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Spotsylvania County, Virginia, has awarded Harris Corp. a $19 million contract to replace its existing public safety radio system with one that improves its coverage area and is based on the latest technology standards. The new system will improve communications for law enforcement, fire service and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel who serve one of Virginia's fastest-growing counties.
Anritsu Co. will be exhibiting the new P25 Phase 2 TDMA analysis capability of its S412E LMR Master, as part of its portfolio of test solutions to address the key technologies associated with public safety networks – including LTE, narrowband and P25 – during IWCE 2013 in Las Vegas, March 11-15.
COMBILENT USA announces the opening of our U.S. facility in the Chicago area to support OEM customers and their channel partners. The facility is fully operational with distribution, testing, and assembly capabilities.
NEC Corp. completed interoperability testing for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program's 700 MHz Public Safety Demonstration Network at the Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories.
To meet the demanding needs of pyrotechnic engineers, Vishay Intertechnology Inc. introduced a new massive electro-pyrotechnic ignitor chip (MEPIC) resistor offering Joule effect or flash ignition for fast firing times down to 250 µs.
Raytheon Co. has released a mobile app for first responders that provides reliable and secure real-time communications, situational awareness and a suite of robust collaboration capabilities for groups of users on smartphones, tablets and mobile data computers. One Force® Mobile Collaboration is a complete end-to-end system.
Microwave Vision has expanded its line of EMF measurement tools with FlashRad, which can accommodate a broad range of EMF frequencies from 900 MHz to 11 GHz.
Boeing has developed an advanced method to test wireless signals in airplane cabins, making it possible for passengers to enjoy more reliable connectivity when using networked personal electronic devices in the air.
The U.S. government should require automakers to offer advanced safety features like lane departure warning in all passenger vehicles and commercial trucks to prevent accidents, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
Anritsu Co. announces that its full portfolio of LTE device test solutions includes Band 14 capability to support the public safety community. This portfolio includes three LTE-capable test platforms, as well as two LTE-focused test systems. Applications for these solutions cover the complete LTE device development chain from functional test to PTCRB certification and aftermarket repair, and options for advanced functionality, such as Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and LTE Advanced/Carrier Aggregation, are available.
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