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IBM Watson: Artificial Intelligence Serving Emergency Services

IBM has been developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI) program for years. Its name is Watson and, specifically, is a cognitive system that helps humans taking decisions. But is this technology able to support Incident Commanders on the field?

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Unveils Public Safety Reporting Application

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure has launched Intergraph InSight Reporting, a platform for quickly building and sharing interactive public safety agency reports and dashboards. It delivers data models and pre-built reports for Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch (I/CAD) and also connects to third-party data sources.

Fire and EMS Departments Meet Critical Mobility Needs with DURABOOK R11 Rugged Tablet

GammaTech Computer Corporation, the North American branch of Twinhead International Corporation, recently highlighted sales to Fire and EMS departments across the United States. These public safety agencies are turning to the DURABOOK R11 rugged tablet as a cost-effective solution that addresses critical needs for performance, functionality, and reliability...

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Launches New Computer-Aided Dispatch Application

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure has launched Intergraph OnCall Dispatcher for I/CAD, a new thin-client application for its industry-leading Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch (I/CAD) system that provides core call-taking and dispatching capabilities via browsers.

GeoComm Mapping Solution Addresses Indoor 9-1-1 Location Accuracy Challenges

GeoComm has announced that GeoLynx Server, a web-based 9-1-1 mapping solution, now has added support to display device-enhanced hybrid locations from the RapidSOS Clearinghouse. This capability improves location accuracy to provide faster and more reliable 9-1-1 response to wireless callers.

Police & Dispatch Now Have a More Efficient Way to Receive Situational Information for Video Alarms Considered a Threat to Public Safety

Incident Code Dot Com, allows first responders to view alarm site(s) when monitoring companies have detected a verified threat, in real time and continue to receive video in real time while they are responding to the event. Incident Code offers real time video from the site of an incident, allowing responders to see exactly what they are heading into, or quickly preserve video of a crime.

Havis Releases Slimmer Docking Stations for Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablets

Havis Inc. has added the DS-DELL-610 Series of thin-profile docking stations to its full line of lightweight docking stations and cradles for Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablets. The thin-profile docking station is designed to maximize space inside a vehicle, forklift, work cart or on a desktop, for a more productive mobile office.

Helping Reduce the Impact of False Calls in 9-1-1 Centers is a Breeze with Intelligent Automation from Avaya

Avaya, using Breeze, can now help agencies develop specific solutions that can assist in identifying undesirable patterns of calls and events and provide real-time, automated remediation actions and advice that will help minimize the risk that live emergency calls could be blocked or delayed by false calls.

Rave Mobile Safety & RapidSOS Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver Device-Based Caller Location from Smartphones and other Connected Devices

Rave Mobile Safety, provider of critical communication and data platform solutions trusted to save lives, and RapidSOS, award-winning emergency technology start-up providing a direct data link from connected devices to 9-1-1 and responders, have announced a strategic partnership to transform the information available to responders to greatly accelerate response times and save lives.

Airbus DS Communications Introduces Its Latest Next Generation 9-1-1 Mapping Solution

Created to support one or more PSAPs in a local area, VESTA Map Local from Airbus DS Communications gets calltakers the location details they need. Inbound calls, whether wireline, Phase I or II, VoIP (Voice over IP) or telematics, plot on digital maps using unique icons. The solution can also combine device-based hybrid locations of mobile phones with indoor maps.

GeoComm Releases A New Way to Validate Public Safety Grade GIS

GeoComm is pleased to announce the release of GeoComm GIS Data Hub, a GIS data management solution providing GIS data insights to help 9-1-1 authorities achieve public safety grade GIS data. GIS Data Hub validates and reports on GIS data quality for 9-1-1, Next Generation 9-1-1(NG9-1-1) and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) mapping.

NICE Inform Elite will Deliver Incident Intelligence to Emergency Communications Centers

NICE Inform Elite adds four new core capabilities on top of Inform's already robust applications. These include: CAD Incident Analytics to enhance incident reconstruction and automate quality assurance workflow; Incident Intelligence dashboards for real-time tracking of performance targets and trends; GIS mapping for improved incident visualization and analysis; and a future-ready multimedia recording platform.

NetMotion Introduces Mobile IQ - Visual Troubleshooting, Analytics and Alerting Dashboards for Mobile Enterprises

Mobile IQ provides detailed visualization, analysis and alerting for networks, users, devices and applications inside and outside the corporate or agency firewall. Custom alerts, queries and dashboards can also tackle individualized operational needs. Mobile IQ collects data from all NetMotion-enabled devices running all popular mobile operating systems...

Larson Electronics Releases New 18-hour Marine Rated Outdoor Emergency LED Light

Larson Electronics LLC, a leading industrial lighting company, announced its release of a new marine rated outdoor emergency LED light to be added to its catalog of products this week. This outdoor emergency light is designed to offer powerful illumination during critical operations in outdoor environments, including emergency services, military, industry, and the like.

Emergency Management: Activu Modernizes Collaboration in the Control Room and Beyond

Activu, the developer of ActivWare, the leading visualization and collaboration platform for mission-critical control room environments, has unveiled ActivShare, a new desktop collaboration product that provides a way for decision makers in the control room (and other locations) to quickly and intuitively collaborate and share information with one or more network connected users with three clicks of a mouse.

DT Research Rugged Tablet Awarded C1D2 Certification for Safe Use in Potentially Hazardous Environments

DT Research, a leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, today announced that its DT301 Rugged Tablet has been tested and Class 1 Division 2 (C1D2) Certified to operate safely in hazardous areas where flammable gases, vapors or liquids may be present within sufficient quantities to be explosive or ignitable

Xplore Launches New XSLATE D10 Rugged Tablet PC with Android 6.0.1, Marshmallow OS

Xplore Technologies Corp. developer of industrial grade rugged tablets for our customers in the Public Safety, Military, Utilities, Transportation and other sectors for more than 20 years, has announced that its flagship Android rugged tablet, the XSLATE D10, is available with the upgraded Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system.

Airbus DS Communications Launches Updates to VESTA 9-1-1 & VESTA Analytics Solutions

Airbus DS Communications, a leading public safety communications provider, announces new functionality to the VESTA 9-1-1 and VESTA Analytics solutions within its VESTA Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) portfolio. The updates deliver greater flexibility and functionality to public safety answering points (PSAP) in an NG9-1-1 environment.

Video: Holland's transportable Mobile Communication & Command Module

This new video, updated with the help of the Glenwood (IL) Fire Department, demonstrates how Holland's Mobile Communication and Command Module can facilitate a rapid, modular communications function for emergency/disaster management and incident command.

JPS Interoperability Solutions announces new IP backhaul capability for their SNV-12 voter

JPS Interoperability Solutions, Inc., an industry leader in analog receiver voting, announces an upgrade to its SNV-12 voter that handles the synchronization of audio arriving from various locations.

Catalyst: IntelliLink Gateway Connects Disparate Networks to Radio Networks, Re-defines Interoperable Radio Communications

Catalyst Communications Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of IP-based Dispatch and Interoperability solutions for Critical Communications, today announced the IntelliLink Gateway. This new Interoperability solution links multiple talk groups or channels between two more different Land Mobile Radio systems including DMR, Project 25, LTR, SmartNet, EDACS, LTE, analog conventional and others.

Clear-Com Offers Wired & Wireless Solutions Enable Hands-Free Critical Communications Across Wide Areas

Clear-Com, a leading provider of real-time communications solutions, offers full-duplex devices can transmit and receive data at the same time, allowing teams (different groups) or individuals (one-on-one) to hold simultaneous conversations on any available channel, across a wide geographical area, with reliable connection and high quality audio.

JPS Interoperability Launches Next Gen. ACU gateway - and a New Secure PTT Over Cellular For Its Radio Gateway Users

JPS Interoperability Solutions announces its new ACU-Z1 radio gateway. The next generation ACU-Z1 gateway maintains the modular nature of the company’s signature ACU product, but boasts a smaller form factor, requires less power, can interface more types of communications systems and is operable from any web browser.

NetMotion Diagnostics Gives IT Robust Visibility into Mobile Network and Security Data

NetMotion Software, a leading provider of Mobile Performance Management (MPM) software solutions, has released Diagnostics 4.0, the world's first mobile intelligence and analytics solution that captures robust network and security data across any wireless network.

Assured Wireless Demonstrates Industry's First High Power Portable User Equipment for LTE Band 14 Public Safety Wireless Networks

Assured Wireless Corporation, the only provider of portable battery operated long range high-power user equipment (HPUE) for the FirstNet Public Safety broadband wireless network, announces the successful demonstration of its prototype high-power WiFi-to-LTE portable hotspot device designed specifically to serve the needs of public safety organizations.

Hitachi New Video Analytics Software Provides Enhancements to Increase Efficiencies and Enhance Safety and Services

Hitachi Insight Group, which is responsible for driving the global unified internet of things (IoT) business and go-to-market (GTM) strategy for Hitachi, Ltd., has unveiled new video analytics software to enhance and extend its Smart City and Public Safety solutions portfolio. The software was designed with government entities and emergency responders in mind. For example, airport law enforcement can use HVA to detect long lines at security and optimize staffing at security or customs...

DT Research Rugged Tablets Uniquely Combat Data Security and Camera Vulnerabilities During Field Operations

The DT311 marks the first highly durable mobile tablet to protect first responders, government/military agencies, utility and energy companies, and other field service organizations with removable encrypted data and camera security to guard against data loss or theft and control unwanted image transmission.

Panasonic Introduces Toughpad FZ-A2 Fully Rugged 10.1" Android Tablet

The FZ-A2 tablet provides greater expandability with Panasonic's industry leading reliable connectivity for mobile workers such as public safety, who need dependable and fast access to data.

Florida Police Officer invents a device to protect law enforcement from being ambushed in vehicles

StopAmbush is a a patent pending, 360-degree perimeter alert motion sensor that mounts on the roof of police vehicles. It tracks movement within a 25ft. radius. It uses an audio and visual display inside the vehicle to alert officers when someone is approaching and what direction they are coming from. This feature is especially beneficial at night when officers inside their vehicles are blinded by their interior light and computer to external movement.

USPDhub App Helps Police Agencies Nationwide Implement Community-Focused Policing

The USPDHub system is a mobile app designed to function as a communication tool between local law enforcement agencies and the communities that they serve. The newest update, "Smart Connect," operates on the premise of "see something… say something" and through an innovative communication channel provides the community with an easy way to notify the appropriate agency and person with information.

Xplore Unveils the XSLATE R12 Next Generation Detachable Rugged Tablet PC

Xplore Technologies Corp., leading manufacturer of high-quality rugged tablet computers, has launched the XSLATE R12, a next generation detachable rugged tablet PC that is both powerful and reliable enough to be the primary computing device for public safety and other mobile professionals.

Ultra-Portable, Changeable Message Sign Now Available for Public Information Applications

The new LIGHTNING LED Message Sign from Information Station Specialists makes it possible to reach motorists and pedestrians with important messages quickly. This new "ultra-portable" sign is capable of being positioned in locations where trailer-mounted LED signs cannot, due to its compact size and unique capabilities:

Kurt Kamm's "The Lizard's Tale" - an exciting contemporary thriller with a credible public safety authenticity

With his sixth book, The Lizard's Tale (released earlier this year), Kamm introduces DEA Special Agent Ryan Daniel and Gina Winters, director of Wildlife Management for the Catalina Island Conservatory, whose separate investigatory paths eventually bring them together facing the Sinaloa Cartel. With its intriguing story of criminal investigation, conservatism, the challenge of firefighting on the remote wildlands of Catalina Island, and the violent lifestyle among the drug cartels, "The...

Cloud-Based Computer Aided Dispatch System, Mercury, Unveiled For First Responders

Mark43 has released Mercury, the first ever computer aided dispatch (CAD) system to be hosted in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud (US) Region. Mark43, also a developer of a cloud-based police records management system, is set to deploy Mercury in California, New Jersey, and other states, offering first responders a modern platform for managing emergency calls.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Launches Crime Alerts Mobile Application for Apple Watch and iPhone

The LexisNexis Crime Alerts Mobile app is available now. By downloading the LexisNexis Crime Alerts Mobile app on an iPhone or Apple Watch, individuals are notified of criminal events around a designated address or geolocation, new crime events that have occurred in the last 24 hours and criminal events that occur while the individual is on the move.

New Plantronics Solution Helps Call Centers Evolve Seamlessly And Cost-Effectively

Plantronics has announced MDA100 QD, uniquely designed to solve the communications challenges associated with transitioning from desk phones to softphone-based telephony and Unified Communications in call-intensive environments such as customer service centers. As a simple, intuitive switch, it enables customer service representatives (CSRs) to manage audio from different sources without changing headsets, and focus on delivering exceptional customer experiences without distraction.

Sierra Wireless launches industry-leading LTE-Advanced multi-network platform for first responders, others

Sierra Wireless has announced availability of the AirLink MG90, a high performance LTE-Advanced vehicle networking platform that provides secure, always-on mobile connectivity for mission-critical first responder, field service and transit applications.

Panasonic & Cradlepoint Deliver Integrated 4G-LTE and FirstNet Mobile Computing & Connectivity Solution for First Responders

Public Sector customers can now leverage industry leading, highly durable Toughbook devices and Cradlepoint's rugged cloud-managed 4G-LTE router to lower signal loss and enhance 4G-LTE and FirstNet connectivity across multiple devices for their secure in-vehicle network needs.

Introducing the Fin Ultra Ear Tip Earpiece for First Responders

The Fin Ultra, from The Earphone Connection, features an open skeleton design that allows for more ambient sound to travel through. The addition of the opening to the FIN makes it a better replacement to the Ghost ear mold. The Fin Ultra still maintains the same comfort and security but allows for a higher level of situational awareness for those who need it.

PTS Solutions Introduces New Computer Aided Dispatching Software

PTS Solutions, Inc., a leader in public safety software, is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the all new Platinum CAD (Computer Aided Dispatching) software. Platinum CAD is cutting edge software, intended for use in even the busiest of 9-1-1 dispatching centers.

A New Mobilization App for Community First Responders from Thorcom Systems

Thorcom Systems, a leading provider of mobile data and incident dispatch systems based in the United Kingdom, has introduced Mobilize CFR, an innovative mobilization solution for Community First Responders. It comprises an Android app and a managed internet gateway service that delivers mobilization instructions, status updates and local navigation, enabling emergency service organizations to improve communications with Community First Responders, extend coverage and achieve significant savings.

AmpliVox Recommends Sound Systems to Support Emergency Preparedness

The Department of Homeland Security DHS and other government agencies recognize September as National Emergency Preparedness Month, encouraging all communities and organizations to plan ahead for crisis management. AmpliVox Sound Systems supports this initiative with recommendations for affordable, versatile sound systems that improve communication in the wake of any type of disaster.

Locution Systems Introduces Dispatch Mapping for PrimeAlert Fire Station Alerting System

Locution Systems' new in-station dispatch mapping and dispatch mapping for smartphones & tablets provide extra alerting information for firefighters & paramedics in fire stations and on the road

Zetron's Pathway+ Combines Multiple Radio Interfaces into a Single Platform

Zetron's Pathway+ radio gateway combines the interface flexibility of all the Pathway radio-gateway products into a single platform. This enables communications across a range of radio resources and sites, and also helps control costs and ensure the continuity of operations as radio systems migrate to newer technologies.

Airbus DS Communications Introduces VESTA NEXT, the Straightforward Way to Next Generation 9-1-1

Airbus DS Communications, an entity of Airbus Defense and Space, has brought together the equipment, software and support services Public Safety agencies at the local, regional and state levels need to transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). Called VESTA NEXT, the portfolio provides these entities the critical components and the guidance for a clear way to NG9-1-1.

Rave Mobile Safety Announces Rave Command View and Rave 911 Analytics

Rave Mobile Safety announced two innovative new features of the Rave Platform: Rave Command View gives 9-1-1 managers and dispatchers interactive, map-based views of critical information, such as 9-1-1 call patterns and critical facility data during active emergencies. Additionally, Rave 911 Analytics provides easy, anytime web-based access to historical call reporting and analytics.

Powerful New NICE Inform Call Playback Integrates within APCO 9-1-1 Adviser

NICE has announced at this week's APCO Conference that it is integrating the NICE Inform solution with APCO 9-1-1 Adviser to streamline the process of reviewing and evaluating 9-1-1 telecommunicator interactions with the public. 9-1-1 Adviser is a criteria-based software application that uses APCO's nationally recognized protocol to guide call handling, prioritize the response level of a call and provide pre-arrival instructions to the caller.

