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.
National Emergency Number Association (NENA) conducts its latest Industry Collaboration Event–dubbed ICE 8–which is focusing proper logging and recording all potential elements associated with a next-generation 911 (NG-911) call, including voice, text, video and sensor data.
The APCO Project 25 digital radio standards suite and NENA's i3 next-generation 911 architecture are designed in large measure to ensure interoperable communications between disparate systems and equipment. However, market forces often result in the reality regarding interoperability to be quite different than the original vision.
In this webinar, an expert panel will explore the current state of interoperability. Key questions that will be addressed include:
Interoperability remain a challenge for first responders in the United States, but it is politics and funding–not technology–that are the problems, according to panelists speaking during a webinar hosted by IWCE’s Urgent Communications.
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.
The Multi Agency Communications Center (MACC), which is a consolidated public-safety answering point (PSAP) that serves Grant County, Wash., had to consider several factors before finding the right migration technology to supplant its legacy analog network.
William Pessemier—the former fire chief of Littleton, Colo., who oversaw incident command in the aftermath of the Columbine shootings—shared what he learned from the tragic event in terms of the importance of interoperability, radio-communications planning and incident command during a session at the recent Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) show in Anaheim, Calif.
David Deacon, CEO of Etherstack, talks about new software developed by the company, dubbed LTE 25, that enables Project 25 encrypted voice calls to be made from commercial smartphones, during last week's Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) conference in Anaheim, Calif.
Response to the the December 2012 shooting incident at Clackamas Town Center mall was aided by a 911 telecommunicator’s familiarity with the area and some well-chosen words to describe the situation, according to a speaker at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) conference in Anaheim, Calif.