Many in public safety are anxious to see tangible buildout begin on the much-anticipated nationwide first-responder LTE network, but Morgan O’Brien — the man who first proposed the notion — notes that several key hurdles already have been cleared.
Also: COPSync high-definition, in-vehicle video system for law enforcement; Zetron adds capabilities to digital console; Tait receives another DRM interoperability certificate; and Precise Biometrics introduces a secure “smart case” for the iPad.
The aim of the CCBG is to enable all mission-critical and business-critical users to access their information systems, Intranet and Internet at broadband speeds using their professional mobile devices wherever they are and whenever they have the need.
Without more information, it’s difficult to assess the procedural complaints that have led to the i3 document’s approval being delayed. However, it is important that there is no doubt about the legitimacy of the i3 guidelines when they are adopted, so any due diligence that NENA can do upfront to ensure that happens should be welcomed by the industry.