Interoperability http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33521/more en CritComm Insights: Ken Rehbehn highlights global progress of public-safety LTE, MCPTT http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-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="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2018/06/ken-rehbehn-photo-06-19.jpg" 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="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Ken 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="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-public-safety-lte-mcptt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/critcomm-insights-ken-rehbehn-highlights-global-progress-public-safety-lte-mcptt#comments Applications Federal Government/Military Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:59:00 +0000 55411 at http://urgentcomm.com Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) announces launch, focus on open standards for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-technology-alliance-psta-announces-launch-focus-open-s <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="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-technology-alliance-psta-announces-launch-focus-open-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-technology-alliance-psta-announces-launch-focus-open-s#comments Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:28:00 +0000 55071 at http://urgentcomm.com Avnet: Peter Fenn talks about AT&T partnership, company's IoT solutions portfolio http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/avnet-peter-fenn-talks-about-att-partnership-companys-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="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/avnet-peter-fenn-talks-about-att-partnership-companys-iot-solutions-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/avnet-peter-fenn-talks-about-att-partnership-companys-iot-solutions-portfolio#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Machine-to-Machine Security Fri, 18 May 2018 11:53:00 +0000 54851 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet: Bill Schrier outlines key IoT technologies that are relevant to public safety http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-bill-schrier-outlines-key-iot-technologies-are-relevant-pub <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="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-bill-schrier-outlines-key-iot-technologies-are-relevant-pub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-bill-schrier-outlines-key-iot-technologies-are-relevant-pub#comments 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 http://urgentcomm.com Harris announces integration of XL radios with 3M Scott Fire and Safety SCBA devices http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-announces-integration-xl-radios-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="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-announces-integration-xl-radios-3m-scott-fire-and-safety-scba-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-announces-integration-xl-radios-3m-scott-fire-and-safety-scba-devices#comments 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 http://urgentcomm.com Minn. National Guard: Thomas Simota showcases capabilities of deployable communications unit http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/minn-national-guard-thomas-simota-showcases-capabilities-deployable-communications-unit <div class="node-body video-body">Sergeant First Class (SFC) Thomas Simota, interoperable communications manager for the Minnesota National Guard, highlights the features of a Minnesota National Guard deployable unit, which is designed to support interoperable communications between the military and public-safety entities. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/minn-national-guard-thomas-simota-showcases-capabilities-deployable-communications-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tower-site/minn-national-guard-thomas-simota-showcases-capabilities-deployable-communications-unit#comments Land-Mobile Radio Tower & Site Federal Government/Military Interoperability Public Safety Video Tue, 01 May 2018 21:10:00 +0000 54651 at http://urgentcomm.com Sonim Technologies confirms development of P25 direct-mode accessory for use with LTE devices http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-technologies-confirms-development-p25-direct-mode-accessory-use-lte-device <div class="node-body article-body">Sonim Technologies is developing an accessory for its rugged LTE devices that would let users engage in direct-mode P25 push-to-talk communications while operating on licensed LMR spectrum in the VHF band, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-technologies-confirms-development-p25-direct-mode-accessory-use-lte-device" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-technologies-confirms-development-p25-direct-mode-accessory-use-lte-device#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Interoperability P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:24:00 +0000 54581 at http://urgentcomm.com Most expect eventual public-safety transition to MCPTT over LTE, but timing remains in doubt http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing- <div class="node-body article-body">First responders are expected to begin utilizing mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT)-standard services over FirstNet and other LTE networks late this year, but industry representatives have myriad opinions about when MCPTT might supplant land-mobile-radio (LMR) as the solution for mission-critical voice communications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing-#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:32:00 +0000 54421 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 FirstNet, AT&T announce public-safety LTE core; AT&T exec dismisses Verizon interoperability concerns http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-public-safety-lte-core-att-exec-dismisses-veri <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet announces that nationwide contractor AT&T has delivered upon its promise to complete a dedicated public-safety LTE evolved packet core to serve FirstNet’s subscribers on schedule, while a key AT&T official dismisses concerns of communications issues between FirstNet and Verizon subscribers.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-public-safety-lte-core-att-exec-dismisses-veri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-public-safety-lte-core-att-exec-dismisses-veri#comments Long-Term Evolution Applications Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Installation Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control Wed, 28 Mar 2018 03:32:00 +0000 54281 at http://urgentcomm.com