Watch the Broadband US TV webcast – a special program on FirstNet ‘one year later’ – hosted by Jim Baller and Marty Stern, with the following guests: Laura Pettus, Program Manager, NTIA Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program Dr. Andrew Afflerbach, CEO/Director of Engineering – CTC Technology & Energy Jeff Cohen, Chief Counsel, Law and [...]
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Live streaming video from cameras is being received and managed in dispatch and command centers in many large cities. This is helping improve situational awareness and decision making. The challenge is how to make this information along with operational data such as floor plans, schematics, and high resolution images that are relevant to a situation [...]
An interesting article from Wireless magazine, interviewing Philippe Agard, VP of business development for public safety about the integrated LTE 400MHz PMR solution, called Evercor. Agard explains why using LTE commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technology developed for the mobile phone market is specifically relevant for the public safety community and other business critical PMR users. Indeed, they [...]
Park rangers, emergency medical services and event organizers at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Rowing Championship will be using real-time visual information (streaming video, image transfer) to ensure the safety and security of competitors and spectators, thanks to a dedicated mobile broadband network from Alcatel-Lucent. Alcatel-Lucent is providing a public safety 4G Long Term [...]
By Michael Roney, Editor, LifeTalk There’s no doubt about it: city life isn’t what it used to be, and that’s both good and bad. First consider the challenges: Today’s cities are larger than at any time in history. In fact, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) reports that more than 50 percent of [...]
In the article published in “Enriching Communications” eZine, Kevin Wendt, Global Director of Network Management Services and Solutions at Alcatel-Lucent shares his vision about the relevancy of combining the power of LTE with Cloud infrastructure. Wendt explains why LTE cloud infrastructure gives public safety agencies: Faster access to advanced services and applications. Because it’s a [...]
Safety, mobility and environment are critical factors that must be balanced and aligned with a trusted partner to ensure a successful safe city.
With: G. Veiga, Senior Director, Public Safety & State/Local Government, Alcatel-Lucent - 07 May 2012
Coordination is paramount in Chattanooga’s safe city program, which already is improving public safety while reducing operating costs.
With: M. Keil, CIO, City of Chattanooga - 07 May 2012
Safe city deployments are a multi-faceted issue that encompasses such basic principles as freedom, convenience, security, privacy and transparency.
With: J. Barros, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Porto, Portugal; Founding Director of the Institute for Telecommunications - 07 May 2012
At the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center from February 22-23, Alcatel-Lucent showcases Bell Labs’ innovations and solutions designed to help first responders in the field and demonstrates to public safety agencies how they can make the transition to mobile broadband technology. The latest innovation from Alcatel-Lucent’s continuing focus [...]
Featuring a complete LTE network on wheels, Alcatel-Lucent’s Striker 1 illustrates the art of the possible, showcased at the CES 2012 event last January 10th in Las Vegas. By creating a next-generation platform in a mobile environment, Striker 1 demonstrated the power of LTE and how LTE is changing communication, collaboration, and operations for public [...]
Deploying hardwired video surveillance facilities are expensive, time-consuming, and often produce unreliable results. The availability of an LTE network changes the game. Sao Paulo Policia Militar experiments its benefits in term of cost savings and capabilities.
With: Col. A. Deak Jr., Diretor de Tecnologia, Polícia Militar de São Paulo - 31 Jan 2012
There is a delicate balance between privacy and security with the expansion of video surveillance networks, but with new and evolving public safety issues these resources become critically necessary.
With: A. Olligschlaeger, Ph.D., President, TruNorth Data Systems, Inc. - 31 Jan 2012
Broadened responsibilities for critical infrastructure protection are forcing both private industry and public agencies to expand their security networks and capabilities.
With: S. Nye, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Verticals, Informa Telecoms & Media - 31 Jan 2012
Deployment of a public safety LTE network will provide first responders with capabilities never before possible: enhanced situational awareness, everywhere real-time collaboration and connected communities.
With: P. Agard, Alcatel-Lucent’s Vice President of Business Development for Public Safety - 31 Jan 2012
Over the last several years, monitoring high performance data stream sources has become very important in various vertical markets. For example, in the public safety sector, monitoring and automatically identifying individuals suspected of terrorist or criminal activity without physically interacting with them has become a crucial security function. In the healthcare industry, noninvasive mechanical home [...]