Thomas Miller, director of government and public safety markets for Motorola Solutions, explains how the company’s recently introduced Real-Time Crime Center solution improves situational awareness for incident commanders during emergencies.
With first-responder agencies getting information from multiple sources, physical security information management (PSIM) technology—first introduced about five years ago—can help them make sense of it all and enable quicker responses, according to Diamond Chaflawee, director of public-safety marketing for NICE Systems.
A national program needs to be created that standardizes critical geospatial data, metadata and security protocols, and which enables emerging technologies to deploy simple, nationally interoperable, real-time visual displays on our computers and smartphones.
Public safety can achieve new levels of efficiency and effectiveness by leveraging new technologies, but this can only happen if leaders–elected officials and those within the first-responder community–are willing to embrace innovative ideas.
Just a week after a lack of radio interoperability hampered the response to the Washington Navy Yard tragedy, a six-member panel tomorrow will explore the challenges to interoperable communications during a webinar sponsored by Avtec.