NetMotion Mobility 11 Dramatically Enhances Scalability and Global Reach for Mobile Workforces

NetMotion Wireless recently released Mobility 11, which allows public safety and state agencies to simplify their mobile workforce/first responder management needs and improve ROI. Mobility 11 was designed to offer twice as fast data throughput performance and significantly enhanced server scalability to support thousands of users per server, which allows public safety agencies to add more responders on the latest 4G and Wi-Fi networks and save on budget and resources.

Narrative Writing Software for ePCRs

NarrativePRO's narrative writing software leads EMS users through a series of selections to document each incident. Users are guided chronologically through the sections, including History, Assessment, Treatments, Re-Evaluate and Transport. Once each tab is completed, by using either the drop-down boxes or their own words, the user will click the "Tell the Story" button.

Lifesource Health, Inc. Launches At The Scene Mobile EMS Application

Lifesource Health, Inc. is proud to announce its new mobile application At The Scene. For the first time, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics will have immediate, real-time access to accurate patient health information at the scene in an emergency situation, allowing for more accurate patient assessment and improved care.

Advanced Solutions to Enhance the Public Safety Platform: Crimson TNG SDR

Per Vices recently released their newest Software Defined Radio platform: Crimson The Next Generation (Crimson TNG). What’s exciting about the latest upgrade is the fact that Crimson TNG is a high-performance wireless platform that not only enables versatility and flexibility, but also the ability to evolve applications.

Plantronics EncorePro Series Sets New Standard For Contact Center Headset Performance & Management

Plantronics recently announced two new families of headset solutions engineered to meet the evolving needs of customer service centers. The new EncorePro 500/700 Digital Series and EncorePro 500/700 USB Series are designed for intensive phone users. They deliver the same superior audio quality, all-day comfort and reliability for which the Plantronics EncorePro family is known, with the addition of advanced features for better insights and management.

RuggON's new rugged tablet puts cutting-edge tech in the hands of the law

RuggON Corporation has launched a groundbreaking new rugged tablet, the RuggON PM-311B, which delivers much better screen clarity in sunlight, advanced fingerprint reading, advanced encryption options, a snap-on MRZ+MSR reader that can read up to three lines of MRZ data..

Zetron Adds Proven CSSI Functionality to MAX Dispatch

With over six million hours of successful Project 25 (P25) Console Subsystem Interface (CSSI) operation, Zetron is adding CSSI support to its MAX Dispatch system. This extends to MAX Dispatch customers the many benefits of open standards, including interoperability and the freedom to choose equipment based on an organization’s needs and budget rather than being limited by the constraints proprietary solutions often impose.

SafeCityGIS: The Ultimate Public Safety GIS Software Suite

The next level in public safety: SafeCityGIS is the next step in technological advancements in public safety departments. SafeCity's GIS software, combined with Esri applications, empowers employees with improved analytics and data analysis.

New Getac T800 Fully Rugged Tablet Offers One Hand Operation, Best-in-Class Battery Life and Optimal Screen Size for Document Viewing

The next-generation Getac T800 is a fully rugged tablet designed to meet the needs of mobile public safety,. field service, and transportation technicians working in tight spaces and extreme environments. Designed for comfortable one-handed operation, the T800 features a thin, ergonomic design, an optimally sized touchscreen for greater productivity...

SceneDoc Releases v4.0 "Timeline" Upgrade to its Mobile Data Collection and Retrieval Platform for Public Safety

Public safety’s first all-in-one mobile software for data collection and retrieval, has announced availability of SceneDoc 4.0, a major upgrade aimed at both patrol officers and investigators that drives simplified data gathering, with capability to improve and increase both incident and non-incident related data collection.

New Havis Touch Screen Display and Vehicle Specific Mounts Maximize Cabin Space

Havis Inc., a leading manufacturer of mobile office solutions for public safety, public works, government agencies and mobile professionals, will introduce a new lightweight touch screen display that mounts directly to a vehicle’s dash panel. The new space-saving display functions as an external monitor and provides the option of docking and mounting computing devices in the trunk to maximize space and create a comfortable work environment inside the cabin

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Unveils Latest Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch Software

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, the global leader in public safety and security solutions, has launched Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch (I/CAD) 9.4, the latest version of its suite of industry-leading incident management software. I/CAD 9.4 was unveiled at HxGN LIVE, Hexagon’s international conference.

NICE Adds New Capabilities to NICE Inform to Enhance Public Safety NG9-1-1 Readiness

NICE has announced its latest release of NICE Inform which includes new capabilities to help PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) enhance NG9-1-1 readiness, quality assurance, efficiency and cost-savings. The industry-leading digital evidence management solution, NICE Inform captures, manages, and synchronizes multi-channel interactions between citizens, PSAPs and first responders, to provide a complete, accurate record of incidents.

EMS Week 2016 to conclude with The National EMS Memorial Service May 20-22

The National EMS Memorial Service, held this year on the last day of National EMS Week, honors 659 EMS personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The service, held annually, comes at the end of the East Coast leg of the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, and is held in Washington D.C.

Digital 9-1-1 Call Handling Protocols Vastly Outperform Paper Tablets

PowerPhone has announced that it will be transitioning to its top-tier 9-1-1 call handling protocols entirely to digital formats available on desktop computers or most Windows-based tablets.

Barrett Communications launches the latest HF Software-Defined Radio

Barrett Communications have announced the upcoming release of their latest product, the Barrett 4050 HF SDR (Software-Defined Radio). This new generation of HF transceiver combines Software-Defined Radio technology with the intuitive "ease of use" that has become synonymous with the Barrett name.

Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet Offers Law Enforcement Professionals a New Meaning of "Tough"

Juniper Systems' versatile new Windows 10 Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet is ideal for use in law enforcement applications. The tablet is equipped to perform reliably in a wide variety of industries with harsh environments, such as enforcement.

Zinwave Introduces NEMA 4 Enclosure for Public Safety DAS Remotes

Zinwave, a global provider of wideband distributed network solutions for in-building wireless, has announced a new National Electrical Manufacturers Assocation (NEMA) 4/IP 66-rated enclosure for its wideband Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Remote Units, making Zinwave UNItivity DAS solutions compliant with public safety wireless system regulations.

Cobham Announces DMR Repeater Test Option for the 8800 Series Digital Radio Test Set

Cobham announced the release of the DMR Repeater Test Option for the 8800 Series Digital Radio Test Set. This option enables the 8800 Series to test the transmitter and receiver of a DMR repeater base station. The 8800 Series is able to generate the signalling protocol that is necessary to "wake-up" the DMR repeater and cause it to start transmitting.

Zetron's Updated CAD System Improves Incident Management and Response

Zetron, a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions worldwide, announced that the new release of its computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system offers a range of new capabilities that improve the ways public-safety agencies obtain, use, and track incident information and resources.

Staticworx Launches Ameriworx ROX, "Visually Exciting" Static-Free Vinyl Tile Blending Utility and Creativity

Rapid Deployable Telecommunications System

Designed for rugged and extreme environments, the pCom clean powered satellite and cell on wheels trailer platform, both from Squire Tech Solutions, continues to be a #1 choice for serious businesses and government agencies. It is the best communications trailer on the market... with or without satellite.

Introducing the INTERCEPTOR Bluetooth Speaker/Microphone for First Responders

The Earphone Connection's INTERCEPTOR Bluetooth wireless speaker microphone with 2 PTT (push-to-talk) buttons and simultaneous listen feature can pair to 2 different Bluetooth enabled devices plus listen to dual audio from 2 Bluetooth devices at the same time. The INTERCEPTOR is able to transmit outgoing communication to two talk groups by two separate PTT controls.

Universal Vehicle Laptop Mount for Fire, Police, Govt. Vehicles

The Bracketron Universal Vehicle Laptop Mount attaches to the passenger seat bolt using the quick release fitting. This mount is great for police, fire departments or anyone needing a laptop in their car. Viewers can adjust the angle of the computer with the Sure-Grip Pan-Head Deck, featuring the one hand locking control lever.

The Edesix VideoBadge - Body Worn Cameras for Public Safety & Security Professionals

The VideoBadge series from Edesix consists of easy-to-use, robust and secure body worn cameras (BWC), capable of efficiently recording evidence-ready HD video and audio footage. Together with Edesix’s custom developed VideoManager software, these BWCs offer frontline workers the capability to deter aggression, capture evidential footage and store & share data from a multitude of locations.

LexisNexis and SunGard Public Sector Announce Integrated Electronic Crash Reporting Solution

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has announced that it is integrating its LexisNexis Police Reports eCommerce portal with the SunGard Public Sector ONESolution Records Management System (RMS) to deliver law enforcement agencies an end-to-end system for capturing, analyzing and disseminating accident reports online.

Westell Technologies Introduces a FirstNet Ready Repeater Solution

Westell Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, today announces that it has released its latest in-building repeater solution. The PS51080 is designed to provide customers with the ability to install an in-building repeater that will meet both the existing public safety communication regulations and allow customers to prepare for future mandates...

VP360 Argus Solution Meets Body-Worn Camera Mandates With More Control at Lower Cost

VP360 is proud to announce the latest in Body Camera Solutions. The Argus BCS is a secure, reliable, infinitely scalable, and fully supported digital body camera solution for law enforcement and other users. It’s easy to use, cost-effective, and can be configured with a number of options designed to meet agencys' operational and budgetary needs.

Data911 Introduces First Multi-Touch Display Specifically Designed for Emergency Vehicles

An innovative in-car display has emerged which is vastly different from anything else because it was expressly designed for first responders. Over the last year, Data911, a leading integrated mobile solutions provider, has been working with a group of law enforcement and fire service agencies to beta test the next evolution to their M7 Display, the M7+ Multi-Touch Display.

Digital Pre-Plans and the Active Shooter

The modern emergency response pre-plan program is now all-digital. Moreover, it is shareable between facilities and first responders. An all-digital pre-plan program, such as our technology CommandScope, shares highly-detailed property information with first responders...

New App Aids Law Enforcement Communication With Media & Public

Meet the new technology set to transform law enforcement communication. Just launched, 1st Cast L.E. is a mobile app knocking down communication barriers between officers. The app will enable any officer to instantly create and cast real time alerts directly from the scene of the crime. With 1st Cast L.E., an officer is able to reach other law enforcement and media in a matter of minutes, at no cost to them

Mutualink Unveils World's First Wearable Gateway for First Responders Using Intel Technology

Mutualink has developed the world's first wearable communications gateway that enables first responders to share multimedia information with command posts and other agencies in real time over secure wide area networks. In emergency situations where saving time = saving lives, the Wearable Smart Gateway (WSG), powered by the tiny and ultra-low power Intel Edison chip, significantly reduces response times and helps first responders overcome the classic challenges of situational "blindness."

NetMotion Diagnostics Delivers Network Assessment Tools for FirstNet Preparation

NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of mobility management solutions for first responders, has announced that public safety organizations are using NetMotion Diagnostics to survey and diagnose the coverage and signal quality of their network fabric, consisting of both public safety data and FirstNet networks. Understanding current coverage usage and needs is a critical first step for states and municipalities in order to guide and plan for future FirstNet deployments.

IAED releases Version 13 of Emergency Medical Protocol

Version 13.0 of the Medical Priority Dispatch System™ (MPDS), scheduled for release in fall of 2015, represents the latest and greatest in a long line of Medical Protocol releases since making its inaugural appearance 36 years ago. "Version 13 captures the best pre-arrival care available to support and improve our proven standards of excellence in caller, bystander, and responder safety," said Jeff Clawson, M.D., inventor of the MPDS and principal author of the classic dispatch text...

Mutualink Edge @Team Delivers Push-to-Talk Solution with Secure Video Sharing Capability

Mutualink has introduced Edge @Team - one of the first-ever Push-to-Talk (PTT) offerings to enable users to securely send and receive streaming video, voice and text in real time. The added "Push to See" functionality is extremely useful for law enforcement, public safety personnel, and any organization using PTT as part of their daily communications needs. Unlike alternative solutions, @Team exists on a nationwide, secure broadband network, enabling unprecedented inter-agency communication.

NICE Investigate automates the entire digital investigation process, leading to more effective evidence processing and facilitating successful prosecutions

NICE Investigate, a new digital policing solution from NICE Systems, breaks down information silos and replaces lengthy, manual processes with automated workflows to expedite the entire digital investigation process... NICE Investigate streamlines the collection, organization, and sharing of potential evidence so investigators can make sense of disparate data.

Motorola Solutions Transforms Body-Worn Cameras for Public Safety

Responding to law enforcement demand, Motorola Solutions is transforming body-worn cameras and digital evidence management with the debut of its first-ever, three-in-one combination body-worn video camera, radio speaker, and microphone along with a new, cloud-based content management system. Motorola Solutions' innovative end-to-end solution, the "Smart Interface" (Si) Si500 and Si300 Video Speaker Microphone (VSM)

Red Guide to Disaster Recovery Releases Native American Edition

The Red Guide to Recovery Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors, a longstanding guide that gets distributed to fire departments and other assistance organizations, also has a version specifically geared toward tribal public safety.

New HD Technology Raises Bar on LP Recognition While Lowering Agency Expenditures

Data911 launches the first ever high quality HD LPR and makes fleet-wide implementation possible by packaging it in a fully integrated in-car computer and video system at less than the cost of stand-alone analog LPR products.

Barrett Uses High Frequency (HF) to Extend Reach of its Rapid Field Deployment System (RFDS)

The Barrett FirstLink RFDS is a complete solution for extending FirstNet's Band 14 LTE footprint from any location over short, medium and long haul distances back to core. By taking the High Frequency (HF) variant of its Rapid Field Deployment System (RFDS), a transit-case based deployable radio base station, and married it to the Star Solutions IMPAC portable cellular system, Barrett has produced a system that provides cell coverage and a simple, affordable reachback capability which is...

IMT Debuts CRx6 - Six-Way Diversity Receiver Ideal for Law Enforcement Stations/Headquarters

Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the state, local and federal law enforcement markets, has introduced the Compact Receiver (CRx6) with multi-channel options.

Clear-Com Showcases New Dispatch & Radio Gateway Solutions

Clear-Com, a leader in real-time communication and connectivity solutions, is showcasing its new Clear-Com Dispatch and Clear-Com Gateway interoperability solutions, offering superior audio quality in a fully featured, cost effective platform that will change the way public safety communication is handled.

New Book: Becoming the Peacemaker In The Comm Center

Sue Pivetta of 911Trainer.com, is offering her new book, Becoming the Peacemaker In The Comm Center, through her web site. The book ties in with a Becoming The Peacemaker seminar that Sue is presenting at the National APCO Conference next week in Washington D.C.

Zetron Releases Updated management software for Video Surveillance System

Zetron, a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions worldwide, has announced the release of updated video-management software that is part of Zetron's Video Surveillance System offering. The Video Surveillance System includes a variety of IP-cameras, recorders, video-storage devices, and an integrated access-control system with badging functionality, as well as the video-management software.

TeleCommunication Systems Launches Lynx Line of Portable Routers for Connected Public Sector Communications

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), has launched its Lynx portfolio of portable routers designed to provide highly secure and rugged wireless broadband network solutions for mission-critical communications applications, such as public safety, law enforcement, the special operations community, and the Department of Defense.

Everbridge Integrates Community Outreach and Emergency Management in New Community Engagement Solution

Everbridge, a leading global provider in unified critical communications, has announced its Community Engagement solution, aimed at helping local governments and law enforcement build strong, transparent relationships with the communities they serve. The new solution increases the reach of emergency management teams and expands community outreach to include keyword-based opt-ins; Facebook, Twitter and Google message distribution; and access to Nixle community resident opt-ins.

Zetron Releases Its NEW AcomNOVUS Console System

Based on Zetron’s proven Acom solution, AcomNOVUS utilizes an enterprise-class server architecture to build on the established Acom system that is used in complex communication centers throughout the world. As a result, AcomNOVUS delivers the unmatched customization for which Zetron’s Acom platform is known...

TeleCommunication Systems Expands Public Safety Portfolio with Intrepid9-1-1 Next Generation Core Services Solution

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has introduced Intrepid9-1-1, a suite of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Core Services. This geo-diverse, resilient and modular emergency communications solution validates and geospatially routes 9-1-1 voice calls, SMS text and multimedia messages to public safety answering points (PSAPs) and emergency responders. The scalable solution can be implemented at state, regional, or local levels.

