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Iowa Sheriff Criticizes Public Safety Broadband Rollout

October 16, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has sued to halt the public release of the emails of Story County (Iowa) Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald, after the FirstNet board member criticized his FirstNet colleagues over the deployment of the nation's first public safety broadband wireless network.

The Next Stage of Patrol Computers

September 10, 2013

Your next mobile in-car laptop will probably connect to the Internet using built-in wireless connectivity like the latest smartphones and tablets. Your agency may even choose to equip your car with a tablet instead of a laptop.

Public Safety LTE Network Tested During Super Bowl

February 6, 2013
Real-time wireless video was delivered to the Emergency Operations Center from a rugged tablet supplied by the Harris Corp. to showcase 700 MHz Band 14 LTE capabilities.

Is Voice Recognition Ready for Prime Time Policing?

February 5, 2013
If I were working a patrol shift, hands-free computing could be a lifesaver. I could be driving to a call for service with both hands on the wheel and retrieving (via voice command) critical dispatch information from my mobile computer.

Avatar II

January 21, 2013
The Avatar II is a full-scale tactical robot. Tracked for use on a variety of terrains and surfaces, the Avatar II is now available with Wi-Fi connectivity.

Breaking Down Tech Barriers

December 24, 2012
On a timeline of public safety innovation and advancements, 2012 will be marked as a blockbuster year. The creation of the National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) and forward movement in next-generation 911 (NG911) marked a 180-degree turn from just a few years ago. And it's about time.

RuralConnect Radio

December 14, 2012
Carlson's award-winning RuralConnect broadband radio system uses unused TV spectrum, or white space, to enable a wireless signal to surpass almost any obstacle and operate with large amounts of multipath interference.

Next-Gen 911: Technology Behind a 911 Call

December 12, 2012
Next-gen 911 (or enhanced 911) will enable calls, text messaging, and even video from mobile devices to be sent to the dispatch center, which is also known as the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP).

Carlson Introduces High-Gain Omnidirectional Antenna

August 24, 2012
Carlson has introduced a high-gain omnidirectional base-station antenna that's specifically designed to meet the demands of TV white space (TVWS)—the areas of unused spectrum in the TV bands located between 470 MHz and 698 MHz in the UHF range.

New Mexico State Police Deploy Columbitech Mobile VPN

May 23, 2012
The New Mexico State Police have deployed a FIPS 140-2 certified Columbitech Mobile VPN (virtual private network) on laptops used in more than 500 police cars across the state, the company announced.

New Orleans Selects Thinkstream Electronic Citation System

February 24, 2012
New Orleans will issue its police officers handheld computers from Thinkstream for an electronic citation system that enables officers to issue tickets to offenders and simultaneously upload those tickets to the city's central database.

Calif. Agency Equips Fleet with Wi-Fi Capability

September 13, 2011
All police vehicles are now equipped with a Firetide HotPort 7000 indoor mesh node that transmits data directly to the police station. Data about each vehicle is also captured and transmitted along with the video, providing the department with greater insight into every vehicle.

Motorola's Connected Patrol Car

August 5, 2011

Motorola Solutions unveiled its concept of a next-generation patrol vehicle at a July press event that brings many new communications capabilities to field officers. Motorola's Chevy Caprice includes an LTE broadband modem, steering wheel controls for radio communication, and voice-command technology. Video processing technology optimizes in-car video streaming into and out of the vehicle.

Wireless Surveillance: A Force Multiplier

July 15, 2011

The Pensacola (Fla.) Police Department's point-to-point wireless network replaced a limited wireless public video surveillance system. The system surmounted topography hurdles to ensure a clear line of sight for multiple cameras back to a single collection point.

Software Provider All Traffic Solutions Honored

July 11, 2011
All Traffic Solutions was recently honored by cloud-platform provider Axeda for its SmartApps next-generation wireless solution.

L-3 Mobile-Vision's V-One In-Car Computer

July 5, 2011

The engineers and designers at L-3 Mobile-Vision had a clear mission when they started to develop the company's next generation of mobile computers. They wanted to incorporate many of the best features of consumer computers-ergonomic design, fast processors, and abundant connectivity-into a high-end fully rugged mobile system.

General Dynamics Itronix Introduces Rugged Notebook for LE

June 7, 2011
General Dynamics Itronix introduces the new, fully-rugged GD8200 notebook computer. The GD8200 delivers powerful computing, razor-sharp images in full sun and highly sensitive global positioning in a compact, fully-rugged case.

Pryme Radio Introduces 2011 Products

April 1, 2011
Pryme Radio Products unveiled its newest technologies at the IWCE Las Vegas earlier this month that include two new additions to its PRYMEBLU line, a wireless push-to-talk (PTT) adapter and several solutions for high-noise environments.

Cellular Specialties Introduces Digital Repeaters

March 4, 2011
CSI's DSP95 modular digital repeater amplifies a carrier's weak signals, allowing smartphone users to stay connected to voice and video services. The repeater offers multiple frequencies, custom pass-band filters, output power options, rack- or wall-mount capabilities, and numerous port configurations.

Chicago Police Expand Video Surveillence With Wireless Routers

December 26, 2010
The Chicago Police Department will further expand its video surveillance system coverage using SpeedLAN 9200 outdoor wireless routers by wireless network solutions provider Mountain Secure Systems.
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