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Moving Public Safety Forward: Invest in the Future, Not the Past.

Moving Public Safety Forward:  Invest in the Future, Not the Past. Use Existing Radio System and Smartphones, with an Etherstack and Cisco Solution If you’ve got an analog radio system, upgrading to P25 just got much easier and much less expensive. Some agencies have received an end-of-life and end-of-support notice from their radio network manufacturer. […]

Modernizing Public Safety Communications

Modernizing Public Safety Communications Your existing radios and voice system do more, with Cisco IPICS 4.8 If your agency uses Cisco Unified Communications as well as PTT radio communications, you can make both more valuable by adding Cisco IP Interoperability and Collaboration System (IPICS). Hundreds of public safety agencies around the world already use Cisco […]

How Internet of Things Is Transforming Public Safety

How Internet of Things Is Transforming Public Safety Use Case 1: BYOD for Police Officers The Internet of Things refers to connecting currently unconnected people and things, and it’s transforming public safety. This blog explains how police officers can securely use commercial smartphones and tablets in the field. Future blogs will describe other ways to […]

The Internet of Things Empowers Public Safety: Please Visit Cisco at APCO 2014 Booth 461

  Public safety organizations worldwide are increasingly adopting and using secure broadband networks, supporting open standards and multivendor technologies, and using new public safety applications, while adopting new policies for bring your own device (BYOD) using Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets for their personnel. The rate of adoption is continuing to accelerate […]

Summary: #SmartConnectedCity Series: A Smart City is a Safer City: Look to the Internet of Everything

Increasing safety used to mean finding budget for additional personnel, vehicles, equipment, radio networks, and other traditional IT. But thanks to an influx of connected technology, cities all over the world are reimagining what’s possible. One question that is on the minds of many government leaders is: how can my community bring the same amount […]

June 18, 2014

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#SmartConnectedCity Series: A Smart City is a Safer City: Look to the Internet of Everything

Safety is a prerequisite for a healthy city economy. Businesses and families move to safer cities. Tourists think about it when deciding where to go for vacation. Events organizers heavily weigh safety when selecting venues. Increasing safety used to mean finding budget for additional personnel, vehicles, equipment, radio networks, and other traditional IT. But now […]

Attending Cisco Live 2014? Nine Internet of Things (IoT) solution demos you must see!

If you are like many attendees visiting Cisco Live US 2014 this year, you've probably experienced at least one or more power failures that significantly impacted the quality...