Multimedia Library - Video http://urgentcomm.com/media/all/video en PSAC: Harlin McEwen discusses Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) report for FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/psac-harlin-mcewen-discusses-identity-credential-and-access-management-icam-report-firs <div class="node-body video-body">Harlin McEwen, chairman of the Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC), highlights some of the key findings from the PSAC working group's report to FirstNet about the implementation of Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) on the proposed nationwide public-safety broadband network.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/psac-harlin-mcewen-discusses-identity-credential-and-access-management-icam-report-firs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/psac-harlin-mcewen-discusses-identity-credential-and-access-management-icam-report-firs#comments Cybersecurity Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security System Design APCO NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:46:00 +0000 47541 at http://urgentcomm.com City of Richardson (Texas): Steve Graves describes transition from LMR to enhanced PTT offering http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/city-richardson-texas-steve-graves-describes-transition-lmr-enhanced-ptt-offering <div class="node-body video-body">Steve Graves, chief information officer for the city of Richardson, Texas, describes the operational and financial benefits achieved by having general-government employees leverage a carrier-based push-to-talk (PTT) service. Public-safety users also plan to use the carrier PTT technology to supplement communications on the existing P25 system. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/city-richardson-texas-steve-graves-describes-transition-lmr-enhanced-ptt-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/city-richardson-texas-steve-graves-describes-transition-lmr-enhanced-ptt-offering#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Funding Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government APCO Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:26:00 +0000 47521 at http://urgentcomm.com PSAC: Chairman Harlin McEwen highlights key points of local-control report to FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/psac-chairman-harlin-mcewen-highlights-key-points-local-control-report-firstnet <div class="node-body video-body">Harlin McEwen, chairman of the Public-Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC), says he believes that public-safety agencies will be able to have an adequate level of local control on the proposed FirstNet nationwide broadband system for first responders. The PSAC recently submitted its local-control report to FirstNet. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/psac-chairman-harlin-mcewen-highlights-key-points-local-control-report-firstnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/psac-chairman-harlin-mcewen-highlights-key-points-local-control-report-firstnet#comments Policy Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Regional Planning NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:30:00 +0000 47491 at http://urgentcomm.com Fairfax County: Michael Newburn explains replacement of general-government LMR system with carrier enhanced PTT service http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/fairfax-county-michael-newburn-explains-replacement-general-government-lmr-system- <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Newburn, wireless manager for Fairfax County, Va., outlines the reasoning behind the decision to replace an aging analog LMR system for general government employees with an enhanced push-to-talk (PTT) service. The decision saved the county more than $16 million in upfront costs and more than $2 million annually. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/fairfax-county-michael-newburn-explains-replacement-general-government-lmr-system-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/fairfax-county-michael-newburn-explains-replacement-general-government-lmr-system-#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability Public Safety State & Local Government APCO Thu, 18 Aug 2016 04:33:00 +0000 47481 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Craig Siddoway highlights efforts to make virtual-reality technology beneficial to public safety http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-craig-siddoway-highlights-efforts-make-virtual-reality-technol <div class="node-body video-body">Craig Siddoway, director of advanced concepts at Motorola Solutions, explains how the company is exploring how virtual reality could be used to help public safety while team members conduct a proof-of-concept demonstration of the technology—featuring technology from eyeFluence that allows a user to navigate through applications by moving only their eyes—at APCO 2016 in Orlando.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-craig-siddoway-highlights-efforts-make-virtual-reality-technol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-craig-siddoway-highlights-efforts-make-virtual-reality-technol#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Public Safety APCO Motorola Solutions Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:26:00 +0000 47461 at http://urgentcomm.com Airbus DS Communications: CEO Bob Freinberg explains how VESTA NEXT addresses gap between carriers and PSAPs http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/airbus-ds-communications-ceo-bob-freinberg-explains-how-vesta-next-addresses-gap-between-carr <div class="node-body video-body">Airbus DS Communications CEO Bob Freinberg highlights features of VESTA NEXT, the company's new platform that provides next-generation 911 (NG911) services from a carrier's central office to a public-safety answering point (PSAP) during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at ACPO 2016 in Orlando.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/airbus-ds-communications-ceo-bob-freinberg-explains-how-vesta-next-addresses-gap-between-carr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/airbus-ds-communications-ceo-bob-freinberg-explains-how-vesta-next-addresses-gap-between-carr#comments NG-911 Policy Public Safety APCO Cassidian Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:02:00 +0000 47451 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD: Mark Jasin, John Suzuki showcase P25 portable radio developed jointly by JVCKENWOOD USA, EF Johnson http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-mark-jasin-john-suzuki-showcase-p25-portable-radio-developed-jointly-jvckenwood-u <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Jasin, CEO of JVCKENWOOD USA, and John Suzuki, CEO of EF Johnson Technologies, discuss the new Kenwood Viking 6000 P25 portable radio that is being unveiled this week at APCO 2016 in Orlando. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-mark-jasin-john-suzuki-showcase-p25-portable-radio-developed-jointly-jvckenwood-u" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-mark-jasin-john-suzuki-showcase-p25-portable-radio-developed-jointly-jvckenwood-u#comments Land-Mobile Radio EFJohnson Kenwood Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:28:00 +0000 47431 at http://urgentcomm.com Icom America: Mobile communications van features company's interoperability gear http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mobile-communications-van-features-companys-interoperability-gear <div class="node-body video-body">Ray Novak of Icom America and Mike Lee, a communications unit leader (COML) for a Florida county, highlight the capabilities of a mobile communications van that includes Icom interoperability products that enable communications between myriad radio and commercial technologies. The van is being featured in the Icom America booth at APCO 2016 in Orlando.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mobile-communications-van-features-companys-interoperability-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mobile-communications-van-features-companys-interoperability-gear#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability APCO Icom Tue, 16 Aug 2016 02:37:00 +0000 47421 at http://urgentcomm.com APCO: Jeff Cohen makes case for public-safety telecommunicators' job to be classified in protective services category http://urgentcomm.com/apco/apco-jeff-cohen-makes-case-public-safety-telecommunicators-job-be-classified-protective-service <div class="node-body video-body">Jeff Cohen, APCO International's chief counsel for law and policy and director of government relations, explains why APCO believes public-safety telecommunicators should be reclassified with others in the federal government's "protective" occupation. Currently, telecommunicators are listed in a category with secretaries and clerks.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/apco/apco-jeff-cohen-makes-case-public-safety-telecommunicators-job-be-classified-protective-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/apco/apco-jeff-cohen-makes-case-public-safety-telecommunicators-job-be-classified-protective-service#comments NG-911 Policy PSAP APCO Mon, 15 Aug 2016 01:14:00 +0000 47401 at http://urgentcomm.com Waukesha County: Gary Bell highlights steps to 911 text, NG911 challenges in Wisconsin http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/waukesha-county-gary-bell-highlights-steps-911-text-ng911-challenges-wisconsin <div class="node-body video-body">Gary Bell, director for the Waukesha County (Wisc.) Communications Center, outlines the steps his public-safety answering point (PSAP) have taken to implement text-to-911 service later this year. Bell also highlights the challenges that Wisconsin faces—most notably funding—to make next-generation 911 a reality throughout the state.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/waukesha-county-gary-bell-highlights-steps-911-text-ng911-challenges-wisconsin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/waukesha-county-gary-bell-highlights-steps-911-text-ng911-challenges-wisconsin#comments NG-911 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:51:00 +0000 46651 at http://urgentcomm.com