On 28 April 2015, the European Parliament voted in favour of eCall, giving the green light for its deployment, to be completed until 31 March 2018. There is a variety of sources with eCall related information, but it can be overwhelming to many people not familiar with the topic. This is why EENA prepared a […]
112 Awards 2015 – European Ceremony rewards people & organisations for making the world a safer place
22 April 2015, Bucharest – The 112 Awards Ceremony 2015 rewarded today individuals and organisations from around Europe for their commitment in promoting people's safety and well-being. The 112 Awards Ceremony was a memorable evening full of emotion for the around 400 participants (emergency services representatives, international organisations, representatives of the European institutions, solution […]
Emergency caller location is vital to Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) and first responders. In recent years, emergency caller location information in Europe for mobile phones has been typically cell-id. Often, cell-id is inadequate because the cell radius is too large. Developments in location technologies and the proliferation of smartphones are leading to improved location […]
At a very early age, we teach our children the number to call in the event of an emergency. We promote a single number, from any device, anywhere. We don't teach them about trunk access codes (typically 9 or 0 in businesses and hotels), we don't teach them about voice over IP number portability, we […]
The strong adoption of smart phones, combined with an increasingly common use of geo-location functions by users, make Applications ('Apps') a powerful tool to provide information for an emergency team to save lives and provide accurate location information using a combination of location techniques as GNSS, WI-FI and Cell-ID. Such Apps are generally either or […]
EENA is delighted to announce the publication of “Advanced Mobile Location (AML) in the UK”, as part of the EENA Case Study documents series. Accurate caller location in case of an emergency is one of the most significant pieces of information an emergency call-taker can use. Caller location can be detrimental for the safety of […]
Only 2 months left for the EENA Conference 2015, to take place on 22-24 April in Bucharest, Romania! Ahead of the EENA Conference 2015, we look forward to many exciting sessions, covering a broad range of topics related to the emergency services field. Have you already checked the Conference programme? If not, you can find […]
We are delighted to present to you the 2014 EENA Annual Report! Would you like to know more about EENA's activities in 2014? Then, this publication is for you! Find out about EENA milestones, events, publications, and much more in this short overview of 2014. You can download the Annual Report 2014 here. Please note […]
European 112 Day 2015: European airports and airlines join forces to raise awareness of the European emergency number 112!
European Parliament Vice-President, Mrs. Adina-Ioana Valean, in cooperation with the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) launched a campaign that aims at raising awareness of 112 among travellers all around Europe.