Articles by tag: emergency response

Next Gen 911 Doesn’t Have a Final Destination, But Lack of Funding is Slowing the Adoption Journey

Next Gen 911 Sara Weston

The transformation of emergency response systems through Next Gen 911 represents a critical evolution in public safety technology, enhancing emergency response capabilities with features like GPS tracking, live video, and real-time translation. As we move away from the outdated copper wire systems first implemented in the 1960s, the disparity between our personal devices and […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Security Technology and Emergency Response

Technology continuously reshapes our daily lives, and its intersection with public safety and emergency response has become a focal point of discussion within both the public and private sector. With a surge in the implementation of sophisticated security technologies, from intelligent safety platforms to IoT devices, the question arises: How effectively are these advancements bridging […]

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Implement Two-Way Radio Communication Systems for Schools: A Non-Negotiable for Unmatched Emergency Communication Efficiency

Ensuring the safety of students and staff in schools is a paramount concern, and the adoption of effective communication tools is a cornerstone of any comprehensive emergency preparedness plan. Against this backdrop, the critical importance of two-way radio systems for schools comes to the fore, offering a reliable solution for maintaining communication during both […]

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Icom Tackles Safety Challenges in Diverse Workspaces With Unique Connect Solutions

As the demand for enhanced safety measures in professional environments grows, ICOM’s Connect solutions emerge as a game-changer. These systems uniquely blend emergency response functions with sophisticated motion detection technology, addressing a wide range of safety challenges across various work settings. This video delves into the groundbreaking features of ICOM’s Connect solutions, focusing on […]

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Duty of Care for the Control Room Operator

In this episode of “NOC Your SOCs Off,” host Dan Gundry explores the crucial topic of duty of care for control room operators with guests Tanya Lee and Megan Koehler of Evans Consoles. The discussion focuses on enhancing the operator experience and the responsibilities of industry professionals towards these vital yet often overlooked workers. […]

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Unveiling Best-of-Class Solutions at APCO 2023

With the increasing demand for advanced visualization in emergency operations, the spotlight is on Wildfire and their innovative solutions at APCO 2023. As the world faces a surge in crises, the need for tailored technologies for 911 and dispatch centers is more critical than ever. Research shows that effective visualization tools can significantly improve […]

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School Safety Today
School Safety Today: Developing a Strong School Emergency Communication Plan

No one likes to think about the worst happening at their local schools. Unfortunately, in the United States school shootings alone have become shockingly common, making it all the more important to have a school emergency communication plan. In fact, there have been 948 school shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy in December 2012. That’s […]

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Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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School Safety Today: School Security Best Practices: Digital Floor Plan Mapping
June 14, 2022

Joey Wahler interviews Michael Rodgers, founder and CEO of the Critical Response Group (CRG). CRG and Raptor Technologies are working together to provide efficient protection for first responders in schools through digital floor plan mapping technology. CRG also provides this technology to businesses, hospitals, and many other important infrastructures. Rodgers shares how his experience from […]

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School Safety Today: School Security Best Practices: Digital Floor Plan Mapping
June 14, 2022

Joey Wahler interviews Michael Rodgers, founder and CEO of the Critical Response Group (CRG). CRG and Raptor Technologies are working together to provide efficient protection for first responders in schools through digital floor plan mapping technology. In addition to the technology’s usefulness school safety protocols, CRG also provides this technology to businesses, hospitals, and many […]

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What to Consider When Outfitting Response and Preparedness Centers
November 18, 2020

No one wants an emergency – but it pays to expect one. By being prepared for any number of crises and critical events, you can ensure that your response is efficient and effective, allowing you to be agile and swift in real time and to resolve challenges before they wreak havoc. However, much of America […]

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