Urgent Communications - Urgent Communications is the technology source for the communications technology industry. http://urgentcomm.com/rss.xml en Newscan: Two-stage 911 procedure may have impacted police response to the Parkland shooting http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/newscan-two-stage-911-procedure-may-have-impacted-police-response-parkland-shooting <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.govtech.com/public-safety/A-Two-Stage-911-Procedure-May-Have-Impacted-Police-Response-to-the-Parkland-Shooting.html">Two-stage 911 procedure may have impacted police response to the Parkland shooting</a></p> <p><a href="https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/13/us/ohio-smart911-teen-pinned-minivan/">Cincinnati implements Smart911 system after death of Ohio teen</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/newscan-two-stage-911-procedure-may-have-impacted-police-response-parkland-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/newscan-two-stage-911-procedure-may-have-impacted-police-response-parkland-shooting#comments Public Safety Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:33:00 +0000 55781 at http://urgentcomm.com German court sides with Motorola Solutions, says Hytera must recall and destroy infringing radios http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/german-court-sides-motorola-solutions-says-hytera-must-recall-and-destroy-infring <div class="node-body article-body">A German court has ruled that a subsidiary of Hytera Communications will have to recall and destroy all Hytera radios in Germany that infringed upon a Motorola Solutions patent that is designed to improve audio performance in portable and mobile radios, according to Motorola Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/german-court-sides-motorola-solutions-says-hytera-must-recall-and-destroy-infring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/german-court-sides-motorola-solutions-says-hytera-must-recall-and-destroy-infring#comments Land-Mobile Radio Policy System Design Hytera Motorola Solutions Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:13:00 +0000 55771 at http://urgentcomm.com Intrepid Networks’ situational-awareness application earns FirstNet certification http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c <div class="node-body article-body">Intrepid Networks has announced that its Response situational-awareness mobile application is recognized as FirstNet Certified and is available through the FirstNet App Catalog, and the company plans to submit a second application for FirstNet consideration in the near future, according to an Intrepid Networks official. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:02:00 +0000 55761 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Hacker puts airport’s security-system access for sale on Dark Web for $10 http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-hacker-puts-airport-s-security-system-access-sale-dark-web-10 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://thehackernews.com/2018/07/rdp-shop-dark-web.html">Hacker puts airport&rsquo;s security-system access for sale on Dark Web for $10</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.routefifty.com/public-safety/2018/07/oregon-drone-fire-safety-questions/149691/">Drone-sparked fire raises important safety questions</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-hacker-puts-airport-s-security-system-access-sale-dark-web-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-hacker-puts-airport-s-security-system-access-sale-dark-web-10#comments Cybersecurity Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:19:00 +0000 55751 at http://urgentcomm.com APCO, NPSTC offer different views about sharing 4.9 GHz with utilities, critical infrastructure http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit <div class="node-body article-body">Key public-safety organizations want the FCC to determine that public-safety communications in the 4.9 GHz spectrum should continue to be prioritized, but they express different opinions about the role that utilities and other critical-infrastructure entities should have in the band, according to recent filings with the FCC. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Regulation APCO EWA FCC NPSTC Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:03:00 +0000 55741 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Apple blocks passcode-cracking tools used by police with release of iOS 11.4.1 http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-apple-blocks-passcode-cracking-tools-used-police-release-ios-1141 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/9/17549538/apple-ios-11-4-1-blocks-police-passcode-cracking-tools">Apple blocks passcode-cracking tools used by police with release of iOS 11.4.1</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wsj.com/articles/phone-calls-are-dead-voice-chat-is-the-future-1531051200">Phone calls are dead; voice chat is the future</a></p> <p><a href="https://durangoherald.com/articles/226730">Drones and firefighting aircraft make for bad neighbors</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-apple-blocks-passcode-cracking-tools-used-police-release-ios-1141" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-apple-blocks-passcode-cracking-tools-used-police-release-ios-1141#comments Cybersecurity Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:08:00 +0000 55731 at http://urgentcomm.com Sierra Wireless MG90 in-vehicle router receives FirstNet Ready certification http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet and AT&T have certified the Sierra Wireless rugged AirLink MG90 multi-network vehicle router and have designated the router as FirstNet Ready, according to a recent announcement from Sierra Wireless. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Wireless Networks NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:07:00 +0000 55721 at http://urgentcomm.com LMR licensing activity remains lackluster during the first half of 2018, according to FCC database http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-remains-lackluster-during-first-half-2018-according-fcc-dat <div class="node-body article-body">Licensing activity for U.S. land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems generally has remained level with all-time-low pace established last year for both the public-safety and commercial sectors, according to information in the FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) database. