Tag Archives: smartphone

Motorola Solutions to Debut Public Safety Mobile Apps Suite

Motorola Solutions will launch a suite of mobile applications designed to help public safety personnel communicate and collaborate with each other. The company said Tuesday the portfolio comprises the Messaging, Mapping, WAVE and Telephony apps. Messaging is designed to help first responders share text messages and photos to individuals or talk groups across smartphones and two-way radios. Mapping …

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Navy Explores Options to Continue MUOS-5 Satellite Transfer Process

The U.S. Navy will consider alternate orbit adjustment options, calculate mission impact and investigate options to address a propulsion system failure that occurred on the service branch’s communications satellite launch, Space News reported Tuesday. Mike Gruss writes the fifth Lockheed Martin-developed Mobile User Objective System has not transferred to geosynchronous orbit as a …

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Hitron Technologies to Help DHS Engineer Body-Worn Camera Activation System

Hitron Technologies Inc. has been awarded a 16-month, $441,706 contract with the Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate to develop an automated activation system for body-worn cameras for first responders. The company said Thursday it aims to incorporate sensors that use short-range radio signals into the system to automate the activation of …

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AT&T Receives Education Dept Mobile Service Support Contract; Mike Leff Comments

AT&T has secured a three-year contract to provide mobile devices and related management support services for the Education Department. The contract covers data and voice services, smartphones and tablet devices, onsite support and mobile device management services, AT&T said Tuesday. Mike Leff, vice president for civilian agencies at AT&T’s government solutions …

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BlackBerry Obtains DoD Approval for Public Key Infrastructure; David Kleidermacher Comments

BlackBerry Ltd. has received a new Defense Department approval to deploy the company’s mobile device public key infrastructure credentials throughout the department. DoD personnel will use the BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 smartphones to access and share data without the use of common access card tools for security, BlackBerry said Thursday. …

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DoD Seeks BlackBerry 10 Anti-Tamper Tech Sources

The Defense Department‘s U.S. Special Operations Command is seeking information on potential providers of integrity verification and tamper detection tools for BlackBerry 10 smartphones. USSOCOM said Thursday it wants a technology that can help special operations forces to monitor and audit BlackBerry 10 software and application modules. The command is …

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