Icom America Introduces New IDAS F3360D Handheld Radio Series for NXDN Type-C Trunking

Icom America releases the F3360D/F4360D, a waterproof VHF/UHF portable radio series that promotes NXDN Type-C trunking and NXDN conventional systems. Icom's new radio also features built-in GPS, 800mw loud audio and advanced emergency functions

Rave Mobile Safety Unveils New Solution to Bring 9-1-1 & Emergency Responders Enhanced Outdoor & Indoor Location on Wireless Callers

Rave Mobile Safety has announced the controlled release of Smart911Location, a new feature of Smart911, the life-saving, national safety service. Smart911Location improves the availability and accuracy of detailed mobile caller location data.

Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT) Introduces Central Integrated Receiver Antenna System-X8

Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the state, local and federal law enforcement markets, introduces its Central Integrated Receiver Antenna System-x8 (CIRAS-x8). Ideally Suited for Command Centers and Helicopter Downlinks, 8-Way MaxRC COFDM Receiver Offers Exceptional RF Performance

Printek's Latest Mobile Printer - Ideal For E-Ticketing, Law Enforcement, Mobile Public Safety Users

PrintekMobile, an industry leader for reliable, innovative, rugged mobile printers, has announced the launch of its NEW FieldPro 530 mobile thermal printer series. The FP530 printers will provide smartphone, tablet, and laptop users the ability to print tickets, receipts, and other documents right from their device. The FP530L has the added capability of printing labels anywhere, anytime.

HigherGround offers new features for the Capture911 call recording solution

Introduced this week at the National Emergency Number Association conference in Denver, CO, HigherGround offers two new features for the Capture911 call recording solution - Speech Analytics and Mobile Recording. These valuable tools offer many benefits to improve intelligent recording and incident reconstruction in emergency dispatch facilities.

Airbus DS Communications Launches Text-to-9-1-1 Solution, Other Upgrades to VESTA 9-1-1 Suite

Airbus DS Communications, an entity of Airbus Defense and Space, has introduced multiple new products and upgrades within its suite of VESTA 9-1-1 solutions. The release includes the launch of the VESTA SMS solution, the company's text-to-9-1-1 platform, an entirely new VESTA Map solution, and significant upgrades to the VESTA Analytics solution.

Uncovering Insights: NICE Audio Analytics Helps Investigators Pull Relevant Soundbites from 9-1-1 Calls, Body-worn Cameras and Other Communications

Emergency calls, audio/video from body-worn cameras and interview rooms, and other critical communications can hold crucial information for expediting investigations or solving crimes. Yet, it often takes hours to find the relevant audio recordings. NICE Inform Audio Analytics, a new analytics solution from NICE Systems,accelerates and simplifies this process, enabling precise, fast searching and categorization of audio content using key words and phrases.

Eaton Introduces New Rack Automatic Transfer Switch for Critical Equipment Power Redundancy in Data Centers

Power management company Eaton has introduced its eATS30 Monitored platform for data centers in North and South America. Designed to switch non-phase alternating current (AC) power sources in the event of a power failure, Eaton's latest rack automatic transfer switch (ATS) is designed to allow for consistently resilient uptime for equipment with a single power supply.

Genetec Expands Support for Body Wearable Cameras in Latest Release of Security Center

The latest version of Security Center (5.3 SR1), Genetec's unified security platform, now supports the import and archiving of video content recorded by police from a variety of body wearable cameras, including B-CAM, GoPro, Vievue and Zepcam.

First Responders Can Bridge The Gap With New Product For Seniors: No More Searching For Meds

Available to seniors from MedSign, "Daily Companion" is designed to provide EMTs instant access to emergency caller's health information and prescription meds upon arrival at the location. Daily Companion is a patented, first of its kind home-based telecare and personal emergency response medical alert system that provides global secure access to the callers critical health information and meds.

Haystax Releases Mobile Field Interview Application for Law Enforcement

Haystax Technology Inc., a developer of next-generation analytics and cybersecurity solutions, has released a new mobile application to complement the Haystax Public Safety Cloud. The Haystax Mobile Field Interview Application is designed to streamline data entry for law enforcement agencies by providing an end-to-end digital data management system.

Revolutionary Public Safety App Develops an “un911 Solution” for Public to Share their Safety and Security Concerns, Anonymously

Sci-Shot's innovative non-emergency public safety and security mobile App wins User confidence, as reported in sci-Shot's last market research efforts... The App, which serves as a convenient way for people to anonymously report non-emergency public safety and security concerns, can benefit a broad range of organizations, including, event management enterprises, shopping centers, apartment complexes, homeowners associations, indoor malls, and stadiums - virtually any venue where the public...

Airbus DS Communications Launches VESTA Alert Emergency Notification System

Airbus DS Communications, an entity of Airbus Defense and Space, has announced the launch of its new emergency notification solution, VESTA Alert. The new addition to the VESTA suite of products is a state-of-the-art, map-based solution that quickly and accurately identifies an area at risk to rapidly deliver critical information to the impacted population. The intuitive, easy-to-use interface can reduce costly training time for public safety organizations.

Mission Manager Releases Enhanced NIMS ICS Forms Designed to Enhance the Reporting Process for First Responders

Mission Manager, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based incident management software, has released a dynamic upgrade to its NIMS ICS forms that will greatly improve the efficiency of an agency’s reporting process. Mission Manager's pre-filled forms are now editable, which enable incident commanders / emergency managers to customize reports needed for legal compliance, government reimbursements and debriefs.

Impact Power Technologies introduces the "juiciest battery" in the industry

Impact Power Technologies already led the longevity race with their original 8610 battery for the XTS 3000/5000 Radio, which had 4000 milliamps capacity and delivered 27+ hours of run time - 3 to 4 times more than OEM batteries. Now IPT has ramped up the milliamps to 4700, thereby increasing the power more than 30%, making it the highest capacity battery in the industry.

Co-Designed by Law Officers, Panasonic’s New Arbitrator BWC Provides an Innovative Solution for Body-Worn Video Evidence Capture and Management

When integrated with Panasonic’s Arbitrator 360°™ HD in-car video systems, the new body-worn camera solution offers law enforcement agencies the industry’s most complete and cost-effective platform for mobile video evidence capture and management. The Arbitrator BWC can offload seamlessly via Wi-Fi and other methods to Panasonic’s Unified Evidence Management System...

Attn: Mobile Responders - PrintekMobile Launches a New 8-Inch Mobile Thermal Printer

PrintekMobile, an industry leader for reliable, innovative, on-the-go rugged mobile printers, has announced the launch of its NEW Interceptor 800 mobile thermal printer. Its advanced design makes for a low profile, highly reliable full-page mobile printer perfect for a wide variety of applications, such as public safety responders including EMS, police, and fire, as well as public utilities, and more

Getac Launches Veretos Mobile Video System for Law Enforcement

Getac, a leading manufacturer of rugged computers, announced today its release of the Veretos Mobile Video System (MVS), an in-car mobile video recording system engineered for use in law enforcement vehicles to capture all activities in and around the vehicle as they happen. Designed for superior performance, expandability and ease of use, Getac's Veretos MVS incorporates several advanced features including extreme low-light video recording, secure and redundant recording capabilities, a high...

Detroit Suburbs Add Critical All-Digital Command Technology To First Responder Tools

The Detroit suburbs of Plymouth and Northville, Michigan.are adopting the all-digital CommandScope from RealView LLC to strengthen emergency response. As a shared technology between the City Fire Services, serving Plymouth and Northville, responders will now have immediate, critical knowledge of municipal buildings and facilities, vastly improving their chances of saving lives and reducing property damage in cases of emergency.

Nextdoor Releases Upgrade to Nextdoor for Public Agencies

In honor of America’s PrepareAthon! Day (April 30, 2015), Nextdoor.com, the free and private social network for neighborhoods, announced enhancements to Nextdoor for Public Agencies. The upgraded agency platform makes it easier for agencies and residents to connect and build stronger, safer and more resilient communities.

Introducing the New EX2240 Watch Commander Tactical Command Board

Tactical Command Cabinets, LLC has engineered the new EX2240 Watch Commander tactical command board, specially designed for incident command situations involving fire, police, EMS and other public safety vehicles. Complete with vertical incident command boards, now your agency can have a board on each side of the command area - even room for a horizontal pull out if needed.

Gary Allen Wraps Up Dispatch Monthly Magazine

After 39 years in public safety communications, 20 of them working a 9-1-1 calltaking and radio dispatch console years in the San Francisco Bay Area, not to mention his extra-curricular and post-retirement passion for editing Dispatch Monthly magazine, Gary Allen has finally hung up his computer keyboard. In a Dispatch Monthly editorial on March 27, Gary admitted he is now really retiring. While Dispatch Monthly and its wealth of 9-1-1 related news, historical facts, and vast library of...

Barrett FirstLink RFDS Offers Greater Coverage, Connectivity and Resilience to the First Responder

Barrett Communications in partnership with STAR Solutions and NVIS Communications of California (Barrett’s Systems Integrator in North America) is launching the Barrett FirstLink Rapid Field Deployment System (RFDS) this week IWCE in Las Vegas (March 16th-20th). The system will also be demonstrated at the 2015 California Mobile Command Center Rally on April 9th in Sacramento, CA.

Mobile Unit Shore Power Alarm from Kussmaul

The Shore Power Alarm alerts the driver, MCC technician, or operator with an audible alarm and red LED indicator if the vehicle power cable is connected while the vehicle is running.

TacSat Networks RRK to deploy expandable networked wired, wireless, satellite and/or cellular connectivity during disaster response

At this year's California Command Center Rally April 9th 2015 in Sacramento Ca., TacSat Networks LLC will unveiling their TacSat Networks RRK, enabling users to rapidly deploying an system provide wireless and wired network services, Cellular connectivity where there are towers, 4 dedicated VoIP phone lines or Fax, establish lightning fast 4G LTE backhaul used with the ViaSat Pro 2 Ka band VSAT system, a high speed internet connection with speeds that rival DSL or Cable service.

Data911's Body Worn Camera Network Solution

Data911 announces the integration of the Wolfcom Vision body worn camera into the Verus video evidence management solution. Verus provides a single repository for all sources of video evidence - body worn, in-car, motorcycles, surveillance - from incident capture to the interview room.

Handheld DeLorme inReach Satellite Communicators Provide Vital Safety & Security Lifeline Anywhere on Earth

DeLorme's inReach handheld devices provide interactive SOS alerting, GPS tracking and locating and two-way text messaging, anywhere on the face of the Earth through the global Iridium satellite network. When coupled with DeLorme's enterprise portal, inReach satellite communicators provide an ideal solution disaster relief, law enforcement, medical teams and government agencies, forestry, utilities and others with operations over wide areas beyond cellular coverage.

NetMotion Introduces the First Self-Diagnosing Mobile VPN Solution

NetMotion Diagnostics provides a robust data analytics and visualization solution for public safety organizations with mobile safety workers. It delivers deep analysis to pinpoint the root cause of problems such as excessive latency, poor signal quality, unresponsive application servers, VPN connections, GPS and dropped connections.

SAR Technology announces Travel & Drift Plotter for 'Incident Commander Pro'

SAR Technology's new Travel & Drift Plotter predicts the future locations of people, ships or aircraft, as they travel or drift with time from a starting location. The plotter uses original location, elapsed times, time interval, speed and direction to produce single or multiple Travel or Drift plots, for each selected direction.

RadioMobile Launches "The Patriot" All-In-One Mobile Data Computer

This state-of-the-art solution features a built-in Intel i5 computer with a 12.1" high bright touch screen. Built fanless with no moving parts, the Patriot takes pride in a standard configuration of 120 GB solid state drive & 8 GB RAM with upgrade options. It also offers plenty of USB 3.0 and 2.0 peripherals along with options to plug in an additional HDMI display, Ethernet and/or Serial devices & Wi-Fi capability.

AdvanceCase Charger for your Emergency Preparedness/Field Comms Program

The AdvanceCase Charger is an essential component for any Emergency Preparedness Program and other remote deployment applications. Powered by 12-24 VDC connection, the AdvanceCase Charger is a perfect solution to meet your in-field battery charging requirements.

New Book: 9-1-1 What Is Your Emergency?

The book is primarily a compilation of short stories told in snippets of dialog between caller and dispatcher, largely directed to those not in the business. The author’s intention is rather to share brief glimpses into the kind of strange and unusual calls stand out from bedrock of the routine and the intensely critical that provides the foundation for the 9-1-1 dispatcher’s workday

IBM Expands i2 COPLINK Law Enforcement Application With New Mobile Offering

IBM has announced i2 COPLINK Everywhere, a MobileFirst application that securely delivers access to police data to officers, analysts, and commanders when they are in the field. The new offering is an expansion of IBM's i2 COPLINK portfolio, which also includes office and patrol car applications.

Elektrobit introduces the EB Tough Mobile smartphone targeted for Mobile Security and Public Safety needs

Elektrobit (EB) is proud to present the new EB Tough Mobile smartphone, designed and built for demanding Mobile Security and Public Safety markets. The EB Tough Mobile is packed with innovative features tailored for professional users like government agencies, first responders, and other professionals with critical and secure communication needs.

Motorola Solutions' New Cloud Core Managed Service Helps Public Safety Agencies Accelerate Adoption of ASTRO 25 Technology

ASTRO 25 Cloud Core Managed Service from Motorola Solutions Inc. enables agencies to access the latest Project 25 (P25) land mobile radio (LMR) technology as well as provide a communications platform for long-term growth and new capabilities. Agencies can benefit from economies of scale and save on the overall cost of building and maintaining a P25 core solution allowing public safety personnel to focus on their day-to-day mission.

Airbus DS Communications' VESTA 4 becomes first PBX/voice switch agnostic, IP based E9-1-1 system solution to be JITC-certified

VESTA 4, a 9-1-1 system made by Airbus DS Communications, achieved Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification in Q3 of 2014, making it the first IP based E9-1-1 system approved for use by the Department of Defense (DoD) that was built from the ground up to be NG9-1-1 compliant.

Eaton Introduces Enhanced Platform with Advanced Outlet Level Power Management Capabilities

Power management company Eaton has announced new management capabilities for call and data centers and colocation facilities with its best-in-class ePDU third-generation (G3) platform in the Americas, featuring one percent revenue-grade power monitoring for enhanced accuracy and efficiency through its ePDU G3 managed models.

Mutualink Unveils Breakthrough Mobile Go Kit for Interoperable Public Safety Communications

Mutualink, an interoperable communications technology company, introduces its Mobile Go Kit for first responders. In times of crisis, this easy-to-transport case for on-the-go interoperable communications enables public safety officials and emergency managers to establish secure command and control on the move, anywhere. The kit connects to 4G LTE/3G or hard-wired internet, bridging radio and telephone and enabling first responders to send and receive full motion video, files and text...

New Public Safety Experience from Motorola Solutions Gives First Responders the Right Information at Their Fingertips

The Public Safety Experience (PSX) from Motorola Solutions allows personnel to monitor multiple data feeds that adapt to the high-stress situations often faced by first responders. It reacts to the current situation and officer status to enable rapid access to vital information without distracting from the mission. The home screen presents relevant data from the most used applications such as mapping, messaging and search engines.

NowForce Announces Cloud-based CAD for Law Enforcement

NowForce's law enforcement solution provides agencies with enhanced situational awareness of their resources and developing incidents, real-time incident management and resource optimization from any device, and the ability to minimize response times by sending the closest available and relevant officers.

New Cloud-Based Service Provides First Responders with Critical Info during Chemical Emergencies

To give first responders better access to potentially lifesaving hazardous chemical information, MSDSonline, a leading cloud-based hazardous chemical management solutions provider is launching a new chemical information sharing service. Called Plan1, the new service, free to emergency responders, enables MSDSonline customers to give firefighters, paramedics, doctors, police officers and other first responders access to critical information about the hazardous chemicals they may encounter...

New Incident Command toolkit provides innovative approach to active shooter incident

A new emergency toolkit that coordinates and improves responsiveness to an active shooter or hostile intruder incident has been introduced by Kingfisher Medical, the North American partner of TSG. The Rapid Onset Violence Emergency Response kit, or ROVER, provides first responders with a deployment-ready, suitcase-sized toolkit to efficiently coordinate information, rapidly treat life-threatening injuries and quickly remove the injured.

Handheld launches the NAUTIZ X8 ultra-rugged field PDA

Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has launched its brand-new NAUTIZ X8 rugged PDA. The NAUTIZ X8 is a handheld computer with superior processing power, screen performance and battery life. It is built for tough field conditions primarily in public safety, forestry, and other rugged mobile operations.

Arbor Solution Introduces Gladius 5, Rugged Android Tablet & Smartphone for Field Resources

Arbor Solution announces the introduction of the latest model in its line of Gladius rugged tablets: the Gladius 5 IoT (Internet of Things) tablet and smartphone. Designed for various applications such as public safety, field service, and transportation the 5.5" handheld device is powered by a quad-core CPU and uses the popular Android 4.2 operating system.

