NENA Seeks Participants for ICE 6: End to End Test of i3 Architecture
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Posted by: Chris Nussman
i3 architectural standard for NG9-1-1 defines functional elements, their
interfaces, and their interactions to provide end to end delivery of emergency
calls. There are many vendors who provide functional elements and interfaces.
In order to build reliable, secure, interoperable networks and NG9-1-1
services, vendors are asked to work together to ensure the introduction of
NG9-1-1 goes smoothly.
now inviting vendors to participate in the next NG9-1-1 interoperability
Industry Collaboration Event (ICE). At recent ICE events, we tested various
components and aspects of the i3 architecture; however, the various aspects
were not tested simultaneously. ICE 6 will focus on comprehensive end-to-end
functionality, interaction between vendor elements (external interfaces) and
interoperability testing. Some test examples are:
types (audio, text, video)
formats, (PIDF-LO civic, geo)
PSAP using gateways, as well as IP connected NG9-1-1 compliant PSAP CPE
routing (failure, policy, queue states)
message formatting (URN, URI, Route headers)
elements requested are: ESRP, ECRF, LIS, LVF, BCF, Recorders, Loggers, LNG,
LPG, LSRG, and legacy and i3 PSAP.
capabilities requested are: LSRG and PSTN connectivity or simulation, ie
Please respond before March 3, as the ICE team would like
to begin planning conference calls on March 7th for an anticipated Fall 2014
You may provide all comments and responses to Brian Knueppel and Delaine Arnold. If you have questions or would
like additional information, contact Brian at 908-783-4484.