When it comes to providing information needed to convince first-response agencies to subscribe to a nationwide network, FirstNet officials should consider some of the lessons learned by states that have built statewide LMR networks that faced similar outreach challenges. (Free registration required)
New digital systems are interfering with existing analog systems in many locations. None of the potential solutions are easy, and radio dealers should be prepared to help customers explore the various options to address their problem.
BeSafe Technologies announces an alliance with Safety Alert Apps, which will provide its SafeWatch Team smartphone application to BeSafe’s clients. SafeWatch lets clients automatically dial 911 and contact key personnel via text and e-mail alerts.
By leveraging Motorola Solutions' real-time-crime-center technology, the state of Illinois hopes to leverage information from disparate retail thefts to uncover trends that can be used to help law enforcement apprehend those associated with organized retail crime (ORC).
Seattle-based VIEVU announces the LE3, the latest iteration of the company’s wearable camera for law enforcement that features the ability to operate in both high-definition and standard-definition modes.
On Tuesday, we presented five potential stories that we believe will be among the most noteworthy this year. Today we present five more, as well as a list of things that we’d like to see occur in 2014.
Last year was a particularly eventful year in the communications-technology sector, and we expect 2014 to be just as eventful. Recently, we dusted off our crystal ball to see whether we could get a glimpse of the stories that will be the most noteworthy and/or interesting this year.
As the Internet of Things becomes reality, Verizon launches a cloud-based security suite that is designed to address many of the inherent challenges, including scale, convenience and the ability to thwart increasingly sophisticated attacks.
In reaction to the 911 outages caused by last year's derecho, the FCC passes rules requiring carriers to conduct regular testing to ensure that their networks are resilient enough to withstand such severe storms and other difficult events.
With first-responder agencies getting information from multiple sources, physical security information management (PSIM) technology—first introduced about five years ago—can help them make sense of it all and enable quicker responses, according to Diamond Chaflawee, director of public-safety marketing for NICE Systems.