15
Aug

Smith County Approves New Dispatch Software

Smith County, Texas — The Smith County Commissioners Court on August 14, approved new dispatch software that could be a “game changer” for emergency responders.

Chad Richey, product manager for Genesis PULSE, said it is a web-based, decision support software for emergency call centers. The program is designed to simplify the dispatch process, meaning faster response times for citizens who need assistance.

“It is a difference maker for 9-1-1 personnel and emergency response,” he said.

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7
Jul

Genesis Welcomes Rachel Johnston

Genesis is pleased to welcome Rachel Johnston as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Genesis PULSE. For the past 7 years, Rachel has worked for Motorola Solutions across their Public Safety and Commercial Markets. Rachel began her career at Motorola Solutions after graduating from the University of Illinois College of Business at Urbana-Champaign with a Degree in Marketing.

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15
Feb

Champion EMS Speaks out on PULSE with Waze Integration

Our newest customer, Champion EMS, based in Longview, TX chose Genesis PULSE for its decision-support features for dispatch, its Replay and Reporting features for supervisory and administrative personnel, and the added benefits of our exclusive Waze integration. The value of the PULSE solution became immediately visible. Read more

12
Feb

Genesis PULSE Welcomes Champion EMS

Champion EMSGenesis PULSE welcomes Champion EMS of Longview, TX as a new customer. Champion EMS operates ground and air medical services across twelve counties in East Texas. Like many Genesis PULSE customers, Champion EMS was in search of an all-in-one solution to supplement their computer-aided dispatch software. They chose PULSE for its decision-support features for dispatch to the Replay and Reporting features for supervisory and administrative personnel and the added benefits of our exclusive Waze integration.
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26
Jan

Genesis PULSE Mobile App Using New Waze SDK

Using Genesis PULSE™ with Waze integration, 911 call centers can easily pinpoint traffic events, such as construction, congestion or accidents. Using this data, dispatchers can send emergency units along faster routes, avoiding delays.

Today, Genesis is pleased to announce Genesis PULSE is launching a new in-vehicle mobile app with Waze integration. It provides first responders not only with current road conditions, but real-time, turn-by-turn navigation. All of the features of Waze and Genesis PULSE — combined in one powerful mobile interface.

The development of the PULSE mobile app is made possible by the Waze Transport SDK (software development kit), which was announced by Waze today. The SDK allows partners in the Waze Connected Citizens Program to easily implement some of Waze’s most useful features, natively in their own apps.

For developers interested in contributing to the free Waze SDK program, visit here.

Waze announcementWall Street Journal article

8
Dec

USA Today: Chad Richey on Improving Commuting Through Map Editing

Google’s amazing new self-driving cars may be the coming wave of the future, but sadly, they will not eliminate traffic issues. Fortunately, the Waze traffic app (owned by Google) is already on the front lines, fighting traffic one “Wazer” at a time. “Robots will still need to know the best route. We have a nice juicy role,” says Di-Ann Eisnor, vice president of platform and partnerships for Waze.

“A lot of public safety is based on the accuracy of map data.”
— Chad Richey, PULSE Product Manager

PULSE Product Manager Chad Richey is a Waze and Google volunteer who spends 30-40 hours a week editing their maps. “Knowing a change I make on a map can be beneficial to hundreds of thousands of people is gratifying,” says Chad Richey. “A lot of public safety is based on the accuracy of map data. Recent hurricanes and floods in Texas and South Carolina were instantly updated in Waze, because editors from all over the country were pitching in, but with a desire to help out.”

Genesis PULSE is proud to be a partner in the Waze Connected Citizens Program.

USA Today article

14
Oct

Genesis at Google

Genesis at GoogleThis week, Genesis President Jim Nipp, Genesis CEO Phil Burks, and PULSE Product Manager Chad Richey have been at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California demonstrating how Genesis PULSE integrates with the Waze navigation app. Read more

6
Oct

The Genesis Group Joins Waze Connected Citizens Program

Two-Way Data Share Hopes to Decrease Response Times for Emergency Responders and Inform Citizens

Waze[October 6, 2015] Tyler, Texas — The Genesis Group today announced a data-sharing partnership with their emergency call center software, PULSE (http://genesispulse.com) and Waze (http://www.waze.com), the real-time crowdsourced navigation app powered by the world’s largest community of drivers. Designed as a two-way data share of traffic accidents, traffic congestion, and road closures, the Connected Citizens Program promotes greater efficiency, increased situational awareness for emergency personnel, deeper insights and safer roads for citizens in communities where the Genesis PULSE software is in use.  This is the first integration worldwide for Waze into a public safety communications product.
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15
Sep

Genesis PULSE at EMS World Expo

EMS World - 2015

PSAPs all over the U.S. are discovering the immense value of PULSE to reduce response times, simplify their training process, and increase situational awareness. Genesis is giving people the chance to see it up close — September 15th-19th at the 2015 EMS World Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Our newest integration: PULSE is partnering with one of the most popular navigation apps in the world — the first partnership of its kind! Get details at booth #1263.

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27
Jul

New PULSE Customer: LifeNet – ArkLaTex

LifeNet logoThe Genesis Group welcomes LifeNet EMS as our newest PULSE customer. LifeNet EMS operates air and ground services throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. LifeNet was in search of an all-in-one solution to supplement their computer-aided dispatch software and chose PULSE for its decision-support features for dispatch to the Replay and Reporting features for supervisory and administrative personnel.

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