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In 1962 the Jetsons, a popular cartoon series of its era and now a part of our pop culture, featured robots and self-piloted flying cars. It also aired an episode where a policeman contacted a judge via a video call. Today, grandparents conduct wireless video calls with their grandkids using FaceTime, Skype and other apps. […]

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NexGen text-to-911 helps police stop crime in progress

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Thanks to the availability of new text-to-911 technology being utilized by the Union County Emergency Communication Center, Monroe police officers were able to arrest a suspect in the act of committing the crime without incident. Around 3 a.m., June 26, a convenience-store clerk noticed a man in his store acting suspiciously. […]

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MIRS 911 technology could have helped shooting victims

Law360, Washington (November 28, 2016, 7:14 PM EST) — If victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, and police on scene had been able to send and receive texts with photos and videos in communicating with emergency officials, many of the lives lost might have been saved, a Florida company and Florida emergency […]

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Counties evolve 911 in the Internet, smartphone age

By Charles Taylor SENIOR STAFF WRITER NACO COUNTY NEWS   Photo courtesy of Union County, N.C. 911 callers in Union County, N.C. can use their smartphones to send photos or video to the county’s emergency communications center.   Union County, N.C. has launched a new generation of 911 technology that allows mobile phone callers to […]

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NexGen MIRS featured in 9-1-1 Magazine

The Union County, North Carolina, Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Communications Center have teamed up to deploy a first-of-its kind next generation technology.  NexGen Global Technologies provides the solution that enables these public safety agencies to more effectively manage critical incidents by capturing and transmitting multi-media intelligence exchanged between citizens and first responders. For instance, suspects […]

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Public Safety Company pioneering E 911 multimedia communications

NexGen fulfills next generation Today, the Union County North Carolina Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Communications Center team up to deploy the first of its kind next generation technology. NexGen Global Technologies provides the solution that enables these public safety agencies to more effectively manage critical incidents by capturing and transmitting multi-media intelligence exchanged between citizens […]

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See how North Carolina county is using NexGen MIRS 911

WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) CBS Union County is the first in America to launch innovative new 911 technology allowing citizens to send pictures or video of criminal activity directly to 911 dispatchers via their mobile phones. The technology will give police officers nearly instant access […]

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Union County introduces revolutionary 911 technology

  by TONY BURBECK / NBC Charlotte Bio | Email | Follow: @TonyWCNC Posted on December 2, 2013 at 5:15 PM Updated Monday, Dec 2 at 7:48 PM MONROE, N.C. — Union County 911 callers can now send texts, videos and pictures to 911 as a new way to help fight crime. It is the […]

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Union County First in U.S. to Utilize New Technology

  Monroe, NC – This fall, Union County will become the first in America to launch innovative new 911 technology allowing citizens to send pictures or video of criminal activity directly to 911 dispatchers via their mobile phones. The technology will give police officers nearly instant access to pictures or videos of suspects, suspicious vehicles, […]

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Eshoo pushes for 911 upgrades in wake of Boston bombing

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) argued on Tuesday that the Boston bombing shows the need to transition to next-generation 911 services, which allow callers to send videos, photos and text messages to emergency responders. “First responders in Boston did not hesitate and, without question, saved lives,” Eshoo said. “We owe it to them and to the […]

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