Act Now: Take Advantage of CARES Act Grant Opportunities with Help from Panasonic and BAYCOM

The recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the largest-ever economic stimulus package in U.S. history, contains grant opportunities to help organizations prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding is available to tribal agencies, healthcare and public safety organizations and may be used to cover costs associated with (but...
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Construction

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Could the Laptops and Tablets in Your Portfolio Pass the “Rugged” Tests?

In most commercial and public safety environments, laptops and tablets need to be rugged—withstanding drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high altitudes, water, and dust. But how durable are these devices, really? Have they earned the right to be called “rugged”? Back in the 1960s, the Department of Defense developed a series of tests, called MIL-STD-810G specifications,

Think Green – Construction Application Brief

With material costs increasing, profit margins decreasing and the battle for bids at an all-time high, construction contractors are looking for innovative ways to compete. As the economy continues to tighten, customers continue to demand lower costs, tighter schedules and even give preference to contractors who employ “green” construction services. Read this construction application brief

COVID-19

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

$850 Million in Grants Available to Help Prevent, Prepare for and Respond to COVID-19.

The U.S. Department of Justice Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will provide funding to assist eligible states, local units of government, and tribes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The funding is available to cover costs associated with (but not limited to): Overtime pay Equipment (including law enforcement and medical personal protective equipment)

Education

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

Two-way radios help educators safely care for students with special needs

To better ensure the safety and security of the nation’s school children, districts are increasingly turning to two-way radios to facilitate communications between teachers, staff and public safety officers. With push-to-talk capability, two-way radios offer educators an instant and reliable means of communication in an emergency. They’re also a critical everyday tool for teachers and

Educators: $50 Million in Grants Available to Improve School Security

The U.S. Department of Justice COPS Office STOP School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) is a competitive award program designed to provide funding to improve security at schools and on school grounds through evidence-based school safety programs. SVPP funding is available for projects that involve: Coordination with local law enforcement Training for local law enforcement officers

University Solutions: License Plate Readers Debunk Parking Capacity Myth, Generate Revenue & Enhance Safety

At The University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, administrators recently took steps to investigate what they thought was a problem with parking lot capacity. “People were complaining about the lack of parking spaces, but the university had no real way to accurately track day-to-day availability,” said BAYCOM Communications Consultant Kate Premo. “So they installed automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)

K-12 Campus Communication: The Two-Way Radio Advantage

A half-hour north of Milwaukee, in the Mequon-Thiensville School District, two-way radios play an important role in helping to keep students, teachers and staff safe. On any given day, more than 200 radios are put into service across the district’s six schools, and Director of Buildings and Grounds Kyle Thompson says the radios are proving

Events & News

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

BAYCOM Honored by Inc. 5000

Just as we were mobilizing our teams to offer increased support to our customers amid the coronavirus outbreak, we learned we were selected as one of Inc. 5000’s 250 most successful companies in the Midwest.  We are honored to be named and thrilled to share the news. “It’s this maniacal focus on our customers, no

Fire & EMS

$850 Million in Grants Available to Help Prevent, Prepare for and Respond to COVID-19.

The U.S. Department of Justice Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will provide funding to assist eligible states, local units of government, and tribes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The funding is available to cover costs associated with (but not limited to): Overtime pay Equipment (including law enforcement and medical personal protective equipment)

2019 FEMA Grant Application Period is Open

Need help obtaining critically needed equipment to protect and serve the public? Millions of dollars in grant money is available through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and

Healthcare & Hospitals

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

$850 Million in Grants Available to Help Prevent, Prepare for and Respond to COVID-19.

The U.S. Department of Justice Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will provide funding to assist eligible states, local units of government, and tribes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The funding is available to cover costs associated with (but not limited to): Overtime pay Equipment (including law enforcement and medical personal protective equipment)

Hotels & Hospitality

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Law Enforcement

$850 Million in Grants Available to Help Prevent, Prepare for and Respond to COVID-19.

The U.S. Department of Justice Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will provide funding to assist eligible states, local units of government, and tribes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The funding is available to cover costs associated with (but not limited to): Overtime pay Equipment (including law enforcement and medical personal protective equipment)

Manufacturing

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

MKE DNC 2020

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Acqualina Resort Case Study

See how this high-end resort used the features of their Motorola radios to document, connect, and organize each department at the Acqualina hotel. The building acting, as a huge antenna, provides coverage not only for the building but for the surrounding areas. The cost savings that they achieved was only an extra benefit compared to the

Networks

Rajant Kinetic Mesh Connects Dispersed Operations

Within the next few months, we’ll be celebrating the one-year anniversary of our acquisition of Infinity Wireless in Minneapolis-St. Paul, a move that has allowed us to expand our product offerings to better serve our customers. One of the most exciting new offerings is Rajant Kinetic Mesh, a network that connects geographically dispersed operations efficiently

The Rajant Kinetic Mesh® Network is Like a Cell Tower on Wheels

Today’s expansive industrial operations require robust connectivity everywhere. But cellular networks can’t truly meet these demands. That’s because cell towers are static. Move out of their range, and you’ve lost connectivity – as well as the critical data you need. But what if you could put that cell tower on wheels, and bring reliable connectivity

Network Drift.
It WILL Happen 100% of the Time.
Guaranteed.

