DEC112 – Going International

DEC112 soon goes live, but what happens if someone is traveling abroad and wants to use the emergency chat app in other countries. Certainly, there is way how DEC112 works in other countries – read how a very simple architecture achieves this. When developing our App and core services we used our travelling time (business…

By dec112 28. October 2018 Off

DEC112 – Reaching a Goal

DEC112 – Reaching a Goal

DEC112 is reaching an important goal – the integration with an Austrian emergency control center. Learn how the App works and what information a control center receives in case of emergency. Anyone may use the DEC112 App to contact emergency services if it has been downloaded and properly installed. Properly installed means to get through…

By dec112 14. August 2018 Off

DEC112 – The PSAP Interface

DEC112 – The PSAP Interface

Receiving emergency text messages at a PSAP is different to plain emergency calls but must be integrated in the same workflow of a control center. Depending on the capabilities of the PSAP system this might be a bit challenging … In our recent blogs the DEC112 architecture and core elements for mapping and routing were…

By dec112 13. August 2018 Off

DEC112 – The Kamailio LoST Module

DEC112 – The Kamailio LoST Module

DEC112 implements an open source Kamailio LoST Module and presents it at Kamailio World 2018 and NENA 2018 Conference & Expo … You may remember our previous blog introducing the ESRP. The DEC112 ESRP is based on the well-known open source SIP Server Kamailio (www.kamailio.org) extended with a specific module that provides location based call…

By dec112 3. July 2018 Off

DEC112 – What is an ESRP?

DEC112 – What is an ESRP?

Defined as functional element of the NG112 architecture, an ESRP (Emergency Service Routing Proxy) is a SIP proxy that selects the next hop routing based on location, service URN and policy. Next generation emergency call services shall support among other important features, like location being delivered with the call, different types of media. This assumes…

By dec112 30. April 2018 Off

DEC112 – What is an ECRF?

DEC112 – What is an ECRF?

An ECRF, an NG112 functional element, is a LoST protocol server where location information (e.g. coordinates) and a service URN serve as input to a mapping function that returns a URI used to route an emergency call. The previous blog introduced the ESRP, but to understand how NG112 works we need to introduce another element,…

By dec112 30. April 2018 Off

DEC112 – What it means

DEC112 – What it means

  Perhaps you may wonder why the project’s name is DEC112. The answer is quite simple – the term DEC stands for “deaf emergency calling” and 112 is not only the single European Emergency number but also synonym for NG112. Next Generation 112 as term comprises several aspects (technology, standardisation, changes in operation, etc) of…

By dec112 2. February 2018 0

DEC 112 – The Beginning

DEC 112 – The Beginning

Today’s emergency services are almost voice-only capable and only a marginal share of data and multimedia is used by Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). Improving access to emergency services for deaf and hard of hearing citizens induces enabling PSAPs and people in need to handle their modes of communications such as text. Such a service,…

By dec112 18. December 2017 0