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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

Fulcrum Biometrics Introduces Fingerprint Scanner for Apple Devices

June 22, 2011  | 

<p><em><strong>Photo: Fulcrum Biometrics.</strong></em></p>Fulcrum Biometrics has introduced the FbF mobileOne fingerprint biometric accessory and companion "app" for the iPod touch.

FbF mobileOne is a fingerprint reader accessory that snaps onto the iPod touch (2nd, 3rd, or 4th generation) and enables portable networkable biometric identification systems.

Portable biometric identification systems usually involve a laptop PC, tethered fingerprint scanner and other equipment that require separate power sources, making them difficult to use in remote and rural areas. FbF mobileOne is suited for law enforcement warrant searches, which can be a time-consuming and costly process that usually involves taking offenders back to the station for booking, according to Ken Nosker, Fulcrum's president. The battery powering the device is rated to last more than nine hours.

The FbF mobileOne uses AuthenTec's TCEFC1 TouchChip silicon fingerprint module which sends FIPS-201/PIV-certified fingerprint images to the FbF mobileOne app on iPod touch for onboard processing, storage and forwarding. The FbF mobileOne app supports the embedded fingerprint scanner.

The FbF mobileOne captures fingerprint images when a finger is placed on the sensor and securely uploads the data to the FbF mobileOne app on iPod touch where it is processed, matched against the on-board fingerprint database or forwarded to a remote host.

"Immune to strong light that can degrade the fingerprint image quality of optical fingerprint sensors, the TCEFC1 offers a compelling mobile identification solution for the FbF mobileOne," according to Mike Chaudoin, AuthenTec's director of government and access control marketing.

The FbF mobileOne biometric accessory retails for $599. The accompanying app is available for free from Apple's App Store.

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Kathleen Erickson @ 6/23/2011 12:43 PM

I'll add that this accessory can also be used with the iPhone and there is a developer API in the Developer Bundle. Other use cases might be for positive ID of monitored subjects who may be under parole, in detox or going through a treatment program. Another important piece of info is that FbF mobileOne is compatible with AFIS systems, which means you can do matching to legacy databases.

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