In-Building http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31151/more en Radvisory 5G: Keith Radousky highlights public-safety in-building solution at Illinois high school http://urgentcomm.com/das/radvisory-5g-keith-radousky-highlights-public-safety-building-solution-illinois-high-school <div class="node-body video-body">Keith Radousky, president of Radvisory 5G, describes a recently completed project to provide in-building coverage to public-safety entities and commercial carriers at a large high school in Evanston, Ill., during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during the 5G North America show in Austin.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/das/radvisory-5g-keith-radousky-highlights-public-safety-building-solution-illinois-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/das/radvisory-5g-keith-radousky-highlights-public-safety-building-solution-illinois-high-school#comments DAS Tue, 23 May 2017 19:26:00 +0000 50551 at http://urgentcomm.com How first responders—and the public—count on wireless communications, even indoors http://urgentcomm.com/blog/how-first-responders-and-public-count-wireless-communications-even-indoors <div class="node-body blog-body">It is not merely a convenience that cellular connectivity is available throughout a building; it literally can be the difference between life and death.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/how-first-responders-and-public-count-wireless-communications-even-indoors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/how-first-responders-and-public-count-wireless-communications-even-indoors#comments In-Building Coverage & Interference Policy Public Safety System Design View from the Top Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0000 50291 at http://urgentcomm.com VNC: Gary Monetti, Mohan Tammisetti demonstrate 'take the network with you' solution for public-safety LTE http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/vnc-gary-monetti-mohan-tammisetti-demonstrate-take-network-you-solution-public-safety- <div class="node-body video-body">Gary Monetti (left) and Mohan Tammisetti of Virtual Network Communications (VNC) demonstrate how the company's portable Greencell eNodeB and vCore enhanced packet core (EPC) with IP media subsystem (IMS) functionality can be combined to deliver LTE connectivity, even when the user is outside of the footprint of a fixed terrestrial network.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/vnc-gary-monetti-mohan-tammisetti-demonstrate-take-network-you-solution-public-safety-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/vnc-gary-monetti-mohan-tammisetti-demonstrate-take-network-you-solution-public-safety-#comments In-Building Coverage & Interference Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:05:00 +0000 49791 at http://urgentcomm.com Some in-building policy coordination today could reap big communications benefits in the future http://urgentcomm.com/blog/some-building-policy-coordination-today-could-reap-big-communications-benefits-future <div class="node-body blog-body">If in-building efforts and reliability standards can be aligned effectively, the potential impact for both public-safety and commercial communications could be tremendous.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/some-building-policy-coordination-today-could-reap-big-communications-benefits-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/some-building-policy-coordination-today-could-reap-big-communications-benefits-future#comments In-Building Coverage & Interference Policy Standards System Design System Installation FCC Urgent Matters Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:11:00 +0000 48211 at http://urgentcomm.com First responders need access to life-saving, 3D location technology http://urgentcomm.com/blog/first-responders-need-access-life-saving-3d-location-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">For public safety, the location of an incident and where its personnel resources are during a response are critical pieces of information. With this in mind, it is crucial that such data—including vertical-location information, with floor-level granularity—is made available to first-response agencies. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/first-responders-need-access-life-saving-3d-location-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/first-responders-need-access-life-saving-3d-location-technology#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Coverage & Interference Personnel Monitoring Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation FCC NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:22:00 +0000 48011 at http://urgentcomm.com ‘Bomb robot’ usage in Dallas underscores importance of mission-critical data, not just voice http://urgentcomm.com/blog/bomb-robot-usage-dallas-underscores-importance-mission-critical-data-not-just-voice <div class="node-body blog-body">Mission-critical voice is a fundamental tool for public safety, but data often has been considered somewhat less vital to first-responder operations. But the use of remote-controlled "bomb robot" in Dallas to deliver lethal force to the suspected gunman should cause many to reconsider any perceptions about the need for mission-critical data connectivity during times of crisis.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/bomb-robot-usage-dallas-underscores-importance-mission-critical-data-not-just-voice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/bomb-robot-usage-dallas-underscores-importance-mission-critical-data-not-just-voice#comments Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security System Design Urgent Matters Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:19:00 +0000 46941 at http://urgentcomm.com Anritsu, TRX Systems partner to deliver easy-to-use RF signal-mapping solution for indoor environments http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/anritsu-trx-systems-partner-deliver-easy-use-rf-signal-mapping-solution-indoor- <div class="node-body article-body">Anritsu announces the availability of the MA8100A Series TRX NEON Signal Mapper, an in-building RF-coverage mapping solution developed in partnership with TRX Systems that is designed to significantly reduce the time and effort needed to map RF coverage in areas where GPS signals are unavailable or unreliable.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/anritsu-trx-systems-partner-deliver-easy-use-rf-signal-mapping-solution-indoor-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/anritsu-trx-systems-partner-deliver-easy-use-rf-signal-mapping-solution-indoor-#comments In-Building Coverage & Interference Public Safety Test and Measurement Anritsu Tue, 10 May 2016 13:47:00 +0000 45681 at http://urgentcomm.com Dali Wireless unveils Matrix Public Safety indoor-coverage platform that supports P25, TETRA and LTE http://urgentcomm.com/building/dali-wireless-unveils-matrix-public-safety-indoor-coverage-platform-supports-p25-tetra-and- <div class="node-body article-body">Dali Wireless announces Matrix Public Safety (Matrix PS), a modular platform that is designed to support existing land-mobile-radio technologies like P25 and TETRA, as well as LTE, which is positioned to be the next-generation broadband communications protocol for first responders throughout the world.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/building/dali-wireless-unveils-matrix-public-safety-indoor-coverage-platform-supports-p25-tetra-and-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/building/dali-wireless-unveils-matrix-public-safety-indoor-coverage-platform-supports-p25-tetra-and-#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution In-Building Local Area P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:19:00 +0000 43261 at http://urgentcomm.com Former FirstNet board member, NYPD assistant chief to present webinar on indoor wireless coverage http://urgentcomm.com/blog/former-firstnet-board-member-nypd-assistant-chief-present-webinar-indoor-wireless-coverage <div class="node-body blog-body">IWCE’s online College of Technology is pleased that Chuck Dowd, a former FirstNet board member and former assistant chief at the New York City Police Department (NYPD), will present next week’s webinar on “Assessing Indoor Coverage.”</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/former-firstnet-board-member-nypd-assistant-chief-present-webinar-indoor-wireless-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/former-firstnet-board-member-nypd-assistant-chief-present-webinar-indoor-wireless-coverage#comments In-Building Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control IWCE All Things IWCE Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:31:00 +0000 39761 at http://urgentcomm.com Where’s the caller? Next year, six test beds will help answer that question for indoor 911 calls http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/where-s-caller-next-year-six-test-beds-will-help-answer-question-indoor-911-calls <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Next year, the four nationwide wireless carriers will test ithe technology and data that could deliver meaningful, dispatchable locations for 911 wireless phone calls inside and outside buildings a reality, according to an official with the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/where-s-caller-next-year-six-test-beds-will-help-answer-question-indoor-911-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/where-s-caller-next-year-six-test-beds-will-help-answer-question-indoor-911-calls#comments In-Building Coverage & Interference NG-911 Regulation Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control APCO FCC Thu, 03 Dec 2015 20:45:00 +0000 39661 at http://urgentcomm.com