Motorola Solutions announces its next-generation portfolio of MOTOTRBO digital radios that include Wi-Fi connectivity, extended battery life and low-power Bluetooth that can enable indoor-location tracking that are designed to improve enterprise productivity and efficiency.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler vows to spend the next year calling on Congress to tackle the issue of funding and deploying next-generation 911 (NG911) in public-safety answering points (PSAPs) throughout the U.S., noting that the FCC has “done about everything we can do” within the agency’s legal authority.
A Florida county has upgraded its public-safety answering point (PSAP) equipment to an Airbus DS Communications VESTA solution that will let its two 911 centers interoperate seamlessly and accept text-to-911 messages in the near term, as well as supporting next-generation 911 (NG911) communications in the long-term future.
Ken Murphy, chief operating officer (COO) for Impact Power Technologies, highlights the benefits of his company’s lithium-polymer replacement batteries, as well as a recent contract win with the police department in Murrieta, Calif., during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson.
New at IWCE 2016 is the Network Infrastructure Forum, hosted by IWCE and AGL Media Group, which will feature a content-rich program that examines hot topics in the space, from towers to small cells and in-building solutions. But register before Jan. 29 to take advantage of discounted pricing.
Todd Schlekeway, executive director of the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE), previews his organization’s annual conference—being conducted Feb. 22-25 in New Orleans—and discusses other hot industry topics, including tower safety and the potential use of drones to conduct inspections.
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FirstNet LTE sites should provide enough bandwidth capacity to serve the needs of public-safety users in almost all response scenarios, according to findings by a Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) task team studying the topic.
Michael Baumann, digital video product manager for Data911, explains how the new BX1 body-worn camera works. The BX1 is designed to be part of the company’s Verus integration video solution that supports myriad video sources to provide forensic video evidence that includes multiple views of an incident that can be used for investigative or court purposes