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    Next Generation 9-1-1 GIS Project for the State of North Carolina and NC 911 Board

    In 2019 the State of North Carolina and North Carolina 911 Board, joined a growing number of states entrusting GeoComm as their 9-1-1 GIS partner of choice to meet the demands of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). This case study overviews the steps completed to help prepare them for a future NG9-1-1 system implementation.

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    Indoor Mapping: Why do I need it?

    By now you have probably heard the statistic that today approximately 80 percent of all 9-1-1 calls originate from mobile phones. More and more people are forgoing wireline telephone service and are relying on mobile phone service exclusively. Indoor maps are needed to fully unlock the life-saving potential of indoor geodetic positions of mobile phones during 9-1-1 calls that the industry has worked so hard for to create.

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    GeoComm Develops Public Safety Grade GIS Checklist Based on Industry and NENA Documentation

    Consistent and accurate GIS data is at the core of the NG9-1-1 call routing process which will require agencies to achieve public safety grade GIS data in the near future. GeoComm is pleased to share a checklist developed for helping public safety and GIS professionals prepare themselves and take their GIS data to the next level needed in an NG9-1-1 system.

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    Teamwork Makes the Dream Work Article

    Our Teamwork makes the Dream Work article sets a baseline for understanding the importance of GIS in NG9-1-1 and outlines why collaboration between GIS and Public Safety staff is critical.

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    Vertical and Indoor 9-1-1 Location Mapping

    Today more and more people rely on mobile phones as their primary phone service and are disconnecting wireline service altogether.  As a result, more 9-1-1 calls are being placed from mobile phones than ever before, including from inside buildings where E9-1-1 mobile phone location technology does not work very well.  Thanks to new FCC rules on this topic, wireless carriers and major industry technology players are now working to quickly address this issue.

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