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  • In active shooter situations, every second counts. It takes time to call 911, and for law enforcement to arrive. And when they do, information is limited....

  • Augmented Reality to the Rescue November 1, 2016 By Sandra Jontz The virtual world now can really help save lives. A joint industry effort has produced ruggedized augmented reality glasses that securely deliver real-time multimedia information to first responders. The solution, developers say, would shave......

  • Atlantic City Police Rely on Mutualink Interop Thursday, October 27, 2016 by HPN News Desk The Atlantic City Police Department (ACPD) recently deployed a new interoperability response and preparedness system to provide a secure communication channel for officers working in the field during crowded events......

  • Lessons Learned from Global Attacks: FirstNet from Homeland Security Today By: Amanda Vicinanzo, Online Managing Editor Terrorist attacks across the globe, and particularly here in the United States, present a huge opportunity for the nation to learn how to improve communication and information sharing in......

  • Written by Craig Dziedzic and Rob Wright Security for Super Bowl 50 provided a unique security challenge. Two densely populated cities, thousands of first responders from dozens of local, county, regional, state and federal agencies, and private-sector emergency management professionals were all involved with the......

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 by Tracy Rozens More than 100 first responders gathered in New York this week for the state’s largest emergency response training exercise featuring realistic scenarios inspired by terrorist threats in the United States and abroad and utilizing the newest communications technology......

  • Wallingford, CT – Two leading public safety technology innovators, Mutualink and Rave Mobile Safety, have partnered to enable faster real-time communication and information sharing with first responders during an emergency. The companies have integrated their advanced communication technologies – Rave Panic Button and Mutualink K12 – into one effective, easy-to-use system. The communications platform is ideal for K-12 schools, colleges and universities, as well as hospitals, municipal buildings,...

  • Broomfield, CO - Even a year ago, FirstNet still seemed largely theoretical as it went through the planning process. But, with the agency having released its request for proposal in January, and expecting to make an award of its $6.5 billion for the design and construction of the network in early November, the focus of vendors has sharpened considerably even if they don't plan to bid for the overall contract. That new level of interest and expectation, and new energy around the practicalities of...

  • Santa Clara, CA – With fan safety emerging as the day's big winner, Mutualink is celebrating a victory off the football field as part of the highly-successful security operation for Super Bowl 50. Mutualink's communications platform enabled secure, real-time collaboration and information sharing among local, state and federal agencies, as well as private entities such as utilities and mass transit. The technology provided unprecedented situational awareness to law enforcement – from Super Bowl C...

  • Wallingford, CT – The IJIS Institute awarded its 2016 Innovation Award to Intel, Mutualink and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s for “The Internet of Public Safety Things: Urban Shield Results”. This exciting area of emerging public safety technology is transforming the ways that first responder teams interoperate to accomplish their missions. “On behalf of Sheriff Munks and our partners at Intel, we are extremely honored to receive the 2016 Innovation Award from the IJIS Institute,” said Mark Ha...

  • Wallingford, CT – The IJIS Institute awarded its 2016 Innovation Award to Intel, Mutualink and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s for “The Internet of Public Safety Things: Urban Shield Results”. This exciting area of emerging public safety technology is transforming the ways that first responder teams interoperate to accomplish their missions. “On behalf of Sheriff Munks and our partners at Intel, we are extremely honored to receive the 2016 Innovation Award from the IJIS Institute,” said Mark ...

  • Most law enforcement and emergency responders will agree the single most important factor after a catastrophic event is maintaining order, providing aid and restoring stable, effective communications in the field, which becomes a monumental task when traditional power is unavailable. In early 2013, the Harris County Sheriff Office Mobile Command Unit met to analyze the deficiencies of existing equipment and formulated a plan for comprehensive technological updates. Recognizing budgetary limit...

  • Mutualink recently unveiled its Wearable Smart Gateway that is designed to let public-safety users securely connect multiple wearable or carried monitors and devices into a lightweight hub powered by Intel’s Edison chip that was developed specifically for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. With the Wearable Smart Gateway, myriad devices—from biometric sensors to body-worn cameras—can be connected via wire, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi with a paired public-safety user at the lightweight device, acco...

  • By: Willard Shepard from NBC Miami http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/New-Technology-Gives-Police-Inside-Look-at-Active-Shooter-Situations-330758022.html A move by one South Florida city could save lives if police have to contend with an active shooter. Cutting edge technology is now letting police and emergency responders actually see the danger before they get there. After......

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  • New Jersey’s piece of the nation’s emergency communications broadband network got its first test in August when state and local law enforcement tried it for the first time during two large outdoor concerts in Atlantic City. The inaugural real-world implementation of a wireless broadband network for first responders, known as FirstNet, operated without a hitch. Members of the Atlantic City Police Department and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness reported they were able...

  • Interoperable solutions provider Mutualink and three partners—PMC Associates, Oceus Networks and Hughes—next week will demonstrate their collaborative capabilities that are being deployed in the New Jersey public-safety LTE early-builder project. Mutualink will show its interoperability capabilities on the show floor—the partnering companies are using combined space in booths 2236, 2238 and 2137 in the exhibit hall at the APCO show in Washington, D.C.—where a trailer with an LTE system on whe...

  • New Jersey’s deployable public-safety LTE system will include collaboration software from Mutualink that is designed to ensure local-area interoperability via multiple technologies in almost all circumstances, as well as long-range interoperability when backhaul connectivity is available. In cooperation with FirstNet, the state of New Jersey this year is establishing a first-responder LTE system comprised entirely of deployable equipment. Mutualink’s media-cohesion solution—demonstrated last ...