Emergency response

May 29, 2019
Alphabet's balloons broadcast LTE two days after Peruvian quake
May 29, 2019

Alphabet's balloons broadcast LTE two days after Peruvian quake

Loon provided internet service 48 hours after the 8.0 magnitude earthquake.

By C. Fisher,   May 29, 2019
View
August 30, 2012
Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations
August 30, 2012

Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations

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

By J. Rigg,   August 30, 2012
View
A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
Now available on your smart speaker and wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts  |  Spotify  |  Google Play  |  iHeart Radio
August 10, 2012
PlayBook Mobile Responder app puts police tools in a finger-friendly package
August 10, 2012

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...

By T. O'Brien,   August 10, 2012
View
February 17, 2012
FCC rules VoIP providers must report outages in effort to improve 911 service
February 17, 2012

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...

By J. Trew,   February 17, 2012
View
October 4, 2011
Verizon Wireless gives birth to first LTE COW in Florida, we're still waiting for a celebratory cigar
October 4, 2011

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 Veriz...

By Z. Lutz,   October 4, 2011
View
August 11, 2011
Microsoft Surface-controlled robots to boldly go where rescuers have gone before (video)
August 11, 2011

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...

By J. Volpe,   August 11, 2011
View
April 25, 2011
AT&T's new cell tower can fit in a suitcase, help restore networks after natural disasters
April 25, 2011

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...

By A. Toor,   April 25, 2011
View

Sponsored Links