Land-Mobile Radio http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31101/more en Most expect eventual public-safety transition to MCPTT over LTE, but timing remains in doubt http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing- <div class="node-body article-body">First responders are expected to begin utilizing mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT)-standard services over FirstNet and other LTE networks late this year, but industry representatives have myriad opinions about when MCPTT might supplant land-mobile-radio (LMR) as the solution for mission-critical voice communications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing-#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:32:00 +0000 54421 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD USA: John Grabowski offers glimpse into future, leveraging parent company's technologies http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-usa-john-grabowski-offers-glimpse-future-leveraging-parent-companys-technologies <div class="node-body video-body">John Grabowski, JVCKENWOOD USA's director of marketing and communications for the communications sector, describes the conceptual Emergency Response Solution, which highlights some potential synergies that JVCKENWOOD—the Japan-based parent company of JVCKENWOOD USA—hopes to leverage by integrating products from its various business units.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-usa-john-grabowski-offers-glimpse-future-leveraging-parent-companys-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-usa-john-grabowski-offers-glimpse-future-leveraging-parent-companys-technologies#comments Land-Mobile Radio Alerting Systems Incident Command/Situational Awareness Subscriber Devices Enterprise Public Safety Kenwood Mon, 02 Apr 2018 23:49:00 +0000 54351 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD: Sara Isoardo highlights versatility of new DMR Tier III base station http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station <div class="node-body video-body">Sara Isoardo of JVCKENWOOD highlights the versatility of a software-defined base station developed by Radio Activity, the Italy-based manufacurer that JVCKENWOOD purchased early this year. The versatile base station supports a host of LMR protocols—from analog to digital DMR and P25 Phase 1—and provides network operators with multiple migration paths.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability P25 Public Safety IWCE Kenwood Thu, 29 Mar 2018 18:39:00 +0000 54321 at http://urgentcomm.com EF Johnson Technologies: Jaimin Patel introduces new cloud-based tool to manage LMR software licenses http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l <div class="node-body video-body">Jaimin Patel, associate product manager for EF Johnson Technologies (a JVCKENWOOD company), demonstrates how land-mobile-radio (LMR) software licenses can be managed via the company's new Viking Vault web portal. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l#comments Land-Mobile Radio Software Critical Infrastructure Public Safety State & Local Government IWCE EFJohnson Kenwood Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:30:00 +0000 54261 at http://urgentcomm.com ADRF: Greg Najjar highlights key characteristics of FiRe in-building solution http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution <div class="node-body video-body">Greg Najjar, director of business development for Advanced RF Technologies (ADRF), highlights the features of the company's upgraded FiRe (fiber-optic repeater) solution, which is designed to provide in-building coverage to support public-safety LMR communications that leverage 700/800 MHz spectrum. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution#comments Land-Mobile Radio Coverage & Interference DAS Enterprise P25 Public Safety IWCE Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:38:00 +0000 54201 at http://urgentcomm.com Cubic: Travis Queen highlights interoperability capabilities of Vocality RoIP gateway http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cubic-travis-queen-highlights-interoperability-capabilities-vocality-roip-gateway <div class="node-body video-body">Travis Queen, Cubic's senior director of commercial strategy and business development, discusses the features of the company's new Vocality RoIP gateway, which includes built-in 4G LTE functionality and the ability to interoperate with LMR networks via the small-form-factor product. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cubic-travis-queen-highlights-interoperability-capabilities-vocality-roip-gateway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cubic-travis-queen-highlights-interoperability-capabilities-vocality-roip-gateway#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability IWCE Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:13:00 +0000 54161 at http://urgentcomm.com Florida selects Motorola Solutions to revamp statewide LMR system http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-selects-motorola-solutions-revamp-statewide-lmr-system <div class="node-body article-body">Florida’s Department of Management Services publishes a Notice of Intent to Award a contract to Motorola Solutions to build a new statewide public-safety radio system to replace the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS) operated by Harris.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-selects-motorola-solutions-revamp-statewide-lmr-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-selects-motorola-solutions-revamp-statewide-lmr-system#comments Land-Mobile Radio Funding Interoperability Public Safety State & Local Government Motorola Solutions Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:47:00 +0000 54131 at http://urgentcomm.com Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) services have significant impact on commercial LMR market, IWCE speakers say http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark <div class="node-body article-body">Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offerings are replacing land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems in many commercial environments, as non-mission-critical customer increasingly are opting for the lower cost and application flexibility inherent associated with PoC infrastructure rather than owning private LMR networks, according to multiple speakers at IWCE 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Enterprise P25 State & Local Government IWCE Wed, 14 Mar 2018 03:30:00 +0000 54081 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Les Miller highlights capabilities of the APX 8500HP high-power P25 mobile radio http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-highlights-capabilities-apx-8500hp-high-power-p25-m <div class="node-body video-body">Les Miller, Motorola Solutions' North America commercial markets and launch marketing manager, describes key features of the APX 8500HP, the company's new all-band P25 radio that transmits signals at 110 watts, which increases range by about 25%.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-highlights-capabilities-apx-8500hp-high-power-p25-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-highlights-capabilities-apx-8500hp-high-power-p25-m#comments Land-Mobile Radio P25 Public Safety IWCE Motorola Solutions Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:24:00 +0000 54061 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Les Miller showcases features of the LEX L11, the company's new mission-critical LTE smartphone http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-showcases-features-lex-l11-companys-new-mission-cri <div class="node-body video-body">Les Miller, Motorola Solutions' North America commercial markets and launch marketing manager, highlights some of the key features of the LEX L11, a new mission-critical LTE smartphone that also enables P25 communications when paired with an APX radio. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-showcases-features-lex-l11-companys-new-mission-cri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-showcases-features-lex-l11-companys-new-mission-cri#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:23:00 +0000 53991 at http://urgentcomm.com