Public Safety

US guide on single sign-on for first responders

27 August, 2021

Reliable mobile device authentication mechanisms, which do not hinder delivery of emergency services, are required.


AFAC bushfire outlook for spring 2021

27 August, 2021

Dangerous in the north-east but less so in the south-east.


Blackberry launches water monitoring solution

10 August, 2021 | Supplied by: BlackBerry Australia Pty Limited

The autonomous and intelligent solution has helped a municipality save nearly $1 million in operating expenses.


WA Police use mobile app to spend more time in community

05 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Solution puts essential information at officers' fingertips and gives officers more time for community policing.


Drones provide emergency comms during China's recent floods

29 July, 2021

China deployed UAVs to aid emergency communications and conduct damage assessment in areas affected by recent floods.


Motorola Solutions CommandCentral suite

26 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Motorola Solutions has launched its CommandCentral suite. A cloud-native, end-to-end command centre software suite that unifies the flow of data as an incident unfolds to provide clarity for mission-critical response and decision making.


Carbyne partners with Edgybees for enhanced disaster response

21 July, 2021

The collaboration improves response time and enhances awareness in large-scale emergency situations.


Omnitronics omnicore Enterprise Dispatch consoles

20 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Omnitronics Pty Ltd

Omnitronics omnicore Enterprise Dispatch consoles support dynamic regrouping directly from the console via AIS for Tait DMR T3.


Challenge to find drones for emergency comms

06 July, 2021

Drones have potential to hover in place to provide wide Wi-Fi access.


NIST releases draft report on securely outsourcing public safety organisation's digital information

01 July, 2021

US PSOs need to follow these guidelines when looking to outsource their data.


TETRA vs Cellular: key elements to consider when planning a mission-critical network

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Sepura

When production, safety and operational managers start planning activity on a new site, they know they will need a secure communications platform to connect their teams across all of the site and enable efficient working practice.


Connectivity in the field: the next revolution in emergency services digitisation

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Cradlepoint Australia Pty Ltd

Technology that can help emergency services agencies secure and access data has grown in sophistication.


UK to provide emergency sign language video calls

25 June, 2021

Ensuring correct communication between caller and first responders on the emergency line.


Text to 911 may be a safer option

23 June, 2021

Texting an emergency message may be the safer option, according to some US counties.


US releases draft report on first responder authentication

11 June, 2021 | Supplied by: National Institute of Standards and Technology

PSOs considering using biometrics for authenticating first responders are encouraged to use the guidelines.


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