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CA Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG911) – GIS Involvement

What is NG911? Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG911) is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based system that allows digital information (e.g., voice, photos, videos, text messages) to flow seamlessly from the public, through the 9-1-1 network, and on to the 9-1-1 Call taker and on to Emergency Responders. NG911 provides advantages as a technology based solution, which uses […]

NG9-1-1 and the GIS Workflow – Presented by SoCal URISA (LA)

Topics Covered: Why Next Gen 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1)? Keystakeholders: PSAP, Address, GIS 9-1-1 Technology, Terminology & Standards GIS and Next Generation 9-1-1 Getting Your GIS Ready Real-World Examples and Lessons Learned Los Angeles Workshop:

Wed, February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM PST

Los Angeles Fire Department Metropolitan Fire Communications Center 500 E. Temple Street […]

CAMS False Match Update Progress

I wanted to provide an update regarding the Countywide Address Management System (click here for more information on CAMS).

The Registrar/Recorder County Clerk (RRCC) is working to transition the County’s main street centerline dataset from the licensed Thomas Brothers files to the Census Bureau’s TIGER file. Â “Owning” the data will support […]

EGIS Committee Meeting Agenda – May 14th 2013

This month’s eGIS Committee is one week earlier than normal due to scheduling conflicts at DPW.

Agenda is attached here:Â May 2013_0514.eGIS meeting notice and Agenda



Updates from the GIS Data Committee Updates from the Mobile Committee CAMS Data Update GIS Positions update

The eGIS Group will provide information about the virtualization […]

Good article about updating 911 systems with better data

The County began maintaining its own GIS address data back in 2000. Â In its current iteration, the system to maintain it, the Countywide Address Management System (CAMS). has managed to achieve very good accuracy rates of over 99% of source data, but as the article forwarded to me from Glendale shows, I am thinking […]

Quality and productivity awards for CAMS

The countywide address management system (CAMS) is a top ten award recipient in this year’s quality and productivity awards. This is a great collaborative project. Let’s hope it wins the top honor!



Nick Franchino – DRP