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On June 6th, 2015, Richard Matt and David Sweat, were discovered missing at 5:17 a.m. from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York. Matt was serving 25 years to life and Sweat was serving life without parole. Following their escape, a three-week manhunt ensued. After three weeks, more than

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Hurricane Ian
Emergency Response

In early October, in the wake of Hurricane Ian, Chris Teale, a staff reporter at Government Computer News (GCN),  authored an article about the need for communications both during and before natural disasters. In his article, Chris referenced a report by the Federal Communications Commission to illustrate the hurricane’s impact

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Military

The U.S. military has always been at the forefront of deploying innovative technology to enhance situational awareness and provide strategic advantage. Today, the military is more reliant than ever on technology and is working towards creating hyper-enabled operators. For example, the Army recently announced its HoloLens order, which will bring

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Aspen Grove
Law EnforcementMilitary

There is a perception that mobile mesh networking is a new, novel technology that has only started to see adoption across the government, but that’s not entirely true. Mobile mesh networking is an established, relatively pervasive technology that can be found in radios carried by military and emergency personnel every

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Law EnforcementMilitary

Throughout the history of the United States, the country and its people were protected from externally-derived harm to some extent because of the oceans on its eastern and western coasts. However, as technology advanced, the United States quickly grew vulnerable to threats coming over or across the Atlantic or Pacific

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Emergency ResponseMilitary

No matter if it’s a warfighter deployed on a special operation in an off-grid environment, or an emergency responder in a dense urban area with weak cellular connectivity, having reliable means of communication and situational awareness is critical for a mission to be executed successfully. But in these environments where

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Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitary

Prior to deploying to a crisis response center in a remote location, humanitarian aid workers typically have an initial communications plan which includes a list of crucial stakeholders, their goals, and the hierarchy for sharing information on the crisis. Team leaders have to know who they need to talk to,

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ATOS
Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitaryWildland Fire

When the Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) was released a decade ago, its situational awareness and communications capabilities completely transformed how military, law enforcement, and emergency response teams coordinate and communicate during their missions. For more than 10 years, ATAK has been enabling any warfighter with an Android device to

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assured comms
Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitary

For all operations in austere environments, having assured comms is essential for the life and safety of those in the field, as well as the success of the mission. Imagine that you are part of a small team operating in an austere environment tasked with gathering critical information on a

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