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6 Key Findings of Incident Reporting

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Thursday, December 13, 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 Thursday, December 13, 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 


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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Originally aired: 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 on-demand 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 session, 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


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

Panasonic Unveils New Software 'Unified Digital Evidence'

August 06, 2018  | 

Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America, a leader in connected solutions that support law enforcement and public safety, has announced the launch of its newest software technology to collect, manage, and protect digital evidence. The new software "Unified Digital Evidence" (UDE) offers a platform to gather and store digital evidence from the Arbitrator In-Car and Body-Worn camera platforms, as well as other sources, including fixed surveillance and a variety of digital media devices.

"UDE is a game changer," said M. Faisal Pandit, SVP and Chief Digital Officer, Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America. "It integrates all the components into a single solution, is easily customizable to suit local requirements, and empowers agencies to fully own and manage their data in their own unified ecosystem—a totally new, comprehensive solution that revolutionizes law enforcement and public safety data management in multi-faceted ways."

User-friendly features of the Unified Digital Evidence software include:

  • Advanced Video Analytics for object recognition using deep convolutional neural networks (CNN) technologies automates Redaction for sharing evidences with Media.
  • Simplified work-flow efficiencies and improved ease-of-use with Packaging and Publishing, ensures seamless sharing of evidence to external agencies/attorneys
  • Access anywhere, everywhere and on any device with the new Mobile app that complements our Web Application, helps the officer to tag evidences on-the-go.
  • Rich dashboard snapshots and summaries provide up-to-the minute insights and trends of evidence.
  • Integrated mapping with location playback capabilities help investigators review cases with geolocation on the map
  • Securely manage all assets in your fleet, track in real-time and provide remote updates of latest firmware with Device Management solutions.
  • Comprehensive and integrated Video Management and Evidence Management solution under one roof, in one ecosystem, with Video Insight (VI) & UDE ensures end-to-end Video Tracking

The UDE server scalability, storage and accessibility details include:

  • On-Premise, Cloud, and hybrid models
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud offering (SaaS) (government Cloud, CJIS Compliant)
  • Active law enforcement directory integration and synchronization
  • IACP Compliant (FIPS – 140, CJIS Compliant)
  • Mobile/remote management and updates for vehicles, cameras
  • Agnostic capability to storage systems (Local on Premise, DAS, SAN, NAS, Cloud)
  • Streaming video (requires network connectivity)

The Unified Digital Evidence solution allows customers to build an evidence capture and management system that aligns with their agency policies and department's needs. Data can be stored on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid solution that combines the best of both. All data is owned directly by the agency, with no loss of rights or control.

Panasonic has a rich history in public safety solutions, which not only includes the new Unified Digital Evidence solution, but also the Arbitrator Body-Worn Camera, Arbitrator 360° In-Vehicle System, both On-Premises and in Microsoft's Azure Government Cloud, Safe City Solutions, Professional Services and Storage & Archive Solutions.

Unified Digital Evidence is now available for all new and current customers. For additional information visit Arbitrator Evidence Collection Systems and Connected Safety Coming to a City Near You.

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