IoT Devices for Firefighters: Key Certifications and Features

First Responder Devices for Firefighters: Does Your Technology Meet Mission Critical Standards?   As a firefighter, you’re committed to using the best possible equipment to accelerate your response to emergency calls. The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to change how we fight fires, enabling links between personnel on the scene and remote experts who […]

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First Responder Device Design for Police: What You Need to Know

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), along with the launch of a dedicated first responder network in the U.S., is causing a monumental shift in police work. License plate and facial recognition devices find connections between suspects on a scene and document offenders. Officers wear body cams and connected clothing to monitor vital […]

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5 Questions to Ask Your First Responder Solutions Provider

Following the rollout of a dedicated first responder network in the U.S., municipalities are choosing providers and building out their arsenal of network gateways and connected devices. As you weigh your options and choose devices that fit your needs, be aware of the potential pitfalls—especially security risks—that face you on the market.   To avoid […]

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3 Questions to Ask Before Designing a FirstNet Compatible Device

The FirstNet market is growing rapidly—from $4 million in revenues from LTE devices in the U.S. public safety sector in 2016 to $205 million in 2021, IHS Markit predicts — and it’s radically different from other IoT markets in several important ways. The network itself is operated by AT&T-FirstNet for the first responder community and […]

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How Remote Device Management Helps First Responders

Like other Internet of Things products, public safety devices connected to cellular networks require monitoring and updates to keep them current.   Because these devices are used in mission-critical situations where lives are at stake, it’s essential for first responder service providers and agencies to be able to manage devices remotely.   They’re going into […]

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How Advances In Gigabit LTE Are Improving Public Safety

When disaster strikes, mobilizing a network of first responders in a hurry saves countless lives. Natural disasters, fires and other emergency situations depend on operations grids to quickly provide supplies and resources to areas where public safety is at risk. Ultra-high-speed communication networks and Internet of Things (IoT) modules are helping first responders access information […]

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Why Data Speed Matters for Cellular First Responder Applications

In an emergency, first responders are on the front lines, rushing to save lives and assess critical situations. Communication is an essential need for all emergency personnel, and in large-scale disasters it’s imperative for communication links to reach beyond departmental and geographic boundaries.   Today, first responders in the U.S. rely on more than 10,000 […]

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Telit Powers New Range of First Responder Routers from Centrix IP

Telit Powers New Range of First Responder Routers from Centrix IP New AIS range of devices includes vehicle, portable and personal variants Telit modules allow Centrix IP to market its new products across multiple geographies London, August 6, 2018 – Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its LTE LE910C4-NF […]

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The Internet of Life Saving Things | First Responder Network Solutions with IoT

The First Responder Network is far more than just a new, more reliable means for voice communication between first responders. It’s the opportunity for that community to leverage all that the mobile network ecosystem has been delivering in terms of value to business and industry, including cellular broadband already well established in the private sector; […]

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Embedded Modules vs. Standard Data Cards: Which is Right for Your First Responder Network Application?

When you’re designing a device for the First Responder market, you have some important choices to make to address design and functionality constraints of your end-product. Cellular modules are electronic components packing the functionality of a complete cellular voice and data modem in less than a fraction of a square inch. They enable machine-to-machine (M2M) […]

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