Scenes from APCO Emerging Technology Forum, Nov. 17-18
A look at the speakers and topics discussed during last week's APCO Emerging Technology Forum held Nov. 17-18 at the Ritz Carlton in Atlanta.
- Written by Stephanie Toone
- 23rd November 2015
FLYMOTION: Ryan English demonstrates drone service with video, thermal-imaging capability during night responsesRyan English, president and co-founder of FLYMOTION Unmanned Systems, showcases the ability of the company’s drone service to provide traditional video and thermal-images to help public-safety personnel better understand their surroundings, even when responding in darkness.English spoke with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during the recent Operation Convergent Response (OCR) 2019 event in Perry, Ga., […]
Robotic Assistance Devices: Ioan Pop outlines benefits of robot prototype in airport environmentIoan Pop, vice president of engineering, describes features of Roameo, a prototype of a durable security-enhancement robot that can be customized to provide assorted forms of sensor data to airport security, as well as disseminate information via alerting, text or voice communications. Robotic Assistance Devices hopes to make the robot commercially available next year. Pop spoke […]
Group announces successful test of multi-vendor MCPTT call with end-to-end securitySecure voice communications can be delivered using 3GPP’s mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT) standard across solutions provided by multiple vendors, according to tests recently announced by Bittium, Athonet, Nemergent and the Mission Critical Open Platform (MCOP) project. Fidel Liberal, coordinator for MCOP, said the testing—conducted this fall at the ETSI MCX plugtests event in Finland—is a big step […]
Pyramid Consulting Services: Terry Burnworth outlines 911 information-overload challenges, previews Dec. 11 webinarTerry Burnworth, president of Pyramid Consulting Services, explains the challenges that 911 centers–particularly smaller centers in rural areas–face as 911 transitions from a voice-centric operation to one that needs to process data, photos and video from a variety of sources, including IoT sensors, surveillance cameras and witnesses at an incident scene. On Dec. 11 at […]