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dispatching

[dis′pach·iŋ]
(computer science)
The control of priorities in a queue of requests in a multiprogramming or multitasking environment.
(industrial engineering)
The selecting and sequencing of tasks to be performed at individual work stations and the assigning of these tasks to the personnel.
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He went back to the dining-room after dispatching his messenger and called for more wine.
The LifeCom facility is one of only two privately operated emergency EMS and Fire dispatching centers operated in Northern California, the second being AMR's RedCom Center in Sonoma County, Calif.
The very nature of police work keeps the everyday dispatch of police response more continuous and complex than dispatching fire apparatus or medical units, because fire and medical situations routinely are handled by field supervisors on the scene after the initial callout.
The 'next generation' in call dispatching, the IQ/CAD provides an interactive map as the central point of focus, supplying real time information in a manner that is specific to the current task.
Locution Systems' automated 911 dispatching technology proven to speed response times to fires and medical emergencies
Dispatching fire calls from a separate center will improve communication and service.
a provider of advanced, automated public safety dispatching, zoned dispatching, and fire station alerting and control technology, today announced that it has been commissioned to provide CADVoice(R), its automated dispatching and fire station alerting system, to the Metropolitan Emergency Communications Authority (MECA) of the city of Indianapolis, Ind.
Primarily, our customers' and vendors' demands drive the dispatching process," he notes.
a provider of advanced, automated public safety dispatching, zoned dispatching, and fire station alerting and control technology, has announced that it has been commissioned to provide CADVoice(R), its automated dispatching and fire station alerting system, to the Metropolitan Emergency Communications Authority (MECA) of the city of Indianapolis, Ind.
Los Angeles Fire Chief William Bamattre said Tuesday he hopes to add 200 paramedics over the next two years to solve staffing and dispatching problems.
On the day that the orders are to be serviced, MDSI's U-CAD System takes over, dispatching Energy Technicians whose vehicles will be equipped with mobile computers designed to communicate via wireless data.
The reliability of Dade County's dispatching center is also further enhanced by InterAct's use of the Zetron communications platform, which prevents outages that could have deadly consequences.