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Firetide announces airport deployment
The Page Municipal Airport and police in Page, Ariz., installed a wireless mesh network that supports video-surveillance-system and wireless access to police records from remote locations. Durham Communications and Firetide deployed the network that ...
AtHoc adds users
AtHoc announced that the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) has expanded its use of AtHoc IWSAlerts within the command. The deployment expands AFMC’s use of the company’s emergency alert system at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., increasing the number of ...
CalAmp chooses Sierra Wireless modules for 3G broadband
CalAmp announced that Sierra Wireless embedded modules will provide 3G wireless broadband connectivity for its recently launched WiMetry Internet Protocol-based wireless communications platform used in automatic meter reading and advanced metering ...
MCM Technology offers disaster planning consultation
MCM Technology now offers the Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery for Communications (DPR2) consultation service for public-sector agencies tasked with dispersing mission-critical communications equipment and infrastructure during a disaster. DPR2 ...
MSV adds sixth regional mutual-aid talkgroup
Mobile Satellite Ventures added the sixth regional Satellite Mutual Aid Radio Talkgroup. California’s Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD) established the Southwest Satellite Mutual Aid Radio Talkgroup (SW-SMART) operating on the MSV ...
Skyworks and Ember partner on Zigbee platform
Skyworks Solutions collaborated with Ember on a portfolio of ZigBee front-end modules (FEM), targeting applications such as smart meters in energy management and industrial automation. ZigBee is a wireless network standard that supports remote ...
Firetide system used to connect rural Korean communities
Gongju City in Korea’s Chungcheong Province now has the Internet as well as a municipal network. The geographically broad wireless mesh network by Korea’s KT Corp. uses technology from Firetide. It consists of the company’s HotPort mesh nodes and ...
IPS gets $2.8 million from NYCPD
Integrated Parking Solutions received an additional $2.8 million contract from the New York City Police Department. The contract calls for system modifications, ticket and envelope stock and additional parking-ticket devices from the company’s line of ...
Ultralife announces DoD order
Ultralife received $4.8 million from the Department of Defense for its SmartCircuit lithium ion rechargeable batteries. Deliveries of the UBBL06 and UBBL08 lithium ion rechargeable batteries, the CH0006 three-position military-vehicle-based charger and ...
Agilent unveils thermocouple sensors
Agilent Technologies introduced new thermocouple power sensors that cover a power range of –35 dBm to +20 dBm and a frequency range of 100 kHz to 33 GHz. The sensors provide 55 dB dynamic range in a single sensor, according to the company. ...
Digital Angel lands UK contract
Digital Angel’s SARBE division signed a $9 million contract with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense for its personal emergency locator system. The supply contract is for more than 4500 systems that include an advanced aircrew personal locator beacon ...
Tiburon lands $6.4 million contract
Pleasanton, Calif.-based Tiburon announced yesterday that it landed a $6.4 million contract from Allegheny County, Pa., to provide an integrated public safety system. The system includes computer-aided dispatch system, records management, mobile data ...
FCC grants itself another extension for interleaved decision
For the third time, the FCC yesterday extended by 30 days the time it has to decide the timing and procedure that Sprint Nextel must use while vacating its 800 MHz interleaved channels as part of rebanding, according to FCC spokesman Rob Kenny. Almost a ...
Astron adds yagi antennas
Astron Wireless Technologies unveiled the P2400 series yagi antennas in the 2375-2500 MHz frequency. The P-2400 ruggedized series of antennas are intended for moderate to high-gain directional antenna requirements at 2.4 GHz. Polarization is vertical, ...
Tiburon lands $1.5 million contract
Tiburon signed a $1.5 million contract to provide a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and mobile data system for Washington County (Ore.) Consolidated Communications Agency in support of a regional communications system. Among other information-sharing ...

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