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-remains-lackluster-during-first-half-2018-according-fcc-dat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-remains-lackluster-during-first-half-2018-according-fcc-dat#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Narrowbanding Public Safety Regulation FCC Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:04:00 +0000 55711 at http://urgentcomm.com ETSI reports 92% interoperability success rate from MCPTT, MCDATA, MCVIDEO plugtests http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests <div class="node-body article-body">Vendors from around the globe demonstrated significant interoperability during last week’s ETSI plugtests for mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT), mission-critical-data (MCDATA) and mission-critical-video (MCVIDEO), posting a 92% success rate overall, according to ETSI officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement DHS NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet TETRA + CCA Fri, 06 Jul 2018 19:12:00 +0000 55691 at http://urgentcomm.com Learn how to Unify your Communications into a Network of Networks. http://urgentcomm.com/white-papers/learn-how-unify-your-communications-network-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Scaling the Test Equipment Size to Match Millimeter Wave Test Needs</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/white-papers/learn-how-unify-your-communications-network-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/white-papers/learn-how-unify-your-communications-network-networks#comments White Papers Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +0000 55701 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Verizon, AT&T to other cities: Don’t use San Jose’s small-cell deployment model http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-verizon-att-other-cities-don-t-use-san-jose-s-small-cell-deployment-model <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/verizon-to-other-cities-don-t-use-san-jose-s-small-cell-deployment-model">Verizon, AT&amp;T to other cities: Don&rsquo;t use San Jose&rsquo;s small-cell deployment model</a></p> <p><a href="https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/106290656225884/2018-06-29%20-%20ATT%20Ex%20Parte%20-WT%2017-79.pdf">So, what the heck does 5G actually do? And is it worth what the carriers are demanding?</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-verizon-att-other-cities-don-t-use-san-jose-s-small-cell-deployment-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-verizon-att-other-cities-don-t-use-san-jose-s-small-cell-deployment-model#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Wed, 04 Jul 2018 17:15:00 +0000 55681 at http://urgentcomm.com Participants express optimism about mission-critical LTE in wake of ETSI plugtests in Texas http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas <div class="node-body article-body">More than 120 engineers from 30 companies conducted a series of tests as part of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Plugtests event in an effort to ensure that LTE mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) products will provide voice interoperability to first responders in the future.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Test and Measurement TETRA + CCA Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:37:00 +0000 55671 at http://urgentcomm.com Questions surround Hytera’s DMR future in U.S. after trade court finds infringement of Motorola Solutions patents http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/questions-surround-hytera-s-dmr-future-us-after-trade-court-finds-infringement-mo <div class="node-body article-body">China-based Hytera Communications’ ability to import and sell certain DMR equipment and software into the United States could be jeopardized later this year or early next year after U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) administrative law judge determines that Hytera has infringed on four Motorola Solutions patents.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/questions-surround-hytera-s-dmr-future-us-after-trade-court-finds-infringement-mo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/questions-surround-hytera-s-dmr-future-us-after-trade-court-finds-infringement-mo#comments DMR Policy System Design Hytera Motorola Solutions Wed, 04 Jul 2018 03:41:00 +0000 55661 at http://urgentcomm.com LA-RICS transfers public-safety LTE network assets to AT&T for FirstNet deployment http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety LTE cell sites built by the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) are transferred to AT&T, which is FirstNet’s contractor to build and maintain the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 02 Jul 2018 05:39:00 +0000 55621 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: The Capital Gazette reporters were under attack. So they used social media to report. http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/newscan-capital-gazette-reporters-were-under-attack-so-they-us <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2018/06/28/the-capital-gazette-reporters-were-under-attack-so-they-used-social-media-to-report/">The Capital Gazette reporters were under attack. So they used social media to report.</a></p> <p><a href="http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/394494-dhs-declined-to-let-officials-testify-at-hearing-on-cell-surveillance">DHS declined to let officials testify at hearing on cell surveillance, chairman says</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/newscan-capital-gazette-reporters-were-under-attack-so-they-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/newscan-capital-gazette-reporters-were-under-attack-so-they-us#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:04:00 +0000 55611 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T must pay FCC $5.25 million, implement changes in settlement over two 911 outages last year http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/att-must-pay-fcc-525-million-implement-changes-settlement-over-two-911-outages-last-year <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T Mobility must pay $5.25 million to the FCC and adhere to a compliance plan designed help ensure that 911 calls are completed as part of a settlement to close the investigation into two 911 outages that the agency described as “preventable” and “unacceptable,” the FCC announced yesterday.