Aeroflex 3920B Digital Radio Test Set for EF Johnson Viking Series Radios

Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., has announced automated test and alignment capabilities for EF Johnson P25 radios on the Aeroflex 3920B Digital Radio Test Set. The new test capabilities focus on the Viking VP 600 Series.

AdvanceLogic Conditioning Charger for Harris Radios

The AdvanceLogic Conditioning Charger is a versatile, tri-chemistry conditioning charger, designed for everyday use with Harris radios.

New 9-1-1 Training Simulator Promotes 'Let Them Practice'

Call if you can, Text if you can't! 9-1-1 is in the news with FCC requirements to implement text to 9-1-1. 9-1-1 Trainer.com, a company of 9-1-1 educators, along with Adacel Corporation, a leading developer of advanced simulation and control systems for aviation and defense, announce the release of 9-1-1 Reality PLUS Training Simulator.

Intelligent Automation, Inc. Introduces the ARGUS-PS Series Law Enforcement Wireless Security System

Surveillance of suspects, protection of assets, and securement of crime scenes are daily challenges for the Law Enforcement and First Responder community. Derived from proven technology originally developed for U.S. Military applications, ARGUS PS, from Intelligent Automation Inc., consists of rugged wireless sensors networked together to form a protective, invisible trip wire around any area or infrastructure of interest.

COPsync911 Solution: Nation’s Only Real-Time Threat Alert & Notifications System

In September of 2013, a Boston based company, Brandon-COPsync, LLC launched a software platform called COPsync 911. CS911 empowers law enforcement personnel with the latest, most powerful and innovative technology solutions. These solutions include providing law enforcement and schools with real-time information, communication and reduced response time

Introducing IntelliSkin by RAM - A Complete Tablet Docking, Mounting & Protective Solution Revolutionizing Public Safety Mobile Computing

Introducing IntelliSkin with GDS technology by RAM for the Samsung Galaxy. IntelliSkin by RAM brings a global industry first to the public safety market setting a new standard in tablet and smartphone mounting and protection. The IntelliSkin offers swift one handed operation ideally suited for public safety professionals requiring quick and easy access on the move.

EmergenSee Converts Smartphones Into Personal Safety Devices, sending data to 24/7 Monitoring Centers

EmergenSee is making college campuses safer by putting the power of live streaming video, audio and GPS data directly in the palm of students' hands. The Personal Security App leverages smartphone devices to provide a rich feature set and optional 24/7 professional monitoring. As the only app of its kind to offer live streaming video at the touch of a button, EmergenSee is reshaping how people view personal safety.

Harris Unveils New Advanced Access Control Software for Public Safety Users

Harris’ Advanced Access Control (AAC) software provides a secure means for managing and controlling access to radios operating in P25 Trunking mode, providing a multi-factor authentication when a user wishes to access Harris’ Radio Personality Manager (RPM) for radio programming.

Aeroflex 3920B Digital Radio Test Set for Automated Phase II Tests on Motorola APX Series Radios

Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., has announced additional test and alignment capabilities for Motorola APX Series Radios on the Aeroflex 3920B Digital Radio Test Set. The new test capabilities focus on Phase II Transmit and Receive tests.

SCRA Unveils Updated Alastar Software

SCRA has released the newest version of their security software, Alastar. The application delivers situational awareness and provides a common operating picture for both public safety and corporate organizations.

Chinook Medical Gear Introduces Mass Casualty / Active Shooter Kits

Chinook Medical Gear, a leading distributor and manufacturer of tactical medical kits, introduces a new line of Mass Casualty / Active Shooter Kits. Designed for schools, offices, and public buildings, these new kits empower the general public and first responders with proven supplies for performing hemorrhage control similar to what is administered by soldiers on the battlefield.

AdvanceTec 128 Bay Radio Drop-in Charging Solution

The Enterprise 3000 is a new space-saving system from AdvanceTec designed to manage and control Motorola APX rechargeable batteries while attached to the radios (or battery alone). The system will process up to 128 units with the same Master Control Unit.

Mission Manager Strengthens Powerful First Responder Tool

Mission Manager, Inc. has announced the re-launch of its cloud-based incident manager tool that has helped first responders save lives and property in over 4,400 missions, including the 2014 San Diego fires and Boston Marathon. Product upgrades include significant improvements in infrastructure, data security and technical support.

Aeroflex Introduces the 8800 Analog and Digital Radio Test Set

Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., has announced the introduction of the new 8800 Radio Test Set; a high performance, economical radio test system for Analog AM and FM; and Digital P25, DMR, dPMR, NXDN, and ARIB T98 technologies

Mutualink's Mobile Operations Fusion Kit Enables On-the-Go Interoperability for Mobile Field Opts

Mutualink, Inc. has announced the availability of a new mobile operations fusion kit (OFK) for use by military personnel and first responders in the field. The kit, known as OFK 2.0, enables users to connect anywhere and anytime with the most flexible, agile, and secure communications and interoperability "go kit" available on the market today. It enables secure voice, full-motion video, and information sharing on a global, real-time basis.

Icom America Announces New Compact F1000 Series Handheld Radio

Icom America is launching the F1000 Series, a compact portable radio with convenient features such as a built-in motion sensor, channel announcement function, secure conversation, loud audio and a rugged waterproof chassis.

A-T Solutions Releases New Data Collection Toolkit for Counterterrorism Info Sharing

A-T Solutions Inc., an internationally recognized leader in counterterrorism based in Vienna, Virginia, is launching its Data Collection Toolkit, a suite of software tools that enable users to systematically collect, share, analyze and manage incident-related data.

Motorola Solutions APX 7000L Portable Combines LTE Data and LMR Voice Connectivity

When the mission requires moving across jurisdictions and boundaries, law enforcement needs a radio that quickly captures data for joining local public safety communications systems and talk groups. The new APX 7000L Multiband Portable Radio by Motorola Solutions operates on Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) wireless broadband and land mobile radio (LMR) networks for high-speed data and mission-critical voice connectivity throughout the nation.

Smith Micro Delivers Android & Windows 8.1 Connectivity and Security Solutions for Enterprise & Public Sector

Smith Micro Software, Inc. has released two new QuickLink Mobility solutions targeted for enterprises and public safety agencies. The QuickLink Mobile VPN software for Android and QuickLink Unified Connection & Security Manager for Windows 8.1 will provide flexibility and control to expand mobile security and connectivity to a variety of mobile devices beyond legacy Windows-based platforms.

GeoComm Offers NG9-1-1 GIS Data Management Platform Powered by Esri

GeoComm announces the latest release of its NG9-1-1 GIS Data Management Platform for regional and state-wide 9-1-1 systems. A rich set of applications and services powered by the latest Esri technology, the GeoComm platform offers a broad range of GIS support for NG9-1-1 GIS data management, including in-the-field GPS data collection and 9-1-1 addressing...

WinMagic Embedded Encryption on Motion Rugged Tablets Keeps Responders' Info Safe

WinMagic Inc., a global innovator in data security and Motion Computing, a leading provider of rugged mobile solutions for vertical markets, have teamed up to improve mobile security across construction, public safety and field service. As part of this new partnership, WinMagic's SecureDoc data encryption and security software is pre-installed on Motion’s new R12 Tablets.

NICE Introduces New Text-to-911 Logging Solution for Next Gen Emergency Communications Worldwide

NICE Systems has introduced a Text-to-911 logging solution for the public safety market. This solution addresses the need to capture and reconstruct Text-to-911 communications for incident investigations and quality assurance purposes.

Intergraph Launches Next-Gen Ready Computer-Aided Dispatch Software

Intergraph will help public safety agencies transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 with the newest version of its industry-leading computer-aided dispatch software. I/CAD 9.3 leverages next-generation communications in the public safety answering point (PSAP), improves mobility and safety of field personnel and reduces the time and cost for new technology deployments.

Motion Computing Gives Public Safety Longer-Lasting, Further Reaching Wireless Signal In Normally "Dark" Response Areas

Motion Computing, a leading global provider of rugged mobile solutions, has announced the availability of new LINCWorks RDA (Rugged Deploy Anywhere) accessories that provide efficient charging and expanded coverage. The new line of accessories includes a solar panel, a rugged telescoping stand, and multi-directional antennas.

New Gear Keeper Retractable Tethering System for Firefighters' Medium-Sized Flashlights

The new Model RT4-4322 Gear Keeper tethering/stabilizing system combines a retractor force balanced for the weight of the flashlight for easy extension and retraction with a unique stabilizer strap that eliminates the annoying swinging and dangling commonly associated with fire fighter’s flashlights.

Zetron's DCS-5020 Console System API Provides Complete Integration to CAD and AVL Applications

Zetron’s new CAD/AVL application program interface (API) for its DCS-5020 Digital Console system allows end users to control call operations directly from the mapping resource instead of having to control them from the console. This simplifies operations and reduces response times.

Mutualink Offers Highly-Scalable Deployment Options for its Edge Communications Platform for Public Safety

Mutualink has announced a new deployment option for Mutualink Edge, a multimedia communications sharing platform for public safety and enterprise emergency preparedness launched in October 2013. The company's goal is to offer a scalable interoperability solution for secure internal and external communications for daily and emergency use.

VIEVU Integrates Net Transcripts Transcription Services into VERIPATROL Video Evidence Management System

VIEVU, a leader in body worn video (BWV) for law enforcement, security, and emergency responders, announced a partnership with Net Transcripts that will integrate transcription and translation service into VERIPATROL, its highly secure video evidence management software, to provide rapid and cost effective transcription from video evidence collected in the field for later use in the courtroom.

The 9-1-1 TEXTbook (get it?) - Free text-term manual, for one week!

9-1-1 or may not be prepared for Text to 9-1-1! In honor of National 9-1-1 Education Month, which just ended, Professional Pride offers their Call Takers & Trainers searchable TEXTbook - get it? - for understanding text messages - FREE, for one week.

Advanced Laser Imaging Build On Their Metropolitan Police Service Experience To Develop New Policing Markets For 3D Laser Scanning

After eight years' working with the Metropolitan Police Service, the founders of Advanced Laser Imaging Ltd, headquartered in London, England, are now extending the scope of their world-leading expertise. Built on the latest laser scanning and photogrammetry techniques, the company's highly accurate, immersive, 3D environments have now been developed for a wide range of security-related applications, including crime investigation environment imaging and more efficient delivery of greater...

Motorola Solutions Expands Award-Winning APX Project 25 Radio Series

Motorola Solutions, Inc. has announced the newest additions to its award-winning lineup of APX mission-critical two-way radios. The APX 1000 and APX 4000XE portable radios, along with the mobile APX Dual Radio, bring to 13 the number of ASTRO 25 radios in the APX portfolio designed with users in mind.

Google Glass Prototype for Emergency Response

On April 10, 2014, fire and hazmat software developer ADASHI Systems will reveal a Google Glass prototype at FDIC, the largest firefighter conference in the world. Used in conjunction with the ADASHI first response and incident command software, firefighters wearing the Glass can view critical data such as building plans, aerial imagery, and electronic huddle diagramming.

Track Police & SAR Dogs Whereabouts & Monitor Temperature Through Your Smartphone

Tagg the Pet Tracker is a small device that is attached to the dog's collar and monitors and tracks the animal's activity levels and whereabouts. Originally designed for pet owners, Tagg also gives first responders, U.S. military personnel, law enforcement, emergency management officials, and other government employees peace of mind that their working dog can always be located 24/7 via web and mobile applications by setting a designed Tagg Zone that gives alerts if the pet being monitored...

Motion Computing Redefines Rugged Tablet Experience w/Sleek & Versatile R12 Platform

Motion Computing has announced the latest offering in their mobile technology portfolio - the Motion R12 Rugged Platform. Designed to empower the worker who moves from the field to the vehicle to the office, the R12 Platform includes a sleek and lightweight FHD 12.5" tablet along with a wide array of thoughtfully designed accessories including the SlateMate data acquisition module, EasyPair technology wireless keyboard and Secure Mobile vehicle dock.

Secure your PSAP with Avigilon Access Control Manager (ACM) 5.0

Avigilon has just added Access Control Manager (ACM) 5.0 to its product portfolio, providing users worldwide with comprehensive security solutions that combine high-definition video surveillance and access control.

Pepro Introduces Its 100 Foot Articulated Lattice Tower

Pepro LLC, a leading manufacturer of shielded enclosure systems for stationary and mobile applications, announced the availability of a new 100-foot Articulated Lattice Platform Tower that combines the easy set up and antenna placement of Pepro's monopole towers with a lattice design that offers far greater height and support for multiple antennas or dishes.

Crime Fighting Technology: Putting the Future in the Patrol Car

Assisted Patrol is a proactive surveillance device specialized to find and reduce crime in a given area. Assisted Patrol is specially made for law enforcement agencies, security departments, and crime prevention organizations who want to stop electronics thievery in specific areas. The device is planted in a vehicle in a selected patrol area. Upon the device leaving the set area, officers are alerted and the retrieval process begins.

Eaton's Latest IT Power Management Software Aligns with Latest Virtualization Platforms & Converged Infrastructure Solutions

Power management company Eaton has announced the launch of its Intelligent Power Manager software version 1.4, building on a five-year history of success in developing industry-leading power management solutions that are compatible with most virtualization platforms. Intelligent Power Manager software version 1.4 strengthens Eaton's collaboration with Cisco Unified Computing System server management, which allows information technology (IT) managers to set power consumption limits to each...

Introducing the New Verus HD Digital Video System from Data911

Data911's new Verus HD Digital Video System is a complete mobile video management solution specifically designed for Public Safety and Law Enforcement agencies. Verus brings the very latest in-car video technology and is unique in that it utilizes open standards HD/IP cameras and can flexibly support a wide variety of configurations and special uses.

Nuance's Dragon Dictate for Mac Version 4 is Ideal for Public Safety Professionals

Nuance Communications, Inc. has announced Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4 - the most powerful, accurate and personalized voice recognition software for the Mac available on the market today... Dragon Dictate for Mac allows people to save time and to be more productive in the report and filing process in the public safety industry, with dictation speeds up to three times faster than typing, with words appearing on the screen as you speak them.

Aeroflex announces full bi-directional Cat 6 LTE-A mobile handset test capability

Aeroflex Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., has announced that the 7100 Digital Radio Test Set provides LTE-A carrier aggregation testing at full Cat 6 data rates of 300 Mbps downlink and 50 Mbps uplink simultaneously for LTE-A in FDD mode, and now also supports carrier aggregation in TDD mode.

GammaTech Adds 15.6" S15H to its Durabook Rugged Mobile Solution

GammaTech has released the newest member of its Durabook line of rugged mobile computers - the semi-rugged S15H notebook. Designed to fill a need for 15" monitors in the marketplace, the S15H provides a cost-effective solution that eliminates the need and expense of modifying how legacy systems display. It is tested to Military 810G standards, which ensures it's drop, shock and spill resistant.

Iridium Launches Industry's First Global Portable Satellite Hotspot, Iridium GO!

For public safety and disaster management responders, Iridium GO! is the perfect tool for the fast-moving assessment teams that arrive in the first stage of disaster relief or in emergency situations. Assessment requires standard form submission detailing local conditions, coupled with pictures of the emergency/disaster zone. Form submission is an easy app to design and photo compression is already built-in.

SST, Inc. Introduces Breakthrough Gunfire Detection Technology For Indoors

SST, Inc., has launched ShotSpotter SiteSecure, a first-of-its-kind indoor gunfire detection, location and alert system that detects and locates gunfire and automatically alerts first responders within seconds. ShotSpotter SiteSecure integrates existing or new outdoor installations of the industry-leading ShotSpotter gunfire location and alert solutions to provide a complete indoor/outdoor "bubble" of protection around any facility.

VIEVU Announces LE3, Its First HD Wearable Camera for Law Enforcement & Security Industry

VIEVU the industry leader in body worn video (BWV) has announced the availability of its LE3, a major upgrade to the company's industry-leading wearable. The LE3 is a highly secure HD video camera designed for law enforcement's usability and evidence standards.

DataTech911 Announces the Release of StatusNet911 Community Contact

During large scale emergencies where community members are displaced from homes or schools, StatusNet911 Community Contact provides an easy to navigate web-based registration system. Authorized personnel at emergency shelters, schools, houses of worship, hospitals, police stations and other locations, which are commonly used as shelter sites during an emergency, will be able to quickly identify and register displaced families and individuals.

9/11 Patch Project Releases Second memorial Challenge Coin

The 9/11 Patch Project is in the process of producing its second memorial Challenge Coin which will be called the "9/11 343 Challenge Coin." Like the original, this coin will also be polished brass and measure about 1 3/4" round.

