First Partner to Achieve 9-1-1 Adviser Certification

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Smart Horizons announced today that CTS America, a locally based public safety software company, has achieved a Gold certification for their SmartCAD product. 9-1-1 Adviser, a multidiscipline call handling system, allows public safety answering points (PSAP’s) to accurately and efficiently triage emergency calls. After an intensive verification process, SmartCAD has proven to effectively integrate with 9-1-1 Adviser.

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“We are thrilled that our local associates are the premier adopter of our certification program,” states Nikia Anderson, Program Manager for Smart Horizons Public Safety Software Department. “For them to join us in improving the interoperability of our two products reflects their desire to equip our mutual customers with the best possible tools for serving our communities.”

The 9-1-1 Adviser certification program offers Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels of certification with Gold delivering the highest level of interoperability. The level awarded is determined by the number of optimum implementations demonstrated for each functional requirement. “We developed a comprehensive procedure having criteria that allows the level of interoperability to be quickly determined,” says Clifton Smith, Senior Engineer for Smart Horizons Public Safety Department.

Steven Williams, Director of Project Management at CTS America, further affirms the success of this new program, “We are very pleased with the 9-1-1 Adviser certification process. Achieving Gold level certification for CTS’ SmartCAD product is a huge win for our company and our current and future customers. With the integration of SmartCAD and 9-1-1 Adviser applications, the dispatcher is empowered with extremely powerful tools that are easy to use and allow for more efficient use of a dispatcher’s time when responding to public safety calls for service.”

To find out more about becoming a certified interface partner or to find out more about how our 9-1-1 Adviser product can support your PSAP, contact Nikia Anderson at nikia.anderson@smarthorizons.org

About CTS America

CTS America (SmartCOP, Inc.), a privately held Florida corporation, is engaged in system development, implementation, and support services for a fully integrated suite of public safety products including Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), Records Management System (RMS), Mobile Computing with Field Based Reporting, and Jail Management System (JMS).

About Smart Horizons

Smart Horizons is an online training and software solutions provider based in Pensacola, Florida. Smart Horizons offers engaging courses development by experienced instructional designers, customized training programs, learning management services, and software solutions. Smart Horizons is changing the way organizations train and evaluate their employees, enhancing the way individual learners achieve their educational and career goals, and simplifying the way public safety personnel efficiently dispatch emergency calls. Designated as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET), Smart Horizons offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for its programs that qualify under IACET guidelines. Smart Horizons innovative programs are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information, visit our website at www.smarthorizons.org.

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