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/att-must-pay-fcc-525-million-implement-changes-settlement-over-two-911-outages-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/att-must-pay-fcc-525-million-implement-changes-settlement-over-two-911-outages-last-year#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety Regulation FCC Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000 55601 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T launches FirstNet Dealer Program http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-launches-firstnet-dealer-program <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T announces the establishment of the FirstNet Dealer Program, which allows select dealers and solutions providers to sell FirstNet service to qualified public-safety entities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-launches-firstnet-dealer-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-launches-firstnet-dealer-program#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:32:00 +0000 55591 at http://urgentcomm.com Avaya seeks to translate enterprise call-center success into 911 sector moving to NG911 http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/avaya-seeks-translate-enterprise-call-center-success-911-sector-moving-ng911 <div class="node-body article-body">Avaya, a leading provider of contact-center solutions in the enterprise sector, has teamed with emergency-calling partners to pursue a more significant position in the 911 arena, as well as a more economic model for public-safety answering points (PSAPs) seeking next-generation 911 (NG911) functionality, according to a company official. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/avaya-seeks-translate-enterprise-call-center-success-911-sector-moving-ng911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/avaya-seeks-translate-enterprise-call-center-success-911-sector-moving-ng911#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:28:00 +0000 55581 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Supreme Court rules that warrant is needed to access cell-tower records http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-supreme-court-rules-warrant-needed-access-cell-tower-records <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-rules-that-warrant-is-needed-to-access-cell-tower-records/2018/06/22/4f85a804-761e-11e8-805c-4b67019fcfe4_story.html">Supreme Court rules that warrant is needed to access cell-tower records</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-supreme-court-rules-warrant-needed-access-cell-tower-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-supreme-court-rules-warrant-needed-access-cell-tower-records#comments Policy Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:10:00 +0000 55571 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T execs say FirstNet buildout will be at least 40% done within a year, note importance to 5G strategy http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no <div class="node-body article-body">AT&amp;T plans to complete at least 40% of its committed deployment of the FirstNet nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) within a year as part an overall buildout strategy that is designed to let the carrier giant ultimately make the leap to 5G via software upgrades, according to AT&T executives. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Spectrum/Frequency Coordination System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 26 Jun 2018 06:10:00 +0000 55561 at http://urgentcomm.com CritComm Insights: Ken Rehbehn notes key next-gen solutions at Mission Critical Technologies event http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-notes-key-next-gen-solutions-mission-critical-tech <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Ken Rehbehn, founder and principal analyst at CritComm Insights, highlights some of promising next-generation applications, devices and technologies demonstrated at the Mission Critical Technologies show in London during the second week of June. Rehbehn also cites a “turning point” in the use of private LTE, which could be provided via numerous business models. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/long-term-evolution/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-notes-key-next-gen-solutions-mission-critical-tech" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2018/06/ken-rehbehn-photo-06-19jpgcropdisplay1.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Ken Rehbehn podcast 2 on 06-19.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=7742464">Ken Rehbehn podcast 2 on 06-19.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-notes-key-next-gen-solutions-mission-critical-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-notes-key-next-gen-solutions-mission-critical-tech#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Policy Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Video Sun, 24 Jun 2018 00:31:00 +0000 55551 at http://urgentcomm.com Vendors prepare to demonstrate mission-critical PTT, data, video interoperability at ETSI Plugtest http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from 30 vendors are slated to participate in next week’s ETSI Plugtest, which will include a series of technical exercises designed to demonstrate interoperability between various 3GPP-compliant solutions that provide mission-critical push to talk (MCPTT), mission-critical data and mission-critical video capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:35:00 +0000 55541 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Amazon employees protest sale of facial-recognition technology to law enforcement http://urgentcomm.com/video/newscan-amazon-employees-protest-sale-facial-recognition-technology-law-enforcement <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/393583-amazon-employees-protest-sale-of-facial-recognition-tech-to-law">Amazon employees protest sale of facial-recognition technology to law enforcement</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-21/supreme-court-ruling-means-states-can-tax-amazon-marketplace">Supreme Court ruling means states can tax Amazon marketplace</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/video/newscan-amazon-employees-protest-sale-facial-recognition-technology-law-enforcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/video/newscan-amazon-employees-protest-sale-facial-recognition-technology-law-enforcement#comments Personnel Tracking Policy Video Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:44:00 +0000 55531 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet board, AT&T highlight deployment, adoption, functionality progress for FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T announces that more than 1,000 public-safety agencies in 52 states and territories have joined FirstNet, which is surpassing expectations in meeting key milestones for adoption, deployment and technical capabilities, according to FirstNet board members.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:27:00 +0000 55521 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR: K.K. Ramakrishnan, Hulya Seferoglu demo incident-management, facial recognition solutions http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-kk-ramakrishnan-hulya-seferoglu-demo-incident-management-facial-recognition-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">University of California-Riverside Professor K.K. Ramakrishnan outlines the features of the incident-management solution his research team is developing to help organize personnel assets during large response events. Hulya Seferoglu, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, demonstrate how multiple devices can be leverage to accelerate a search based on facial-recognition technology. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-kk-ramakrishnan-hulya-seferoglu-demo-incident-management-facial-recognition-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-kk-ramakrishnan-hulya-seferoglu-demo-incident-management-facial-recognition-solutions#comments Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Public Safety System Design NIST/PSCR Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:41:00 +0000 55511 at http://urgentcomm.com NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of mobile applications http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Ogata, a computer scientist for the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), explains how the methodology used in his Mobile Application Security Exercise (MASE) research can be used to help ensure that public-safety applications include the desired level of security. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications#comments Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 at http://urgentcomm.com SATELLITE 2019 http://urgentcomm.com/satellite-2019 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>SATELLITE unites aerospace thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts together in one place for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Walter E. Washington Convention Center </span> <span class="locality">Washington</span>, <span class="region">DC</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Washington%2C+DC%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/uploads/2018/04/30/31706-SAT19-Logo.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 62px;" /><br /> <br /> SATELLITE unites aerospace thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts together in one place for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year. For more than 35 years, SATELLITE has played a critical role in determining how satellites will shape the future of our world. The show welcomes a community of aerospace professionals from every market and field of study, hailing from more than 100 nations around the world.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/satellite-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/satellite-2019#comments Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:12:00 +0000 55491 at http://urgentcomm.com OilComm and FleetComm 2018 http://urgentcomm.com/oilcomm-and-fleetcomm-2018 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>OilComm and FleetComm is where the major players in energy, maritime, and transportation communities come together to learn about the capabilities of the next generation of communication technologies.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Houston Marriott Westchase </span> <span class="locality">Houston</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="29.760427">29° 45' 37.5372" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-95.369803">95° 22' 11.2908" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=29.760427+-95.369803+%28%2C+Houston%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>OilComm and FleetComm is where the major players in energy, maritime, and transportation communities come together to learn about the capabilities of the next generation of communication technologies. Both the conference program and exposition are designed to serve those who want to improve their processes (and careers) by utilizing new technology solutions in our increasingly connected world. The event is driven by innovation, and it shouldn&rsquo;t be missed!</p> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/oilcomm-and-fleetcomm-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/oilcomm-and-fleetcomm-2018#comments 29.760427 -95.369803 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:12:00 +0000 55481 at http://urgentcomm.com DC5G 2018 http://urgentcomm.com/dc5g-2018 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>At DC5G, we’re taking the conversation deeper and further than any other event, involving everyone in the 5G ecosystem, from infrastructure, terrestrial service providers, and satellite service providers, to regulation organizations, policy makers, local/state municipalities and commercial enterprise representatives.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Capital Hilton</span> <span class="locality">Washington</span>, <span class="region">DC</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="38.907192">38° 54' 25.8912" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-77.036871">77° 2' 12.7356" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=38.907192+-77.036871+%28%2C+Washington%2C+DC%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>At DC5G, we&rsquo;re taking the conversation deeper and further than any other event, involving everyone in the 5G ecosystem, from infrastructure, terrestrial service providers, and satellite service providers, to regulation organizations, policy makers, local/state municipalities and commercial enterprise representatives.&nbsp; By bringing ALL markets to the table, the conversations are holistic and focused on getting business done. At DC5G, you can help steer the discussions, and solidify your company&rsquo;s role in the overall success of 5G implementation. Join us and start advancing the 5G conversation by developing better strategies and stronger 5G rollout plans, and build partnerships that enhance capabilities among shared spectrum.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/dc5g-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/dc5g-2018#comments 38.907192 -77.036871 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:12:00 +0000 55471 at http://urgentcomm.com Apple to utilize RapidSOS to deliver 911 caller-location information to PSAPs http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apple-utilize-rapidsos-deliver-911-caller-location-information-psaps <div class="node-body article-body">Apple announces that its devices will utilize RapidSOS technology to share location data with public safety when emergency calls are made using iOS 12, an upgrade to the Apple operating-system platform that is scheduled to be released later this year.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apple-utilize-rapidsos-deliver-911-caller-location-information-psaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apple-utilize-rapidsos-deliver-911-caller-location-information-psaps#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:36:00 +0000 55461 at http://urgentcomm.com