asked Ron to reflect on his time here at GeoComm and these are his thoughts.

    Why Public Safety Location Intelligence®?

    There is more data available than ever before and it just keeps growing.  Public Safety Location Intelligence® from GeoComm provides a new way to get the right location information, on the right map, for the right people, at the right time, in order to respond to emergency calls faster.

    See Public Safety Location Intelligence® in Action >