First-responder technology is changing, and the tools used by police, fire, EMS, public works and others must keep pace. Right now, users need a rock-solid radio that works on today’s systems and can be upgraded in the future as public-safety communications continue to evolve.
Silicon Valley-based Sensory announces the availability of TrulySecure 2.0, a multimodal biometric authentication technology that leverages both voice and facial biometrics technologies to ensure secure access to application on mobile Android devices.
Jeff Cohen, chief counsel for the Association of Public-Safety Officials (APCO), speaks about the issue of 911 call location accuracy and APCO’s role in improving the issue at APCO’s Emerging Technology Forum in Atlanta.
Mike Wengrovitz, Mutualink’s vice president of innovation, describes the company’s new personal wearable gateway—fueled by Intel’s Edison chip—that can support broadband connectivity from multiple devices and sensors delivering information from a first responder.
Karthik Rangarajan, EF Johnson Technologies senior vice president for strategy and products, discusses the benefits associated with company’s sale to JVCKENWOOD and the features of new products showcased on the APCO 2015 exhibit-hall floor. Rangarajan spoke with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Associate Editor Stephanie Toone.
Todd Perdieu, Harris’ terminal product manager for RF communications, talks about key characteristics of the new XL-200P, a portable P25 multiband radio that enables broadband communications via Wi-Fi and an optional LTE modem.
Jani Lyrintzis, vice president and general manager at Bittium—the public-safety LTE device maker formerly known as Elektrobit—discusses the company’s name change and future plans, as well as providing a surprising demonstration of the Tough Mobile smartphone during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the APCO 2015 show in Washington, D.C.
Sonim Technologies CEO Bob Plaschke showcases the company’s public-safety LTE product portfolio—a medley of 700 MHz Band 14 devices, as well as a 10-hour battery charger and other swappable accessories—and announces key customer wins in the New Jersey and New Mexico early-builder projects. Plaschke also unveils the names of four new members of Sonim’s public advisory board.