Emergencyresponse

08.30.12
Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations
08.30.12

Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations

Emergency services are embracing technology as new ways to investigate, send alerts and receive rep...

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08.10.12
PlayBook Mobile Responder app puts police tools in a finger-friendly package
08.10.12

PlayBook Mobile Responder app puts police tools in a finger-friendly package

The PlayBook may not have taken off in the consumer market, but its enterprise-friendly features m...

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02.17.12
FCC rules VoIP providers must report outages in effort to improve 911 service
02.17.12

FCC rules VoIP providers must report outages in effort to improve 911 service

The FCC has many important things under its jurisdiction, and ensuring a functional 911 service is...

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10.04.11
Verizon Wireless gives birth to first LTE COW in Florida, we're still waiting for a celebratory cigar
10.04.11

Verizon Wireless gives birth to first LTE COW in Florida, we're still waiting for a celebratory cigar

They're not keen on providing milk, and we've never found evidence to suggest that Verizon's COWs...

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08.11.11
Microsoft Surface-controlled robots to boldly go where rescuers have gone before (video)
08.11.11

Microsoft Surface-controlled robots to boldly go where rescuers have gone before (video)

Ready to get hands-on in the danger zone -- from afar? That's precisely what an enterprising team...

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04.25.11
AT&T's new cell tower can fit in a suitcase, help restore networks after natural disasters
04.25.11

AT&T's new cell tower can fit in a suitcase, help restore networks after natural disasters

Whenever a natural disaster strikes, phone companies are typically forced to patch up their own net...

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