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Last week in Chicago, a man who was experiencing a stroke was left to endure unnecessary delays in receiving help due to a lack of automatic location information. The man was on a business trip, and staying in a hotel room when he began experiencing symptoms. He dialed 9-1-1 right away, yet because he could not immediately provide his exact location, dispatchers were unable to send emergency response. Finally, after critical minutes, the man was able to look up his own location via his smartphone, then call 9-1-1 back...

A recent article in Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine began with, “ In an age where school shootings are becoming commonplace”. Combine school shootings with injuries, illness, fights, drugs and alcohol and more, it’s not surprising that today’s on campus security manages a wide array of incidents to which they need to respond immediately.

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The FCC has recently adopted Kari’s Law, requiring enterprise communication systems to be able to directly dial 9-1-1 as well as provide notification of any emergency call. Although we are awaiting its official publication in the Federal Register, the rapidly approaching compliance date will remain fixed. By February 16, 2020, any “new” system must comply with this legislation. “New” systems have been defined to include any existing systems that have received a system upgrade or smaller software update....

Problem: Need to Maintain E911 through System Migration

This company is one of the largest and most well-known insurance providers in the world and employs over 18,000 people with more than 100 offices throughout the USA. The main headquarters, located in Connecticut, spreads across a long campus-type environment. Over 30,000 phones are currently protected with E911 solutions from RedSky. As the company began moving toward a fully IP...

Soon, every enterprise is going to be required to comply with newly adopted legislation including Kari’s Law and Section 506 of RAY BAUM’s Act. These will require enterprises to implement an E911 solution that allows communication systems to directly dial 9-1-1, provide a notification of the 911 call to appropriate security personnel, and automatically send the “dispatchable location” of the caller to the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). It can be easy to overlook some necessary components of these mandates,...

Problem: Overwhelming Lack of Precise Location Data

Located in Houston, Texas, this healthcare organization is one of the world’s largest and most respected medical centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. With over 19,000 employees, faculty, and volunteers, the organization services millions of patients each year with inpatient and outpatient care. In addition to the main campus of over 50...

We Provide Expert E911 Solutions

RedSky is one of the few companies that can truly call itself an E911 expert. Our only goal is providing the best E911 protection on the market, and we have over 20 years in the field to back up our claims.

We anticipated the growing need for a cloud based E911 solution and became the first company to automatically track...