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Emergency apps: Join pan-European project
Testing & deploying app interconnection
Join the project that will transform the landscape of emergency apps
Emergency apps are a great asset for citizens as they provide crucial information to rescuers. But an app deployed in country X doesn't work in country Y. In a Europe where people travel more and more (and where tech allows for your fridge to talk to your phone) is this the best we can do?
In April, EENA together with Beta 80 and Deveryware, and with the support of the Developers Alliance, announced the PEMEA Pilot Project. In simple words, the PEMEA (Pan-European Mobile Emergency Application) architecture allows emergency apps to interconnect with each other so that a citizen in danger can use them anywhere in Europe.
PEMEA is not new – it is already a European standard. But for the first time, a project will focus on real world deployments, driving change on the ground. And we want you to be a part of it!
THE PLACE TO BE FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES & APP DEVELOPERS
European emergency services that would like to receive information from the PEMEA network, as well as emergency app developers are invited to join the project. How? We’ve made it easy: All you need to do is send an email to Cristina Lumbreras, EENA Technical Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STILL UNCERTAIN? JOIN THE WEBINAR
Do you still have questions? Then join us to get your answers at a dedicated webinar:
- Date: 6 June 2018
- Time: 10:00 CET (Brussels time)
- How to join: simply contact Cristina Lumbreras at email@example.com.
EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a Brussels-based NGO set up in 1999 dedicated to promoting high-quality emergency services reached by the number 112 throughout the EU. EENA serves as a discussion platform for emergency services, public authorities, decision makers, researchers, associations and solution providers with a view to improving the emergency response in accordance with citizens' requirements. EENA is also promoting the establishment of an efficient system for alerting citizens about imminent or developing emergencies.
The EENA memberships include more than 1300 emergency services representatives from over 80 countries world-wide, 80 solution providers, 15 international associations/organisations, more than 200 Members of the European Parliament and over 90 researchers.