Motorola Solutions today announced that Brazos Valley Council of Governments (bvcog.org) and its member jurisdiction, Washington County, Texas (washingtoncountytexas.us), have deployed the company’s CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription and CommandCentral 9-1-1 Citizen Input cloud-based solutions. The deployments are two of multiple cloud-based software deployments for first responders completed by Motorola Solutions during the second quarter of 2020, as the company leveraged the cloud to meet increased customer demand for cloud-based software during COVID-19.
“When a resident contacts 9-1-1 for help, the technology a 9-1-1 operator has at his or her fingertips can make all the difference in a successful outcome to the call,” said Anita Pitt, 9-1-1 program manager, Brazos Valley Council of Governments in Texas. “We are deploying CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription and CommandCentral 9-1-1 Citizen Input because these cloud-based solutions offer our 9-1-1 call takers critical advantages.”
With CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription, call takers do not have to remember everything as the call often a stressful situation is unfolding. Real-time voice to text transcription provides them with a second pair of ears to make sure they heard everything correctly as they share information with dispatchers to coordinate an effective response to the crisis. Similarly, CommandCentral 9-1-1 Citizen Input allows the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) to receive photos, recorded video or streaming video from a caller to better understand the situation and coordinate the response. It does this while at the same time protecting the call taker from possibly traumatic images by providing the PSAP with tools to control who sees the media.
“These solutions further evidence our progress and our commitment to our command center suite cloud strategy,” said Andrew Sinclair, senior vice president and general manager, Software Enterprise, Motorola Solutions. “During COVID-19, we’ve seen and have responded to an unprecedented demand for cloud solutions. Our command center customers are now reaping the benefits of ‘cloud without compromise’ with secure and resilient, innovative and scalable solutions that help them respond to their residents’ calls for help with confidence.”
The Brazos Valley Council of Governments CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription and CommandCentral 9-1-1 Citizen Input deployments are two of five cloud-based software deployments for Motorola Solutions in the second quarter of 2020. Others include:
CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription
• Manatee County, Fla.
PremierOne Cloud CAD
• City of Cayce, SC
• Hampton County Central Dispatch E911, SC
About Motorola Solutions Cloud Services
CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription (motorolasolutions.com/software) takes the voice audio from a 9-1-1, non-emergency or administrative call and transcribes it in real-time into a searchable text transcript. CommandCentral 91-1- Citizen Input allows citizens to send live streaming video, photographs and recordings to the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) in a controlled, permission-based procedure. PremierOne Cloud CAD leverages proven PremierOne CAD technology, to streamline the capture, correlation and real-time distribution of mission-critical information for improved dispatch decision-making and increased responder awareness and safety. The three solutions are part of the CommandCentral software suite the industry’s most integrated end-to-end mission-critical software solution for public safety that unifies data and streamlines workflows from call to case closure.
About Motorola Solutions
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