Tag Archives: emergency

U.S. Navy Awards Jacobs $419M Contract to Provide Intelligent Asset Management for Naval Facilities Engineering Command; Steve Arnette Quoted

Jacobs has received a potential eight-year, $418.9M contract by the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic for base operating support services at naval installations, the company announced on Thursday. The contract terms include a 12-month base period and seven, 12-month option periods.

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AT&T’s Stacy Schwartz on Mobility & Cloud Evolution in Public Safety, Unified Communication Tech’s Future

Stacy Schwartz leads the public safety organization within AT&T‘s public sector business in her vice president role at the global telecommunications company and oversees its services to federal entities such as the departments of Homeland Security, Justice and State. The AT&T public safety team’s areas of concentration include mobile devices and applications, cloud computing Internet Protocol-based …

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Mutualink Rolls Out Intel Edison-Based Comm Tool for First Responders; Mike Wengrovitz Comments

Mutualink has introduced a new device for users to send multimedia content and communicate with other first responders and public safety organizations during emergency situations. The Wearable Smart Gateway is a palm-sized device built on Intel-made Edison computing platform and is a product of Mutualink’s Internet of Public Safety Things program, Mutualink said …

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Mark Jules: Hitachi Unveils Cloud-Based Data Visualization Tools for Public Safety Agencies

Hitachi Data Systems has introduced a set of hardware and software products for law enforcement and emergency organizations to collect, analyze and integrate disparate information during a critical situation. The Hitachi Visualization portfolio includes video capture and gateway appliances as well as map-based applications intended to help public safety personnel …

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Booz Allen Subsidiary Launches Deployable LTE Emergency Communications System

A subsidiary of Booz Allen Hamilton plans to unveil a deployable broadband communications system to support the information-sharing functions of first responders and public safety workers in the aftermath of an emergency. The firm said Monday that Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services will exhibit the system at this week’s APCO 2014 Conference in New Orleans. The deployable …

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TCS, NextNav Partner for Indoor Emergency Locator System Demo; Kent Hellebust Comments

TeleCommunication Systems and NextNav have partnered to demonstrate an indoor positioning technology they believe help emergency responders locate 911 mobile phone callers who are inside a building. NextNav will exhibit its Metropolitan Beacon System in conjunction with TCS’ 911 technology at this week’s Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials conference in New …

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TCS Launches 911 Call, Text Routing System Offering; Thomas Ginter Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has launched a new public safety answering point system that is built to support 9-1-1 calling as well as emergency-related texts, videos and photos. Defender9-1-1 works to integrate with geographic information systems and Internet Protocol networks and comply with National Emergency Number Association standards, TCS said Tuesday. Thomas …

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Keith Bhatia: TCS to Help DHS Research Emergency Alert Geo-Targeting

TeleCommunication Systems will work with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop algorithmic models for transmitting mobile-based emergency warnings to the public. TCS and DHS’ science and technology directorate will research new techniques to manage cellular radio frequency coverage of national wireless emergency alert systems, TCS said Thursday. “We are dedicated …

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Hughes SATCOM System Aims to Link Water Emergency Response Teams; Chris O’Dell Comments

A Hughes Network Systems business unit has implemented a communications-on-the-move system for emergency response units in southwestern England. Hughes Europe deployed its 9450-C11 mobile satellite terminal over the Inmarsat Broadband Global Area Network to give Wessex Water a unified communications system that is designed to work in areas with no wireless …

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