Eaton Introduces Best-in-Class Rack Power Distribution Unit Portfolio with Exclusive IEC Outlet Grip Feature

Power management company Eaton has launched the Eaton ePDU third-generation (G3) platform, its newest portfolio of rack power distribution units (PDUs) engineered for best-in-class efficiency and reliability with a new patent-pending IEC grip feature.

School Safety: Retired Police Officer and Her Daughter Launch AttachaPack: Safety-Focused Kids Backpack

AttachaPack offers a suite of tech and safety options: a GPS system (so you can track your child), solar panel (to charge mobile devices), and bulletproof shield. With 26 years' experience in law enforcement, founder Christina Thomas melds extensive knowledge of school safety with current technologies and design to offer a functional backpack unique to every owner.

Motion Computing's New LINCWorks Portable Wireless Devices Make Instant Network Connectivity a Reality Anywhere

The new Motion Computing LINCWorks RDA (Rugged Deploy Anywhere) wireless solution was designed specifically for otherwise unstable, hostile response environments. With the RDA's self-contained, portable design and standalone battery power, dead zones in disaster areas become active, standalone - yet reliable - wireless networks with both voice and data connectivity capabilities in minutes.

Eaton's 93E UPS Offers Feature-Rich, Economical Power System for Today's Mission-Critical Data Centers

Even the smallest disturbance in utility power can terminate or prevent 9-1-1 calls from being completed. For call centers, a reliable uninterruptible power system is needed to effectively maintain uptime across these facilities. The 93E UPS from Eaton offers enhanced maintenance bypass options and external battery cabinets to ensure operation of critical IT systems. Call center operators can build upon the internal runtime capabilities of the 93E with a range of battery cabinets that offer...

Solacom adds map-based call control to their Guardian Next Generation 9-1-1 product line

Solacom Technologies, a leading NG9-1-1 solutions developer, has partnered with GeoComm Inc. to create Guardian Map, a best in class mapping solution that integrates seamlessly with the Guardian platform and enables 9-1-1 call takers to answer and manage calls directly from their Guardian Intelligent Workstation. Guardian Map uses Automatic Location Identification information received with legacy 9-1-1 calls, or from caller location data in the newer i3 architecture defined by the National...

AdvanceLogic Drop-in Charger for IMPRES NI-CD, NIMH, OR LI-ION

The AdvanceLogic Conditioning Charger is a versatile, tri-chemistry conditioning charger, designed for everyday use with Motorola® radios with IMPRES and non IMPRES batteries.

Icom America Releases HF F8101 Radio Transceiver for Long-Range Communications

Icom America, a leading two-way radio solutions provider, announces the new IC-F8101 HF transceiver for over-the-horizon (HF-OTH) communications. This new multi-mode radio is user-friendly, requires no infrastructure and is suitable for public safety, industrial, utilities, and government entities.

SST, Inc. Introduces Breakthrough Gunfire Detection Technology For Indoors

SST, Inc., has announced the launch of ShotSpotter SiteSecure, a first-of-its-kind indoor gunfire detection, location and alert system that detects and locates gunfire and automatically alerts first responders within seconds. ShotSpotter SiteSecure integrates existing or new outdoor installations of the industry-leading ShotSpotter gunfire location and alert solutions to provide a complete indoor/outdoor "bubble" of protection around any facility.

Icom Introduces New FR9000 Series Repeater for Public Safety

Icom America, a two-way radio manufacturer serving public safety and related markets, announces the FR9000 Series, a new P25 110W repeater operating 100% duty cycle. This high-performing unit has the features required for interoperable communication such as P25 conventional, analog FM and mixed mode operation. Combined with Icom’s P25 subscriber units, the new repeater provides public safety agencies a complete Icom P25 compliant system.

NetMotion Wireless Adds Cloud-based Tool for Troubleshooting Mobile Broadband Issues

NetMotion Wireless recently announced the launch of the cloud version of Locality, the cellular network management solution Mesa Police Department, Oregon State Police and St. Paul Police rely on to troubleshoot cellular network connectivity issues to improve officer safety, increase field unit productivity, extend investments in technology and service contracts, and reduce IT help desk tickets.

Smith Micro & In Motion Technology Partner to Provide End-to-End Connection Management for Public Safety

Smith Micro Software, Inc. has announced a partnership with In Motion Technology to deliver secure, reliable wireless connectivity for both in-vehicle and hand-held mobile devices used by public safety agencies. The combination of Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobility connection management software and In Motion's onBoard Connection Manager software will provide first responders with timely access to critical information.

Icom Announces New F3230DS Digital Portable Radio for Multi-Site Trunking

Icom America, radio solutions provider for government agencies and business and industry (B&I) users, announces the new F3230D Series portable radio. Powering 6.25 kHz efficiency technology, Icom's new digital portable radio is compatible with IDAS multi-site conventional, single-site trunking and multi-site trunking.

LexisNexis Launches New Social Media Investigative Solution for Law Enforcement

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has expanded its capabilities to assist law enforcement officials with investigations and critical incidents such as gang violence, drug dealing, crimes against children and human trafficking through the use of social media. Social Media Monitor, a new capability in the LexisNexis Accurint for Law Enforcement platform that is powered by the technology of DigitalStakeout, allows agencies to discover risks and threats by leveraging social media to provide actionable...

Crisis360 Next Gen Emergency Management System for communities, campuses & businesses

Crisis 360 is the next generation emergency management application that puts up-to-the-minute situational awareness in the hands of your entire team. Sophisticated mapping, reporting, and entity status tracking allow you to spearhead the response and safeguard your team.

Restore Lost Handheld Communications Range Due To Service Changes By Using Skyprobes Antennas

SkyProbes Inc. has stated that its 14" long range broad band gain antenna for VHF handhelds can restore lost range due to system changes and other factors. The MK4, with its unique matching network and flexible stainless steel cable plastic covered whip, gives up to 3 times the range over the rubber duck antenna supplied with commercial VHF handheld radios.

Setcom Releases First Integrated Seat Communications System for Fire Apparatus

CommandCom is an advanced Setcom microphone and speaker system that is fully integrated into an H.O. Bostrom headrest. The newly released system uses Setcom's sophisticated patent-pending Phase Contouring technology. When using the system, a firefighter is able to seamlessly communicate with other vehicle crew members and over two-way radios.

Mutualink Unveils Google Glass for Public Safety

Mutualink, Inc. announces real-time multimedia interoperability for public safety using Google Glass utilizing Mutualink's advanced interoperable communications platform, selectively and securely sharing two-way voice and video between command and control, partner agencies, and officers in the field with Google Glass. The technology interfaces with a FirstNet 4G LTE wireless broadband connection, demonstrating how critical multimedia information can be shared between public safety personnel...

Infor Unveils Innovative Software Solution for Emergency Medical Services

Infor's experience in emergency services provides EMS agencies with the tools needed to fulfill their important role in the healthcare equation. Infor's Integrated Healthcare Suite for EMS will satisfy two important needs by providing a platform to manage patient information and exchange data with hospitals, and allowing EMS agencies to access a unified view of their operations.

Cisco Instant Connect Empowers Users to Control Mobile Group Communication through their Public and Private Networks

Cisco has unveiled Instant Connect, a cost efficient push-to-talk (PTT) communication solution for personnel in a number of sectors. This new solution allows a group of mobile users to instantly communicate using enterprise networks. Cisco Instant Connect delivers secure, reliable communications with a full-featured PTT user experience including enhanced capabilities beyond two-way PTT mobile radio handsets.

Raytheon's INTEROP-7000 Provides Public Safety a Bridge from Land Mobile Radios to Smartphones and Tablets

Developed using open standards, Raytheon's new INTEROP-7000 enables police, fire and rescue professionals to use commercial smartphones and tablets integrated with existing communications equipment, such as land mobile radios. INTEROP-7000 also positions public safety to become part of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). FirstNet will provide the first nationwide public safety broadband network.

Zetron Announces New Remote Command-and-Control Suite

Zetron has announced its new Remote Command-and-Control Suite running on tablet PCs. The suite allows public-safety agencies to deploy remote, temporary, backup and mobile operations quickly and securely, wherever and whenever such operations are needed.

NetMotion Wireless Expands Mobility Management Mobile VPN Software Offering

NetMotion Wireless, provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) software, has announced a major new release of their NetMotion Mobility (formerly Mobility XE) mobile VPN software. For organizations that depend on their mobile field workers, this release includes important new features that enable Mobility to be the central control point from which public safety agencies and other users secure, manage, and optimize connectivity for critical field resources.

Zetron's MAX Dispatch Delivers Fully Functional Mobile Operations

Zetron's MAX Dispatch system is now fully operational on a tablet PC or laptop. This gives public-safety agencies and communication control centers the freedom to respond quickly and deliver remote, temporary, backup or mobile dispatching quickly, securely, and affordably.

Emergency/Triage Light brightens up fire/crime scenes

Southwest Synergistic Solutions, LLC, developer of the Emergency/Triage Light is now offering a kit for use by Police, EMS and Fire personnel. Each kit comes with five E/T Light and associated set-up gear. Great for setting up LZ/HZ zones during day/night MCIs...

Icom Announces New F3210D Series Multi-Site Trunking Digital Portable Radio

Icom America, a leading two-way radio manufacturer for utilities, healthcare and municipalities markets, has announced the new F3210D Series land mobile radio. Icom's latest digital portable radio joins the company's IDAS product line that uses the NXDN common air interface. This entry-level radio is compatible with IDAS multi-site conventional, single-site trunking, and MultiTrunk multi-site trunking.

Fire Priority Dispatch System (FPDS) Version 6 Announced

Priority Dispatch Corp. has announced the release of Version 6 of the Fire Priority Dispatch System (FPDS). This comprehensive upgrade of the 9-1-1 fire calltaking and dispatch protocol features new Chief Complaints, new Post-Dispatch Instructions (PDIs), new Key Questions, and other enhancements to help reduce fire risk and loss and heighten responder safety.

New Book: Canadian Policing in the 21st Century

How can police remain effective and vital in an era of unprecedented technological advances, access to information, and the global transformation of crime? Written by long-serving Winnipeg Police officer Robert Chrismas, Canadian Policing in the 21st Century offers a rare look at street-level police work and the hidden culture behind the badge.

InterAct Introduces the InterAct Public Safety Cloud Powered by Nlets

InterAct has announced an expansion of their strategic partnership with Nlets, the International Justice and Public Safety Network provider, to accelerate the deployment of the InterAct Public Safety Cloud. As part of this partnership expansion, InterAct will migrate the hosting of their InterAct Records Management System (RMS) application to the Nlets data center.

EZFire Records delivers complete fire records management at less cost

Skycasters Mobile Satellite Trailer

The Mobile Satellite Trailer (MST) from Skycasters offers business grade satellite solutions with the convenience of a fully customizable, self-contained, high-speed Internet communications trailer. Capable of providing Wi-Fi, VoIP and RoIP, the 14’ MST can be used for deploying a wireless network, video surveillance and cellular backhaul.

Midian's New GPS Speaker Microphone

Midian Electronics has released the TS-130-SM1G GPS speaker microphone. The GPS speaker mic works with Midian's CAD-800 dispatch controller and a Google Earth interface for displaying unit ID and location information. The TS-130-SM1G encodes a group ID, unit ID and GPS location, as well as an Emergency ANI for Man-Down and Lone Worker applications.

Secure In-Vehicle Rackmount for EMS & Mobile Command Centers

Logic Supply, a leading provider of specialized systems for industrial and embedded applications, is happy to announce the release of the LGX MK100 1U Automotive Rackmount Case. Designed with broadcasters and emergency medical service providers in mind, this rackmount case is built to be compact and adaptable to a variety of mobile applications, including mobile command centers.

New hybrid power tower site from Pepro runs for months without refueling

Pepro LLC, a leading manufacturer of shielded enclosure systems for stationary and mobile applications, is announcing its Hybrid Scout. The Hybrid Scout is a highly configurable mobile radio tower site that runs on hybrid power, capable of providing more than a month of uninterrupted service for emergency and public safety communications depending on the equipment used.

Cost-Effectively Stream 1080p60 Video over IP Networks with Matrox Maevex and PowerStream

Matrox Graphics has announced the Maevex 5100 Series video over IP solution will be shipping mid-April and priced for unprecedented price-performance value. Maevex enables the extension of Full HD quality video over standard IP networks for digital signage, collaborative video walls, manufacturing and automation, process control, and many other applications.

New Electronic Earplugs Protect Ears and Boost Hearing

Originally developed to protect soldiers from deafening blasts and noise in the field - while also providing the advantage of amplified hearing in quiet situations - EB15-LE electronic earplugs from Etymotic Research are now available for police and fire departments.

GTG's Vantage Points Dispatch GIS tool for first responders

Geographic Technologies Group has released Vantage Points Dispatch for Local Government Police, Fire, EMS and Sheriff Departments. Built on the latest Esri ArcGIS Server 10.1 platform, Vantage Points Dispatch provides dispatchers a robust and easy to use GIS application that leverages the best of the Esri GIS toolset to insure that dispatchers have the most user friendly and powerful tool available.

Pryme offers enhanced radio mic and tactical headset

Pryme Radio Products announces their most-up-to-the-minute innovations in communication accessories - including stealth GPS microphone, bone-conduction headset enhancements, and expanded Bluetooth capabilities.

Motorola Solutions Offers Public Safety Agencies Enhanced Eyes and Ears to Combat Crime

Motorola Solutions Inc. has announced the newest version of the MVX1000 Digital In-Car Video System R1.2 and Real-Time Video Intelligence R1.1 products that demonstrate Motorola’s leadership in public safety video technology.

Outerlink Releases First Satellite IP Push-to-Talk Solution for Helicopter Communications

Outerlink Global Solutions, the leading satellite tracking and first-responder communications provider for mixed air and ground fleets, today announced the launch of Communique HUB, providing the first of its kind, multi-modal, data communications and processing platform for aviation and ground fleets.

PowerPhone Issues Active Shooting Response Bulletin

PowerPhone, has published an Active Shooting Response (ASR) Bulletin for public safety agencies. The free bulletin may be used as agencies see fit in preparing and equipping their call takers and dispatchers with effective instructions to deal with an active shooting event.

Smart911Connect Provides Solution Providers and App Developers a Method for Delivering Data to 9-1-1

Rave Mobile Safety, creators of the national public safety database Smart911, has announced Smart911Connect, the first program connecting third parties holding data relevant to the emergency response process with supported 9-1-1 centers. Call takers and dispatchers within Smart911 connected public safety answering points (PSAPs) across the country can now automatically receive approved sources of data, including text and images, delivered to their workstation in real-time alongside a 9-1-1...

Omnilert's Revolutionary 'SMS Inbox' Manages Ongoing Dialog with Emergency Alert Recipients

Omnilert, LLC has announced the release of a major breakthrough in interactive mass communications. "SMS Inbox" is a revolutionary new feature that organizes incoming responses to emergency alerts in a way that helps administrators gain better situational awareness to manage an incident. Additionally, system administrators can respond back to individual recipients via SMS text messages from the SMS Inbox cloud-based interface. The new feature is available to all e2Campus and Amerilert...

Free e-book: Stress & the Emergency Dispatcher

Stress and the Emergency Dispatcher was written by former dispatcher, and stress management educator and consultant, T.P. McAtamney, the founder of Headsets911 - The 911 Dispatcher Stress Experts. The book provides a philosophical perspective, developed from personal experience, to help understand the nature and causes of stress, and offers stress management and coping strategies.

SAR Technology Inc. announces 'Incident Commander Pro' 7.0 ICS Management Software

SAR Technology has released the latest edition of "Incident Commander," their premier software program for managing search, rescue and emergency response missions. Built on the Incident Command System (ICS) and based upon years of practical experience, "Incident Commander 7.0" provides a field-proven set of Command, Operations, Planning and Logistic functions to manage every type of emergency-response mission.

Facecrook: New App For Law Enforcement

Facecrook, a new app for federal, state and local police, is now available on the Apple App Store. An Android version will be available soon. Facecrook is a digital notebook of suspects, persons of interest, and those arrested in your jurisdiction. Each profile contains physical descriptors, demographic information, contact information and photos.

SAIFE Sentry, a Rugged Smartphone for Secure Communications

Handheld, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers and smartphones, had announced a new offering from business partner, Ascent Rugged Mobile. The SAIFE Sentry combines Cummings Engineering's SAIFE encryption software with Handheld's Nautiz X1 ultra-rugged smartphone, for a tough and secure mobile solution.

