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Next Generation 9-1-1

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Next Generation 9-1-1 (abbreviated NG9-1-1) refers to an initiative aimed at updating the 9-1-1 service infrastructure in the United States and Canada to improve public emergency communications services in a growingly wireless mobile society. [1]

32 relations: Accessibility, Advanced Automatic Collision Notification, Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International, Automatic number identification, Canada, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Computer-aided dispatch, Dangerous goods, Enhanced 9-1-1, High availability, Intelligent transportation system, Internet Engineering Task Force, Internet Protocol, IP Multimedia Subsystem, Legacy system, Multimedia Messaging Service, National Emergency Number Association, Project 25, Public safety answering point, Real-time text, Session Initiation Protocol, SMS, Telecommunications device for the deaf, Telecommunications Industry Association, Telematics, Teletype Corporation, United States, United States Department of Transportation, Wireless Application Protocol, XMPP, 5-1-1, 9-1-1.

Accessibility

Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.

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Advanced Automatic Collision Notification

Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) is the successor to Automatic Collision Notification (ACN).

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Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International

Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO) was founded in 1935.

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Automatic number identification

Automatic number identification (ANI) is a feature of a telecommunications network for automatically determining the origination telephone number on toll calls for billing purposes.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) is a public organization in Canada with mandate as a regulatory agency for broadcasting and telecommunications.

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Computer-aided dispatch

Computer-aided dispatch (CAD), also called computer-assisted dispatch, is a method of dispatching taxicabs, couriers, field service technicians, mass transit vehicles or emergency services assisted by computer.

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Dangerous goods

Dangerous goods or hazardous goods are solids, liquids, or gases that can harm people, other living organisms, property, or the environment.

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Enhanced 9-1-1

Enhanced 911, E-911 or E911 is a system used in North America to automatically provide to dispatchers the location of callers to 911, the universal emergency telephone number in the region.

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High availability

High availability is a characteristic of a system, which aims to ensure an agreed level of operational performance, usually uptime, for a higher than normal period.

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Intelligent transportation system

An intelligent transportation system (ITS) is an advanced application which, without embodying intelligence as such, aims to provide innovative services relating to different modes of transport and traffic management and enable users to be better informed and make safer, more coordinated, and 'smarter' use of transport networks.

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Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).

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Internet Protocol

The Internet Protocol (IP) is the principal communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for relaying datagrams across network boundaries.

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IP Multimedia Subsystem

The IP Multimedia Subsystem or IP Multimedia Core Network Subsystem (IMS) is an architectural framework for delivering IP multimedia services.

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Legacy system

In computing, a legacy system is an old method, technology, computer system, or application program, "of, relating to, or being a previous or outdated computer system." Often a pejorative term, referencing a system as "legacy" means that it paved the way for the standards that would follow it.

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Multimedia Messaging Service

Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content to and from a mobile phone over a cellular network.

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National Emergency Number Association

The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) is an organization whose mission it is to foster the technological advancement, availability, and implementation of a universal emergency telephone number system in the United States.

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Project 25

Project 25 (P25 or APCO-25) is a suite of standards for digital mobile radio communications designed for use by public safety organizations in North America.

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Public safety answering point

A public-safety answering point (PSAP), sometimes called "public-safety access point", is a call center in Canada and the United States responsible for answering calls to an emergency telephone number for police, firefighting, and ambulance services.

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Real-time text

Real-time text (RTT) is text transmitted instantly as it is typed or created.

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Session Initiation Protocol

The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a communications protocol for signaling and controlling multimedia communication sessions in applications of Internet telephony for voice and video calls, in private IP telephone systems, as well as in instant messaging over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

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SMS

SMS (short message service) is a text messaging service component of most telephone, internet, and mobile-device systems.

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Telecommunications device for the deaf

A telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) is a teleprinter, an electronic device for text communication over a telephone line, that is designed for use by persons with hearing or speech difficulties.

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Telecommunications Industry Association

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop voluntary, consensus-based industry standards for a wide variety of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) products, and currently represents nearly 400 companies.

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Telematics

Telematics is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety, electrical engineering (sensors, instrumentation, wireless communications, etc.), and computer science (multimedia, Internet, etc.). Telematics can involve any of the following.

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Teletype Corporation

The Teletype Corporation, a part of American Telephone and Telegraph Company's Western Electric manufacturing arm since 1930, came into being in 1928 when the Morkrum-Kleinschmidt Company changed its name to the name of its trademark equipment.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.

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Wireless Application Protocol

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is a technical standard for accessing information over a mobile wireless network.

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XMPP

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is a communication protocol for message-oriented middleware based on XML (Extensible Markup Language).

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5-1-1

5-1-1 is a transportation and traffic information telephone hotline in some regions of the United States and Canada.

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9-1-1

9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Next_Generation_9-1-1

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