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Vivint latest big player to go ASAP

Company hopes to encourage more PSAPs
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10/07/2015

PROVO, Utah—Vivint in late September started planning its ASAP to PSAP adoption.

Guardian implements ASAP to PSAP in Richmond

Jason Bradley: program is a ‘differentiator—with potentially limitless possibilities for signal transmission
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08/27/2014

WARRENDALE, Pa.—When Jason Bradley was named director of central station operations in April, he said implementing the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol program would be high on the agenda.

Making money on mobile monitoring

Monitoring company execs extol the benefits of mobile PERS and mobile apps
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05/28/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine—Whether the talk is about mobile PERS devices with geo-fencing, speed alerts and lone-worker monitoring, or about smartphone apps that better connect subscribers with central stations, the takeaway is that the monitoring space is going mobile, and the transformation is happening fast, according to central station executives who are using these newer technologies.

World Wide Security changing the PSAP data model for mPERS

The company’s PERS division, Life Button 24, is rolling out a new service that central stations can use to get timely PSAP data
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05/07/2014

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—Since the inception of mobile PERS, central stations have faced the problem of getting the devices to cheaply and reliably identify the appropriate public safety answering point during an emergency situation.

NICE Systems launches PSAP tool

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08/16/2013

RA’ANANA, Israel—NICE Systems recently announced the launch of NICE Inform Version 6, which enables Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) to evaluate the quality of service delivered across an entire emergency incident, according to a company statement.

More mobility for UCC with new central station automation

Company cites need for improved efficiencies, dealer apps
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06/26/2013

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control is switching to SGS’ Stages for its central station automation, giving UCC dealers expanded access to mobile applications and improving efficiencies to reduce alarm-processing errors, company officials told Security Systems News.

PSAP problems in Illinois raise safety concerns

Industry group: Municipal monitoring not ‘inherently safer’ than central stations
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07/25/2012

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—A PSAP that controls emergency communications for numerous municipalities around Chicago is reportedly having such problems with delayed response times that dispatchers recently voted “no confidence” in the agency’s management.

Key piece of ASAP puzzle now in place

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The CSAA has taken the next step toward bringing more participants into the fold with the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol by going "live" with a computerized message broker in Arizona.

NG 911 passes despite alarm industry concerns

Language in bill unchanged, but AICC says work with NENA will protect central stations
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02/29/2012

VIENNA, Va.—A provision to establish Next Generation 911 became law Feb. 22 as part of the payroll tax bill, including language the alarm industry feared might allow unverified PERS calls to stream into PSAPs. But agreements have been reached that will prevent the measure from having a negative impact on central stations, according to the Alarm Industry Communications Committee.

Next Generation 911: The bomb's still ticking

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

 

The U.S. House did the alarm industry no favors Tuesday night.

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