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Edge Relay
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In a previous article, we discussed the recent release of goTenna’s exciting EdgeRelay solution and how this semi-permanent, ruggedized support node enables tactical operators to have mission-critical communications and situational awareness capabilities when and where the mission requires them. However, creating a system tough enough to handle the harsh conditions

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Communication and situational awareness are critical to successfully manage all phases of emergency management. Responding and recovering from disasters in austere and hostile environments, where communications are almost certainly unavailable, disrupted, or destroyed, present unique emergency management challenges. As dozens or even hundreds of government agencies conduct response and recovery

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emergency response in supply routes
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All field operators— military personnel or emergency response workers—need numerous things to accomplish their mission. They require physical access to supplies, the ability to monitor their teammates, and the establishment of a main supply route (MSR). These operators also rely on communication to stay informed during dynamic situations, ask for

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Emergency ResponseMilitary

Every year, the Air National Guard holds its Patriot Exercise event. This training exercise brings together personnel from the Air National Guard, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and multiple local, state, and federal partners for a series of simulated scenarios designed to test their ability

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Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementResource Center

Harnessing the power of the Team Awareness Kit for Android (ATAK) is now more accessible than ever, serving over 40,000 Department of Defense (DoD) users and 32,000 nonfederal users.  Offering cutting-edge situational awareness and field operation management tools, ATAK caters to both large-scale agencies and smaller entities alike. Yet, how

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tough stump technologies travels to an african national park to provide situational awareness for park rangers
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With temperatures regularly reaching 122 Fahrenheit, deadly animals roaming the terrain, and the constant threat from armed poachers, the park rangers in southern Africa’s national parks confront hazardous and challenging conditions. They face these dangers to protect something priceless – some of the world’s most endangered and vulnerable species. African

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Unlocking drone potential: How mobile mesh networking enhances tactical operations for public safety and military operators
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goTenna recently conducted another test of its goTenna Pro X2 mobile mesh networking solution in a rural and remote part of Arizona. Terrain features included arid desert, mountainous plateaus, and dense pine forests. In their demonstration, the goTenna team pushed the boundaries of mobile mesh networking connectivity by showcasing the

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Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitary

In August of this year, industry, defense, and public safety officials from the United States met at the annual Team Awareness Kit (TAK) offsite held in Raleigh, North Carolina. This incredibly technical and comprehensive event encompassed over 30 sessions, including keynote speakers, program briefings, panels, and technical tracks. These sessions

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hurricane season
Emergency Response

Late last month, Hurricane Idalia ripped through the Gulf Coast of Florida, causing more than an estimated $4B in damages and impacting remote locations of the state where both rescue operations and disaster recovery operations can take longer to execute. This hurricane also tore across an area of Florida –

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Hacking critical infrastructure systems
Emergency Response

In an era of increasing reliance on interconnected critical infrastructure systems, safeguarding power grids, gas pipelines, and transportation networks has never been more vital. These systems are often vulnerable to malware and other malicious hacking methods.  Most recently, Dutch researchers from cybersecurity firm Midnight Blue have identified vulnerabilities in the

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