November 15, 2016

EENA cross-committee webinar on 15 November 2016

A webinar exclusively for EENA Member The EENA Technical and the Operations Committees are continuously producing documents, with the aim to inform our members, as well as the broader EENA community, about new technologies, best practices and case studies of interest for the emergency services world. EENA members are invited to join the last cross-committee […]

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November 10, 2016

Drones & emergency first responders

FINAL REPORT OF EENA / DJI PILOT TEST PROJECT NOW AVAILABLE! We are delighted to announce that the final report of the EENA / DJI Pilot Test Programme is now available! But how did we get here? In April 2016, EENA and DJI entered into a partnership for an in-depth analysis of how emergency services […]

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November 7, 2016

#Attacks: Social Media & Public Warning

WHAT DID WE LEARN DURING THE EVENT? Date: 13 October 2016 Time: 13:00 – 18:00 Where: Brussels, Belgium   Overview of the programme HERE   On 13 October, we gathered in Brussels with decision-makers and stakeholders in the public safety and civil protection field, for the ‘Public warning & social media’ event. We heard from […]

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October 24, 2016

Understanding the public safety industry: It’s easier than ever!

        EENA is happy to announce that the 2nd edition of the ‘The “who-is-who” handbook in the public safety industry” is here!           Do you want to get a clear overview of public safety solutions available on the market? Looking for partners in the emergency services industry? Then […]

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October 6, 2016

#EENA2017- Have a sneak peak at our innovative programme!

        We are very happy to announce that the provisional programme of the EENA Conference 2017 is now available!         Our 2017 edition will take place on 5-7 April in beautiful Budapest, Hungary. Over 600 participants are expected to join us from around 50 countries from Europe but also […]

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October 5, 2016

Interoperability testing in emergency communications

In the field of emergency communications, few words create as big of a buzz as ‘interoperability’.   One of the key motives for the development of emergency communication standards is to facilitate interoperability between products in a multi-vendor, multi-network and multi-service environment. Standards need to ensure that products and services complying with them do, indeed, […]

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September 27, 2016

‘Twitter class’ for emergency services – Webinar

The use of social media, especially Twitter, during emergencies has seen a huge increase in recent years. This trend is also followed by emergency services and public safety officials, who see a great potential in this tool. But challenges still exist. Understanding Twitter's full capabilities, what it can do during emergency situations, as well as […]

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September 22, 2016

Report update: EENA progress on the actions agreed during ‘EENA Members Workshop’ 2015

It has been almost 1 year since the EENA Members Workshop took place on 19-20 October 2015. For 2 days, EENA Members worked in 15 workshops on technical, operational and legal aspects of topics related to the emergency communications field. After the event, EENA published a report summarising the work undertaken by EENA Members, as […]

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September 9, 2016

EU #telecoms: What’s a stronger word for ‘disappointment’?

        14 September 2016 – The European Commission unveiled today its proposal for the update of the telecommunications framework legislation.         Its lack of ambition is disappointing. The unmotivated provisions on emergency services in the proposal (Article 102) neither benefit from today’s technologies nor address today’s problems. Close to […]

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EENA-DJI partnership: Preliminary findings show great potential

Read below the press release of our partner DJI, regarding the preliminary findings of our common project.   DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, said Thursday that early search and rescue tests have found that a properly-equipped drone can find a missing person in a one-square-kilometer area within 20 minutes, more than […]

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