EENA, in partnership with the ETSI and with the support of the European Commission, organised the 2nd NG112 Emergency Communications Plugtests™ event from 6 to 10 March 2017 in the ETSI premises, in Sophia-Antipolis, France.
The concept of “Next Generation 112” (NG112) has been identified as a potential answer to the increasing requirements and demands of content-rich emergency calling.
OBJECTIVE and SCOPE of the event
The goal of the NG112 Emergency Communications Plugtest event was to validate the interoperability and conformity of a variety of different solutions on the market using different scenarios and test cases. The tests were be based on the Next Generation 112 Long Term Definition document (NG112 LTD), 3GPP, ETSI and IETF standards.
Whereas the first NG112 Emergency Communications Plugtest focused on voice and geo-localization, in this second edition, the scope was extended to content-rich emergency calling with existing IMS/RCS services such as:
- video calling
- instant messaging (1:1 chat, group chat)
- file transfer (ex: video,etc…).
The purpose and scope of the NG112 Emergency Communications Plugtests was to trial independently and jointly all components of the 112 communication chain based on NG112 networks such as:
- location & location based call routing
- audio, video, real-time text
- policy based routing
- LTD functional elements
- recording and logging.