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Transforming Police Reporting with Speech Recognition Technology

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 -- 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

An exceeding number of police departments and law enforcement agencies, whose officers spend upwards of 3-4 hours a day completing incident reports and other time-sensitive paperwork*, are turning to smarter tools, such as speech recognition solutions, to help transform their police reporting workflows.

Join us on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET to hear why these law enforcement professionals are embracing smarter tools to complete higher-quality reports and move mission-critical information within the CAD/RMS faster and more efficiently – all by voice.

This discussion will provide you with an understanding of:

  • What law enforcement has to say about current reporting processes
  • Why officers, especially recruits, want smarter tools to help with police paperwork
  • Why manual reporting has a negative impact on report accuracy and productivity and can hinder criminal proceedings
  • How departments can speed up data entry within the CAD/RMs and move mission-critical information more accurately and efficiently
  • How speech recognition technology can help increase officer safety and improve situational awareness and productivity on patrol
  • Why embracing smarter technology increases community visibility, and minimizes costs

Learn how your department can make incident reporting faster, safer and more complete by registering for our webinar today.

*Role of Technology in Law Enforcement Paperwork Survey 

Speakers:

Eric La Scola, Product Marketing Manager, Dragon, Nuance

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Demystifying the Convergence of LTE and LMR Networks for First Responders

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 -- 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Narrowband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) networks and user radio equipment have been the cornerstone of mobile communications for First Responders for decades. The trend from traditional analog to more robust wireless broadband networks in recent years has improved the overall accessibility but questions remain on whether the new networks can provide all the required capabilities First Responders need to do their job.

Increasing demand for bandwidth intensive applications such as video, advanced mapping and analytics, alongside critical voice communications has been driving adoption of broadband LTE cellular networks, such as FirstNet.

Join our panel of industry experts for this insightful 60-minute webinar as they discuss the critical differences between LMR networks and LTE networking, how these technologies can successfully co-exist, and explore the future of critical communications for First Responders.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Current and future industry trends for LTE and LMR technologies
  • Challenges and obstacles with the convergence of technologies
  • Real-life examples of successful hybrid communication strategies for First Responders
  • Recommendations for future proofing your agency; adoption of new technologies and how to bridge the gap

Speakers:

Tony Morris, VP North American Sales, Enterprise Solutions, Sierra Wireless

Jesus Gonzalez, Analyst II, Critical Communications, IHS Markit

Ken Rehbehn, Principal Analyst, Critical Communications Insights

Andrew Seybold, Senior Partner, Andrew Seybold Inc.

Product News

Thales’s Liberty Multiband Radio Receives FCC Approval

April 24, 2009  | 

Thales Communications, Inc., a leader in the development, manufacture, and support of multiband, software-defined radio (SDR) equipment, announces that its Liberty multiband land mobile radio (LMR) has received U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification. Having successfully passed all required tests, the Liberty radio is the first FCC-approved multiband radio covering the entire public safety spectrum.

The Liberty radio, introduced in early 2008, is made in the U.S. and is the first multiband, software-defined LMR designed specifically for government agencies and first responders. The Liberty LMR operates in all modes, with full encryption, and enables multi-agency communications in all the public safety frequency bands (136-174 MHz, 380-520 MHz, 700 MHz, and 800 MHz). The Liberty radio works on current analog systems as well as Project 25 (P25) trunking systems, regardless of frequency range. The radio’s trunking capabilities were demonstrated at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) held earlier this year, operating seamlessly on multiple vendors’ P25 trunking systems and in multiple bands. Whereas other products need a link to achieve basic system interoperability, the Liberty radio achieves this higher, user level of interoperability by simply changing channels.  

The Liberty radio was the first multiband LMR to be put in the hands of users. It is currently undergoing field testing in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate, under a DHS grant awarded last year. In parallel, operational evaluation by multiple public service agencies in large major metropolitan areas, by statewide public service agencies, and at federal laboratories is ongoing. The Liberty radio was in service at the Presidential Inauguration and the Academy Awards and is receiving continued evaluation as part of a series of live burns.
 
“This approval from the FCC further validates the capabilities, performance, and maturity of the Liberty multiband radio,” said Steve Nichols, director of Homeland Security and Public Safety for Thales Communications. “This is an important advancement for the public safety industry.”

The Liberty radio is the cornerstone of a product family that includes a full line of accessories. In response to user requests, the company is also developing a mobile unit, the prototype of which was showcased at IWCE.

For more information on the Liberty multiband LMR, visit www.thalesliberty.com. The Liberty multiband LMR is available under BPA GS-TFMG-BPA-09-0012.

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