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  • Nov 22, 2014
    Commentary

    There is an optimistic future for 911 wireless location accuracy

    By George Rice, iCERT.By leveraging readily available technologies like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, carriers can provide public-safety answering points (PSAPs) with better accuracy and dispatchable addresses that can be conveyed quickly to first responders when 911 emergency calls are made, even if the communication is initiated from a wireless device from inside a building....More
  • Nov 18, 2014
    Commentary

    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
  • Nov 5, 2014
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    Urgent Communications

    Guardly: IPS solution zeroes in on indoor location, including the elusive Z coordinate

    Guardly CEO Rob Moffat talks about the company's Indoor Positioning System with IWCE's Urgent Communications Associate Editor Jill Nolin at the recent ASIS conference in Atlanta.....More
  • Oct 29, 2014
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    Urgent Communications

    VIEVU: Agencies are 'one shot away' from another Ferguson

    Steve Lovell, president of VIEVU, talks about the company's new ruggedized body camera and the increased interest in body cameras in law enforcement during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Associate Editor Jill Nolin at the recent ASIS conference in Atlanta....More
  • Oct 22, 2014
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    Urgent Communications

    iBwave: Mekki Bennis demonstrates mobile application to model in-building coverage

    Mekki Bennis, sales engineer for iBwave, demonstrates the capabilities of the company's new Mobile Planner, which lets users model Wi-Fi and small-cell coverage for customized in-building system designs on a tablet, at the HetNet Expo in Chicago....More
  • Oct 19, 2014
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    Urgent Communications

    SafeMobile: Darren Kastner demonstrates solution to bridge two-way radio, Android communications

    Darren Kastner, SafeMobile's vice president of sales, demonstrates how the company's radioPad Base Station application lets user control two-way-radio functions via Wi-Fi and he SafeBridge LAN unit during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the EWA/USMSS Wireless Leadership Summit in Denver....More
  • Oct 19, 2014
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    Urgent Communications

    JMA Wireless: Todd Landry highlights company's indoor, outdoor solutions for enterprises, public safety

    Todd Landry, corporate vice president of product and market strategy for JMA Wireless, explains how the company's indoor DAS systems and small-cell outdoor solutions provide reliable coverage for both commercial operators and public-safety agencies during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the HetNet Expo in Chicago....More
  • Oct 17, 2014
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    Urgent Communications

    Guardian 8: Bluetooth/video-enabled pepper-spray device could help security, teachers protect students

    Paul Hughes, chief operating officer for Guardian 8, demonstrates the capabilities of the company's G8 Pro V2, which is a pepper-spray device that includes an integrated audio alarm and video-recording functionality. Hughes tells IWCE's Urgent Communications Associate Editor Jill Nolin that the device is ideal for security personnel and teachers....More
  • Oct 16, 2014
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    Urgent Communications

    Safer Buildings Coalition: Alan Perdue outlines need to work with industry on public-safety in-building comms

    Alan Perdue, executive director of the Safer Buildings Coalition, discusses the importance of working with DAS and small-cell manufacturers on strategies that ensure in-building communications for public safety during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson yesterday at the HetNet Expo in Chicago....More

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