Organizations http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32421/more en Vendors prepare to demonstrate mission-critical PTT, data, video interoperability at ETSI Plugtest http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from 30 vendors are slated to participate in next week’s ETSI Plugtest, which will include a series of technical exercises designed to demonstrate interoperability between various 3GPP-compliant solutions that provide mission-critical push to talk (MCPTT), mission-critical data and mission-critical video capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:35:00 +0000 55541 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet board, AT&T highlight deployment, adoption, functionality progress for FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T announces that more than 1,000 public-safety agencies in 52 states and territories have joined FirstNet, which is surpassing expectations in meeting key milestones for adoption, deployment and technical capabilities, according to FirstNet board members.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:27:00 +0000 55521 at http://urgentcomm.com NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of mobile applications http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-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="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications#comments Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 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 Univ. of Virginia: Homa Alemzadeh, Mustafa Hotaki showcase 'Siri for first responders' to help EMS http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems <div class="node-body video-body">Homa Alemzadeh and Mustafa Hotaki demonstrate how voice-recognition technology can be combined with analytics and artificial intelligence to help EMS personnel provide medical care with greater accuracy and efficiency, particular when responding to large-scale incidents.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems#comments Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Fire/EMS Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:53:00 +0000 55391 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet, AT&T announce nationwide availability of subscriber-paid/BYOD offering http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-nationwide-availability-subscriber-paidbyod-of <div class="node-body article-body">Primary public-safety agencies with little or no budget to pay for their personnel to have broadband services can utilize a FirstNet subscriber-paid—or bring your own device (BYOD)—offering recently made available nationwide at 5,300 AT&amp;T retail stores and online outlets, according to an AT&amp;T official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-nationwide-availability-subscriber-paidbyod-of" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-nationwide-availability-subscriber-paidbyod-of#comments Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:51:00 +0000 55341 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T’s extreme-weather drone provides new LTE coverage option in difficult environments http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-s-extreme-weather-drone-provides-new-lte-coverage-option-difficult-environme <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T announces a tethered drone that is designed to operate as a cell on wings (COW) that can provide broadband coverage in extreme weather conditions—a capability that promises to be valuable to AT&T, enterprise customers and first responders, according to an AT&T official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-s-extreme-weather-drone-provides-new-lte-coverage-option-difficult-environme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-s-extreme-weather-drone-provides-new-lte-coverage-option-difficult-environme#comments Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:13:00 +0000 55321 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 NYU and Austin FD: Marco Mezzavilla and Alex Zottarelli discuss mm-wave project, benefits of collaboration http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/nyu-and-austin-fd-marco-mezzavilla-and-alex-zottarelli-discuss-mm-wave-project-benefits-col <div class="node-body video-body">Marco Mezzavilla (left) of New York Univesity and Alex Zottarelli of the Austin Fire Department, explain the goals of their high-capity, millimeter-wave research project for public safety and highlight the benefits that can be realized when first responders and technologists cooperative to tackle communications issues.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/nyu-and-austin-fd-marco-mezzavilla-and-alex-zottarelli-discuss-mm-wave-project-benefits-col" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/nyu-and-austin-fd-marco-mezzavilla-and-alex-zottarelli-discuss-mm-wave-project-benefits-col#comments NIST/PSCR Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:42:00 +0000 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