Applications en Avaya seeks to translate enterprise call-center success into 911 sector moving to NG911 <div class="node-body article-body">Avaya, a leading provider of contact-center solutions in the enterprise sector, has teamed with emergency-calling partners to pursue a more significant position in the 911 arena, as well as a more economic model for public-safety answering points (PSAPs) seeking next-generation 911 (NG911) functionality, according to a company official. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:28:00 +0000 55581 at FirstNet board, AT&T highlight deployment, adoption, functionality progress for FirstNet <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:27:00 +0000 55521 at NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 at Apple to utilize RapidSOS to deliver 911 caller-location information to PSAPs <div class="node-body article-body">Apple announces that its devices will utilize RapidSOS technology to share location data with public safety when emergency calls are made using iOS 12, an upgrade to the Apple operating-system platform that is scheduled to be released later this year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications NG-911 Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:36:00 +0000 55461 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 Univ. of Virginia: Homa Alemzadeh, Mustafa Hotaki showcase 'Siri for first responders' to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Fire/EMS Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:53:00 +0000 55391 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 Minnesota starts regionally in pursuit of statewide text-to-911 implementation <div class="node-body blog-body">Deploying text-to-911 service regionally is the fastest, simplest and most efficient way to provision a lifesaving service that the public not only expects, but craves.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dispatch Applications NG-911 PSAP Public Safety System Installation View from the Top Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07:00 +0000 54821 at Myriad applications promise to play key role in the advancement of critical communications <div class="node-body blog-body">Buoyed by the promised reliability and security promised by the FirstNet system, public-safety users soon should benefit from the development of an application ecosystem that already is blossoming in the consumer and commercial markets.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Applications Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet View from the Top Thu, 03 May 2018 08:11:00 +0000 54661 at Pryme Radio introduces Pico wired-microphone solution for PoC users <div class="node-body article-body">Accessories maker Pryme Radio introduces the Pico, a wired-microphone system designed to address the specific needs of push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) users on smartphones and tablets that do not have a dedicated push-to-talk button.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Applications Enterprise IWCE Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:25:00 +0000 54491 at