Incident Command/Situational Awareness http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31161/more en 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 Internet of Life-Saving Things (IoLST) promises to transform EMS industry, FirstNet’s McGinnis says http://urgentcomm.com/fireems/internet-life-saving-things-iolst-promises-transform-ems-industry-firstnet-s-mcginnis-says <div class="node-body article-body">Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel soon may leverage information from myriad medical devices and reliable broadband connectivity from FirstNet to provide better initial treatment to patients, as well as unprecedented situational awareness to others in the healthcare ecosystem, according to FirstNet board member Kevin McGinnis. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fireems/internet-life-saving-things-iolst-promises-transform-ems-industry-firstnet-s-mcginnis-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fireems/internet-life-saving-things-iolst-promises-transform-ems-industry-firstnet-s-mcginnis-says#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Fire/EMS Hospital/Medical NG-911 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Fri, 25 May 2018 15:01:00 +0000 54961 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 Swarm Technology: Alfonso Iniguez demos 'intent-based autonomy' technology for coordinating drones http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t <div class="node-body video-body">Alfonso Iniguez, founder and CEO of Swarm Technology, demonstrates how the startup company's patented technology lets connected drones and robots respond as a coordinated group to mission-focused commands as efficiently as possible, rather than having each object controlled individually. Based on concepts developed after years of observing ants, this "solidarity cell architure" provides the distributed artificial intelligence needed to coordinate the robots or drones.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Coverage & Interference Federal Government/Military Intelligent Transportation Systems Public Safety Smart Devices System Design Sun, 20 May 2018 21:48:00 +0000 54891 at http://urgentcomm.com Commercial IoT information can provide valuable data to first responders, Schrier says http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/commercial-iot-information-can-provide-valuable-data-first-res <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety personnel likely will benefit from Internet of Life-Saving Things (IoLST) devices designed specifically for first-responder use, but establishing ways to leverage or adapt existing commercial IoT capabilities should be a priority in the near term, according to FirstNet senior advisor Bill Schrier. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/commercial-iot-information-can-provide-valuable-data-first-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/commercial-iot-information-can-provide-valuable-data-first-res#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Public Safety Fri, 18 May 2018 15:34:00 +0000 54861 at http://urgentcomm.com