The London Ambulance Service has quietly phased in its CommandPoint 999 dispatch system.
The service began using the package, built by US defence giant Northrop Grumman, at 3am on 27 March. The introduction follows three live tests in the past few weeks and decommissioning of the previous in-house ambulance dispatch software.
A LAS spokesperson told The Reg that so far there have been no reported hiccups, although the new tech is regularly monitored for problems.
The Big Smoke's service believes lessons have been learned from the first abortive attempt to deploy CommandPoint in June 2011 and that problems have been corrected. Read more...