Parallel Wireless Vice President Steve Kropper describes some fo the public-safety use cases that could leverage the CWS-210, which is an in-vehicle LTE eNodeB that weighs about 4 pounds. With the CWS-210, public-safety field personnel can have a virtual “bubble” of broadband connectivity around a vehicle.
Data911 Systems introduces the M7+ Multi-Touch Display, an in-vehicle display designed specifically for the needs of fire, EMS and law-enforcement personnel that has multiple safety features and is the first multi-touch display for emergency vehicles—a function that works even when users wear thick gloves, according to company officials.
Jeff Cohen, chief counsel for the Association of Public-Safety Officials (APCO), speaks about the issue of 911 call location accuracy and APCO’s role in improving the issue at APCO’s Emerging Technology Forum in Atlanta.
A national text hotline has received more than 7.2 million text messages from individuals in crisis—from those battling with suicidal thoughts to victims of domestic violence. National Emergency Number Association’s Trey Fogerty applauds the organization’s vision and details the takeaways for the 911 community.
EF Johnson Technologies announces a new P25 mobile radio, speaker microphones and the availability of P25 Phase II software as the latest enhancements to the company’s Viking subscriber portfolio during IWCE 2014 this week in Las Vegas.
Sierra Wireless announces a definitive agreement to acquire In Motion Technology for $21 million cash, in part to bolster its offerings in the public-safety, transit and commercial-fleet sectors. The deal is expected to close in March.
Ron Lyons, vice president of sales and business development for Simoco Americas, outlines the company’s plans to offer Tier 3 DMR at the end of the month during a discussion with UC Editor Donny Jackson at this week’s Communications Marketing Association (CMA) conference in Nashville, Tenn.