Thousands of heroes in headsets join week celebrating 999 control room staff

Thousands of heroes in headsets join week celebrating 999 control room staff

Thousands of behind-the-scenes heroes of the emergency services are joining the first International Control Room Week.

The week is aimed at raising public awareness of the life-saving and life-changing work of staff in emergency services control rooms, with almost 170 critical control operations the length and breadth of Britain taking part.

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APD takes digital innovation prize for software that helps save lives

APD takes digital innovation prize for software that helps save lives

Technology leader APD Communications has claimed a prestigious prize for a world-first digital solution that is pioneering the way forward for emergency services organisations.

APD’s Cloud Control Room technology took the Best Digital Innovation award at the 2018 Digital Awards, Hull and East Yorkshire’s celebration of tech excellence and innovation.

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APD launches International Control Room Week to celebrate behind-the-scenes stars

APD launches International Control Room Week to celebrate behind-the-scenes stars

Taking place from October 22-28, International Control Room Week will raise awareness of the life-saving and life-changing work of staff in emergency services control rooms who deal with harrowing and distressing situations on a daily basis.

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