Imagine being able to text 911 when you need help or sending a video to 911 that shows how a car accident happened. Both would be possible with Next Generation 911 (NG911). Today, most of the 911 systems in use were built using analog systems rather than digital technology. These analog systems use copper-based wire and do not allow all types of data to be transmitted. Public Safety Answering Points, more commonly known as 911 call centers, would need to be upgraded to digital or Internet (IP) based 911 systems to allow more types of data to be transmitted and make other improvements… READ MORE

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