It features a push-to-talk button that’s integrated into the steering wheel and eight video cameras that are strategically positioned. In the trunk is a mobile radio, a mobile workstation and a digital video recording system that is connected to all eight cameras and which is always on.
Exactly what public safety’s requirements are for peer-to-peer communications is something that hasn’t been completely defined to date, and it’s a “conversation that needs to happen,” said Emil Olbrich, lead project engineer for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program.
Through the new alliance, Motorola plans to provide public-safety customers with an opportunity to leverage LTE applications across Verizon’s commercial network as a coordinated supplement to a private LTE networks and/or a roaming partner when the private network is not available.
Chief Jeff Johnson, who was recently appointed chair of the Public Safety Advisory Committee, shares insider details about President Obama’s announcement at Northern Michigan University that set forth the administration’s priorities for a public-safety broadband network.