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GeoComm, provider of Public Safety Location Intelligence®, announces a new Vice President and General Manager of Safety and Security, appointing Bill McCullough. Bill will be responsible for leading and directing safety and security solutions as we build GeoComm School Safety.
February 21, 2023
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.
January 31, 2023
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?
January 25, 2023
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.
January 18, 2023
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?
January 16, 2023
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.
December 14, 2022
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.
November 16, 2022
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.
November 15, 2022
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.
October 27, 2022
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.
October 20, 2022
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.