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FREQUENTIS control system supports pilot emergency SMS service for users who are Deaf or have speech disorders in Norway

Emergency SMS (eSMS) is a newly launched safety service for text-based communication in an emergency, providing the ability to send an SMS directly to 110, 112 and 113 in Norway. The service is designed for users who are Deaf, hard of hearing or impacted by speech disorders.  The Frequentis integrated communication and control system (ICCS) has been operational within Nødnett since 2016 and the system can now support the new eSMS service, allowing pre-registered users to log emergencies by text.

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