Tags Public Safety

Bike lane object-detection tech one of three winners in DCx challenge

by • 5 days ago

Three winners of a Washington D.C. startup competition will split $20,000 for their public-safety-driven technologies.

First innovative firefighting technology contracts come to California

by • 4 weeks ago

A predictive modeling platform and an ignition detection system come under a new rapid procurement process Gov. Gavin Newsom designed to attract creative ideas.

Public safety data needs a strategy, Atlanta CIO says

by • 1 month ago

Atlanta's recent adoption of gunshot-detection devices means there's even more data the city find ways to share and manage.

How Lake Tahoe is fixing its evacuation route bottleneck

by • 1 month ago

With only six major routes in or out of the popular tourist spot, state and federal officials are convening to design a more resilient disaster plan.

DHS, St. Louis partner on 'smart city' pilot for public safety

by • 2 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security says it wants to make it easier for cities to mix and match technologies from different vendors.

FirstNet approves $82 million budget for 2020

by • 2 months ago

The budget also includes $82 million in reserve funding and $145 million in network reinvestment.

Three 5G ideas named semifinalists in D.C. challenge

by • 2 months ago

Three semifinalists will demonstrate their solutions in front of judges on Oct. 2 to determine who wins the $20,000 prize.

FirstNet's new 'roadmap' offers preview of network's future

by • 2 months ago

Expanding the network's "deployables fleet" and improving in-building coverage fall under six priorities outlined in FirstNet's latest planning document.

Next-generation 911 gets $109 million boost

by • 2 months ago

Funding authorized in 2012 is now being dispensed to 34 states and territories. But a full nationwide upgrade could require more than $12 billion.