Critical Infrastructure http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32461/more en IWCE’s IoT Saving Lives provides public-safety leaders with information about the Internet of Things http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-iot-saving-lives-provides-public-safety-leaders-information-about-internet-things <div class="node-body blog-body">Join us on May 14 in Santa Clara, Calif., for IWCE's IoT Saving Lives, a one-day workshop that will explore the Internet of Life Saving Things (IoLST) and its impact on public safety, governments and other critical-communications initiatives. This is a pre-conference event conducted in conjunction with Internet of Things World, a sister event to IWCE.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-iot-saving-lives-provides-public-safety-leaders-information-about-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-iot-saving-lives-provides-public-safety-leaders-information-about-internet-things#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety State & Local Government Tracking, Monitoring & Control IWCE All Things IWCE Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:48:00 +0000 54541 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD: Sara Isoardo highlights versatility of new DMR Tier III base station http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station <div class="node-body video-body">Sara Isoardo of JVCKENWOOD highlights the versatility of a software-defined base station developed by Radio Activity, the Italy-based manufacurer that JVCKENWOOD purchased early this year. The versatile base station supports a host of LMR protocols—from analog to digital DMR and P25 Phase 1—and provides network operators with multiple migration paths.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability P25 Public Safety IWCE Kenwood Thu, 29 Mar 2018 18:39:00 +0000 54321 at http://urgentcomm.com EF Johnson Technologies: Jaimin Patel introduces new cloud-based tool to manage LMR software licenses http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l <div class="node-body video-body">Jaimin Patel, associate product manager for EF Johnson Technologies (a JVCKENWOOD company), demonstrates how land-mobile-radio (LMR) software licenses can be managed via the company's new Viking Vault web portal. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l#comments Land-Mobile Radio Software Critical Infrastructure Public Safety State & Local Government IWCE EFJohnson Kenwood Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:30:00 +0000 54261 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC commissioners express interest in redesignating public-safety 4.9 GHz band for commercial use http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use <div class="node-body article-body">FCC commissioners initiate a proceeding to examine potential new rules that might spur greater use of the 4.9 GHz spectrum band currently dedicated to public safety, including various spectrum-sharing schemes and the possibility of redesignating the airwaves for commercial use.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Ad-Hoc Networks/Mesh Networking Critical Infrastructure Microwave Policy Public Safety FCC Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:05:00 +0000 54211 at http://urgentcomm.com MCOP: Fidel Liberal discusses MCPTT open platform, ETSI plugfest in June http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/mcop-fidel-liberal-discusses-mcptt-open-platform-etsi-plugfest-june <div class="node-body video-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/mcop-fidel-liberal-discusses-mcptt-open-platform-etsi-plugfest-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/mcop-fidel-liberal-discusses-mcptt-open-platform-etsi-plugfest-june#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Critical Infrastructure Public Safety System Operation Test and Measurement IWCE Mon, 12 Mar 2018 23:39:00 +0000 54041 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Les Miller showcases features of the LEX L11, the company's new mission-critical LTE smartphone http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-showcases-features-lex-l11-companys-new-mission-cri <div class="node-body video-body">Les Miller, Motorola Solutions' North America commercial markets and launch marketing manager, highlights some of the key features of the LEX L11, a new mission-critical LTE smartphone that also enables P25 communications when paired with an APX radio. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-showcases-features-lex-l11-companys-new-mission-cri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-les-miller-showcases-features-lex-l11-companys-new-mission-cri#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:23:00 +0000 53991 at http://urgentcomm.com Pepro: Vic Garmong showcases new Nano Radio Site http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/pepro-vic-garmong-showcases-new-nano-radio-site <div class="node-body video-body">Pepro CEO Vic Garmong showcases the company's new Nano Radio Site, a 1,200-pound transportable solution that can be utilized as a temporary or permanent hardened site to support networks in challenging coverage environments. Featuring the new Nano Enclosure that uses Pepro's patented Faraday Cage technology, the site is designed to withstand a lightning strike and includes two solar panels to extend power supply to the site. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/pepro-vic-garmong-showcases-new-nano-radio-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/pepro-vic-garmong-showcases-new-nano-radio-site#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:56:00 +0000 53981 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions unveils new mission-critical LTE smartphone http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-unveils-new-mission-critical-lte-smartphone <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions launches the LEX L11, the company’s new rugged LTE smartphone that is designed for public-safety use on FirstNet or other global networks while enabling integrated communications with a P25 system.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-unveils-new-mission-critical-lte-smartphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-unveils-new-mission-critical-lte-smartphone#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:18:00 +0000 53921 at http://urgentcomm.com Breaking down information silos makes cities smarter http://urgentcomm.com/governance/breaking-down-information-silos-makes-cities-smarter <div class="field-byline"> Derek Prall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The free and open flow of municipal data will increase municipal efficiencies, according to Jason Nelson, executive director of the Smart Cities Council. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/governance/breaking-down-information-silos-makes-cities-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/governance/breaking-down-information-silos-makes-cities-smarter#comments Alerting Systems Analytics Software Applications Citizen Engagement Critical Infrastructure Governance Wed, 07 Mar 2018 04:06:00 +0000 53911 at http://urgentcomm.com <p>Smart Cities Council Executive Director Jason Nelson addresses the audience at IWCE 2018. Photo by Derek Prall.</p> JPS Interoperability Solutions: Roman Kaluta highlights key products in company's IWCE booth http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/jps-interoperability-solutions-roman-kaluta-highlights-key-products-companys-iwce-b <div class="node-body video-body">Roman Kaluta, director of interoperability solutions for JPS Interoperability Solutions, highlights some of the products and partnerships that the company will showcase this week at IWCE 2018 in Booth 2832.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/jps-interoperability-solutions-roman-kaluta-highlights-key-products-companys-iwce-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/jps-interoperability-solutions-roman-kaluta-highlights-key-products-companys-iwce-b#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Public Safety Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:30:00 +0000 53891 at http://urgentcomm.com