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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.

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AT&T and Los Angeles Team Up to Make a Smarter City

September 14, 2018  | 

To foster the creation of a Smart City, AT&T and Los Angeles are in talks regarding a public-private partnership. With Internet of Things (IoT) technology and support for the deployment of small cell technology, AT&T will work with the city on ways to address the problems that matter most to the people that live, work, and visit there.

"Access to information is the foundation of equality, opportunity, and prosperity," said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. "We are establishing unique partnerships as we deploy new networks and technologies across L.A. — and we're excited to be discussing with AT&T how to empower Angelenos with new tools that could make their lives easier and our communities stronger."

L.A. is at the forefront of using technology and innovation to improve the community. Traffic, natural disaster preparedness, and public safety will be top of mind.

To achieve this, AT&T is exploring the deployment of a variety of Smart Cities solutions ranging from digital kiosks to structural monitoring to digital infrastructure. The deployment of these technologies is expected to benefit all neighborhoods in Los Angeles, helping to provide better connectivity to neighborhoods that have been traditionally left behind in the digital divide.

"We're exploring possibilities with the City of LA to create a technology-first environment that can improve experiences for residents and visitors across the community," said Michael Zeto, Vice President and General Manager of Smart Cities, AT&T. "We're looking to help the city improve problems like traffic congestion and public safety."

To enhance existing voice and data capacity in L.A., AT&T will be looking to deploy a greater number of small cells more rapidly to expand its existing network and begin deployment of a 5G network. With more than 222 petabytes of data running over its global network on a given day, small cells can proactively help meet the demands of customers in L.A. and around the world.

Small cell technology also helps bring increased capacity to first responders. This is in addition to the increased coverage and capacity that FirstNet -- the nationwide public safety communications platform dedicated to America's first responders -- is providing to the L.A. public safety community through the network's Band 14 spectrum build and integration of assets from the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System.

Public safety agencies in the area are already subscribing to FirstNet to take advantage of its innovative capabilities. AT&T will be exploring opportunities to deliver FirstNet services to the L.A. Fire Department and L.A. Police Department to improve their day-to-day communications.

"We're about to witness an evolution in public safety communications and first responders' access to data. This is thanks to the advancements of the FirstNet network platform and the technologies that are being built upon it," said Maggie Goodrich, AT&T-FirstNet consultant and former CIO for the Los Angeles Police Department. "The possibilities enabled by FirstNet can change the game for first responders in L.A. and across the country."

This type of public-private partnership is an example of value exchange for public benefit. By providing a comprehensive agreement, AT&T aims to support innovation, help ensure increased equity in the availability of network access, and address important city priorities.

And AT&T's discussions with the City of Los Angeles for AT&T's Smart Cities solutions are just one way the company is using the Internet of Things (IoT) for Good. AT&T continues social good through its Aspire education initiative supporting students and creators in numerous programs across L.A., California, and the nation. More information on all AT&T's social and environmental sustainably programs is at att.com/csr.

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