Stratus ftServer Systems With vSphere 5.1 for Critical Virtual Workloads

For VMware users with critical Tier 1 applications that demand zero downtime and zero data loss, Stratus Technologies, Inc. has announced that vSphere 5.1 virtualization software is now available on its newest line of Stratus ftServer fault-tolerant systems. Stratus is a global provider of products and services focused on protecting critical applications from system downtime.

NexTraq Releases New Mobile App for EMS Fleets

NexTraq, a leading GPS fleet tracking and fleet management company, has released its new mobile app, NexTraq Connect, helping to close the information gap between office and field units. Ideal for EMS and other public safety agencies, this fully integrated application will allow users to record clock in/out and break times, communicate job status, view job locations and directions, assign drivers to vehicles and track vehicle maintenance needs.

Matrox Simplifies Management of Emergency Management & EOC Video Walls

Matrox Graphics Inc. has announced Matrox MuraControl for Windows video wall management software to configure, operate, and otherwise take full advantage of video walls powered by Matrox Mura MPX Series output/input boards.

Handheld Launches the Algiz 10X, a 10-inch Rugged Tablet

Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers and smartphones, has announced the launch of its new rugged mobile device for field professionals: the Algiz 10X rugged tablet PC. The powerful Algiz 10X can withstand tough weather elements and harsh handling, and its large, 10.1-inch touchscreen provides the best screen visibility on the market.

Tiburon Mobility Solution for the iPad Launched

Tiburon, Inc. has launched a new mobility solution that delivers real-time dispatch and CJIS data to low-cost iPad devices. For the first time the power of situational awareness and total mobility is available to all public safety professionals in the field.

LTE & Public Safety - A How To Guide FirstNet Edition

The U.S. Congress and the Obama Administration took action in early 2012 to ensure improved interoperability for future public safety communications. A new law adopted in February 2012 includes changes to public safety broadband communications policy that will drive public safety needs for the next decade and beyond. Public Safety LTE a How-to Guide - FirstNet Edition, produced by Alcatel-Lucent, takes a look at new capabilities for public safety, what LTE is, what it does and how state and...

Stratus Server Line Bolsters Downtime-fighting Technology with Intel Xeon E5 processor Speed, Power and Performance

With the increasing IT complexity, sophistication, and integration both within and outside of today's Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), uninterrupted 24/7 service is more challenging than ever before. In this battle to protect against the pains of IT system downtime and data loss, Stratus Technologies today launched an entirely new arsenal of server systems specifically engineered for superior high availability and operational simplicity.

Now Available: Heroes Behind the Badge Documentary

Orders will ship late October 2012: Produced by Modern City Entertainment, HEROES BEHIND THE BADGE features stories of some of the brave men and women of law enforcement who have put their lives on the line and survived, as well as those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

InterAct Announces InterDEx, the Next Generation of Data Sharing and Interoperability

Continuing to deliver on its commitment to the Public Safety Cloud, InterAct, a leading provider of incident-response and management solutions today announced the release of InterDEx, a next generation data sharing and agency interoperability platform. This nationwide platform allows public safety professionals to better communicate with each other and share data freely, simply and effectively even when they work for different agencies in different jurisdictions.

First Rugged Smartphone for Public Safety LTE Networks from Harris

As the public safety community moves to deploy the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), mission-critical communications users now have the first Android-based ruggedized LTE smartphone designed for first responder field use. The InTouch RPC-200 by Harris Corporation operates on both commercial and private LTE networks, giving users mission-critical PTT voice, data, video, location, text-based information and other future applications.

NetMotion Wireless Broadens Modem Coverage for Locality Cellular Network Performance Management Software

NetMotion Wireless, provider of software to secure, manage and optimize an organization's mobile data deployment, has announced Locality cellular network performance management software now supports in-vehicle ("trunk mounted") AirLink intelligent gateways from Sierra Wireless. Powered by ALEOS embedded intelligence for ease of deployment and management, and built with a highly rugged design, AirLink devices have been prevalent across public safety and other field service fleets for more than...

Panasonic Upgrades Toughbook 31 Rugged Laptop

Panasonic, an industry leader in rugged, reliable mobile computers since 1996, has announced upgrades to the Panasonic Toughbook 31, its best-selling fully-rugged laptop PC, including a faster processor, expanded storage, a more responsive touchscreen and other improvements. The Toughbook 31 is the gold standard for mission-critical mobile workers - including public safety first responders, military personnel, and field service workers - requiring exceptional performance in extreme environments.

C4i Introduces New Collection Of Transportable Communication Systems

At the 78th annual Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Conference and Expo in Minneapolis, C4i unveiled a myriad of new system updates and products that waved goodbye to cumbersome and said hello to convenience; bringing simplicity, interoperability and portability to the forefront of public safety communications.

Zetron Offers First Multi-Vendor, DMR-based Console Interface

Zetron, a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions worldwide, announced that its new, DMR-based interface is now available. This is the first multi-vendor console interface able to connect to a standards-based DMR Tier-III trunked network. It was engineered in conjunction with Tait Communications, and is designed to work with Zetron's Advanced Communication (Acom) (pictured) and MAX Dispatch systems.

SkyGuard Mobile Provides Customized Severe Weather Warnings and SOPs

When seconds count in severe weather,SkyGuard Mobile ensures a swift response by delivering site-specific severe weather warnings directly into the hands of the end user - combined with quick and direct access to their organization's standard operating procedures for that type of weather emergency. SkyGuard Mobile from AccuWeather gives enterprise users constant access to the information they need for preparing and responding to severe weather, whether they are in the office, at a job site,...

IDV Solutions announces Visual Command Center 2.0

IDV Solutions will release Visual Command Center 2.0, a new version of its risk awareness and response software, this October... Visual Command Center helps public safety agencies, corporations, and other organizations identify and evaluate risks, by integrating real-time data about global events with enterprise data stores and security systems in a consolidated view, using an interactive map and timeline.

Icom Announces New Waterproof Digital Radio with Built-in GPS

Icom America, an industry-leading manufacturer of two-way radio communications, announces the new waterproof F3261D series VHF/UHF portable radio with a built-in global positioning system (GPS), emergency functions, and durable construction. Utilizing 6.25 kHz IDAS technology, the F3261D digital portable complies with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) narrowband mandate...

New Everbridge System Harnesses the Power of the Social Universe to Help Organizations Gather Intelligence & Manage Mass Communications

Everbridge has announced that it has launched a first of its kind social and critical communications solutions suite that enables organizations with the ability to gather and evaluate real-time intelligence from social media as part of its communications strategy. The new solution provides organizations with a single, interactive communications console to not only monitor a situation and gather external intelligence using real-time social media, data feeds and updates from the field...

Panasonic Upgrades Fully-Rugged Toughbook 19 Convertible Tablet PC

Panasonic, an industry leader in rugged, reliable mobile computers since 1996, has announced upgrades to the Panasonic Toughbook 19, its best-selling rugged convertible tablet PC... With these upgrades, the reliable Toughbook 19 continues to be the ideal investment for a broad spectrum of demanding work environments, including in police and emergency services vehicles...

SafetyPAD enhances Enterprise Case Flow module with automated notification, assignment capabilities

OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD suite of technology products for Fire and Emergency Medical Services, has enhanced its Enterprise Version 4.0 platform with automated case flow notification and assignment capabilities. These new features will expedite certain administrative procedures and empower personnel to focus more on patients and less on paperwork.

New Raytheon mobile application allows first responders to use PCs, tablets and smartphones as "virtual radios"

Raytheon Company has developed a mobile application for PCs, tablets and smartphones that allows first responders to interact and communicate without the use of land mobile radios (LMRs). As a part of Raytheon's Interoperability Communications Suite, this new mobile application allows authorized personnel to use tablets and smartphones as "virtual radios."

Motorola Introduces MW810 Mobile Workstation R2.0 with LTE connectivity

Motorola has introduced the MW810 Mobile Workstation 2.0, the most advanced fully-rugged fixed-mount computer on the road - now optimized for wireless communications in the harsh environments of mission-critical vehicles. The MW810 provides reliable, secure wireless connectivity and computing power for mission-critical applications.

Scout 2.4 - Avtec's Newest Dispatch Communication Software

Avtec Inc. has announced that its latest software release, Scout 2.4, is now in controlled deployment to six customer sites. Scout 2.4 is a Project 25 (P25)-compliant solution that incorporates several elements that enhance connectivity capabilities, reporting, and the dispatchers' experience. With this release, Avtec introduces Scout with Frontier technology, a new software application that simplifies network deployment by eliminating multicast Internet Protocol (IP) traffic across wide area...

Intrado Arms Agencies with New Weapon to Help Keep Responders & Communities Safe

Intrado Inc., a subsidiary of West Corporation and a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology solutions, has announced Beware, the latest tool in public safety intelligence designed to quickly alert responders to potentially deadly and dangerous situations while en route, or at the location of a scene.

New Release of NICE Inform,Multimedia Incident Information Management Solution

NICE Systems has announced the introduction of its new release of the NICE Inform multimedia incident information management solution. The new release of NICE Inform builds on NICE's advanced capabilities by giving security control centers and Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) the ability to integrate text, video and voice recordings from third party capture platforms into holistic incident timelines. This differentiating technology reinforces NICE's support of Next Generation 9-1-1 and...

Compassion Fatigue - new book from Professional Pride

Available as a self survey FLIP eBook (flash-driven page flipping eBook) and bonus Powerpoint Trainer, Compassion Fatigue is a very real stress related issue for our Comm Centers. The results of CF can be job burn-out, apathy leading to poor work performance, shut down of feelings leading to illness and increase stress levels. What causes CF, how can you see it and what can you do about it.

Analyzer/Conditioning Charger Products From AdvanceTec Industries

AdvanceTec offers a variety of Analyzing/Conditioning Chargers to keep your radios operable when you need them. AT2000 Single Bay Charger - The single unit charger/conditioner certifies your batteries and achieves maximum extended battery life. AR 45000 CPA Four-Bay Charger - A dual purpose unit, this can be used for everyday use as a charger/conditioner and periodically to analyze the current capacity of your battery.

Plaquemines Parish (LA) first to select Intrado Great Migration for move to NextGen 9-1-1

Intrado Inc., a subsidiary of West Corporation and a leading provider of 9-1-1 solutions for public safety, has announced the launch of its Great Migration offer. The offer, created to help public safety answering points (PSAPs) safely migrate to NextGen 9-1-1, is a fully managed package of Advanced 9-1-1 (A9-1-1) solutions that requires no capital outlay and comes with the Intrado i3 Guarantee to ensure ongoing compliance with evolving standards.

Emergency Preparedness Library on CD-ROM

Preparedness is a watchword these days. Many different government web sites provide valuable information but none provide the comprehensive collection of materials like the Urban Survival Library. This CD contains more than 100 Acrobat and multimedia files - official government information covering the following topics...

Scramblers For Motorola's Mototrbo Radios

Midian Electronics now offers plug-in voice scramblers for Motorola's MOTOTRBO portable and mobile radios in analog mode. These include the VS-1000-MT1 voice inversion scrambler and the VS-1100-MT1 double inversion scrambler. The VS-1000-MT1 is compatible with any inversion frequency from 2100-4096 Hz. The VS-1100-MT1 is compatible with Midian's VPU-6 or Icom’s UT-109 and UT-112.

eBook Download free for public safety agencies: Virtualization for Dummies

Shrinking budgets. Smaller IT staffs. Too many servers and applications to manage. These are among the many reasons virtualization has become one of the hottest technology trends in public safety today. Stratus is making its ebook 'Virtualization for Dummies' available for free download to public safety agencies.

KPS Publishes Textbook Specifically Designed for Florida Telecommunicators

On the heels of the curriculum framework created by the Florida Department of Health, Orlando based KPS has published a textbook designed to meet Florida standards and objectives. Written specifically to meet the objectives of the State, this textbook contains almost 400 pages of text, color and black & white photographs, tables and charts.

Intrado Debuts Emergency Assist for U.S. Wireless Marketplace

Intrado Inc., a subsidiary of West Corporation and a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology solutions, recently debuted its Emergency Assist solution in the United States. This new service enables a wireless carrier to quickly locate a mobile device even when it is not in use by the subscriber.

Information Sharing: AlertID Launches Free Mobile App & Online Services

AlertID, which has enhances public safety and reduce crime, introduced its free mobile app and on-line services that redefine the way in which critical public safety information is communicated and shared among public safety officials and the citizens that they protect. AlertID is a free service for end users and public safety officials.

TCS' SMS 9-1-1 Offers New Lifeline for Hearing-Impaired & People at Risk in Noise-Sensitive Situations

The TCS SMS 9-1-1 product suite provides a day-to-day reliable and cost-effective solution that meets Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) requirements, while providing the public with a mainstream communication channel to contact emergency services rapidly via text messaging.

Cassidian Releases Aurora 2.0, Latest MIS for 9-1-1 Centers

Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, announces the latest release of the company's next generation management information system (MIS), Aurora. The Aurora 2.0 solution includes new features and enhancements with significant performance benefits designed to increase operational efficiencies and improve critical decision making in single- and multi-site 9-1-1 agencies.

GammaTech Introduces Rugged U12Ci Notebook for Public Safety

GammaTech Computer Corp., an international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, has added a new model to its cost-effective, high-performance rugged Durabook line. The notebook, U12Ci, quickly and easily transforms into a tablet with Ultrabook™ performance in a rugged platform for mission critical applications. Featuring Intel's new Ivy Bridge platform, it is designed to meet the unique needs of today's public safety professionals.

EMT-Designed Glass Keeper Provides Glass-Free Access To Car Accident Victims In Less Than 45 Seconds

The Glass Keeper adhesive film designed by an Emergency Medical Technician, quickly attaches to the car window and secures the glass. After the window is "punched" by the rescuer, the Glass Keeper captures and removes 95% of the broken glass. In less than 45 seconds, and without the fear of further injury, the firefighter will have immediate "glass-free" access to the patient.

SAP Situational Awareness Rapid-Deployment Solution Offers Real-Time Insights to Police & First Responders

SAP AG has announced the availability of the SAP Situation Awareness rapid-deployment solution for public sector with SAP HANA. Applying a combination of innovations, the new solution provides real-time situational awareness to operational public safety and security officials who are on the ground dealing with major incidents, serious crime and emergencies.

Voice Alarm Encoders Automatically Warn Of System Events

Midian's VAE-1 and VAE-10 voice alarm encoders can send a pre-recorded voice message and an Emergency ANI when an event occurs at a repeater site. The event could be that the site is on backup power, equipment has failed or an intrusion has been detected. For example the unit can be set-up to send a recorded message of "Radio Tower 1 backup power is on."

InterAct Releases a New Version of its Cloud-hosted Records Management System

InterAct, a leading provider of incident-response and management software, has announced the release of InterAct Online RMS version 10.12, introducing a variety of enhancements designed to support statewide and multi-agency workflows and business practices. These enhancements provide for increased functionality and flexibility within many core modules of the application, including Incident, Arrest, Evidence and Case Management.

Reducing Crime, Increasing Community: New Neighborhood Social Network Helps

Across America, neighborhoods are turning to a new neighborhood social network to communicate with neighbors, trade goods, borrow gardening tools, find lost pets, cut back on crime and respond to emergencies. Nextdoor is a new, free and secure social network designed to connect neighbors with each other and build community.

InterAct PocketCop Now Available for Qualified Android Smartphones

InterAct a leading provider of public safety solutions, has announced that its industry-leading PocketCop application is now available for qualified Android smartphones. PocketCop delivers real-time data to handheld devices, unleashing the power of situational awareness and total mobility to public safety. Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies across the United States currently use PocketCop to give their officers, agents, and investigators wireless mobile access to critical...

Icom Two-in-One Radio/Pager Meets Narrowbanding Mandate, Features Popular Fire/EMS Paging Tone

Icom America addresses the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) narrowbanding mandate with its F50V series portable radio. The compact and robust radio operates at 12.5 kHz efficiency to comply with the FCC requirement effective January 1, 2013. Suitable for volunteer fire departments, EMS units and related agencies, the F50V can be programmed with the popular paging tone found in devices operating 25 kHz-wide channels.

Quintron Unveils New UC3 Unified Command, Control & Communications Platform

Quintron Systems, Inc., a recognized leader in interoperable Enterprise-Class Systems for Security Command, Control & Communications, is pleased to announce the integration of its AccessNsite interoperable security management solution with the company's unique voice communications technology to form a new UC3 Unified Command, Control & Communications solution for Emergency, Safety, and Security Operations Centers

Setcom Releases the First Fire Wireless Headset with Direct Cell Phone Integration

Setcom Corporation, a leading manufacturer of intercom systems and headsets for fire apparatus, has released the latest innovation in public safety vehicle and fire ground communications. This advance allows the Liberator wireless headset to directly connect to most Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones.

