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Gamber-Johnson Unveils New Technology Cradle, Motion Attachment

Gamber-Johnson has unveiled two new products, the Universal Tablet Cradle and Glide Arm Motion Attachment. The company says these products will provide mobile office and technology efficiencies for vehicle operators in public safety and other professions.

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TAC5 Mobile Tactical Computer

The TAC5 Mobile Tactical Computer is OEM Micro Solutions' most advanced tactical computer the company has yet to offer.

Rugged Keyboard and Mount System

Havis Inc. has introduced the PKG-KB-201 package with rugged USB backlit keyboard and patent-pending keyboard mount with integrated quick release functionality for use inside a vehicle.

New Jersey Law Requiring Police-Car Cameras Ruled Unconstitutional

A 2014 law requiring all New Jersey municipalities to outfit new police patrol cars with dashboard cameras is unconstitutional because it does not provide an adequate funding source, a state board ruled Wednesday.

Data911 Introduces Multi-Touch Display Designed for Emergency Vehicles

Over the last year, integrated mobile solutions provider Data911 has been working with a group of law enforcement and fire service agencies to design the M7+ Display expressly for first responders.

Las Vegas Metro PD Takes Delivery of Getac Rugged Tablets

Getac Inc., manufacturer of rugged computers, announced that the Las Vegas (Nev.) Metro PD has ordered 898 Getac rugged tablets for its police force. The department ordered 778 Getac F110 rugged tablets to be installed in its cruisers. Another 120 Getac T800 rugged tablets will be deployed by the department's Motor Division to support traffic control and citations.

Brite Releases Q-Active Dock with Larger Screen and 4G/LTE

Brite has released its next generation mobile computing solution for law enforcement, the Q-Active Dock for the Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q-704. The Q-Active Dock was created from real-life usage, feedback, and extensive research.

The Next Stage of Patrol Computers

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.

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

We have statutes in many states against distracted driving, including texting while driving, talking on a cell phone, and other technological multi-tasking. So given the prevalence of in-car computers in patrol cars and how they are often used by an officer who is driving, we have to ask if the rules governing distracted driving apply to police officers as well as the public.

iKey Introduces Compact Rugged Keyboard for Public Safety

Rugged keyboard maker iKey has released the SWB-86-TP keyboard for public safety users that need a compact keyboard for high data-entry.