Power http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31171/more en 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="" 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/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="" 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/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 Arizona outage highlights need for strong network design, monitoring capability in critical communications http://urgentcomm.com/blog/arizona-outage-highlights-need-strong-network-design-monitoring-capability-critical-communicati <div class="node-body blog-body">When a single conduit housing multiple fiber lines was cut last week, much of northern Arizona was unable to access the Internet, call 911, use cellular devices, pay with credit cards or get cash from ATMs for about 15 hours, according to multiple news reports. The episode should serve as a reminder of the necessity for reliability and diversity characteristics in critical networks that cannot afford downtime.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/arizona-outage-highlights-need-strong-network-design-monitoring-capability-critical-communicati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/arizona-outage-highlights-need-strong-network-design-monitoring-capability-critical-communicati#comments Power Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security System Design Tracking, Monitoring & Control NTIA/FirstNet Urgent Matters Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:50:00 +0000 33771 at http://urgentcomm.com Eddie McCarthy named COO at Power Products http://urgentcomm.com/power/eddie-mccarthy-named-coo-power-products <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Alpharetta, GA &mdash; Power Products is pleased to announce that Eddie McCarthy has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.&nbsp; Eddie has considerable experience in international sales, as well as an extensive operations and financial background.&nbsp; &ldquo;His broad skill set and LMR industry experience at a senior level will enable Eddie to contribute in a significant way to the continued growth of Power Products.&nbsp; We welcome him to the Power Products management team and know that his experience and leadership will help us improve customer s</span></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/power/eddie-mccarthy-named-coo-power-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/power/eddie-mccarthy-named-coo-power-products#comments Power Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:57:00 +0000 32561 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Sandpoint innovators’ solar road panels remove snow, generate power http://urgentcomm.com/power/newscan-sandpoint-innovators-solar-road-panels-remove-snow-generate-power <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/apr/19/sandpoint-innovators-solar-road-panels-remove/">Sandpoint innovators&#39; solar road panels remove snow, generate power</a></p> <p><a href="http://towerpoint.com/sprint-to-cease-using-wimax-network-infrastructure-and-technology-by-end-of-2015/">Sprint to cease using WiMAX infrastructure and technology by end of 2015</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/power/newscan-sandpoint-innovators-solar-road-panels-remove-snow-generate-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/power/newscan-sandpoint-innovators-solar-road-panels-remove-snow-generate-power#comments Power Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:32:00 +0000 27561 at http://urgentcomm.com