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  • Keith Bhatia: TCS to Help DHS Research Emergency Alert Geo-Targeting - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 to the success of the […] More

  • TCS Establishes 911 SMS Interface Testing Lab; Thomas Ginter Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TCS Establishes 911 SMS Interface Testing Lab; Thomas Ginter Comments

    TeleCommunication Systems has established a technology laboratory for vendors to test if their telephony software and interfaces are capable of processing 911 emergency text messages. TCS’ ESInet Interoperability Lab is scheduled to open in April and was built for testing of text-to-911 architectures prior to a system’s deployment at public safety answering points, TCS said Tuesday. […] More

  • Hughes SATCOM System Aims to Link Water Emergency Response Teams; Chris O'Dell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 3G coverage, Hughes Europe announced […] More

  • CAE Helps Build Simulation-Based Paramedic Training System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CAE Helps Build Simulation-Based Paramedic Training System

    CAE and Ambulance Victoria have designed a training system for medical professionals to handle multiple casualties in times of emergencies at the SimTect/SimHealth exhibition in Australia Tuesday. Ambulance Victoria Virtual Paramedic, a finalist at the SimTect Serious Games Showcase and Challenge, works to offer simulation scenarios of situations that need immediate response, CAE said Tuesday. The […] More

  • TCS Releases Cyber Public Safety Services Suite; Drew Morin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TCS Releases Cyber Public Safety Services Suite; Drew Morin Comments

    TeleCommunication Systems has unveiled a new portfolio of services the company developed to support interconnected networks used by  first responders. TCS aims for ESP Cyber Solutions for Public Safety services to provide organizations with tools for protecting information technology infrastructures from criminal attacks and other threats, TCS said Monday. “Today’s technology environment demands a proactive approach to […] More

  • Motorola Solutions-Verizon Team Aims to Link First Responders with 4G; Dominic DeMark Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Motorola Solutions-Verizon Team Aims to Link First Responders with 4G; Dominic DeMark Comments

    Motorola Solutions and Verizon are partnering to connect first responders and other emergency personnel to 4G LTE wireless networks across the U.S. The companies intend for Motorola Solutions’ vehicle-based modem to operate on Verizon’s 4G LTE wireless network and any other LTE-based public safety network, the companies said Wednesday. Verizon says its 4G LTE network […] More

  • TCS Text 911 Service Wins Tech Research Firm Gold Award; Chris Nabinger Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TCS Text 911 Service Wins Tech Research Firm Gold Award; Chris Nabinger Comments

    TeleCommunication Systems has won a gold award from a technology research and advisory guide organization for the company’s geospatial emergency management service. Network Products Guide named GEM9-1-1 a winner for the 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the “IT Products and Services for Government” category, TCS said Monday. “It is an honor to […] More

  • SAIC to Help FEMA Carry Out Preparedness Training; JT Grumski Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC to Help FEMA Carry Out Preparedness Training; JT Grumski Comments

    Science Applications International Corp. will work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop training for emergency responders, the company announced Monday. The company won a $52 million contract, containing one base year and four one-year options, to provide training delivery services in support of FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness, which SAIC has been the […] More

  • Raytheon Partnership Aims for First Responder Mobile Comm Tech Interoperability; TJ Kennedy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Partnership Aims for First Responder Mobile Comm Tech Interoperability; TJ Kennedy Comments

    Raytheon has partnered with communications applications maker Twisted Pair Solutions to develop technology so police, fire and emergency rescue workers can communicate using several types of mobile devices. Raytheon said Twisted Pair will integrate its WAVE software with Raytheon's interoperability server to securely connect smartphones and tablets to existing land mobile radio systems. Police departments […] More

  • ARINC To Provide Penn. County Public Safety Comm System; Marvin Ingram Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ARINC To Provide Penn. County Public Safety Comm System; Marvin Ingram Comments

    ARINC Inc. has finalized a contract with Lancaster County, Pa. to provide a new public safety radio system for emergency responders, the company announced Wednesday. The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners approved the contract on Wednesday and the company will start work immediately. According to the company, the new multi-vendor system will support APCO Project […] More

  • WH Panel: Security, Emergency Programs Can Have Systems In Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    WH Panel: Security, Emergency Programs Can Have Systems In Cloud

    Agencies in charge of national security and emergency preparedness programs should move mission-critical systems to cloud computing infrastructures, a White House advisory panel says, according to Fierce Government IT. In its report, the White House’s national security telecommunications advisory committee also said the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program should include more high-risk impact level systems. The […] More

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