Recon Instruments-Mutualink Team to Deploy Wearable Device for First Responders

alliance partnership connectRecon Instruments has teamed up with Mutualink to introduce a wearable device designed to allow users to communicate with other first responders and law enforcement personnel during emergencies.

Recon Jet is an eyewear with a heads-up display that works to capture and transmit videos, GPS location and other data through a network, Intel‘s Christopher Croteau wrote in a blog entry published Tuesday.

The partnership is based on Mutualink’s joint effort with Intel on an “Internet of public safety things” program and aims to facilitate connectivity between the wearable device and Mutualink’s Interoperable Response and Preparedness Platform network through FirstNet 4G wireless and commercial networks.

Croteau, business development lead for head-worn devices at Intel’s new devices group, noted that Mutualink and Recon Instruments will hold events to seek feedback from first responders on the device as well as conduct field trials in preparation for the initial product release in the second quarter of 2016.

Check Also

John Cooney

Former ITA Official John Cooney to Lead SkyWater’s Government Engagements

John Cooney, a former official at the Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration, has joined semiconductor foundry services provider SkyWater Technology as director of U.S. government relations.

Ellen Lord

DoD Launches Pilot Programs for Software Procurement; Ellen Lord Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has made continued efforts to transform software procurement across the military,  FedScoop reported Thursday. Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment and four-time Wash100 Award recipient, has developed pilot programs to test the acquisition.

Analyst1

Analyst1 to Help DoD’s Innovation Org Develop Cyber Threat Intell Platform

Analyst1 has been selected help the Defense Innovation Unit transform cybersecurity operations through the development of an enterprise-grade technology that will work to automatically process threat intelligence data.