Emergency response gets smarter

October 2012
Urgent Communications;Oct2012, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p9
Trade Publication
This article reports on the introduction of "Smart 911" service by the telecommunications carrier AT&T. The secure hosted service allows individuals to create profiles containing various information that will assist police, fire and emergency medical personnel responding to an emergency involving such individuals. Information that can be input by citizens include the medical conditions of household members. The comment of AT&T's Mel Coker on how the service can help citizens is also included.


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