As enterprises gather increasing amounts of information about their missions, IBM has unveiled a new analytics package to help customers make sense of all the new data, according to Steve Dalzell, principal offering manager for IBM i2 Intelligence Analysis portfolio.
First responders will benefit from the situational awareness provided by real-time video and other multimedia applications, but it is important that public-safety agencies ensure that they design their networks properly to ensure that their networks have the appropriate capacity and reliability to be used in a mission-critical environment.
Mutualink CTO Joe Boucher explains how his company’s tactical node and collaboration platform will be used in the New Jersey public-safety LTE early-builder project that utilizes deployable communications during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during APCO 2015 in Washington, D.C. The New Jersey project is scheduled to be finished by Sept. 30.
Nokia Networks announced an LTE “network in a box” (NIB) configuration that can be deployed to an incident to provide on-scene coverage and the ability to use applications—most notably, the Harris BeOn application that supports P25 voice interoperability and other key functions—without connectivity to the primary evolved packet core (EPC) for a larger public-safety network, like the one proposed by FirstNet.
Telecommunication Systems (TCS) recently purchased Seattle-based inertial-navigation developer Loctronix to enhance the TCS portfolio of location-based solutions that can be leveraged to help first responders find 911 callers or to map the location of public-safety personnel at an incident scene, even when they are indoors.
Steve Ward, CEO of VIEVU—the police body-camera maker that recently was purchased by Safariland—describes the company’s cloud-storage offering that leverages the Microsoft Azure platform in this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson.
HipLink CEO and President Pamela LaPine demonstrates the ability for her company’s notification application to deliver notifications reliably on multiple device platforms during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson on the NENA 2015 Conference & Expo show floor in Denver.
Todd Piett, Rave Mobile Safety’s chief product officer, explains how the company’s new Smart911 Location solution leverages commercial location data from assets like Wi-Fi access points can help PSAPs more accurately identify where first responders can find an emergency caller.