Six Maryland Counties Select DATAMARK for NG9-1-1 GIS Services
BALTIMORE, Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DATAMARK® announced today it has secured a series of significant Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) projects across the State of Maryland, including six of the state’s 24 counties.
The innovative DATAMARK jurisdictions span the State, from southeast to the northwest, and include Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Caroline, Calvert, Allegany, and Garrett counties. Each of the six counties will deploy the DATAMARK VEP Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that validates, edits and provisions geographic information system (GIS) data for existing 9-1-1 systems while smoothing the transition to NG9-1-1. The DATAMARK VEP software improves public safety communication, location precision, and ensures the data meets the stringent NG9-1-1 requirements.
Other DATAMARK services many of the counties will use include the following:...
- Boundary Workshops – Facilitating individual workshops between each county and neighboring jurisdictions to discuss the placement of PSAP and Emergency Service Boundaries.
- DATAMARK QAP (Quality Assurance Plan) – Assessing the current state of road and addressing workflows and providing recommendations for improvements to reach NG9-1-1 readiness.
- DATAMARK ACE (Address Comparison and Evaluation) – Comparing master address sources to other sources containing address points (i.e., trash records, parcels, utility databases, etc.) and identifying address candidates not within the master address data source.
- DATAMARK Clean-up Support Services – A