AmpliVox Introduces Radio Hailers That Maximize Emergency Management

AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to introduce the groundbreaking Radio Hailer communication system, the most powerful, cost-effective, and versatile emergency sound system available. The innovative Radio Hailer is a vital tool for first and post response teams, especially in large emergencies that demand quick, clear communication from emergency personnel to operation leaders, team members...

Digital Radio Test Set for Automated Tests and Alignment of ES Series Radios

Aeroflex Incorporated has collaborated with EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. to provide automated test and alignment capabilities for EFJohnson P25 radios on the Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio Test Set. Initial test capabilities will be focused on the 5100ES and 5300ES Series APCO Project 25 conventional radios.

TROOPER II Waterproof Remote Speaker Microphone from PRYME

The TROOPER II is an upgraded and weatherized version of the TROOPER series speaker microphone, the PRYME's best-selling speaker microphone product. The TROOPER II is better sealed to prevent dust and moisture from entering the microphone.

IMT Unveils State-Of-The-Art Mobile Tactical Receiver

Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) has unveiled its new Mobile Tactical Receiver. This product is a ruggedized COFDM (DVB-T-compliant) diversity vehicle-mounted downlink receiver, which offers exceptional RF performance and durability with H.264 MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 decoding

New Mobile App Helps Citizens Report Crimes by email

CrimePush has launched an innovative new crime-reporting and personal safety app for the iPhone and Android marketplace. With a few intuitive clicks, community members can now report crimes, medical emergencies, or other threatening situations to their local authorities at the push of a button. Because of the smartphone's unique capabilities this app can discretely send alerts that include detailed GPS coordinates, photos, text, and even video.

Innovative Security Company Advances ID Verification Capability for Police Safety

ICMobil has come up with an innovative solution for improving the safety of the nation's officers on patrol, as well as any officer engaged in spot-checking a person's ID. Fugitive Finder is a hand-held device that allows police to perform an ID verification anytime, anywhere - including right outside a driver’s car window.

World's 1st Handheld Public Safety LTE Device to Deliver "Street Ready" Data

The LEX 700 Mission Critical Handheld by Motorola Solutions, Inc. offers first responders a virtual partner, helping them monitor the environment, gather information and be more aware. With a compact, rugged form factor and quick-response interface, the device brings robust management capabilities to ensure IT staff can easily deploy its new fleet of IP data devices with the confidence of full visibility and control.

LDV S-Series Mobile Command Center

The LDV S-Series Cab Chassis mobile command center is a strategically designed heavy duty command with one slide-out. Plenty of technology loaded in this unit with a forward conference room with seating for six and folding bench seat for another three. Two corner workstations in the front and four workstations in the rear, weatherproof exterior workstation and full galley and lavatory complete this unit.

New Direct Connect 911 Smoke Detector Protects Via Cellular Networks - Affordably

The Direct Connect 911 Smoke Detector from PlugNProtect, LLC is reported to be a first of its kind smoke detector that communicates over the cellular network in the event of a smoke or fire emergency at a home or business. The patent-pending Direct Connect 911 Smoke Detector is the only stand-alone, photo-electronic smoke detector on the market that will alert central station emergency operators [note: not a 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center. - ed.] to a fire or smoke condition.

Kussmaul Battery Saver Keeps Your MDT or In-Vehicle Laptop Operable

The new Battery Saver Low Ripple HO, Model 091-195-12, introduced by Kussmaul Electronics, is a 20 amp, Low Ripple power supply with a load transfer relay. The relay automatically switches the load from the battery to the power supply when the A.C. line is applied. This unit is ideal for powering a mobile computer or MDT. It provides a low ripple regulated output and an anti-glitch feature which protects from losing power and causing a computer or sensitive electronics to reboot.

Free Fire/EMS Response to Civil Unrest Program for Election Year

Fire departments are getting more involved in and affected by civil unrest events. We can expect more of these as we move through an election year, and all agencies should be preparing for them. The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) training program, Fire/EMS Response to Civil Unrest, is a free downloadable training resource for individuals, agencies, and trainers on this subject.

New software aids in driving behavior modification for Public Safety fleets

Kolimat USA has released KEAS (Kolimat Event Analysis System) software created by Kolimat specifically for classification, scoring and proactive driving behavior modification and improvement, leading to fewer crashes and claims. The software, for use in conjunction with Kolimat's DTW1.0 Video Event Data Recorder, is already receiving excellent responses from EMS organizations who already have Kolimat's technology on board.

Synergem Announces Addition of EvolutionISR Interactive Session Recording

A carrier-grade Interactive Session Recorder (ISR), EvolutionISR is specifically designed to overcome the unique challenges associated with capturing, securing, archiving and managing interactive session recordings in IP telephony environments. As NG9-1-1 brings broadband communications capabilities to 9-1-1 call centers, with video, text and other data delivered and utilized as part of the 9-1-1 call handling process, EvolutionISR will ensure that all these data are captured, recorded and...

GammaTech Introduces Fully Rugged Durabook R13C Convertible Computer

GammaTech Computer Corp., offers the Durabook R13C, an upgraded version of model R13S perfectly suited for a variety of applications, including law enforcement, military, homeland security, and mobile workers in any type of outdoor environment.

Zetron's RoIP Gateways Offer Flexible, Reliable Radio-over-IP Communications

Zetron's new Series 6300 Radio-over-IP (RoIP) gateways provide more flexible, cost-effective, IP-based connections between a variety radio dispatch backroom equipment and remote wireline radio resources. The gateways ease the migration of circuits between radios and their control equipment from expensive legacy leased lines to cost-effective, modern IP networks.

ToCite Parking /Law Enforcement Solutions from United Public Safety

United Public Safety, also known as UP Safety, was was formed for the sole purpose of providing an efficient and affordable solution to issuing parking tickets, citations, and permits. The solution options include ToCite Ticket and ForCite Citation software and ToCite Cloud and ForCite Cloud as well as an American-made ruggedized mobile ticket writer with integrated printer and various other hardware options.

Narrow-banding audio quality improved by Pryme's new Turbo-Boost speaker transducer

Pryme's Turbo-Boost is a new transducer that is smaller yet more powerful than anything that's ever come before. It has a built-in frequency response curve optimized to the characteristics of narrow-banded analog or digital modulated radios. Now, even in extremely noisy environments, Pryme's Turbo-Boost speaker transducer delivers crystal clear audio to your ear.

Intrado's THOR Shield Mobile Emergency Communications Program Provides Operational Continuity for Public Safety Agencies

Intrado Inc.has launched THOR Shield, a first-of-its-kind mobile emergency communications program... Equipped with the most advanced public safety technologies available, THOR Shield offers strategic incident pre-planning, professional on-site deployment, technical expertise, logistics support and 9-1-1 communications technologies to agencies of any size and budget.

RAM Mounts & GammaTech Offer Mounting Systems for Durabook Mobile Computer

RAM Mounts and GammaTech Computer Corp. have teamed up to provide vehicle mounts to securely hold a variety of Durabook units in patrol cars and other police vehicles. RAM's Tough-Tray universal laptop tray perfectly adapts to GammaTech Durabook's rugged convertible U12C models, rugged S15C and D14RM, and fully rugged convertible R13S.

CODY Systems Unveils Cloud-Ready Tactical Cross-Agency Search App

CODY Systems, a nationwide leader in public-safety software, has unveiled C.tac 5, the company’s latest cloud-ready addition to its market-proven C.O.B.R.A. real-time tactical information-sharing platform. C.tac 5 is a .NET, browser-based rich client that is already arming law enforcement agents with instant mobile and in-house access to real-time RMS information (including pictures) from across jurisdictions, regardless of RMS vendor.

Lone Worker/Man-Down Modules from Midian

Midian introduces the TS-120 and VAE-1 Lone Worker/Man-Down modules. Both units can send ANI and Emergency ANI in Motorola's MDC-1200, Kenwood's FleetSync, Harris' G-Star, DTMF and 5-Tone. The units also support the Lone Worker feature which requires user interaction with the radio otherwise it sends the Emergency ANI. Some versions of the TS-120 and VAE-1 also have an accelerometer for Man-Down applications

ReconRobotics Introduces Micro-Robot To Protect Patrol Officers

ReconRobotics, Inc., a leader in tactical micro-robot systems, has introduced the Recon Scout Throwbot LE, an affordable yet highly sophisticated micro-robot designed to help patrol officers assess potentially dangerous situations. Until now, use of robots by law enforcement has typically been restricted to tactical teams and bomb technicians, but the Throwbot LE is specifically designed to mitigate the everyday risks that patrol officers encounter during interrupted robberies

Trailblazer for Wireless Two-Way Voice Backhaul

Carlson's Trailblazer is the most reliable, simple-to-use and effective wireless solution for backhauling any public safety two-way voice system. This all-in-one solution provides the same interfaces and ease-of use of traditional leased lines - with the added benefits of being wireless.

Intrado Launches Co-location & Transport Service for Public Safety

I-CAT is a reliable and secure cloud-based service for partners in the Intrado A9-1-1 Alliance Member Program and companies focused on solutions for public safety agencies in the United States. I-CAT delivers co-location, hosting and secure, private network transport services in one affordable, convenient package designed specifically for the stringent requirements of public safety.

Havis Offers New Toughbook Certified Docking Station for Panasonic 53

Havis latest innovation is the industry's first Toughbook Certified docking station for Panasonic's Semi-Rugged 53. In addition to keeping mobile workers safe, it provides intelligent port replication to reliably connect to peripherals, such as printers, keyboards and bar-code scanners, while minimizing the risk of accidental disconnects. An integrated power supply cord routed along the bottom prevents loss of power.

Invisio Communications launches new communication solutions with hearing protection

Invisio Communications has launched the Invisio S-Series, a new series of innovative communication solutions with hearing protection for use with two-way radios. The communication solutions complement Invisio's portfolio of products with hearing protection. The new Invisio S-Series was developed for SWAT teams, Public Safety Operatives and the military.

Keep Responders Safe with Chameleon Chemical Suicide Detection Kit

Morphix Technologies, an innovator in the science of colorimetric detection devices for dangerous chemical gases, is on the forefront of preventing accidental exposure to first responders from these toxic chemicals. The Chameleon Chemical Suicide Detection Kit offers police, EMS and first responders a field-configurable, low-cost, easy-to-use, hands-free solution when encountering a chemical suicide.

Cassidian Releases New Version Of Sentinel Patriot Emergency Call Processing Software

Emergency communications leader Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, has released the latest version of its next generation (NG) 9-1-1 call processing solution, Sentinel Patriot. The Sentinel Patriot 3.1 service pack (SP) 1 solution provides twelve significant enhancements that improve the flexibility, usability, configuration and security of the product and increase interoperability with third-party systems.

Pryme Surveillance Equipment Features Improved Situational Awareness and Comfort

Pryme Radio, an industry leader in professional quality two-way radio accessories, is joining forces with Hearing Components to enhance the comfort and performance of its communication equipment with the addition of patented Comply Foam tips.

Spillman Touch allows users to access records, dispatch data on a smartphone or iPad

Application allows agencies to access critical data on a mobile device. Public safety personnel can access records, images, and dispatch information on a smartphone or iPad using a new software application from Spillman Technologies. The Spillman Touch application allows users to see critical alerts, outstanding warrants, and warnings in situations where desktop or laptop computers aren't accessible, such as on motorcycle patrol.

Innovative iPhone App Tracks Wild Fires, Saves Lives

The FireWhat Inc. and Pusher teams have launched the FireWhat iPhone app in the Apple App Store. The FireWhat App puts critical incident information into the palm of the wildland firefighter's hand. Today's firefighters receive little to no information prior to arriving at the scene of a wildland fire, but with the game-changing FireWhat App, fire information, maps, reference guides and calculators are at the first responder's fingertips.

Secure Comms with New General Dynamics Pathfinder Network Radio

General Dynamics C4 Systems' new Pathfinder handheld radio solves the global challenge of maintaining secure voice, data and video communications for first responders and military personnel working in areas where the local network infrastructure is destroyed, overloaded or nonexistent. The Pathfinder radio allows up to 32 radio users to communicate one-to-one or one-to-many as a single network, and individual networks can also link together for even greater coverage.

Portable Full-Function Dispatch Systems For Mobile Incident Emergency Response

At the APCO conference in Philadelphia last month 2012, C4i launched another innovation in the dispatch communications field. SwitchplusIP Command-Center LT is exactly the same IP-based, feature rich, interoperable control console as the SwitchplusIP master system, but condensed in a small, ruggedized container to be easily transportable.

First Emergency Management System with Interactive Voice Response Capability

ESi Acquisition, Inc. and the Vox Generation Group are pleased to announce the launch of the first new software product of their joint venture company, Boards Talk, LLC. Boards Talk powered by WebEOC introduces a direct "voice-to-machine" interface between the award-winning Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology of VoxGen and WebEOC Professional from ESi, the most widely used crisis information management software in the world.

Staticworx Launches First Anti-Static Carpet to Meet Safety Standards for Use Around Electricity

Organizations with computer and telecommunication equipment may be exposing workers to risk if they don't have correctly specified, anti-static carpet that meets recent industry safety standards, according to Staticworx, the country's largest manufacturer of electrostatic discharge (ESD) flooring.

Cisco Extends Mobile Networking Portfolio

Cisco has made significant enhancements to its 5900 Series Embedded Services Router (ESR) product line, including the availability of the Cisco 5915 Embedded Services Router and updates to the Cisco 5940 Embedded Services Router. The 5900 ESR series of high-performance, ruggedized routers optimized for mobile and embedded networks expands the capabilities of the Cisco Mobile Ready Net solution architecture - the Cisco vision for the network of the future that continuously adapts to allow...

New tool allows first responders to visualize post-event disaster environments

Using iPad mobile devices, emergency preparedness officials and first responders participating last month in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Level Exercise 2011 (NLE-11) were able, for the first time, to make use of a new, science-based software tool from Sandia that allows them to view and modify accurate models of building damage and other post-event disaster effects.

Harris Corporation's BeOn First to Offer P25 Voice Over 3G Cellular and LTE Networks

Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has announced that its BeOn has become the industry's first solution to enable public safety subscribers on a cellular or public safety LTE network to talk to each other, exchange text messages and pass real-time location information to connected team members and the dispatcher's computer-assisted dispatch (CAD) system.

Tiburon Announces New Public Safety Software Suite: IQResponse

Tiburon has announced its newest public safety software offering, IQResponse, a suite of components that were designed and built from the ground-up to be fully integrated... In parallel with Tiburon's IQResponse product announcement, the company has also announced its first IQResponse client, the Lubbock, Texas Police Department.

New Web & Mobile Phone Application Alerts 9-1-1 with Live Stream Video

Wireless Controlled Pan & Tilt Directional Antenna

Pepro LLC, a leading manufacturer of shielded enclosure systems for stationary and mobile applications, has announced its latest wireless controlled directional antenna mount. The lightweight all-aluminum Pan & Tilt design features a 60 degree of pan range and a 10 degree of tilt range completely operable through a rugged, watertight handheld wireless controller.

Icom Compatible Scramblers

Midian Electronics now offers voice scramblers compatible with Icom’s UT-109 and UT-110. Midian's VS-1100 (Icom UT-109 compatible) is capable of matching any of the 32 codes used by the Icom UT-109. Midian's VS-110 (Icom UT-110 compatible) matches the 1020 code combinations (4 groups and 255 codes). These scramblers are available as a wire-in module or as plug-in modules for Motorola, Kenwood, Vertex and Icom radios.

CoreLogic Introduces Natural Hazard & Parcel Data Product to Improve Local Emergency Planning & Response Efforts

CoreLogic. a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, has introduced a new offering that will help emergency responders and local governments improve their emergency planning, preparedness and response efforts in the event of a natural hazard. The new offering from CoreLogic bundles the company's detailed natural hazard geospatial data, risk models and comprehensive parcel database to provide city and county officials a more accurate picture of potential hazard...

Intrado Simplifies the Move to Next-Generation 9-1-1 with New Solutions Bundle

Intrado Inc. has announced a special next-generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services offer to help public safety answering points (PSAPs) respond to citizen expectations and better protect lives and property. Public safety agencies now have a flexible, fast and cost-effective solution to launch NG9-1-1 in their communities - the Intrado Advanced 9-1-1 JumpStart bundle. With the JumpStart bundle, PSAP directors can, for the first time, decide how and when to implement NG9-1-1 services that meet...

