Developed by Bohemian Innovations, the Extraction Zones Pro app puts vehicle information at the hands of first responders. Upon arriving at the scene of a vehicular accident, emergency responders can click on this app and select the make and model of the damaged vehicles from an extensive databank in the pop-up list.
Policymakers should make their decisions on the carrier’s proposal based on conclusions from the engineering experts, not on the reactions of outsiders quoted in the media or posted in blog and forums on the Internet.
Three districts of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will replace its existing legacy radio network with a multiband P25 system from Motorola Solutions in the first phase of a communications upgrade that will cost $39.2 million, according to an announcement this week.
Members of the House of Representatives are considering payroll-tax legislation with language to reallocate the 700 MHz D Block spectrum to public safety and provide at least $5 billion in funding for the buildout of a nationwide LTE network for first responders.
Wireless broadband network technologies such as LTE hold considerable promise for public-safety personnel, but they will not be able to replace LMR systems for mission-critical voice in the near term, panelists said during a webinar on the subject that was conducted as part of the IWCE Virtual Trade Show yesterday.