Motorola Adds Public Safety Tech with Emergency CallWorks Buy

acquisitionMotorola Solutions moved to grow its public safety communications portfolio with the acquisition of call-taking software maker Emergency CallWorks for an undisclosed amount.

The purchase is intended to help Motorola’s government and commercial clients leverage a web-based emergency call answering system in their command centers, Motorola Solutions said Thursday.

Bob Schassler, executive vice president of Motorola’s solutions and services business, said Emergency CallWorks’ technology is designed to support the Next Generation 911 public emergency communications architecture.

Emergency CallWorks operates as a subsidiary of Motorola Solutions and is led by Craig Parker.

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