Two more counties sign onto STARNet, Pennsylvania's new statewide radio network
A 911 center serving two Central Pennsylvania counties announced it's joining STARNet, the state's new interoperable radio network.
NIST launches immersive VR research center for public safety
Researchers at NIST plan to use the new space to develop new indoor location-tracking technology and user interfaces for public safety.
Driving innovation in the hub of Silicon Valley
On the Priorities podcast, San Jose chief innovation officer Clay Garner outlines his approach to closing the digital divide and embracing emerging tech.
New Jersey Gov. Murphy announces $7 million for gunshot detection tech
Gov. Phil Murphy said the state is investing millions in gunshot-detection systems and community-based programs to reduce gun violence.
Missouri Highway Patrol backpedals on 'Batman'-themed alert
The Missouri State Highway Patrol told residents it was looking for the Joker, but the alert was not so serious.
NHTSA selects vendor to test new 911 data-exchange model
A new standard for sharing 911 data is an essential step as the nation moves to a IP-based systems, officials said.
States need boost for 911 networks and staffing, analysts say
The firm Mission Critical Partners released an analysis after completing more than 100 vulnerability assessments of 911 centers.
First responders say they want better tech interoperability
A survey of public-safety personnel found that 70% are comfortable with existing technologies, but also revealed a desire for more seamless communications.
Will a cyberattack take down next-generation 911?
NENA's Brandon Abley says that although the next generation of 911 will be more complex, its distributed nature will make it hard for bad actors to take down.