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Covia Labs Launches Communications Interoperability Platform

February 10, 2012
Covia Labs, Inc. has launched Alert & Respond, a software platform that offers a cost-effective way for public safety to integrate consumer smartphones and commercially available devices into their operations.

UCLA Research Lab Puts Emergency Responders' Needs First

February 3, 2012
The UCLA Public Safety Network Systems Laboratory is dedicated to advancing public safety through a focus on the development of networks and operations technologies, analysis of LTE technologies, adoption of devices such as smartphones, and establishment of standards for interoperable network systems.

Getting the Most Out of K-9 Units

December 19, 2011

K-9 teams are considered force multipliers. One K-9 team can do the work of many officers, which frees up officers for other duties. A K-9 team is an effective tool if its use is understood by those that call on them to support their operations.

Avtec Enlists With Digital Mobile Radio Association

December 15, 2011
Mission-critical console producer Avtec has joined the Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association, which represents many of the leading radio, console, and network suppliers.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Selects Motorola for $39M Radio Project

December 15, 2011
Motorola Solutions was chosen to implement the first phase of a statewide radio system in Tennessee that would bring new capabilities to state troopers and improved mutual aid coordination, according to officials.

Honeywell Launches QuietPro QP400 Communication System

October 12, 2011
The QuietPro QP400 was introduced at the AUSA 2011 annual meeting and exposition in Washington, D.C., Oct. 10-12. The QuietPro QP400 provides soldiers with smart personal hearing protection, situational awareness enhancement, and the clearest incoming and outgoing communication throughout the full spectrum of training and deployment operations.

Working with Tactical Flight Officers

October 1, 2011

Although many agencies are trying cost-cutting alternatives, it's been my experience as a field supervisor that there is no substitute for a helicopter in the air with a well-trained flight crew. Effective coordination between ground and air units is imperative.

Pryme Radio Introduces Foam Tips for Radio Accessories

September 30, 2011
Pryme Radio will begin including Hearing Components' Comply Foam Tips A-100 with its surveillance kits to increase user's situational awareness and comfort, the company announced.

Tait Replacement Battery

September 30, 2011
BatteryJack has announced the production of a replacement battery for the Tait TP9100 series radios. The battery is the first Tait replacement battery that BatteryJack has made. The BA-203 replacement battery will be made in two chemistries: 1700mAH Ni-CD and 2500mAH Ni-MH.

Loose Lips Sink Ships

September 22, 2011

It's always best to say as little as possible when interacting with citizens. Any sensitive information you provide could come back to bite you—and everyone else involved in the case. Here are some reminders of other wrongheaded ideas that could lead you to say or do something you shouldn't and royally muck up a case.

C4i Introduces Portable Version of SwitchPlusIP

September 14, 2011
SwitchPlusIP Command-Center LT is portable, yet functions similarly to a dispatch center. Features include wireless push-to-talk (PTT) functionality, configurable operator roles, and individual operating preferences such as volume control.

World-Class Communications

September 13, 2011

The attack on the Twin Towers and the Hurricane Katrina disaster brought to the forefront the necessity of communications interoperability, or more simply put, being able to talk to each other. Benton County, Wash., has something very close to a model of interoperability in the form of its Southeast Communications Center, known locally as SECOMM.

Carlson Wireless Announces Trailblazer Point-to-Point Solution

August 26, 2011
The Trailblazer 5.9 is a point-to-point solution designed for back-hauling two-way radio communications or Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) projects because of its extraordinary resistance to interference and weather. The Trailblazer itself provides ultra-low fixed latency and rugged reliability, according to the company.

Motorola's Public Safety Play: Broadband Networks

August 12, 2011

Motorola Solutions and Verizon are working closely with public safety agencies in Northern California's Bay Area and Harris County, Texas, to build and operate what will likely be the nation's first public safety broadband network on the LTE (Long Term Evolution) platform.

EF Johnson To Launch ATLAS P25 Comm System at APCO

August 5, 2011
EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. will unveil its new ATLAS P25 Systems Solution at the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Conference and Expo from Aug. 7-9 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa.

Motorola Secures $56 Million To Build Broadband Network In Mississippi

July 29, 2011
The network will be the third for Motorola Solutions, which is also building out LTE broadband networks in northern California's Bay Area and Harris County, Texas.

Half Shell Helmet Kit

July 29, 2011
The speakers and microphones in Setcom's Half Shell Helmet Kit are designed for highway speeds and noisy environments. It features a low-profile, aerodynamic design and is made of modern, lightweight, UV-rated plastic for extended durability.

Cassidian Launches Communications Portal for Public Safety

July 22, 2011
Cassidian Communications has announced the deployment of its Self-Registration Portal (SRP) by numerous U.S. public safety operations utilizing The Communicator! NXT, GeoCast Web and REVERSE 911 notification solutions.

C4i Updates SwitchPlusIP Communications System

July 18, 2011
C4i's ninth update of SwitchPlusIP introduces the P25 interface for Command Center LT and Mobile-Dismount platforms. The new interface allows mobile users to access multiple P25 radio networks without connectivity to a base station such as radio-to-radio or console-to-radio communication.

Improving Communications After the Tucson Shootings

July 18, 2011

The Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson may have drawn interest toward law enforcement in Arizona's second-largest city, but another incident that highlighted the need to improve public safety communications for agencies across the entire nation occurred much earlier: on 9/11.

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