Tests show there are benefits to using Long Term Evolution (4G) mobile data to improve public services – while using existing PMR infrastructure.
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Consultation to test and get feedback from fire authorities on the bidding process for administering the funds.
Kent Police thwarts third armed robbery through the use of new analysis software for visualising complex comms data.
Upgrade results in operational data automatically synching with fire engines, providing vital information before crews arrive on scene.
APCO shares a video by The National 911 Program to introduce NG911 and set the stage for further discussion of any of the topics addressed in the video including, the need for NG911, the key benefits to the public and first responders, standards development, governance and potential legislative changes.
Alert4All uses different communication channels – including fire systems – to send out emergency messages: SEE VIDEO.
As of Monday 18th November organisations can direct critical information to the right people at the right time with a dedicated Twitter programme.
Voluntary group formed in the aftermath of 1953 east coast flood disaster marks 60th anniversary.
Speech by Policing Minister Damian Green on Monday 11 November 2013 to the College of Policing's Digital Pathfinders conference
The event takes place next week (12-13 November) in Beaumont House, Old Windsor.
The new national paging channel from Ofcom will be used for local on-site paging systems.
Joint collaboration between British Transport Police and Network Rail results in the successful implementation of the Airwave Service into two service helicopters.
Civica and Tetratab announce a strategic partnership to deliver affordable ANPR on demountable rugged, multi-purpose tablet computers.
Warwickshire and Northamptonshire County Councils have jointly awarded local company, telent Technology Services, a contract to supply, install and provide maintenance services for replacement Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs).
Updata Infrastructure will connect the Consortium’s emergency control rooms.
Programme replaces voice messages with data transmissions.
Future control room services scheme: summary ‘national picture’ of fire and rescue authority improvement plans
Department for Communities and Local Government publishes high-level national summary of the improvements being made by fire and rescue authorities to their control room services. Download the full document.
Guide provides quick reference on radio procedures for before/during/after an event.
What technology-related themes were touched upon? Read on.
Motion Computing to introduce in-vehicle computing solution with built-in sensors that limit the use of computer displays while the vehicle is in motion
Admin tool allows the fleet manager to configure what applications are accessible by the driver.
Coach driver to be prosecuted after cyclist inadvertently films him using a mobile phone while driving – see video.
Specifically created for professional use in the office or call centre the Century headset impressed the jury of experts with its attractive, comfortable design and productivity enhancing features.
‘Single solution will not only result in efficiency gains, but it will also open the door for a more collaborative emergency services sector.’
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