Applications en PSCR awards $38.5 million in public-safety-communications research grants <div class="node-body article-body">Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) announces that $38.5 million in grants have been awarded to fund 33 research-and-development projects that are designed to help determine future possibilities in a variety of first-responder communications technologies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Applications Funding Public Safety Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control NIST/PSCR Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:21:00 +0000 51001 at Pryme teams with Zello, others to provide accessories in fast-growing cellular PTT market <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of enterprises are replacing or augmenting land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems with Zello’s push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offering combined with speaker microphones and other accessories from Pryme, according to officials from both companies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Applications Coverage & Interference Cybersecurity Enterprise Smart Devices State & Local Government Mon, 01 May 2017 19:58:00 +0000 50341 at West Safety Services: John Martyn demonstrates application integration with Kodiak PTT solution <div class="node-body video-body">John Martyn, systems architect for West Safety Services, demonstrates how the company's incident-command software is integrated with Kodiak's enhanced push-to-talk solution to enable better on-scene response coordination.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Public Safety IWCE Intrado Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:10:00 +0000 50131 at JVCKENWOOD USA: James Jones showcases company's integration with third-party solutions <div class="node-body video-body">James Jones, JVCKENWOOD USA's senior manager for research and development, highlights the company's efforts to integrate its LMR offerings with third-party solutions for location-based services and hospitality workflow management. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Applications Enterprise Personnel Monitoring IWCE Kenwood Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:06:00 +0000 50121 at ESChat: Josh Lober highlights key developments from past year, including QoS capabilities <div class="node-body video-body">ESChat President Josh Lober discusses company highlights from the past year, including interoperability with P25 via ISSI and the development of an “advanced over-the-top” service that is designed to deliver quality-of-service (QoS) capabilities. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Applications Interoperability P25 Public Safety IWCE Wed, 05 Apr 2017 17:23:00 +0000 50061 at ESChat announces plans to support 3GPP mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) functionality in future versions of product <div class="node-body article-body">Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) provider ESChat announces plans to develop Mission Critical ESChat (MC-ESChat), which will provide “full compliance” with the new 3GPPP mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) standard as it evolves during the next few years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:17:00 +0000 48251 at DHS: Milt Nenneman highlights features of new EDGE virtual training platform <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Milt Nenneman, project manager for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology directorate, describes the new Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) virtual training platform, which will be available to public-safety agencies beginning next week. The online training system will be free to first-responder agencies and will be demonstrated in booth #2614 at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) show, wihich will be Oct. 15-18 in San Diego.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/dhs/dhs-milt-nenneman-highlights-features-new-edge-virtual-training-platform" 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=" Nenneman--DHS on EDGE.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=9128092">Milt Nenneman--DHS on EDGE.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Software Applications Training DHS Fri, 14 Oct 2016 18:35:00 +0000 48231 at SceneDoc upgrades solution to include e-citation functionality <div class="node-body article-body">SceneDoc announces the availability of SceneDoc V4.1, the latest upgrade to its application solution that lets officers process electronic citations (e-citations) from commercially available smartphones and tablets, not just laptops and purpose-built devices dedicated to the task. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Field Reporting Public Safety Public Safety Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:42:00 +0000 48191 at FirstNet is coming. Are you prepared? <div class="node-body blog-body">FirstNet is inching its way toward creating a nationwide wireless broadband network that will vastly improve the delivery of public safety services to 320 million people. With numerous trials underway, many of the public-safety officials we’ve spoken with are anxious to get started, but they’re just not sure where to begin.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Cybersecurity Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet NetMotion View from the Top Mon, 16 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 45791 at What’s up with WhatsApp for emergency communications? <div class="node-body blog-body">When terror struck Brussels last month, one thing that quickly became evident was how much more needs to be done to ensure effective and efficient communications for first responders worldwide.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Federal Government/Military Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government DHS NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Thu, 07 Apr 2016 18:51:00 +0000 44521 at