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May 19, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19, 2022  -- NextGen NOW is accelerated in California with the certification of NGA's NEXiSConnect™. After several months of rigorous testing, Next Generation Advanced (NGA) is pleased to announce that its multimedia Call...
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19, 2022  -- NextGen NOW is accelerated in California with the certification of NGA's NEXiSConnect™. After several months of rigorous testing, Next Generation Advanced (NGA) is pleased to announce that its multimedia Call Handling System, NEXiSConnect, has successfully completed the i3 and multi-ESInet conformance testing program in California. In addition, NEXiSConnect has passed conformance testing to provide all of the capabilities required by the Public Safety An...
A Look Into the NENA NG9-1-1 Project

May 17, 2022

Developments in technology and communications systems have created a growing need for more advanced and streamlined processes for citizens to access emergency services. While existing 911 systems have helped telecommunicators manage 911 calls for ove...
Developments in technology and communications systems have created a growing need for more advanced and streamlined processes for citizens to access emergency services. While existing 911 systems have helped telecommunicators manage 911 calls for over thirty years, these systems don’t have the infrastructures to keep up with advancing digital communications technology.  Modern communication devices are evolving rapidly, many of which are wireless and include IP (Internet Protocol) and cloud-b...
Next Generation 911 Resources for 2022

May 12, 2022

Next Generation 911 Resources for 2022 As a leading provider of NG9-1-1, NGA is here to be a complete resource that PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) and other emergency response agencies can rely on when it comes to all things Next Generation...
Next Generation 911 Resources for 2022 As a leading provider of NG9-1-1, NGA is here to be a complete resource that PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) and other emergency response agencies can rely on when it comes to all things Next Generation 911.  At NGA, we believe that more information can mean a smoother transition to NG911, and that’s why we’ve created this comprehensive resource guide for Next Generation 911 in 2022.  NG911: The Basics  At its most basic, Next Generation 911 is a...
The Evolution of the PSAP in An NG911 Environment

May 04, 2022

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.content.text-justify h3, .content.text-justify h3 > span{ font-weight: 400 !important; } Now more than ever, the need for faster, more accurate emergency response is essential in a world of evolving technology and increasing cybersecurity risks. With more NG9-1-1 systems being implemented throughout the country, how PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) receive alerts from alarm systems and respond to emergency events and 911 calls will improve drastically.    With NG911 (Next Ge...
Understanding NG911 Implementation on The State and Federal Level

Apr 27, 2022

Did you know that around 240 million emergency calls are made to 911 telecommunications organizations in America each year? More U.S. states are implementing NG9-1-1 systems to help PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) manage emergency calls in the...
Did you know that around 240 million emergency calls are made to 911 telecommunications organizations in America each year? More U.S. states are implementing NG9-1-1 systems to help PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) manage emergency calls in their communities with technology that can process and interpret 911 caller phone numbers and location information. With the NG911 (Next Generation 911) initiative underway, states and local governments are deploying the NG911 systems according to th...

Apr 21, 2022

Partnership will dramatically improve geolocation of callers to provide floor-level altitude in multistory buildings through cloud-native NG9-1-1 applications   NGA 911, LLC (NGA) the source for Next Generation Advanced public safety technology sol...
Partnership will dramatically improve geolocation of callers to provide floor-level altitude in multistory buildings through cloud-native NG9-1-1 applications   NGA 911, LLC (NGA) the source for Next Generation Advanced public safety technology solutions, is pleased to announce a new partnership with NextNav Inc. a leader in Z-Axis vertical positioning, to consume and deliver actionable vertical location to its ever-growing public safety client base. Through the NextNav Pinnacle network, NGA...
NG911 Vs E911: Understanding the Difference Between These Two 911 Systems

Apr 21, 2022

As PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) and other emergency response telecommunication centers across America transition to NG9-1-1, this conversion will likely involve public safety organizations using both NG911 and E911 for a short time. With NG...
As PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) and other emergency response telecommunication centers across America transition to NG9-1-1, this conversion will likely involve public safety organizations using both NG911 and E911 for a short time. With NG911 standards changing the course of agency response, the need for more reliable and accurate public safety services is vital.  But, what is NG911? What is E911? And what is the difference between these two 911 systems? In this blog, ou...
NG911 Security: Safeguarding the Next Generation of 911

Apr 18, 2022

Since the initiative to upgrade 911 systems to NG9-1-1, it’s become abundantly clear that securing the next generation of 911 and PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) across the country is no longer a mere IT challenge.  Next Generation 911 im...
Since the initiative to upgrade 911 systems to NG9-1-1, it’s become abundantly clear that securing the next generation of 911 and PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) across the country is no longer a mere IT challenge.  Next Generation 911 implementation will require strategic planning involving emergency response personnel, handling processes, and technology, shifting from an analog to a fully digital operating environment. As 911 call center technologies evolve nationwide, the need for...
The Next Generation of 911: How NG911 is Expected to Thrive in America in the Future

Apr 08, 2022

Next Generation 911, also known as NG9-1-1, represents a nationwide public safety industry transformation initiative to enhance emergency response by adapting to the needs and rapidly evolving digital technology of citizens.  The Next Generation 9...
Next Generation 911, also known as NG9-1-1, represents a nationwide public safety industry transformation initiative to enhance emergency response by adapting to the needs and rapidly evolving digital technology of citizens.  The Next Generation 911 infrastructure introduces a wide variety of public safety advancements that will significantly expand and improve 911 communication capabilities. With the data shown in projections of various market research companies, NG911 is expected to provide...
Next Generation 911 Ready: A Decision Maker’s Guide to NG911

Mar 29, 2022

The digital communications landscape is evolving rapidly, driving the high demand for more efficient and effective emergency response services. With the nationwide NG9-1-1 implementation initiative, PSAPs (public safety answering points) and other...
The digital communications landscape is evolving rapidly, driving the high demand for more efficient and effective emergency response services. With the nationwide NG9-1-1 implementation initiative, PSAPs (public safety answering points) and other 911 telecommunications agencies will access updated wireless multimedia communications technology.  Much of the Legacy 911 infrastructure that supports emergency calls has remained the same since the first 911 call was placed in February 1968. Giv...