Tag Archives: public safety communications

Chris Sambar: AT&T Introduces FirstNet Deployable Blimp to Support Nationwide Public Safety Comms

AT&T has added a 55-foot aerostat to the company's fleet of deployable network assets built to complement a national broadband communications system for first responders. FirstNet One is designed to facilitate LTE connectivity within a targeted area in tne event of a disaster, Chris Sambar, executive vice president of technology operations at AT&T, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday.

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Motorola Solutions Chosen for Florida Public Safety Radio Comms Project

The Florida Department of Management Services has selected Motorola Solutions to build a radio system to facilitate public safety communications throughout the state. Motorola said Monday it would provide the ASTRO 25 land mobile radio technology and manage Project 25 as part of the billion-dollar Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System. ASTRO 25 will work to help federal, …

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NICE, AGENT511 to Integrate Public Safety Multimedia Recording, Messaging Platforms

NICE has partnered with AGENT511 to integrate a text-to-911 recording technology with a multimedia messaging platform to help customers manage public safety communications. The partnership seeks to combine NICE Inform and AGENT511’s TEXTBLUE for public safety answering points to record text messages from the latter platform and produce an incident report by gathering data from 911 …

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Airbus DS Communications to Implement 911 Call Processing System in Florida’s Hillsborough County

A business unit of Airbus‘ defense and space segment has been chosen to deploy an emergency call handling platform and an internet protocol network in Hillsborough County, Florida, in an effort to update the county’s public safety communications system. Airbus DS Communications‘ VESTA 911 system will work to help the Hillsborough County 9-1-1 Administration interconnect …

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Harris to Distribute Tait Communications Products in North America

Harris Corp.‘s public safety and professional communications business has entered into a partnership with Tait Communications to become an exclusive distributor of the latter’s communications products in North America. The agreement will market the two companies’ public safety and professional communications product lines and combine their dealer networks across more than 250 locations …

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Airbus Adds NICE Platform to Public Safety Tech Offerings; Bob Freinberg Comments

An Airbus Defense and Space company has added a NICE-made incident information management platform to that company’s emergency communications processing technology portfolio in an effort to equip public safety answering points with integrated tools. Airbus DS Communications will offer NICE’s NG9-1-1-ready products such as audio recording, text-to-911 logging, screen capture and Inform digital evidence management tools as part of …

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Avtec, Christine Wireless License DHS’ Public Safety Comms Module

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted Avtec and Christine Wireless commercial licensing rights to a DHS-built technology that works to help public safety organizations reconfigure or update legacy communication systems. DHS said Monday its science and technology directorate’s first responders group developed the Radio Internet-Protocol Communications Module to …

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NIST, NTIA Seek New Public Safety Communications Research Industry Partners

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and National Telecommunications and Information Administration plans to award a new series of contracts for testing and evaluation work for the Public Safety Communications Research program. NIST said Tuesday the program currently has 39 telecommunications companies contracted for five years public safety communications equipment and software through the use …

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