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Smart911 continued it’s rapid growth in 2012 and is now deployed in over 300 9-1-1 Centers across 28 States. To see news clips from the growing network of Smart911 enabled centers go to: http://www.ravemobilesafety.com/category/news-events/news-features/ […]

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Author: Michael Vizard, November 7th, 2013 Even in the age where services such as OnStar from General Motors can be used to call for help in the event of an automobile accident, seconds still matter when it comes to major trauma injuries. As part of an effort to save more lives by relaying critical information faster, Rave Mobile Safety and public safety officials from King County, Washington, in cooperation with automotive providers of telematics data such as OnStar, demonstrated how APIs are being used to stream information in real time to the call centers manned by emergency services personnel. […]

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National Public Safety Service Now Used by More than 1,000 Communities Helps Reduce Response Times, Provide Peace of Mind and Save Lives February 18, 2015 – The smell of smoke in your house, an accident while out running routine errands, frantically looking for your child when they don’t return home on time or a medical condition displaying signs of an episode. These are all reasons you dial 9-1-1 for help, but when you do, will the dispatcher know who you are and have the information they need to assist you? […]

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Developing with JSON

Feb 7, 2013

The basic interchange format used by Smart911Connect is JSON (JavaScript Object Notation). While XML is also an option for integration, we’ll explain the preference for JSON. XML is a valid option as an interchangeable data serialization format. XML provides two advantages as a data representation language over previous models: 1) It is text-based, and 2) It is position independent. The challenge is that XML carries a lot of unnecessary overhead. JSON is a lightweight data-interchange format. […]

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Industry Leader Reports Schools in Michigan, Washington and Massachusetts First to Deploy Rave Panic Button; School Officials Hail Solution for Ability to Speed Response to Active Shooters and other Incidents Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced availability of Rave Panic Button. Uniquely tying together 9-1-1, first responders and school personnel, Rave Panic Button shortens the time between the onset of an incident and the arrival of first responders on-scene, while improving collaboration during the critical first minutes, allowing for the fastest, most effective crisis resolution possible. […]

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Rapid National Expansion of Smart911 Continues During First Half of 2013 Public Safety Answering Points in 31 States Have Adopted Proven Solution for Delivering Life Saving Additional Data on 9-1-1 Calls FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 17, 2013 – Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted partner for campus and public safety, today marked the start of NENA 2013 by announcing that the rapid national expansion of Smart911 continued throughout the first half of 2013. […]

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New Gateway into PSAPs Provides Supplemental, Critical Data to Support 9-1-1 Calls and Emergency Response Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted partner for campus and public safety, today announced that Smart911 Connect, a powerful new platform for delivering multiple data sources to 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP), has been named a “2013 Hot Product” by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and Public Safety Communications Magazine. The award recognizes notable and innovative new public safety products that support both 9-1-1 telecommunicators (call takers) and first responders. […]

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Rave Mobile Safety has released a new version of Smart911, the software platform that delivers supplemental data to public safety answering points PSAPs. Today Smart911 is deployed at (PSAPs) in more than 400 U.S. municipalities. Until now, Smart911 only supplied information provided by citizens in Safety Profiles which appear to 9-1-1 call-takers during emergency calls. Smart911 3.0 provides a redesigned user interface, new functionality, and new technologies that offers PSAPs new levels of critical data, communications and operational capabilities for even greater emergency response. […]

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Thousands of U.S. Communities Now Protected By Proven Solution for Delivering Life-Saving Additional Data on 9-1-1 Calls April 14, 2015 — Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted partner for campus and public safety, today announced the rapid national expansion of Smart911 continues, with Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) across all regions of the country deploying the public safety service in the first quarter of 2015. Smart911 brings added protection to citizens by enabling emergency responders to arrive at the right location more quickly and with the right resources. […]

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First-of-its-Kind Program Enables Third Parties to Expand Market Potential by Delivering Rich Data Directly to Supported 9-1-1 Centers FRAMINGHAM, Mass., February 11, 2013 – Rave Mobile Safety, creators of the national public safety database Smart911, today announced Smart911Connect, the first program connecting third parties holding data relevant to the emergency response process with supported 9-1-1 centers. Call takers and dispatchers within Smart911 connected public safety answering points (PSAPs) across the country can now automatically receive approved sources of data, including text and images, delivered to their workstation in real-time alongside a 9-1-1 call from a variety of different solutions and apps. […]

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