All Eyes to the West, 2013 CALNENA 9-1-1

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Next week, January 23rd and 24th, public safety professionals from across California will come together in beautiful San Diego for the 2013 CALNENA 9-1-1 Mission Critical Training event.

Here, attendees will have the opportunity to take part in timely and informative sessions, network with their peers, and see the latest technological advancements in public safety communications. Among the many vendors participating in this year’s event is Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company.

As a platinum sponsor and occupying Booth #205, Cassidian Communications’ representatives will be on hand to meet with customers, as well as to discuss industry trends and demonstrate the new VESTA® 4.0 / Sentinel® 4.0 call taking systems and other solutions within its NG9-1-1 portfolio.

“Considered the new benchmark for NG9-1-1 communications, the VESTA 4.0 / Sentinel 4.0 system enables Public Safety Answering Points to take a crucial ‘first step’ on the path toward integrated, geospatial multimedia communications and provides investment protection during this time of rapid technological change,” said Jeff Wittek, the company’s Chief Strategic Officer.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see the VESTA 4.0 / Sentinel 4.0 highly configurable, intuitive user interface, a primary building block within Cassidian Communications’ next generation public safety communications platform, along with demonstrations of the Aurora® MIS solution, the ORION™ Vela® geospatial application, and The Communicator!® NXT™ and GeoCast® Web™ emergency notification products.

The 2013 CALNENA 9-1-1 event is also a great opportunity to learn more about Cassidian Communications’ CORP25 land mobile radio network solution.

Registered attendees are cordially invited to take part in the following workshops sponsored by Cassidian Communications:

The Next-Generation PSAP
During this time, you will learn how NG9-1-1 will overhaul the complete business model of the PSAP, driven by a new breed of interoperable applications and comprehensive incident management capabilities, including virtualization, mobility, advanced hosted data services, and an interconnected ecosystem of i3 entities, leading to new opportunities and challenges. Check your CALNENA conference schedule for this session’s time now.

The Next-Generation Public Safety Communications Ecosystem
Gone are the days of information silos. In this session, we will explore ways in which NG9-1-1, LTE, P25, converged voice/data/multimedia communications cohesively functioning in unison are altering public safety communications as we have traditionally known them. Join this session to learn about Cassidian Communications’ next generation public safety communications ecosystem, its components, and how it completely overhauls the business model of the PSAP through true interoperability, situational awareness and common operating picture. The ecosystem includes a new breed of interoperable applications and comprehensive incident management capabilities, including virtualization, mobility, advanced hosted data services, and an interconnected ecosystem of i3 entities, leading to new opportunities and challenges

Advanced Hosted PSAP Solutions
Keeping pace with the ever-changing technology landscape of the 9-1-1 network is a challenging task for even the most experienced manager. Advanced hosted PSAP solutions can provide a secure, reliable, and scalable alternative to capital-intensive, customer-owned premise-based solutions. In this session, you will learn how you too can acquire, deploy, and manage NG9-1-1 applications without the need to purchase equipment or manage networks.

NG9-1-1 GIS from the Ground Up
Find out exactly how to build your own GIS for NG9-1-1 that takes advantage of existing and emerging next generation 9-1-1 services available to your PSAP today without waiting for long-term infrastructure developments to take place around you. During this time, representatives of Cassidian Communications will show you how to take charge of your NG9-1-1 future that puts your PSAP in the middle of all the action.

All registered attendees of the CALNENA 9-1-1 Mission Critical Training event are eligible to win “My Work Number is 9-1-1” blankets or noise cancelling headphones (provided by Cassidian Communications) during the vendor hall raffle. Exclusive hours are Tuesday 10 AM – noon and Wednesday, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

See you in sunny San Diego next week!