Partnership will strengthen decision-making and safety for agency clients by tracking threats and emergency response in urban and high-risk environments
MCLEAN, Va., August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NextNav, a leader in next-generation GPS, has partnered with Valor Systems (Valor), an industry leader in public safety software applications, to provide vertical z-axis tracking capabilities to first responders, agencies public safety and corporate security customers. By taking advantage of NextNav Summit network, Valor’s Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) products and suite of mobile software solutions will now provide the essential vertical location data needed to pinpoint the location of threats or civilians in distress during an emergency.
With customers across North America, Europe and Asia, Valor provides a highly scalable, multi-party solution to help command centers and investigators increase situational awareness and synchronize response efforts. With the integration of NextNav’s Pinnacle service, first responders and security agencies using the Valor suite of solutions will get 3D visualization of emergencies as they unfold, reducing response times and improving global security.
This actionable location data is especially critical in dense urban environments, where traditional 2D location capabilities may fall short and location accuracy is a “must-have” for crisis responders and security personnel. .
“Valor was founded to meet the unique needs of public and private security entities and has maintained that commitment at its core for over 28 years,” said Bill RendinaCEO of Valor Systems. “With NextNav’s z-axis precision managed location service, Valor customers will now be able to have a common, enterprise-wide operational view of assets above or below ground level. ground, secure, encrypted and commensurate with the safety and security operations they require.The Valor platform, these customers will not only know where their resources are in dense urban environments, but will also be empowered to make decisions about real-time command via location intelligence to the hazard, threat or incident as it unfolds.”
“Today’s environment presents new challenges for all agencies tasked with serving and protecting our nation. All stakeholders demand the utmost in protection and security, and NextNav’s Pinnacle z-axis service ensures that agencies that Valor serves are safely located throughout their respective missions in real time.” said Dan Hightvice president of business development. “Through the Pinnacle Network Service, Valor customers will have detailed information and location of all personnel in buildings, a critical factor in today’s era of multi-agency, multidisciplinary mobilization and/or modeling threats are needed.Public safety is a core tenet of NextNav’s DNA and this partnership expands our growing ecosystem of geo-powered vertical location service providers who are trusted to deliver the highest degree of knowledge of situation and force protection.”
The Pinnacle Network provides precise vertical location in 4,400 cities and towns – capturing 90% of buildings over three stories – by United States. NextNav’s Pinnacle powers applications for the public safety community to support enhanced situational awareness for first responders. Earlier this year, a leading mobile carrier selected NextNav Pinnacle to bring z-axis capabilities to wireless 9-1-1 phone calls to improve caller location and response outcomes emergency.
About Valor Systems
Since 1994, Valor Systems has provided public safety software applications to help local, state, and federal agencies, the U.S. military, healthcare, research laboratories, transportation, manufacturing, and global enterprises improve response emergencies and increase first responder support. Valor offers CAD, RMS, mobile, and citizen reporting applications that can operate independently and/or collectively as a unified platform based on a customer’s budget, operational needs, and installation schedule. Our systems can be installed locally on a customer’s computer network or accessed as software as a service (SaaS) hosted on a secure, CJIS-compliant “cloud” network. Additionally, if needed, Valor’s Public Safety Modular Suite can also connect students, faculty, staff, citizens, customers and/or employees into an integrated communications ecosystem to enable emergency reporting in real time in the command center.
For more information, please visit www.valorsystems.com or follow Valor on LinkedIn.
NextNav Inc. (Nasdaq: NN) is a leader in next-generation GPS, enabling an entirely new ecosystem of applications and services that rely on vertical location and resilient geolocation technology. The company’s Pinnacle Network delivers highly accurate vertical positioning to transform location-based services, mirroring the 3D world around us and supporting innovative new capabilities. NextNav’s TerraPoiNT network provides accurate, reliable and resilient 3D positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) services to support critical infrastructure and other GPS-dependent systems in the absence or failure of the GPS. GPS.
For more information, visit https://nextnav.com/ or follow NextNav on Twitter or LinkedIn.