• Feb 10, 2016

    IHS: Omar Talpur seeks input from LMR users, administrators on potential LTE transition

    Omar Talpur, market analyst for IHS Critical Communications, discusses research he is doing on a hot topic in the industry. When (or if) the much-discussed transition from LMR communication to LTE communications will happen and what factors might drive such a change. If you are an LMR user, administrator or help influence an LMR budget, you can participate in the study (and potentially win a gift card) by taking a 10-minute survey at
  • Nov 9, 2015

    SceneDoc: Ryan Seick details key workflow-enhancement features of new 3.1 release

    Ryan Seick, vice president of engineering at SceneDoc, outlines the feature set of the company's 3.1 release of its software, which is being highlighted on the new Motorola Si500 body camera/speaker microphone. With the 3.1 version, users can complete forms and sign them while in the field, then transmit them to headquarters with AES 256-bit encryption while using less battery resources than in previous versions of the application....More
  • Nov 18, 2014

    Beyond asset management: Critical real-time information improves public safety

    Public-safety agencies have unique “human asset” management needs, because it encounters scenarios that are much more time-sensitive and life-critical than those in the enterprise sector. For example, knowing where and when a police officer leaves his patrol car and whether he took his assault rifle with him isn’t sufficient. Only by knowing what’s transpiring in real time can backup support be dispatched, even if an officer is prevented from calling in on his voice radio....More
  • Jul 3, 2014

    Policymakers must ensure that the privacy pendulum does not swing so far that public safety is compromised 1

    Today's technological advances support unprecedented surveillance capabilities. No one wants an Orwellian 1984 society, but we all want government officials to have the tools necessary to keep them safe. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear where to draw the legal lines....More

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