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  • Mar 12, 2018
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    Urgent Communications

    MCOP: Fidel Liberal discusses MCPTT open platform, ETSI plugfest in June

    Fidel Liberal, coordinator of the mission-critical open platform (MCOP) initiative funded by the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division of NIST, talks about the value that MCOP can bring to the development of next-generation communications tools for first responders....More
  • Mar 9, 2018
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    Urgent Communications

    Zetron: Mark Cranmore demonstrates MAX Fire Station Alerting

    Mark Cranmore, senior product manager for Zetron, demonstrates the use of MAX Fire Station Alerting, which leverages Zetron's MAX Dispatch platform to deliver alarm notifications, voice announcements and key sensor-based instructions—everything from automatically opening the station door to turning off the stove—at a click of a button to initiate a quick, efficient response....More
  • Mar 8, 2018
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    Urgent Communications

    JVCKENWOOD USA: Mark Jasin outlines company's push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) initiatives

    Mark Jasin, executive vice president and general manager at JVCKENWOOD USA, talks about the company's push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) efforts and highlights some PoC use cases during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at IWCE 2018 in Orlando....More
  • Mar 7, 2018
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    Urgent Communications

    Icom America: Mark Behrends highlights features of new IP501H device, LTE radio service

    Mark Behrends, senior manager at Icom America, explains the capabilities of the IP501H, the company's new LTE radio lets Icom America provide a unique mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) offering that leverages the AT&T wireless network for access....More
  • Mar 6, 2018
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    Urgent Communications

    Virtualnetcom: Mohan Tammisetti and Gary Monetti outline features of RAID standalone LTE network in hardened 12.5-pound backpack

    Virtualnetcom CEO Mohan Tammisetti and Gary Monetti describe the capabilities of the Rapid Autonomous Instant Deployable (RAID), a hardened communications backpack that transmits signals at 4 watts of power and includes an LTE eNodeB, an LTE evolved packet core (EPC) and IMS support for multimedia applications that enables a first responder to communicate, even when there is no connection to a terrestrial LTE network....More
  • Mar 5, 2018
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    Urgent Communications

    Parallel Wireless: Steve Kropper explains potential use cases for CWS-210 mobile LTE eNodeB

    Parallel Wireless Vice President Steve Kropper describes some fo the public-safety use cases that could leverage the CWS-210, which is an in-vehicle LTE eNodeB that weighs about 4 pounds. With the CWS-210, public-safety field personnel can have a virtual "bubble" of broadband connectivity around a vehicle....More
  • Mar 2, 2018
    Commentary

    In-building mapping: What’s really needed for emergency response?

    Solutions that provide accurate, updated maps of buildings are needed for first responders to benefit fully from modern location technology. The ability to get X- Y- and Z-axis location data is wonderful; but if you can’t plot that information on a map, it isn’t helpful....More
  • Feb 15, 2018
    Commentary

    Let’s not just change 911—let’s revolutionize it

    Disruptive innovation isn’t easy and can be a little scary—but when it occurs, it’s a beautiful thing to witness....More
  • Feb 7, 2018
    audio

    NATE: Todd Schlekeway previews upcoming show, organization initiatives and 2018 outlook

    Todd Schlekeway, executive director for the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE), outlines some of the highlights of his organization's annual show, which will begin on Feb. 19 in Nashville this year. Schlekeway also discusses changing trends in the wireless industry and expresses optimism about the outlook for wireless in 2018....More
  • Feb 5, 2018
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    EWA: Mark Crosby discusses upcoming IWCE 2018 panels, EWA initiatives

    Enterprise Wireless Alliance President and CEO Mark Crosby previews two IWCE 2018 sessions in which he will participate as a panelist—one examining the future of spectrum allocation and another exploring T-Band challenges for public-safety and business/industrial systems. Crosby also highlights EWA’s Cevo Go mobile frequency-coordination service and plans to expand educational offerings in cooperation....More

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