Analytics http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31131/more en 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 Univ. of Virginia: Homa Alemzadeh, Mustafa Hotaki showcase 'Siri for first responders' to help EMS http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems <div class="node-body video-body">Homa Alemzadeh and Mustafa Hotaki demonstrate how voice-recognition technology can be combined with analytics and artificial intelligence to help EMS personnel provide medical care with greater accuracy and efficiency, particular when responding to large-scale incidents.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems#comments Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Fire/EMS Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:53:00 +0000 55391 at http://urgentcomm.com Analytics crucial to effective IoT deployments, UPS exec says http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/analytics-crucial-effective-iot-deployments-ups-exec-says <div class="node-body article-body">Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives are all about gathering unprecedented levels of information, but this data is “useless” if enterprises do not couple IoT deployments with the analytics resources necessary to measure progress toward strategic goals, according to a United Parcel Service (UPS) executive.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/analytics-crucial-effective-iot-deployments-ups-exec-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/analytics-crucial-effective-iot-deployments-ups-exec-says#comments Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Subscriber Devices Critical Infrastructure Enterprise System Operation Tue, 22 May 2018 14:15:00 +0000 54901 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions cites LMR optimism, expected extension of Airwave contract for at least five years http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions officials believe the company’s Airwave contract to supply TETRA services to first responders in the United Kingdom (UK) will be extended at least five more years, Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown said yesterday during a conference calls to detail first-quarter earnings.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f#comments Land-Mobile Radio Analytics P25 Public Safety State & Local Government Video Motorola Solutions Fri, 04 May 2018 11:26:00 +0000 54691 at http://urgentcomm.com Public-safety groups seek federal funds to pay for next-gen 911 (NG911) upgrades http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/public-safety-groups-seek-federal-funds-pay-next-gen-911-ng911-upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives of key public-safety organizations send a letter to Congressional leadership seeking “a significant federal grant program” to help pay to deploy IP-based, next-generation 911 (NG911) technology nationwide be included in the upcoming omnibus funding package being considered by federal lawmakers.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/public-safety-groups-seek-federal-funds-pay-next-gen-911-ng911-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/public-safety-groups-seek-federal-funds-pay-next-gen-911-ng911-upgrades#comments Analytics Funding NG-911 Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Video Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:53:00 +0000 54181 at http://urgentcomm.com Breaking down information silos makes cities smarter http://urgentcomm.com/governance/breaking-down-information-silos-makes-cities-smarter <div class="field-byline"> Derek Prall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The free and open flow of municipal data will increase municipal efficiencies, according to Jason Nelson, executive director of the Smart Cities Council. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/governance/breaking-down-information-silos-makes-cities-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/governance/breaking-down-information-silos-makes-cities-smarter#comments Alerting Systems Analytics Software Applications Citizen Engagement Critical Infrastructure Governance Wed, 07 Mar 2018 04:06:00 +0000 53911 at http://urgentcomm.com <p>Smart Cities Council Executive Director Jason Nelson addresses the audience at IWCE 2018. Photo by Derek Prall.</p> New Samsung Galaxy S9 devices include FirstNet Band 14 support, AT&T and FirstNet say http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones—unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona—are approved FirstNet devices that operate on the 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum licensed to FirstNet, according to officials for FirstNet and its nationwide contractor, AT&T.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say#comments Analytics Power Applications Cybersecurity Legislation Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Smartphones Mon, 26 Feb 2018 14:19:00 +0000 53731 at http://urgentcomm.com Mobile analytics can help public safety optimize its FirstNet usage http://urgentcomm.com/blog/mobile-analytics-can-help-public-safety-optimize-its-firstnet-usage <div class="node-body blog-body">Mobile analytics have emerged as a better way to access a true picture of how first responders, mobile devices and applications are using bandwidth, allowing agencies to make smarter mobile deployment decisions.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/mobile-analytics-can-help-public-safety-optimize-its-firstnet-usage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/mobile-analytics-can-help-public-safety-optimize-its-firstnet-usage#comments Analytics Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tracking, Monitoring & Control NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Thu, 04 Jan 2018 22:12:00 +0000 53161 at http://urgentcomm.com Tualatin Valley: Chief Mike Duyck discusses technology's impact on fire service http://urgentcomm.com/fireems/tualatin-valley-chief-mike-duyck-discusses-technologys-impact-fire-service <div class="node-body video-body">Chief Mike Duyck of Tualatin Valley (Ore.) Fire & Rescue, explains how technological improvements provide firefighters with data-driven tools that make them more effective, particularly by providing unprecedented situational awareness before and during an incident. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fireems/tualatin-valley-chief-mike-duyck-discusses-technologys-impact-fire-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fireems/tualatin-valley-chief-mike-duyck-discusses-technologys-impact-fire-service#comments Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Fire/EMS Tracking, Monitoring & Control Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:10:00 +0000 52771 at http://urgentcomm.com Airbus DS Communications readies company to evolve with fast-changing 911 market http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-readies-company-evolve-fast-changing-911-market <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus DS Communications hopes to have 60% of its public-safety answering point (PSAP) customers offering text-to-911 services during the next three years as part of a larger company initiative that is designed to help call centers migrate to next-generation 911 (NG911) technology, according to CEO Bob Freinberg.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-readies-company-evolve-fast-changing-911-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cassidian/airbus-ds-communications-readies-company-evolve-fast-changing-911-market#comments Analytics Dispatch Funding NG-911 Public Safety Cassidian Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:36:00 +0000 49051 at http://urgentcomm.com