2021 Grant Assistance Now Available from Panasonic TOUGHBOOKs

Our partners at Panasonic are offering to help customers secure grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of projects in 2021. The program helps public sector agencies develop project ideas, get technology-rich projects funded and even expand communications and security initiatives that are already in the works. The free assistance includes: Access to

Sanitation Best Practices for Protecting Your Health & Equipment

Now more than ever, those of us who use two-way radios, mobile computers and tablets must keep them clean and sanitized to reduce or eliminate the spread of bacteria and germs. But what methods and products work best?  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has compiled a list of more than 350 products that meet its

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,