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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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The dispatching portion of the CADVoice(R) system automatically creates and sends a clear, accent-neutral dispatch announcement about a fire or medical emergency to designated fire rescue and emergency medical stations and/or rescue units in the field.
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.
We have been looking forward to this day since AMR took over dispatching services for San Joaquin County," said Woodbridge Fire Chief Michael Kirkle.
Using the InterAct systems, Renton Technical College students learn radio dispatching techniques, terminology, abbreviations and protocol used by police, fire and emergency medical agencies.
Will provide electronic dispatching, optimized routing, mobile dispatching capabilities, and third-party interfaces
The work goes hand in hand with dispatching, said Jim Kniss, coordinator for mapping.
Irwin says technology has brought about the biggest changes in dispatching over the years.