National Q - High Quality QA Service Direct from Priority Dispatch

The Priority Dispatch Corp. (PDC) offers a new consulting service that can boost the quality of your center's emergency dispatch performance. National Q provides reliable and authoritative quality assurance case review for Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS) clients. The process is aligned with National and International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (NAED/IAED) emergency dispatch standards.

C4i Announces 9th version of SwitchplusIP Communications System

C4i has welcomed an upgrade of their interoperable communications system with the release of SwitchplusIP Version 9.0. As part of C4i's commitment to incorporate new technologies into our SwitchplusIP baseline, the engineering team has been working on further advancing and refining console interactions with digital radio networks. The real advancement of Release 9.0 stems from the introduction of the P25 interface for Command Center LT and Mobile-Dismount platforms.

Simplex Repeater Makers From Midian

Midian Electronics now offers the PR-10 and SVR-1 simplex repeater makers. The units record incoming audio based on COR or VOX detection and then retransmit the audio when COR or VOX drop. The PR-10 offers selective repeat in 2-Tone, DTMF, 5-Tone or Pulse Tone to only retransmit validated pages for applications such as rural fire departments receiving 2-Tone pages.

NICE Introduces Situation Management Solution for Public Safety

NICE Systems Ltd. has introduced NICE Situator for public safety. The solution builds on NICE's leading Situation Management capabilities in the security sector to help public safety operations enhance emergency preparedness, improve situational awareness and streamline incident response.

PlanView Sliding Whiteboard Multi-Track System for Emergency Management

Magnatag's PlanView multiple track cabinets hold up to 10 sliding magnetic steel whiteboards, maps and bulletin panels, turning an ordinary wall into a flexible, easy to use visible Emergency Information Center.

Matrox Avio Series: Dual-DVI Fiber Optic KVM Extender Solution for Graphics Systems

Matrox Graphics Inc. has unveiled its Matrox Avio Series, a new line of fiber optic KVM extenders for graphics intensive design and visualization applications within the government, military, and other markets. The KVM extender transmitter/receiver pair enables users to secure the host computer in a call or operations center's climate-controlled machine room by capturing the system's I/O functionality and extending it up to 1000 meters over a single fiber optic cable.

QuickResponse-Ltd Edition Software for Next Gen Call-Handling

911-Inc., a leading provider of emergency call handling software and networking solutions has expanded its QuickResponse emergency call handling solution to include a Limited Edition version of the software for smaller PSAPs. New QuickResponse-LE provides affordable, IP based call handling solutions for small PSAPs

Zetron Unveils Innovative 9-1-1 Call-Taking System

Zetron, a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions worldwide, is unveiling its new MAX Call-Taking system at the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) conference and trade show in Minneapolis, MN, June 18-23, 2011. MAX Call-Taking is one of Zetron’s MAX Solution family of products, which includes the recently released and well-received MAX Dispatch System.

Priority Dispatch Releases ProQA Paramount

ProQA Paramount marks a significant point in the advance of PDC software. Released this year, ProQA Paramount is more than the next step up the mountain in a long line of Priority Dispatch Corporation software used in more than 1,500 control rooms worldwide.

CalAmp Introduces Harrier-900 Wireless Router

CalAmp Corp., a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, has announced the availability of the Harrier-900 multimode wireless router, the first programmable digital communications device to combine both licensed and unlicensed 900-MHz-range radio spectrum capability. The Harrier-900 is ideally suited for mission-critical operations in public safety and other markets.

Matrox & Trenton to Provide Integrated Hardware Systems for EOC Video Walls

9-1-1 Reality Training Station

9-1-1 Reality Training Station was created by Sue Pivetta and a team of educators and simulation experts around the "realities" of lab and classroom training and learning. Following her passion for simulation as an effective adult learning experience, Sue and her team combined the ability to practice multitasking, call taking, radio dispatching with a wide array of learning and instructional tools.

New Patch Panels Enhance Call Center Cable Management

Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity solutions, has introduced two new Cat6 Patch Panels with unique form factors. The addition of these models provides new durable, convenient, space-saving possibilities for cable management. Both of the new patch panels are TAA-compliant, meeting the requirements for GSA schedule purchases.

Xplore Launches New Rugged Tablet PC Family

Xplore Technologies Corp., a respected leader and pioneer of next-generation rugged tablet PCs for domestic and global markets, has announced the launch of its new family of Xtreme Tablet computers. Representing the fifth generation of its iX104 line, the iX104C5s are believed to be the industry's most powerful, rugged, and sunlight-readable PCs ever developed.

Toughbook 53 Versatile NextGen Semi-Rugged Notebook

Panasonic Solutions Company, provider of collaboration, information-sharing and decision-support solutions for government and commercial enterprises, announces the Toughbook 53, a 14" High Definition LED display, semi-rugged notebook. Starting at only 5.6 pounds and delivering up to 10 hours of battery life, the Toughbook 53 provides a highly reliable and versatile device that delivers high performance computing.

New Locking Slide Mount for ICOM Mobile Radios

E TIP, Inc. announces the ET-850 Universal Locking Slide Mount for ICOM mobile radios (Made in the U.S.A.) E TIP says the ET850 assists organizations with the operation and maintenance of communications hardware. Mobile Radio Lock Security is of critical importance when deploying mobile radios and other mobile technology to the field and the three most important features to managers are...

Kenwood Introduces New Ultra Compact Design for NEXEDGE Portables

Further extending the usefulness of the NEXEDGE brand, Kenwood has released a new 5 Watt UHF/VHF portable, the NX-220/320, that is a full ten percent smaller than prior models, retaining the ultra rugged features including compliance with MilStd 810 and IP54/55 protocols while offering the flexibility of a non-display model for those users who do not need to display talk groups or channels.

IceGuard Antenna Heater from Radio Waves

The Radio Waves IceGuard antenna heater system solves an issue that wireless operators and other microwave link users have been challenged with each winter. As challenging as it has been, until now any solutions where marginal at best. Radio Waves, The Leader in Microwave Antenna Innovation is delighted to offer a very innovative solution to this annual operator night mare. Imagine no more paths dropping in the middle of the night due to ice and snow accumulation on the antenna radome, no...

Multiple Matrox Expander Units Drive Up to 16 Remote Call Center/EOC Displays

Matrox Graphics Inc. has announced a new software release for the Matrox Extio F2208 dual-monitor and Matrox Extio F2408 quad-monitor KVM extenders. The comprehensive package enables a variety of new multi-display configuration opportunities that includes support for two PCIe interface cards, main units and Extio F2408E Expander boxes to drive up to 16 displays - plus keyboard, mouse, audio and up to eight additional USB 2.0 ports - at a distance of up to 1 km from a single PC.

New Kenwood P25 10 Series "G-Model" Radios Offer Multiple Improvements

The Kenwood TK-5210G/5310G/5710G portables and TK-5810G mobile all feature dramatic memory expansion, making them ideal for larger systems, with up to 1,024 channels and 100 Zones and ensuring a fast 3 second micro boot time at power up. In addition to IP 65 and 67, these G-Model portables meet the IP 68 standard for maximum tightness against dust and water as well as water immersion for up to 2 hours.

Pryme Radio Unveils Latest Innovations For Public Safety

Pryme Radio Products recently unveiled its arsenal of newest technologies at the IWCE Las Vegas earlier this month. All of the innovations introduced at the show are brand new this year, including two new additions to its award winning PRYMEBLU line, a wireless PTT adapter and a number of solutions for high-noise environments.

MobileTrec Announces SafeKidZone Mobile Child Protection App

Los Angeles-based company, MobileTrec, has launched SafeKidZone, a mobile personal security network based on a mobile phone application that places a "Panic Button" on kids' cell phones which can rapidly connect to 9-1-1.

Lifeline Releases Real Time Enterprise Asset Management System v 7.5

The Lifeline Real Time System is the first and only software solution to date with the ability to integrate a modular, scalable and fully integrated Single Asset Management System for Federal, State and Local Government Agencies who desire 100% accountability.

Thales First Responder Multiband Radio Receives Intrinsic Safe Certification

Thales Communications, Inc. announces that its Liberty Multiband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) has been certified to the Factory Mutual (FM) Approval Standard 3610:1988 for Intrinsic Safe equipment. Intrinsic Safe ensures that the radio can be operated in an explosive environment, that it will not trigger ignition in the presence of flammable or combustible material.

Cassidian Communications releases new version of GeoCast Web solution

Cassidian Communications (formerly PlantCML), an EADS North America company and industry leader in mission critical communications, has announced the general availability of version 1.7 of its map-driven emergency notification solution, GeoCast Web. Feature-rich, this adaptation delivers new functionality and greater communications capacity, augmenting the crisis communications efforts of public- and private- sector organizations globally.

Zetron's Dispatch System Supports Remote Dispatch

Zetron has launched Acom EVO, the new release of its Advanced Communication System. The new release retains the reliability, intuitive operation and flexible configuration for which Acom is known, but adds full IP-console capability that supports remote dispatch operations. It is also designed for use with emerging network technologies.

NextGen Microwave Wireless Connectivity

Today's traffic-monitoring project and public safety agency demands higher data throughput and lower latency - at an affordable price. The LongHaul ST series is Carlson Wireless's answer to these requirements, with both an indoor rackmount version as well as an outdoor integrated antenna.

Law Enforcement Barcode Equipment & Inventory Manager Software

Law Enforcement Barcode Equipment & Inventory Manager Software. Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Redmond, Washington software developer specializing in data collection applications has announced a low cost equipment and inventory manager for law enforcement agencies based on bar code technology.

Zetron's DCS-5020 Digital Console System Now Connects to iDEN Networks

Zetron, a leading provider of mission-critical communications systems, announced that the new release of its DCS-5020 Digital Console System is able to support communications on iDEN networks through Motorola i365 portable radios. This strengthens the DCS-5020's position as a leading console system that supports interoperable communications among different networks.

Mobile Computer Terminal offers easy integration into existing systems

RadioMobile has released its MCT8500 mobile computing terminal for vehicles with computing requirements. This processor is compatible with a variety of software systems and applications. It uses an industry standard high performance Intel processing and graphics chip set with a solid state hard drive. The use of commercial off-the-shelf components ensures easy upgrades and repair. Agencies can integrate the MCT8500 into their current mobile computing systems, allowing users to keep displays,...

Mobile Command Center Stock Unit Available for Immediate Delivery

The leading global supplier of emergency response vehicles for more than 20 years, LDV has designed, engineered, and manufactured 20,000 special service vehicles for customers throughout the world—thousands more than any other company. LDV now announces Mobile Command Vehicle-Stock Unit As Built or with Additional Options

New Compact Tablet Mobile Computer from DRS Tactical

DRS Technologies, Inc., A Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Tactical Systems Group has recently unveiled its newest ARMOR rugged mobile computer, the ARMOR X7 compact tablet. This all-new small mobile computer is specifically-designed for those mission-critical tasks that require connectivity, hand-held mobility, ease of use and the durability to support all-weather operations.

New Portable Radio from Klein Electronics

Klein Electronics, Inc. has introduced the New and Improved Blackbox+ Series Professional 2-Way Radio. This palm size, compact design with all metal chassis makes it great for Security, Public Safety and more. Now with louder sound and noise cancellation. Features: UHF/VHF, 16 channels with scan, priority scan, IP54 water resistant, 2-Tone Encode/Decode, VOX (software enabled), Voice Enunciation for each channel and a Lithium Ion battery.

C4i Introduces Release 6 Of Their Award Winning SwitchplusIP Product

C4i, Inc. recently debuted the sixth release of its award winning SwitchplusIP product, complete with newly upgraded features. C4i's SwitchplusIP family includes SwitchplusIP Command-Post, a communication system designed especially to cater for larger multiple or single agency emergency response applications in both fixed and transportable formats; SwitchplusIP Command-Center, which provides all the functionality required by a single or joint agency operations center to communicate with...

JVCKENWOOD USA Corp. Introduces NX-5000 Multi-Band Configuration

JVCKENWOOD USA Corp. announces the KENWOOD NX-5000 Multi-Band Configuration, which enables full tri-band receive and transmit operations in VHF, UHF, 700 and 800 MHz with a single or dual control head and up to three RF decks - ideal for any first responder vehicle, including Battalion Chief, EOC vans, fire engines, police cruisers and motorcycles, ambulances and other incident command vehicles.

New Book Spotlights The Life Of A Police Helicopter Pilot

Catch the Sky: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Police Helicopter Pilot, the first in-depth look at the life of a law enforcement officer who flies a helicopter, is now available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats, with 37 pages of photographs included.

SAR Technology announces new Mission Planning Data for 'Incident Commander Pro'

Mission planning requires detailed, mission-specific, accurate data for a successful mission response. The precise details of each mission, and the specific data used, should all be tightly integrated into a unified mission response plan. Incident Commander Pro's comprehensive planning data provides an essential collection of pre-plans and data, fully integrated and ready to use, within it's highly focused Mission Plans.

New Armor Rugged Tablet Optimizes Communications For Mobile Workforce

The new ARMORT X10gx rugged tablet enhances the efficiency and productivity of an increasingly mobile workforce. It offers AT&T wireless certification and optional integrated GobiT 2000 mobile broadband to keep the user connected on multiple wireless networks. The ARMORT X10gx also is equipped with standard 802.11n Wireless LAN connectivity and BluetoothR v2.0 + EDR (Class 2), as well as integrated GPS. Standard routing of GPS and WLAN to two RF ports allows switching between internal...

Repeater Interoperability Controller

Midian's RIC-8 is a tone remote adaptor and encoder that allows up to eight RIC-8 equipped repeaters connected by leased line or microwave to interoperate

AdvanceTec Announces Charger/Conditioner for the Motorola APX

Safety comes from the reliability of having your backup Motorola battery fully charged when you most need it, the Charger/Conditioner from AdvanceTec for the Motorola APX Radio will not let you down...

Nuance Announces New Dragon Law Enforcement Solution

Nuance Communications, Inc. has announced Nuance Dragon Law Enforcement - its first professional productivity solution designed specifically for law enforcement professionals. Dragon Law Enforcement features powerful dictation and voice command capabilities to improve report accuracy and timeliness, speed data entry into records management systems (RMS) or other applications, and enable common look-up tasks via voice command

BatteryJack offers Midland 81-B02 replacement battery

BatteryJack has manufactured a replacement battery for the Midland SP-400 series and ALAN radio lines. The battery is a direct replacement for any of the following Midland radios: SP-400, SP-410, SP-420, SP-430, SP-440, also the 70-440BP.

Enhanced MDC-1200 Controller

Midian Electronics has added enhancements to its PC based CAD-500 MDC-1200 controller. In addition to decoding and displaying ANI (Automatic Number Identification) and Emergency ANI in Motorola's MDC-1200 it will decode status messages from field units.

New "Hero911" App Immediately Alerts Law Enforcement Officers of Active School Shootings

It is a new social network that is using the latest mobile technology to provide an increased level of protection during school shootings as they unfold. The Hero911 Network is a voluntary, nonprofit group of federal, state and local law enforcement officers nationally dedicated to reducing response times to active school shooting incidents.

New Verus "Solo" Standalone HD Digital Video System from Data911

Data911 is pleased to announce the release of the Verus “Solo,” a standalone configuration of our cutting edge Verus HD Digital Video System. The Solo contains all of the features and benefits of the Verus system with the additional ability to function autonomously without an in-vehicle PC running. Both Verus systems utilize open standards HD/IP cameras and can flexibly support a wide variety of configurations and special uses.

Emerson Network Power Announces a New Data Center Solution to Deliver Secure and Remote Virtual Infrastructure Management

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity, has introduced the Avocent Virtual Advanced Console Server 6000 (ACS v6000), a new tool for secure, remote data center and out-of-band management of virtual assets.

Verint Systems Introduces Forecasting and Scheduling Capabilities to Its Impact 360 for Public Safety Solution

Verint Systems Inc. has announced the availability of new forecasting and scheduling functionality to its Impact 360 for Public Safety Powered by Audiolog solution. The workforce optimization software is designed for today's public safety answering points (PSAPs), command and control, and emergency communications centers.

Motorola’s Intelligent Data Portal

Today, agencies lack an efficient way to quickly access the right information from multiple databases, and find it challenging to share information when responders are using different devices and networks... Intelligent Data Portal gathers contextual information from existing databases, organizes it, and maps it using layers to show the location of people, resources, events, alerts and developing situations.

New PlanView Emergency Management Multi-Track Sliding Whiteboard System

Magnatag's new PlanView sliding magnetic whiteboard multiple-track system turns an ordinary wall into a flexible, easy to use visible Emergency Information/Command Center.

 
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