Interoperability en Updated: Sonim Technologies says SLED accessory on LTE smartphone will support direct mode, P25 trunking, ad-hoc gateway <div class="node-body article-body">Sonim Technologies’ P25 accessory to its XP8 rugged LTE smartphone will support full P25 conventional trunking and ad-hoc interoperability gateway functionality, in addition to providing high-powered, direct-mode communications, according to a company official. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Fri, 10 Aug 2018 03:09:00 +0000 56051 at Nuance, Nexgen team to ease first responders' reporting burden <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety officers can be safer, spend less time on reports and more time protecting the protecting the public, thanks to a new integration of Nuance Communications’ speech-recognition software and Nexgen Public Safety Solutions’ computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records-management systems (RMS) technologies. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analytics Interoperability Public Safety Mon, 30 Jul 2018 17:48:00 +0000 55891 at Newscan: Colorado’s FirstNet office challenges AT&T’s take on interoperability <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="">Colorado&rsquo;s FirstNet office challenges AT&amp;T&rsquo;s take on interoperability</a></p> <p><a href="">Dueling reports show major increases in U.S. wireless-network speeds</a></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Interoperability Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:15:00 +0000 55811 at Participants express optimism about mission-critical LTE in wake of ETSI plugtests in Texas <div class="node-body article-body">More than 120 engineers from 30 companies conducted a series of tests as part of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Plugtests event in an effort to ensure that LTE mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) products will provide voice interoperability to first responders in the future.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Test and Measurement TETRA + CCA Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:37:00 +0000 55671 at Vendors prepare to demonstrate mission-critical PTT, data, video interoperability at ETSI Plugtest <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 CritComm Insights: Ken Rehbehn highlights global progress of public-safety LTE, MCPTT <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Ken Rehbehn, founder and principal analyst at CritComm Insights, provides an update on public-safety LTE initiatives in the United Kingdom, South Korea and Europe, based on insights gathered during recent travels, culminating with last week's Mission Critical Technologies event in London. Rehbehn also examines plans for many public-safety LTE systems to use LMR technologies to address off-network voice communications. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-public-safety-lte-mcptt" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="" /><a href=" Rehbehn podcast 1 on 06-19.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=8615936">Ken Rehbehn podcast 1 on 06-19.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Applications Federal Government/Military Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:59:00 +0000 55411 at Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) announces launch, focus on open standards for public safety <div class="node-body article-body">Officials for the Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) today will launch the new non-profit organization, which is being established to advocate for public safety identifying, testing and adopting open-standards equipment and applications.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:28:00 +0000 55071 at Avnet: Peter Fenn talks about AT&T partnership, company's IoT solutions portfolio <div class="node-body video-body">Peter Fenn, Avnet's global technical marketing manager for microcontrollers and wireless connectivity, showcases components that are available to developers through its partnership with AT&T and highlights Avnet's versatility in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Machine-to-Machine Security Fri, 18 May 2018 11:53:00 +0000 54851 at FirstNet: Bill Schrier outlines key IoT technologies that are relevant to public safety <div class="node-body video-body">FirstNet senior advisor Bill Schrier discusses current and future Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities that can help public-safety entities respond more effectively, as well as the need for data-sharing agreements in the sector. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Subscriber Devices Applications Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 18 May 2018 11:49:00 +0000 54871 at Harris announces integration of XL radios with 3M Scott Fire and Safety SCBA devices <div class="node-body article-body">Harris announces that its XL family of LMR radios can be integrated with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) solutions from 3M Scott Fire and Safety to provide better audio quality to firefighters and other first responders.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Incident Command/Situational Awareness Software Interoperability P25 Personal Area Portables Public Safety System Design System Operation Harris Tue, 08 May 2018 14:23:00 +0000 54721 at