Critical Infrastructure Close Call

A potentially dangerous situation was thwarted last month in Oldsmar, Florida, thanks to an alert water-treatment plant operator. According to a report in IWCE Urgent Communications, a hacker infiltrated the computer system of the Tampa-area water-treatment plant and made a change to the lye level in the system. “After the intruder increased the parts per

Custom Two-Way Radio Solution Helps Deaf Employee Work Independently

When Mark Weiss hired a deaf maintenance tech at his FedEx facility a few months ago, he knew communicating with his new employee would be a challenge. “We needed to hook him into our existing two-way radio system but I wasn’t sure how to make that happen,” said Weiss, Facility Maintenance Manager. “I was on

Camera-Sharing Program Helps Ensure Safer Communities

Our partners at Motorola Solutions have developed a new program that allows businesses to share security camera images with law enforcement in real time, so agencies can respond to incidents more quickly and accurately, and ensure safer outcomes. The Avigilon™ Public-Private Partnership Packages leverage Avigilon Cloud Services, and give business owners the ability to: Get

Educators: Grant Assistance Now Available for Video Security Projects

Our partners at Motorola/Avigilon are offering to help educators identify grant opportunities and prepare competitive applications for the funding of video security projects. The free, customized assistance includes: Grant research Weekly (or even daily) alerts to federal, state, local and corporate grants that become available Free access to the grantfinder.com database Assistance with application process

Interest is Growing to Standardize Two-Way Radio Signal-Strength Testing and Coverage Requirements

Across Wisconsin’s most heavily populated county, there’s a movement afoot to increase the reliability of radio coverage for first responders within commercial buildings and large family dwellings. Currently, the 19 municipalities within Milwaukee County follow various (and often different) versions of The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72) code recommendations for first responder radio coverage,

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

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