May 17, 2018

Emergency services & AED mapping

Chances are you have heard a story about someone who suffered from a cardiac arrest but lived thanks to an Automated External Defibrillator (or AED). In case of a cardiac arrest, minutes can literally mean the difference between life and death. That is why many emergency services organisations use AED mapping to locate the AED […]

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May 16, 2018

How can Waze data contribute to the work of emergency services?

Data, data, data… You hear it everywhere: data is power. And we are all about bringing power to emergency response… That’s why in April 2017 EENA joined forces with Waze (the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app) to evaluate how Waze data can contribute to the work of emergency services. Four European pilot sites […]

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May 15, 2018

Make room for the next big thing on AML

Over the last years, Advanced Mobile Location (AML) has been transforming emergency response from the old continent to the land down under and beyond. Android Emergency Location Service, or ELS (Google’s version of AML) has been live since 2016. Since March 2018, AML is also supported on iPhone. The life-saving technology is here to stay. […]

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April 26, 2018

EENA Awards Heroic Icelandic Drone Rescue

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA), the Brussels-based public safety NGO, and DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, celebrated yesterday how drones have saved lives in complicated rescue missions, and announced they are extending their research partnership to further integrate drones into rescue operations. At EENA’s annual 112 Awards ceremony […]

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April 25, 2018

EENA – Corti Pilot Project: The Artificial Intelligence that can save lives over the phone

Today at the annual EENA Conference, EENA and leading AI developer Corti announced a call for applications for emergency services control rooms to take part in an exciting new project. The project has the potential to save thousands of lives and change forever the way emergency medical calls are handled. What is the project about? […]

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April 23, 2018

OnStar Europe receives the EENA Certificate of Quality for TPS Providers

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) announces that OnStar Europe Ltd. is the first company to be awarded the EENA Certificate of Quality specifically created for Third Party Services (TPS) Providers handling vehicle-based emergency requests. The Standard was developed to maximise the quality of TPS emergency call services for European citizens. For the first time, […]

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April 19, 2018

Joined up thinking on emergency apps : Call for applications

There are hundreds of emergency apps in use across Europe, but they can currently only be used locally. In 2018, this should be a cause for alarm, so public safety organisation, EENA, together with Beta 80, Deveryware and the Developers Alliance, is going to do something about it. At the annual EENA Conference, this year […]

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April 12, 2018

Mobile Identity: Platform for the Emergency Services

Mobile devices are now a primary communication channel for many citizens and account for over 70% of all emergency calls. They are used to identify consumers for many services, such as banking, but how can they be used to save lives? Working alongside mobile location, Mobile Identity seeks to provide relevant information to emergency services […]

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April 5, 2018

NG112 and the new Emergency Services Networks Landscape

The evolution of telecommunication technologies has significantly changed the way people communicate and multimedia capabilities are available everywhere. This evolution has also reached the emergency networks ecosystem in different areas. How will this new landscape impact emergency services networks? The new EENA document analyses the new landscape of emergency services networks from different points of […]

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March 8, 2018

European Day of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism

On the European Day of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism, we commit to continue doing our small part to reduce the number of victims of terrorist attacks. Less than 6 months ago, we marched in Brussels in honour of victims and in support of emergency services. Thank you to all those who joined us to […]

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