Power http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31171/more en Focused Mission: David Craig describes Puerto Rico recovery challenges after Hurricane Maria http://urgentcomm.com/disaster-response/focused-mission-david-craig-describes-puerto-rico-recovery-challenges-after-hurric <div class="node-body video-body">David Craig, co-founder of Focused Mission, explains how Puerto Rico communications in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria was a "real-life case study of what can happens when everything fails." However, by utilizing low-data-rate satellite communications, Focused Mission was able to help process credit cards, support hospitals and help survivors deliver personal communications. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/disaster-response/focused-mission-david-craig-describes-puerto-rico-recovery-challenges-after-hurric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/disaster-response/focused-mission-david-craig-describes-puerto-rico-recovery-challenges-after-hurric#comments Power Critical Infrastructure Disaster Response Enterprise Satellite Tue, 22 May 2018 17:27:00 +0000 54921 at http://urgentcomm.com New Samsung Galaxy S9 devices include FirstNet Band 14 support, AT&T and FirstNet say http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones—unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona—are approved FirstNet devices that operate on the 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum licensed to FirstNet, according to officials for FirstNet and its nationwide contractor, AT&T.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/smartphones/new-samsung-galaxy-s9-devices-include-firstnet-band-14-support-att-and-firstnet-say#comments Analytics Power Applications Cybersecurity Legislation Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Smartphones Mon, 26 Feb 2018 14:19:00 +0000 53731 at http://urgentcomm.com Ubicquia solutions transform streetlights into broadband networks to support myriad uses http://urgentcomm.com/wireless-networks/ubicquia-solutions-transform-streetlights-broadband-networks-support-myriad-uses <div class="node-body article-body">Florida-based Ubicquia this week announced that it has added the Ubimetro small-cell product to its portfolio of versatile streetlight-based broadband-routing solutions and that it has become a new member of the AT&T Smart Cities Strategic Alliance.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/wireless-networks/ubicquia-solutions-transform-streetlights-broadband-networks-support-myriad-uses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/wireless-networks/ubicquia-solutions-transform-streetlights-broadband-networks-support-myriad-uses#comments Backhaul Power Coverage & Interference Critical Infrastructure Machine-to-Machine Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Wireless Networks NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:25:00 +0000 53691 at http://urgentcomm.com Network providers work to overcome communications challenges caused by Harvey http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/network-providers-work-overcome-communications-challenges-caused-harvey <div class="node-body article-body">Hurricane-force winds during the weekend and unprecedented flooding have created significant challenges in southeast Texas during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but communications for public safety and commercial carriers largely have been maintained, according to multiple sources. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/network-providers-work-overcome-communications-challenges-caused-harvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/network-providers-work-overcome-communications-challenges-caused-harvey#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Power Commercial Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:23:00 +0000 51801 at http://urgentcomm.com Impact Power Technologies Wins More Business from 14 Different Public Safety Agencies http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-wins-more-business-14-different-public-safety-agencies <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eight police departments and six university campuses are among those who have discovered a new power technology that maximizes their land mobile radio performance.&nbsp; In most incidents, this story began several years ago when these agencies determined that the continuous failure of OEM batteries was becoming a life threatening issue.&nbsp; They made a decision to try replacing the OE batteries in some of their radios with a longer lasting Lithium Polymer alternative&mdash;Impact Power Technologies (IPT) LifeSaver&trade; Series Batteries.&nbsp; Since that time, IPT consistently lasted bet</p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-wins-more-business-14-different-public-safety-agencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-wins-more-business-14-different-public-safety-agencies#comments Power Tue, 14 Jun 2016 19:50:00 +0000 46431 at http://urgentcomm.com Impact Power Technologies announces strategic partnerships, battery buyback recycling program http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-announces-strategic-partnerships-battery-buyback-recycling-program <div class="node-body article-body">Lithium-polymer replacement-battery manufacturer Impact Power Technologies (IPT) recently announces a battery-buyback program to recycle old batteries from customers, as well as two strategic partnerships.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-announces-strategic-partnerships-battery-buyback-recycling-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-announces-strategic-partnerships-battery-buyback-recycling-program#comments Power Enterprise Funding Policy Public Safety Thu, 12 May 2016 17:55:00 +0000 45741 at http://urgentcomm.com Impact Power Technologies: Ken Murphy discusses extended battery life, recent wins in California http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-ken-murphy-discusses-extended-battery-life-recent-wins-california <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Ken Murphy, chief operating officer (COO) for Impact Power Technologies, highlights the benefits of his company’s lithium-polymer replacement batteries, as well as a recent contract win with the police department in Murrieta, Calif., during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/power/impact-power-technologies-ken-murphy-discusses-extended-battery-life-recent-wins-california" 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/2016/01/ken-murphy-impact-power-technologies.jpg" title="" 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/160125_0442.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=12167910">160125_0442.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-ken-murphy-discusses-extended-battery-life-recent-wins-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-ken-murphy-discusses-extended-battery-life-recent-wins-california#comments Land-Mobile Radio Power Public Safety System Operation Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:32:00 +0000 41971 at http://urgentcomm.com SceneDoc: Ryan Seick details key workflow-enhancement features of new 3.1 release http://urgentcomm.com/applications/scenedoc-ryan-seick-details-key-workflow-enhancement-features-new-31-release <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Ryan Seick, vice president of engineering at SceneDoc, outlines the feature set of the company's 3.1 release of its software, which is being highlighted on the new Motorola Si500 body camera/speaker microphone. With the 3.1 version, users can complete forms and sign them while in the field, then transmit them to headquarters with AES 256-bit encryption while using less battery resources than in previous versions of the application.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/applications/scenedoc-ryan-seick-details-key-workflow-enhancement-features-new-31-release" 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/2015/11/ryan-seick-scenedoc.jpg" title="" 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/Ryan Seick--SceneDoc.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=11946392">Ryan Seick--SceneDoc.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/applications/scenedoc-ryan-seick-details-key-workflow-enhancement-features-new-31-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/applications/scenedoc-ryan-seick-details-key-workflow-enhancement-features-new-31-release#comments Power Applications Data GPS Public Safety Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:11:00 +0000 39261 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC requires IP-based providers to offer backup-power options to ensure 911 availability http://urgentcomm.com/power/fcc-requires-ip-based-providers-offer-backup-power-options-ensure-911-availability <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FCC commissioners approve rules requiring carriers to offer affordable backup-power options for IP-based voice services to help safeguard residential 911 communications during commercial power outages.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/power/fcc-requires-ip-based-providers-offer-backup-power-options-ensure-911-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/power/fcc-requires-ip-based-providers-offer-backup-power-options-ensure-911-availability#comments Power NG-911 Regulation FCC Fri, 07 Aug 2015 18:16:00 +0000 37541 at http://urgentcomm.com Impact Power Technologies to showcase long-lasting lithium-polymer battery during IWCE 2015 http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-showcase-long-lasting-lithium-polymer-battery-during-iwce-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Impact Power Technologies this week at IWCE 2015 will exhibit the company’s lithium-polymer battery solution that lets land-mobile-radio (LMR) and bar-code scanner users realize 35 hours worth of communications from a single battery charge, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-showcase-long-lasting-lithium-polymer-battery-during-iwce-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/power/impact-power-technologies-showcase-long-lasting-lithium-polymer-battery-during-iwce-2015#comments Power Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:49:00 +0000 33971 at http://urgentcomm.com