Tracking, Monitoring & Control http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31211/more en BuildingDNA: Joe Hernandez demonstrates how company's in-building intelligence solution benefits public safety, enterprises http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc <div class="node-body video-body">BuildingDNA CEO Joe Hernandez demonstrates the company's smart-building solution that can leverage intrabuilding-visual-awareness (IVA) technology to deliver relevant data about personnel and equipment assets inside and outside a building structure to enhance public safety's situational awareness when an incident occurs. The solution also is used on a daily basis to help personnel identify potential maintenance needs within a building. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:13:00 +0000 51531 at http://urgentcomm.com The power of visualization technology for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/blog/power-visualization-technology-public-safety <div class="node-body blog-body">Humans process visual communications significantly faster than text. In a public-safety environment, where seconds of reaction time are critical, leveraging visual communications effectively promises to have a huge impact on first responders and the citizens they protect.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/power-visualization-technology-public-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/power-visualization-technology-public-safety#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Asset-Tracking CAD Personnel Tracking Public Safety View from the Top Tue, 01 Aug 2017 19:51:00 +0000 51371 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet opportunities—and challenges http://urgentcomm.com/blog/firstnet-opportunities-and-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body">As states and territories make their "opt-in/opt-out" decisions regarding FirstNet, here are three key areas that should be considered.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/firstnet-opportunities-and-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/firstnet-opportunities-and-challenges#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Personnel Tracking Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:17:00 +0000 51211 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet officials reiterate MCPTT plans for March 2019, hope to accelerate firefighter-location solutions http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-officials-reiterate-mcptt-plans-march-2019-hope-accelerate-firefighter-locatio <div class="node-body article-body">​FirstNet staff present board members with a new roadmap for the organization that includes a technological commitment to support mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT) technology across the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) by March 2019.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-officials-reiterate-mcptt-plans-march-2019-hope-accelerate-firefighter-locatio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-officials-reiterate-mcptt-plans-march-2019-hope-accelerate-firefighter-locatio#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tracking, Monitoring & Control NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 29 Jun 2017 23:42:00 +0000 51151 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR awards $38.5 million in public-safety-communications research grants http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-awards-385-million-public-safety-communications-research-grants <div class="node-body article-body">Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) announces that $38.5 million in grants have been awarded to fund 33 research-and-development projects that are designed to help determine future possibilities in a variety of first-responder communications technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-awards-385-million-public-safety-communications-research-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-awards-385-million-public-safety-communications-research-grants#comments Applications Funding Public Safety Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control NIST/PSCR Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:21:00 +0000 51001 at http://urgentcomm.com Redl discusses FirstNet, spectrum sharing during nomination hearing for NTIA post http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/redl-discusses-firstnet-spectrum-sharing-during-nomination-hearing-ntia-post <div class="node-body article-body">​David Redl, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), pledged during his nomination hearing to maximize use of federal-government spectrum and help ensure a successful FirstNet deployment, if he is confirmed to serve in the post. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/redl-discusses-firstnet-spectrum-sharing-during-nomination-hearing-ntia-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/redl-discusses-firstnet-spectrum-sharing-during-nomination-hearing-ntia-post#comments Long-Term Evolution Crash Avoidance Systems NG-911 Policy Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Spectrum/Frequency Coordination NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 09 Jun 2017 03:44:00 +0000 50961 at http://urgentcomm.com Huawei: Nermin Mohamed highlights features of company's end-to-end networking approach http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/huawei-nermin-mohamed-highlights-features-companys-end-end-networking-approach <div class="node-body video-body">Nermin Mohamed, Huawei's vice president of solutions and marketing, explains how Huawei leverages myriad networking technologies to provide operators with an overall solution that is designed to maximize performance, reliability and flexibility. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/huawei-nermin-mohamed-highlights-features-companys-end-end-networking-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/huawei-nermin-mohamed-highlights-features-companys-end-end-networking-approach#comments Enterprise Interoperability Network Management Software System Design Wireless Networks Fri, 02 Jun 2017 18:09:00 +0000 50671 at http://urgentcomm.com Huawei: Nermin Mohamed outlines how SDN and NFV can benefit public-safety communications http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/huawei-nermin-mohamed-outlines-how-sdn-and-nfv-can-benefit-public-safety <div class="node-body video-body">Nermin Mohamed, Huawei’s vice president of solutions and marketing, explains how the use of software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) within modern-day broadband wireless system can enhance functionality, provisioning and reliability on mission-critical networks. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/huawei-nermin-mohamed-outlines-how-sdn-and-nfv-can-benefit-public-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/huawei-nermin-mohamed-outlines-how-sdn-and-nfv-can-benefit-public-safety#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Network Network Management Software Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Wed, 24 May 2017 14:05:00 +0000 50571 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T CEO expects accelerated FirstNet buildout, promises hardening, ‘ruthless preemption’ for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-ceo-expects-accelerated-firstnet-buildout-promises-hardening-rut <div class="node-body article-body">​AT&T expects to deploy the Band 14 FirstNet public-safety LTE network “much quicker” than the five-year schedule included in the request for proposals (RFP), and first-responder subscribers will have “ruthless preemption” access rights on the system, according to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-ceo-expects-accelerated-firstnet-buildout-promises-hardening-rut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-ceo-expects-accelerated-firstnet-buildout-promises-hardening-rut#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Smart Grids State & Local Government System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 23 May 2017 19:09:00 +0000 50541 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Mark Krizik demonstrates personnel-accountability solution for firefighters on trunked systems http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mark-krizik-demonstrates-personnel-accountability-solution-fir <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Krizik, fire market sales specialist for Motorola Solutions, demonstrates the company's personnel-accountability solution, which is designed primarily to meet the needs of fire-department customers when responding to an incident. Previously available for users with conventional radio systems, the solution now also works with trunked radio systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mark-krizik-demonstrates-personnel-accountability-solution-fir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mark-krizik-demonstrates-personnel-accountability-solution-fir#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Analog Personnel Tracking Trunking IWCE Motorola Solutions Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:13:00 +0000 50231 at http://urgentcomm.com