No matter how well a wireless network is planned or how meticulously it is deployed, something will eventually happen over time to cause it to go adrift. From a need for increased capacity to power sources becoming undependable, changes to a wired network will occur. And unfortunately, there is no way around it. The “normal”

What if You Could Put a Cell Tower on Wheels?

Turning Every Operator’s Dreams for Total Network Mobility into Reality Industrial environments are modernizing in exciting ways. Worksites are becoming increasingly connected as the number of devices, sensors, and intelligent machines in use grows. Through them, operators are able to gain real-time visibility into the status of people, equipment, and operations like never before. But

Panasonic

2019 FEMA Grant Application Period is Open

Need help obtaining critically needed equipment to protect and serve the public? Millions of dollars in grant money is available through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and

Report: Government & Public Safety Leaders Vow to Embrace Disruptive Technologies

To build smarter, safer, more sustainable cities and states, decision-makers in Government & Public Safety are acutely aware of the future value of advanced technologies. In a recent Panasonic survey of more than 400 technology decision-makers1 across 13 industries (including Government and Public Safety), more than half considered mobile devices, apps and commerce, the cloud

Could the Laptops and Tablets in Your Portfolio Pass the “Rugged” Tests?

In most commercial and public safety environments, laptops and tablets need to be rugged—withstanding drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high altitudes, water, and dust. But how durable are these devices, really? Have they earned the right to be called “rugged”? Back in the 1960s, the Department of Defense developed a series of tests, called MIL-STD-810G specifications,

Rentals

BAYCOM Partners with
Rhino Communication Rentals

In an effort to expand on our rental capacity and capabilities, we here at BAYCOM have joined forces with Rhino Communication Rentals. Rhino Communication Rentals is headquartered in Maple Grove, MN just outside the Twin Cities and specializes in two-way rental communication.  With over 50 years of combined experience in the industry, Rhino focuses on

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and

Tools and Solutions

Avigilon™ from Motorola Solutions Enables the ‘Smart Restart’ of Business while Respecting Employee Privacy

As organizations emerge from the shut-downs imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak, conducting business-as-usual will be a thing of the past. For the foreseeable future, workplaces of all sizes will be implementing new rules and adopting best practices in social distancing. Motorola Solution’s video management system, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC), can help you monitor compliance

Rajant Kinetic Mesh Connects Dispersed Operations

Within the next few months, we’ll be celebrating the one-year anniversary of our acquisition of Infinity Wireless in Minneapolis-St. Paul, a move that has allowed us to expand our product offerings to better serve our customers. One of the most exciting new offerings is Rajant Kinetic Mesh, a network that connects geographically dispersed operations efficiently

Two-way radios help educators safely care for students with special needs

To better ensure the safety and security of the nation’s school children, districts are increasingly turning to two-way radios to facilitate communications between teachers, staff and public safety officers. With push-to-talk capability, two-way radios offer educators an instant and reliable means of communication in an emergency. They’re also a critical everyday tool for teachers and

University Solutions: License Plate Readers Debunk Parking Capacity Myth, Generate Revenue & Enhance Safety

At The University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, administrators recently took steps to investigate what they thought was a problem with parking lot capacity. “People were complaining about the lack of parking spaces, but the university had no real way to accurately track day-to-day availability,” said BAYCOM Communications Consultant Kate Premo. “So they installed automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)

Transportation & Logistics

Two-way radios help educators safely care for students with special needs

To better ensure the safety and security of the nation’s school children, districts are increasingly turning to two-way radios to facilitate communications between teachers, staff and public safety officers. With push-to-talk capability, two-way radios offer educators an instant and reliable means of communication in an emergency. They’re also a critical everyday tool for teachers and

University Solutions: License Plate Readers Debunk Parking Capacity Myth, Generate Revenue & Enhance Safety

At The University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, administrators recently took steps to investigate what they thought was a problem with parking lot capacity. “People were complaining about the lack of parking spaces, but the university had no real way to accurately track day-to-day availability,” said BAYCOM Communications Consultant Kate Premo. “So they installed automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)

BAYCOM Two-Way Radios help Keep Vets Safe during Honor Flights

As we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we’re also proud to share that we provide two-way radios and accessories to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, based here in Wisconsin. Stars and Stripes is part of the national Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our veterans feel

DNC 2020: Seize the Opportunity to Shine

When the world’s attention is focused on Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention next summer, businesses like yours will have a remarkable opportunity to shine. BAYCOM is ready to help you make a great impression. “We’re already in the planning stages with many of our customers who know they’ll need to enhance their communications and