Public safety agencies and organizations across the globe are becoming increasingly smartphone-centric. In a recent webinar hosted by the International Public Safety Association, panelist Dale Stockton said, “When you consider the sheer utility and overall functionality, [smartphones] have become the tech equivalent of the proverbial Swiss Army knife.” It’s this
With new federal requirements for location tracking now in place, this free webinar will review the new mobile mesh networking technology solutions designed to address these challenges. Viewers will hear case studies from recent deployments and learn how agencies are already enhancing situational awareness and safety in the wildland today.
The past few months have been witness to a number of devastating natural disasters with no end in sight. Australian firefighters are still battling against a “mega blaze” that has burned more than 12 million acres of land and killed over 800 millions animals. On January 7, Puerto Rico was
The Tech Spotlight Series is an interview series where we chat with experts in the technology sector about the latest in off-grid communications. In previous articles on The Last Mile we’ve discussed the usage of mobile mesh networking for basic connectivity. Whether that be for the use of public safety
As we’ve discussed in previous articles on The Last Mile, natural disaster and emergency response situations are not only devastating for their victims, they can be challenging for first responders. This is especially true in wildfires – which move unpredictably and quickly – and hurricanes – which are seemingly increasing
The 2018 wildfire season was the deadliest and most destructive to date, with nearly two million acres burned in California alone. In this eBook, you will learn more about the challenges faced during the 2018 season and how the 2019 Wildfire Management Technology Advancement Act aims to help firefighters better
Watching live sports at a packed stadium can be phenomenal: the action on the field, the roar of the crowd. But hundreds of fans in one place can also prove to be a nightmare of poor cell service and congested networks — posing difficult communications challenges for the security teams
All levels of government – from federal government agencies, to state and local government organizations, to the military – are increasingly turning to technology to increase efficiency and better serve constituents. It’s a trend that you may have seen referred to as, “digital transformation,” and it’s driving massive investment in