Public Safety

Crash Management Across Verticals

Crash Management Across Verticals

In a previous post we discussed the importance of managing the inevitable cost of collisions across large fleets and insurance pools. As noted previously, the important features of CrashBoxx™ are:

• Instant crash alerts—provides immediate notification when a collision occurs

• Accident reconstruction—sends crash event data within minutes of a crash

• Predictive physical damage—helps determine vehicle damage in near real time

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Connectivity: The First Link in the Situational Awareness Chain

Connectivity: The First Link in the Situational Awareness Chain

In previous posts, we’ve discussed the importance of tools like vehicle area networks for first responders. This time, we’ll go into a bit more detail about the first link in the situational awareness chain: the cellular broadband router itself.

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Vehicle Area Networks: Moving the App to the Data

Vehicle Area Networks: Moving the App to the Data

Our cities and towns along with our vehicles are becoming more connected every day. There are beacons being added in retail locations and Wi-Fi enabled streetlights being installed. Personal cars can increasing do more things with their connection to the internet and themselves. It is no different for workforce vehicles. The vehicle area networks can collect vast amounts of data. But what happens to all that information? How do we use it?

The power is in being able to process and apply it quickly to a situation.

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Stronger Security For Your Narrowband Router

Stronger Security For Your Narrowband Router

Keeping networks secure is a hot topic these days. It almost seems like a weekly news story – another organization has their network hacked. While no system is a 100% “hack-proof,” you can make your company and systems a harder target. If you utilize (licensed, UHF, or VHF) narrowband routers for communications, one way to limit access is having devices with secure remote logins.

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Vehicle Area Networks and Situational Awareness

Vehicle Area Networks and Situational Awareness

There’s no debate about the importance of situational awareness. For police, fire, and medical first responders, knowing as much as possible about an incident before arriving at the scene is a life-saving necessity. Fortunately, computer-aided dispatch and other technologies have existed for years to provide critical advance information. Officers and field personnel have access to medical data, call history, maps and topography, and other knowledge to help them plan when responding to a scene.

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