August 28, 2017

‘We all need to do our part to save lives.’

  A few weeks ago Benoit Vivier, EENA Advocacy Officer, sat down Mrs Adina Ioana Valean, Romanian Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and former Vice-President of the European Parliament, to discuss emergency services and the 112 service in the European Union. A 112 advocate for a long time, Mrs Valean shared her views on […]

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August 9, 2017

Apple should integrate AML in iPhone for the safety of their customers

  In June 2016, Google updated all Android smartphones in the world with Advanced Mobile Location (AML), a technology that allows emergency services to accurately locate a caller in danger. Fast forward a year later, the service has been activated in many countries with many lives saved as a result. In the past months, EENA […]

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July 7, 2017

Will you be a part of the start-up incubator to transform public safety?

In a nutshell In April 2017, EENA announced that October 2017 will bring the launch of our start-up programme, a network dedicated to helping start-ups in the field of emergency services grow while benefiting public safety. #CrisisTech: where innovation meets public safety What’s the programme all about? It is about the creation of the largest […]

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June 22, 2017

Interview with MEP Carlos Coelho on emergency access & public safety in Europe

  EENA interview series – Decision makers and 112 In June 2017, Benoit Vivier, EENA Advocacy Officer, met with Mr Carlos Coelho, Portuguese Member of the European Parliament (MEP) to discuss emergency access, the 112 service and what the European Union can do to advance the protection of its citizens.   “We need to reverse […]

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June 19, 2017

European EENA / Waze emergency response programme kicks off in Milan

  19 June 2017 – The EENA/Waze pilot test programme officially launches today in Milan, Italy, in a 2-day kick-off meeting where the coordinators and the pilot sites will discuss the way forward. Stay tuned for updates on the innovative public safety programme and the pilot sites: Notruf Niederösterreich (NNO), emergency medical service, Austria AREU, […]

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June 14, 2017

Security & privacy issues in Next Generation 112

  Next Generation 112 (NG112) has been identified as the way forward for emergency services. The adoption of Next Generation technology has tremendous benefits for emergency responders and citizens. But together with opportunities, transitioning from traditional telephony to IP-based systems brings several concerns, especially when it comes to security and privacy. Among others, two major […]

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June 12, 2017

New European findings show future of emergency caller location

  The HELP 112 EU project has produced important new findings on emergency caller location, paving the way to progress public safety not only in Europe but also the world. The project consortium evaluated handset-based technologies to improve location information of emergency callers. The consortium analysed the potential benefits and costs of the combinations of […]

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June 7, 2017

Understanding the public safety market – it’s easier than ever

  The latest edition of “The Who-is-Who handbook in the public safety industry” is now available! What’s the handbook? A directory of solution providers from the emergency services sector. Find information about the products and services available on the market, learn what makes them state-of-the-art and reach out to each company’s contact to know more. […]

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June 6, 2017

CrisisTech incubator for start-ups

  In April 2017, EENA announced that October 2017 will bring the launch of the EENA start-up programme, helping start-ups in the field of emergency services grow while benefiting public safety. Now, it’s time for some great news: Julie Foulon joins the team as EENA’s Start-up Advisor, in charge of the preparation and implementation of […]

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May 30, 2017

Public safety digital transformation – The fundamentals of Voice over IP

  Voice over IP telephony (or VoIP) has had a big impact on emergency calling. But while the concept has been around for some time, it has been primarily discussed among technical people. EENA’s latest publication comes to bridge this gap between technical knowledge and understanding the fundamentals about VoIP and public safety. Read about […]

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