Subscriber Devices en PSCR: Scott Ledgerwood demonstrates how hackers can compromise a handheld device <div class="node-body video-body">Scott Ledgerwood, an IT security specialist for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division, demonstrates how hackers can leverage a remote-access Trojan virus to access sensitive information and gain control of a device’s key functions. Ledgerwood provided the demonstration last week during the PSCR Broadband Stakeholder Meeting in San Antonio. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Subscriber Devices Cybersecurity Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:07:00 +0000 51051 at Pryme teams with Zello, others to provide accessories in fast-growing cellular PTT market <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of enterprises are replacing or augmenting land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems with Zello’s push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offering combined with speaker microphones and other accessories from Pryme, according to officials from both companies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Applications Coverage & Interference Cybersecurity Enterprise Smart Devices State & Local Government Mon, 01 May 2017 19:58:00 +0000 50341 at Court releases redacted decision in FirstNet case; Rivada Mercury disagrees with criticisms of its proposal <div class="node-body article-body">Evaluators determined that Rivada Mercury’s proposal to build and maintain FirstNet’s nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) was “risky” because of uncertainty surrounding third-party funding, teaming agreements and its wholesale-broadband-market business plan, according to a court ruling released last Friday. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Smart Devices System Design NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:21:00 +0000 50011 at Sonim-Southern Linc: Bob Escalle and Rob Butts discuss deal that will let Southern Linc LTE customers buy Sonim handsets <div class="node-body video-body">Bob Escalle, Sonim Technologies' vice president for the public-safety market segment, and Rob Butts, Southern Linc's director of business and government, outline the agreement announced last week that will allow Southern Linc LTE customers to purchase smart devices manufactured by Sonim Technologies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Smart Devices Utility Sun, 02 Apr 2017 22:54:00 +0000 49981 at Icom America: Mark Behrends outlines capabilities of company's latest NXDN IDAS portable, mobile radios <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Behrends, senior strategic sales manager at Icom America, showcases the features and functionality associated with the company's latest IDAS portable and mobile radios that leverage NXDN technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Subscriber Devices Critical Infrastructure Enterprise NXDN IWCE Icom Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:13:00 +0000 49931 at Sonim: CEO Bob Plaschke highlights features of company's new rugged car kits for LTE handsets <div class="node-body video-body">Sonim Technologies Chairman and CEO Bob Plaschke showcases characteristics of the company's rugged USB-connected car kit, which is designed to meet the needs of public-safety and military customers. Sonim also offers a Bluetooth-connected version of the car at a lower price point for users that do not require some of public-safety and military features. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Federal Government/Military Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:12:00 +0000 47671 at Taking a bite out of public-safety hazards, one byte at a time <div class="node-body blog-body">The new possibilities that information and communications technology (ICT) innovations enable—particularly in the area of mobility—are tremendous. When they are applied to a service as indispensable as public safety, the net result is safer, healthier and more stable communities that provide a dramatically higher quality of life for all.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Subscriber Devices Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation Tracking, Monitoring & Control View from the Top Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:58:00 +0000 46511 at Data911 announces new interface that lets more devices interoperate with in-vehicle displays <div class="node-body article-body">Data911 announces the availability of its new Multi-function Display Interface (MDI) that lets the company’s in-vehicle touchscreen displays work with competing non-Data911 computing devices while saving valuable space in the vehicle cabin, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Subscriber Devices Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Thu, 26 May 2016 15:51:00 +0000 46051 at DURABOOK: Roger Cresswell highlights partnerships, outlines branding strategy <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Roger Cresswell, channel sales director for GammaTech USA, discusses two new strategic partnerships and the company's branding strategy for its DURABOOK portfolio of hardened computing devices during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/subscriber-devices/durabook-roger-cresswell-highlights-partnerships-outlines-branding-strategy" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="" 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="" /><a href=" Creswell--DURABOOK.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=4760000">Roger Creswell--DURABOOK.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Subscriber Devices Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Public Safety Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:43:00 +0000 45141 at Vertex Standard: Ozzie Ansari, Mike Petersen discuss company's 60th anniversary, future <div class="node-body video-body">Ozzie Ansari (left), president of Vertex Standard dealer Surplus Two Way Radio, and Mike Petersen, director and general manager at Vertex Standard, talk about Vertex Standard's 60th anniversary and the radio manufacturer's outlook for the future.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Subscriber Devices Coverage & Interference Interoperability Motorola Solutions Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:23:00 +0000 44701 at