Tracking, Monitoring & Control http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31211/more en Inmarsat Government provides satellite broadband to support first solo transatlantic remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) http://urgentcomm.com/satellite/inmarsat-government-provides-satellite-broadband-support-first-solo-transatlantic-remotely <div class="node-body article-body">Inmarsat Government announces that its SwiftBroadband L-band satellite service was used to help General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ fly a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) across the Atlantic Ocean for the first time without any support from a chase plane.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/satellite/inmarsat-government-provides-satellite-broadband-support-first-solo-transatlantic-remotely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/satellite/inmarsat-government-provides-satellite-broadband-support-first-solo-transatlantic-remotely#comments Coverage & Interference Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Public Safety Satellite System Design Tracking, Monitoring & Control Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:32:00 +0000 55931 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Amazon employees protest sale of facial-recognition technology to law enforcement http://urgentcomm.com/video/newscan-amazon-employees-protest-sale-facial-recognition-technology-law-enforcement <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/393583-amazon-employees-protest-sale-of-facial-recognition-tech-to-law">Amazon employees protest sale of facial-recognition technology to law enforcement</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-21/supreme-court-ruling-means-states-can-tax-amazon-marketplace">Supreme Court ruling means states can tax Amazon marketplace</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/video/newscan-amazon-employees-protest-sale-facial-recognition-technology-law-enforcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/video/newscan-amazon-employees-protest-sale-facial-recognition-technology-law-enforcement#comments Personnel Tracking Policy Video Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:44:00 +0000 55531 at http://urgentcomm.com 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 Oxford: Pedro Gusmao demos navigation system designed to help locate firefighters http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/univ-oxford-pedro-gusmao-demos-navigation-system-designed-help-locate-firefighter <div class="node-body video-body">Pedro Gusmao, a researcher at the University of Oxford in England, explains how his team is developing a algorithm that can leverage dead-reckoning technology and inertial sensors to estimate the location of a firefighter or other first responder, even when network infrastructure is not available. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/univ-oxford-pedro-gusmao-demos-navigation-system-designed-help-locate-firefighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/univ-oxford-pedro-gusmao-demos-navigation-system-designed-help-locate-firefighter#comments Personnel Tracking NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:49:00 +0000 55401 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 IoT initiatives need good business cases, solution providers to ensure adoption, Avnet exec says http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/iot-initiatives-need-good-business-cases-solution-providers-ensure-adoption-avnet-ex <div class="node-body article-body">Enterprises seeking to leverage Internet of Things (IoT) technology need clear business cases and vendors that provide end-to-end solutions with long-term support before they will be willing to adopt IoT, according to an executive from Avnet, a leading IoT company. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/iot-initiatives-need-good-business-cases-solution-providers-ensure-adoption-avnet-ex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/iot-initiatives-need-good-business-cases-solution-providers-ensure-adoption-avnet-ex#comments Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding Machine-to-Machine State & Local Government System Design Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:34:00 +0000 55301 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 Comtech: Brian Salisbury highlights benefits of leveraging location data in IoT solutions http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Brian Salisbury, Comtech’s vice president of product management, explains how his company is delivering secure low-power solutions to provide location information for Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions#comments Cybersecurity Enterprise Machine-to-Machine NG-911 Public Safety Security Tracking, Monitoring & Control Mon, 28 May 2018 16:10:00 +0000 55001 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