E911 is coming. You can bet on it

Nass, Ricahrd
October 2004
Portable Design;Oct2004, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p4
This article focuses on the emergence of E911 in the U.S. The cellular industry is given a deadline to mandate its E911 protocol. This is where the public safety answering point, or PSAP, can determine a caller's location. The E911 technology is supposed to be implemented in two phases. Phase 1 is when a caller dials 911, the PSAP knows the location of the cell site serving that call. Phase 2 gives the caller's specific latitude and longitude.


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