Software en NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of mobile applications <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Ogata, a computer scientist for the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), explains how the methodology used in his Mobile Application Security Exercise (MASE) research can be used to help ensure that public-safety applications include the desired level of security. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 at Cambium Networks: Bruce Collins discusses connectivity, network-management solutions for IoT <div class="node-body video-body">Bruce Collins, director of product management for Cambium Networks, explains how his company can provide multiple forms of wireless connectivity and its Maestro secure, cloud-based management system to support Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Backhaul Enterprise Enterprise State & Local Government System Management Wireless Networks Fri, 25 May 2018 00:02:00 +0000 54951 at Harris announces integration of XL radios with 3M Scott Fire and Safety SCBA devices <div class="node-body article-body">Harris announces that its XL family of LMR radios can be integrated with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) solutions from 3M Scott Fire and Safety to provide better audio quality to firefighters and other first responders.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Incident Command/Situational Awareness Software Interoperability P25 Personal Area Portables Public Safety System Design System Operation Harris Tue, 08 May 2018 14:23:00 +0000 54721 at EF Johnson Technologies: Jaimin Patel introduces new cloud-based tool to manage LMR software licenses <div class="node-body video-body">Jaimin Patel, associate product manager for EF Johnson Technologies (a JVCKENWOOD company), demonstrates how land-mobile-radio (LMR) software licenses can be managed via the company's new Viking Vault web portal. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Software Critical Infrastructure Public Safety State & Local Government IWCE EFJohnson Kenwood Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:30:00 +0000 54261 at Mutualink: Mike Wengrovitz demonstrates functionality of new browser-based interface <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Wengrovitz, Mutualink's vice president of innovation, demonstrates how the company's interoperability solution can be shared via a browser interface, as opposed to requiring end users to have a specific application on their devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Software Applications Interoperability Interoperability Public Safety Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:43:00 +0000 54191 at Network virtualization promises to play a key role in FirstNet offerings, future service innovations <div class="node-body article-body">Software-based networking advances are creating cost efficiencies and introducing flexible capabilities that let network providers like AT&T develop a service like FirstNet, which is being customized to meet first responders’ needs, according to IWCE 2018 panelists addressing the topic.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Software Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security System Design Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:55:00 +0000 54091 at Breaking down information silos makes cities smarter <div class="field-byline"> Derek Prall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The free and open flow of municipal data will increase municipal efficiencies, according to Jason Nelson, executive director of the Smart Cities Council. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alerting Systems Analytics Software Applications Citizen Engagement Critical Infrastructure Governance Wed, 07 Mar 2018 04:06:00 +0000 53911 at <p>Smart Cities Council Executive Director Jason Nelson addresses the audience at IWCE 2018. Photo by Derek Prall.</p> JVCKENWOOD USA to showcase DMR Tier III as part of versatile radio-system portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">JVCKENWOOD USA will feature DMR Tier III trunking capability for the first time in its booth at IWCE 2018 this week, thanks to the company’s recent acquisition of Italy-based DMR developer Radio Activity. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Software Enterprise P25 Kenwood Mon, 05 Mar 2018 02:22:00 +0000 53821 at Kari’s Law passes U.S. Senate, awaits House vote before being sent to President’s desk <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. senators this week again approved a House-initiated version of “Kari’s Law”—legislation that would require direct dialing for 911 calls made on multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) frequently used by hotels, offices and other enterprises—by unanimous consent. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Software Enterprise Legislation NG-911 Public Safety Thu, 08 Feb 2018 02:39:00 +0000 53521 at AT&T unveils new branding for FirstNet products and services <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet nationwide contractor AT&amp;T launches a new visual brand that will be associated with FirstNet services and products, according to AT&amp;T and FirstNet officials. FirstNet will continue to use its existing logo to designate organizational activities, as opposed to products and services that subscribers can buy.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Subscriber Devices Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:17:00 +0000 53311 at