Incident Command/Situational Awareness http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31161/more en Sonim Technologies: CEO Bob Plaschke describes key takeaways from first-responder comms event http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sonim-technologies-ceo-bob-plaschke-describes-key-takeaways-first-re <div class="node-body video-body">Sonim Technologies CEO Bob Plaschke discusses some of the public-safety-communications innovations and collaboration showcased during the “The Future of First-Responder Technologies” event conducted Dec. 7 in Washington, D.C.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sonim-technologies-ceo-bob-plaschke-describes-key-takeaways-first-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sonim-technologies-ceo-bob-plaschke-describes-key-takeaways-first-re#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Interoperability NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tracking, Monitoring & Control NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:34:00 +0000 52911 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 Motorola Solutions: Ben Ansell highlights features of body-worn video device, 360-degree in-car camera http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-ben-ansell-highlights-features-body-worn-video-device-360-degr <div class="node-body video-body">Ben Ansell, Motorola Solutions’ global product marketing manager for public-safety devices, showcases two of the company’s video cameras: a multipurpose body-worn camera, and the Sr600, an in-car camera that generates 360-degree video at high resolutions.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-ben-ansell-highlights-features-body-worn-video-device-360-degr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-ben-ansell-highlights-features-body-worn-video-device-360-degr#comments Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Video Surveillance APCO Video Motorola Solutions Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:45:00 +0000 51671 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 U.S. Senate passes ‘Kari’s Law’ legislation by unanimous consent http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/us-senate-passes-kari-s-law-legislation-unanimous-consent <div class="node-body article-body">United States senators approve “Kari’s Law” legislation—requiring the ability to direct-dial 911 on multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) frequently used by hotels, offices and other enterprises—by unanimous consent, greatly improving the potential for the bill to become law later this year.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/us-senate-passes-kari-s-law-legislation-unanimous-consent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/legislation/us-senate-passes-kari-s-law-legislation-unanimous-consent#comments Dispatch Legislation Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government System Design NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:14:00 +0000 51421 at http://urgentcomm.com The power of visualization technology for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/blog/power-visualization-technology-public-safety <div class="node-body blog-body">Humans process visual communications significantly faster than text. In a public-safety environment, where seconds of reaction time are critical, leveraging visual communications effectively promises to have a huge impact on first responders and the citizens they protect.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/power-visualization-technology-public-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/power-visualization-technology-public-safety#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Asset-Tracking CAD Personnel Tracking Public Safety View from the Top Tue, 01 Aug 2017 19:51:00 +0000 51371 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet opportunities—and challenges http://urgentcomm.com/blog/firstnet-opportunities-and-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body">As states and territories make their "opt-in/opt-out" decisions regarding FirstNet, here are three key areas that should be considered.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/firstnet-opportunities-and-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/firstnet-opportunities-and-challenges#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Personnel Tracking Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:17:00 +0000 51211 at http://urgentcomm.com Zetron focuses on deployments, integration with recent API releases http://urgentcomm.com/node/50381 <div class="node-body article-body">After releasing a series of application programming interfaces (APIs) beginning late last year, Zetron is seeing dispatch centers leverage the new capabilities and efficiencies that are enabled through the offerings, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/node/50381" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/node/50381#comments Dispatch Dispatch Interoperability Zetron Mon, 08 May 2017 04:19:00 +0000 50381 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Mark Krizik demonstrates personnel-accountability solution for firefighters on trunked systems http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mark-krizik-demonstrates-personnel-accountability-solution-fir <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Krizik, fire market sales specialist for Motorola Solutions, demonstrates the company's personnel-accountability solution, which is designed primarily to meet the needs of fire-department customers when responding to an incident. Previously available for users with conventional radio systems, the solution now also works with trunked radio systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mark-krizik-demonstrates-personnel-accountability-solution-fir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mark-krizik-demonstrates-personnel-accountability-solution-fir#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Analog Personnel Tracking Trunking IWCE Motorola Solutions Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:13:00 +0000 50231 at http://urgentcomm.com SMS/MMS text messaging can help local governments and public-safety agencies connect to the public http://urgentcomm.com/blog/smsmms-text-messaging-can-help-local-governments-and-public-safety-agencies-connect-public <div class="node-body blog-body">Communicating with residents is a priority for state and local governments and public-safety agencies at any time, but it is especially important during times of emergency. SMS/MMS messaging systems can help provide alerts during such critical moments, as well as improve information exchanges with the public on a day-to-day basis.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/smsmms-text-messaging-can-help-local-governments-and-public-safety-agencies-connect-public" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/smsmms-text-messaging-can-help-local-governments-and-public-safety-agencies-connect-public#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Citizen Engagement Disaster Response Public FCC View from the Top Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:56:00 +0000 50211 at http://urgentcomm.com