In-Building http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31151/more en 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 Comba Telecom: Don Henry highlights features of new BDA, fiber DAS solutions http://urgentcomm.com/building/comba-telecom-don-henry-highlights-features-new-bda-fiber-das-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Don Henry, public-safety program manager for Comba Telecom, describes enhanced features of the company’s new (BDA) products—notably increased uplink power—as well as a new fiber DAS offering. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/building/comba-telecom-don-henry-highlights-features-new-bda-fiber-das-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/building/comba-telecom-don-henry-highlights-features-new-bda-fiber-das-solutions#comments In-Building Coverage & Interference Enterprise Public Safety System Design IWCE Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:33:00 +0000 54121 at http://urgentcomm.com In-building mapping: What’s really needed for emergency response? http://urgentcomm.com/blog/building-mapping-what-s-really-needed-emergency-response <div class="node-body blog-body">Solutions that provide accurate, updated maps of buildings are needed for first responders to benefit fully from modern location technology. The ability to get X- Y- and Z-axis location data is wonderful; but if you can’t plot that information on a map, it isn’t helpful.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/building-mapping-what-s-really-needed-emergency-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/building-mapping-what-s-really-needed-emergency-response#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:49:00 +0000 53801 at http://urgentcomm.com In-building coverage for FirstNet wanted, but many details remain unknown http://urgentcomm.com/building/building-coverage-firstnet-wanted-many-details-remain-unknown <div class="node-body article-body">In-building coverage for FirstNet is important for public safety, but consensus policies still need to be developed and considerable education is needed to make in-building coverage for first responders subscribing to the nationwide FirstNet system a reality, according to speakers on a panel exploring the topic. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/building/building-coverage-firstnet-wanted-many-details-remain-unknown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/building/building-coverage-firstnet-wanted-many-details-remain-unknown#comments Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:03:00 +0000 53411 at http://urgentcomm.com CritComm Insights: Ken Rehbehn discusses in-building coverage for public-safety communications http://urgentcomm.com/building/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-discusses-building-coverage-public-safety-communications <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 for CritComm Insights, highlights some of the technical, financial and policy challenges associated with efforts to provide in-building coverage to first responders utilizing private LMR systems and public-safety LTE networks like FirstNet. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/building/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-discusses-building-coverage-public-safety-communications" 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/2017/12/ken-rehbehnjpgcropdisplay1.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 12-01.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=8931328">Ken Rehbehn podcast 12-01.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/building/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-discusses-building-coverage-public-safety-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/building/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-discusses-building-coverage-public-safety-communications#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Interoperability Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:51:00 +0000 52711 at http://urgentcomm.com Safer Buildings Coalition: John Foley outlines in-building-coverage challenges for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/building/safer-buildings-coalition-john-foley-outlines-building-coverage-challenges-public-safety <div class="node-body video-body">John Foley, vice president of operations for the Safer Buildings Coalition, discusses interference, FirstNet, economic and code issues associated with in-building coverage to support public-safety communications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/building/safer-buildings-coalition-john-foley-outlines-building-coverage-challenges-public-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/building/safer-buildings-coalition-john-foley-outlines-building-coverage-challenges-public-safety#comments Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:26:00 +0000 51921 at http://urgentcomm.com BuildingDNA: Joe Hernandez demonstrates how company's in-building intelligence solution benefits public safety, enterprises http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc <div class="node-body video-body">BuildingDNA CEO Joe Hernandez demonstrates the company's smart-building solution that can leverage intrabuilding-visual-awareness (IVA) technology to deliver relevant data about personnel and equipment assets inside and outside a building structure to enhance public safety's situational awareness when an incident occurs. The solution also is used on a daily basis to help personnel identify potential maintenance needs within a building. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:13:00 +0000 51531 at http://urgentcomm.com EJL Wireless Research: Earl Lum discusses the future of in-building coverage for public-safety communications http://urgentcomm.com/building/ejl-wireless-research-earl-lum-discusses-future-building-coverage-public-safety-communicati <div class="node-body video-body">Earl Lum, president of EJL Wireless Research, outlines some of the challenges facing vendors, governments and building owners as they try to support public safety's in-building communications needs for LMR and LTE systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/building/ejl-wireless-research-earl-lum-discusses-future-building-coverage-public-safety-communicati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/building/ejl-wireless-research-earl-lum-discusses-future-building-coverage-public-safety-communicati#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Public Safety State & Local Government System Design Mon, 29 May 2017 22:13:00 +0000 50611 at http://urgentcomm.com 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