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Next Generation 9-1-1

The advent of Internet-based communications has produced a significant challenge in providing location and telephone number information for emergency calls. Previous technologies had the advantage of being able to report a fixed location for the calling devices. While Internet-based communications offer the advantage of availability wherever there is an Internet connection, this makes the routing of emergency calls and the caller’s location difficult with current technology.

Next Generation 9-1-1 will develop, deploy, and demonstrate solutions for Internet-based emergency services using emerging open standards, common off-the shelf technology (COTS), and a unique partnership of researchers, university network practitioners, operators of public safety answering points, and state governments. The Academy’s wealth of expertise enriches and furthers Texas A&M’s presence in this partnership.












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