Incident Command/Situational Awareness http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31161/more en 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 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 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 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 Zetron announces improved 911 location results from RapidSOS pilot project in Tennessee http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/zetron-announces-improved-911-location-results-rapidsos-pilot-project-tennessee <div class="node-body article-body">Zetron announces results from a pilot project using integrated location information from partner RapidSOS to deliver significantly better caller-location data quickly to public-safety answering points (PSAPs) receiving emergency calls</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/zetron-announces-improved-911-location-results-rapidsos-pilot-project-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/zetron-announces-improved-911-location-results-rapidsos-pilot-project-tennessee#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety Regulation Tracking, Monitoring & Control FCC Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:13:00 +0000 55441 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 TRX Systems: Carol Politi highlights company's partnerships, deployment successes http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/trx-systems-carol-politi-highlights-companys-partnerships-deployment-successes <div class="node-body video-body">TRX Systems President and CEO Carol Politi explains how partnerships are helping the company realize widespread deployments and notes recent developments in its location technology. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/trx-systems-carol-politi-highlights-companys-partnerships-deployment-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/trx-systems-carol-politi-highlights-companys-partnerships-deployment-successes#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Personnel Tracking Public Safety Test and Measurement Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:09:00 +0000 55351 at http://urgentcomm.com Carnegie Mellon University: Anthony Rowe showcases firefighter-location technology http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/carnegie-mellon-university-anthony-rowe-showcases-firefighter-location-technology <div class="node-body video-body">Anthony Rowe, associate professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at Carnegie Mellon University, demonstrates how an incident commander could leverage ultrawideband (UWB) beacon technology to track the location of firefighters, even when there is no traditional network infrastructure available.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/carnegie-mellon-university-anthony-rowe-showcases-firefighter-location-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/carnegie-mellon-university-anthony-rowe-showcases-firefighter-location-technology#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Personnel Tracking Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 11 Jun 2018 03:08:00 +0000 55291 at http://urgentcomm.com Bittium: Jani Lyrintzis discusses IoT engineering work, teases new public-safety device http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public- <div class="node-body video-body">Jani Lyrintzis, vice president and general manager at Bittium, highlights the wireless-engineering services that his company brings to the Internet of Things (IoT) space, including work as a partner for Verizon's ThingSpace. Lyrintzis also talks about development of a next-generation public-safety device that could be announced later this year. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public-#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Enterprise Machine-to-Machine Network Management Software Public Safety State & Local Government Sun, 27 May 2018 16:40:00 +0000 54981 at http://urgentcomm.com