In the years since the 9/11 attack on the World Trade center, public safety organizations across the country have been compelled to address an issue that became crystal clear that day: Communication systems have inherent limitations. The World Trade Center featured communication towers on the roofs, making it difficult for emergency vehicles pulled close to
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
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
Many of our public safety customers here in Wisconsin are challenged by the expanse and topography of the areas within which they serve. In some cases, counties are spread out over a thousand or more square miles, with remote and hilly areas that often cannot be reached with two-way radio systems connected to a single
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,
APX Personnel Accountability now supported on conventional and trunked radio configurations help monitor the safety of public safety responders. Whether it be the threat of a raging fire, coordinating a stakeout, or handling the complexity of a multiagency response, incident command needs to know who is on-scene, what they are doing, how long they’ve been
BAYCOM and CC&N Bring Product and Installation Expertise for BDAs Building owners and first responders are turning to bi-directional amplifiers (BDAs) to address shortcomings with public safety in-building radio coverage revealed during the 9/11 attacks. BDAs increasingly are coming into use because most radio systems are not strong enough to penetrate everywhere in larger buildings.
BAYCOM Works with Municipalities to Provide the Best Solutions for Remote Security and WiFi Access Municipalities throughout Wisconsin are leveraging the capabilities of wide area network technology from BAYCOM to enhance security and other remote connectivity challenges in a cost-effective manner. Separate from two-way radio communication, wide area network systems serve as the foundation for digital assets