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Prepping Police Communications for the Super Bowl

Retired Police Commissioner Bill Bratton alongside Verizon Director of Network Assurance...

In two days, the Los Angeles Rams will square off in Atlanta against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. Verizon has worked for two years to ensure that communications capabilities for the millions of people in that city—as well as the myriad public safety entities standing watch over the event—remain available at all times.

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Veritone's IDentify Can Help You Identify Suspects

Veritone’s IDentify lets agencies quickly compare their known

offenders against crime scene...

IDentify optimizes workflows for investigative teams. Teams can seamlessly manage and track case evidence associated with an investigation from one centralized location and apply status labels related to such evidence such as active, closed, or archived. Notes and case details such as case ID, department, officer ID, case description, location, and time, can be added to the case in IDentify.

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The Future of Law Enforcement Communications

As a technologist, it’s my opinion that agencies will soon be able to receive much more tactical/situational information from all active incidents, including verbal transmissions, without ever touching a communications device.

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Vievu Body Cameras on Patrol with Major Agencies

Oakland PD was an early advocate of Vievu body camera technology and has been using the company's products since 2010. The department currently has 775 cameras; most of them the Vievu LE3 model. Now the department is moving to upgrade all of its officers' cameras to the latest Vievu model, the LE5.

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Testing Body Cameras for Image Fidelity

Frames from videos of Humanoid Harry skating around taken by four different cameras, all...

The traditional gelatin-silver image reproduction film process was a very stable imaging platform with reliable, repeatable characteristics; lighting was also more consistent. In digital photography, we have to contend with many more variables and different elements involved in producing the final image.