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 a nation where 82 percent of the population now has a smartphone, it may be hard to imagine that two-way radios are the most efficient way to communicate. But these devices are being put to use in some surprising ways these days to create safer, more productive and efficient environments.