first responders

AIS Communications Technologies Support Firstnet With Full Compatibility

Agile Interoperable Solutions (AIS) announced that its communications technologies are not only FirstNet compatible but also provide the one missing link for integrated utilization of the FirstNet first responder network, full connectivity. There continues to be excitement surrounding the national deployment of the FirstNet first responder network and Agile Interoperable Solutions (AIS), the leading provider of interoperable communications solutions, continues adding to its product offerings in support of and compatible with FirstNet / Band 14.

What Cities Can Learn From Their Data

The 21st century is shaping up to be the century of data. We are collecting more and better data than ever before. And the possible applications include everything from improved security and more efficient movement through public spaces to better allocation of resources and strategic planning. But, while access to this data can help improve our lives in truly meaningful ways, we are also facing new challenges about how to better collect, understand, and make use of it.

North Attleboro Is Setting the Standard for School Safety in Massachusetts.

The Town of North Attleboro is setting the standard for school safety in Massachusetts. Since the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy, the Town has identified school safety as an utmost priority, and accordingly engaged in a multi-year process to improve school safety. The Town school safety program, which includes the Interim Town Administrator, Police and Fire Departments, and the School Superintendent, is an ongoing program to implement best practices into school safety.

Xtralis Introduces ADPRO XOa 3, the First Convergence Software Platform With Security, Safety, Business Intelligence, and Building Management Services

Xtralis® released the ADPRO® XOa™ 3 SecurityPlus Remotely Programmable Operating System for FastTrace™ 2 Series Remotely Managed Multi-service Gateways (RMG). Xtralis is renowned for its best-in-class early and reliable detection, automatic remote visual verification through any network condition, and remote multi-level response, which vastly improves guarding services at significantly lower costs or enables the replacement of human guards while avoiding the unnecessary dispatch of first responders.

Zoning in on Safety at UK’s University of York

The University of York launched CriticalArc’s SafeZone to provide round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff. York is the first University in the Russell Group to roll out the simple-to-use, free application designed to help those on campus to summon security or safety assistance via their mobile phones. The SafeZone system allows security or first aid personnel to pinpoint the location where help is needed.

The HauteSpot MOBiLE Wireless Router

When most people think of a wireless mobile router, they think “MiFi” which is a term coined by Verizon for their version of an 802.11 Access Point with Internet backhaul connectivity over a cellular data network like LTE, EVDO, or UMTS. This is fine if the objective of your router is to only do one thing: connect to the Internet and let others share that connection using 802.11 WiFi. This is only one narrow application.

CTS Consolidated Telecom Services Partners With Real-Time Technology Group to Provide Advanced Identity Management

Real-Time Technology Group (RTTG), an industry-leading provider of secure and hosted Identity Management solutions for secure operations and incident response, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with CTS Consolidated Telecom Services (CTS), a Woman Owned Small Business, to bring RTTG’s award-winning Real-Time Verification™ (RTV) technology platform to CTS’s Public Safety and commercial customers.

OnSSI’s Ocularis Enables Integration of Video Surveillance Between Atlanta’s Schools and Police

On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) announced that the Atlanta Public School System (APS) has implemented OnSSI’s Ocularis video-centric PSIM (physical security information management), enabling the Atlanta Police Department (APD) to access surveillance cameras at the schools for improved situational awareness in the event of an incident or emergency. The highly efficient and cost-effective IP video surveillance solution is part of the school system’s initiative to upgrade its older analog cameras on an ongoing basis.

Sielox Recaps Recent Deployments of Sielox Class

Sielox LLC announces the deployment of Sielox Class™ Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System at Onslow County School District in North Carolina, Floyd County School District in Georgia and at Seton Catholic Preparatory High School in Arizona. Sielox Class provides real-time classroom status, updates and notifications to administrators and first responders through the use of interactive floor plans, email and text messaging to assist in making split-second decisions.

U.S. DOE Seeks Partner For Biometric Wearable System For First Responders

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently undergoing a multiyear project to develop a wearable communication system for emergency responders and according to the “sources sought” document on FedBizOpps, PNNL is seeking a wearable technology partner with specific expertise in the integration of communications systems regularly used by the emergency management […]