RapidSOS provides accurate location and additional life-saving data to 911 and first responders. The company has worked with the public safety community to develop a rich data link from smartphones and other connected devices to PSAPs through the NG911 Clearinghouse.
The NG911 Clearinghouse is a NENA i3 compliant Location Information Server and Additional Data Repository that is accessible to all PSAPs. Through the NG911 Clearinghouse, PSAPs can securely access device-based hybrid location information from smartphones, without the need for the caller to use an app, resulting in faster and more accurate location than Phase 2 ALI data. The NG911 Clearinghouse also offers additional data from smartphone apps, wearable devices, connected cars, and connected home devices. RapidSOS partners with Internet of Things companies to provide this data to public safety at no cost. You can learn more at RapidSOS.com/NG911Clearinghouse.
There are two ways to access the NG911 Clearinghouse.
Integrate with your existing PSAP software.
PSAPs can access data from the NG911 Clearinghouse through a direct integration with their existing CPE, CAD, or mapping software. When a call comes in from an enabled device to a PSAP with the RapidSOS integration, the NG911 Clearinghouse is automatically queried for location and additional data. Information appears as supplemental data in existing dashboards and PSAP workflows. RapidSOS partners with all major PSAP technology vendors to provide the integration through a simple software update. Contact RapidSOS and your software provider to get started.
Get access with RapidLite.
RapidLite is a new, web-based portal for PSAPs to access the NG911 Clearinghouse while they are waiting for an integration with their existing vendor. With RapidLite, any PSAP can receive the benefits of NG911 at no cost in a matter of minutes. Simply sign up at www.rapidlite.com to authorize your PSAP and start receiving data today.
Head of Marketing at RapidSOS