Wireless http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32208/more en Radio accessories enhance K-9 team’s on-the-job safety http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/radio-accessories-enhance-k-9-team-s-job-safety <div class="node-body article-body">PRYME Radio Products' Bluetooth system, which includes a BTH-LMIC lapel microphone and a fully functional push-to-talk mechanism, that delivers full shift 12-hour talk time, easy pairing and no connectivity loss for Placer County, Calif., sheriff's office K-9 team.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/radio-accessories-enhance-k-9-team-s-job-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/radio-accessories-enhance-k-9-team-s-job-safety#comments Products at Work Law Enforcement Mobile Wireless Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:49:00 +0000 68541 at http://americancityandcounty.com Internet of Things: Cities offer a lot of potential (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/hardware-software/internet-things-cities-offer-lot-potential-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Chui, one of the authors of a new McKinsey report, offers some forecasts on the Internet of Things in cities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/hardware-software/internet-things-cities-offer-lot-potential-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/hardware-software/internet-things-cities-offer-lot-potential-related-video#comments Computers & Monitors Cloud Computing Hardware & Software Telecommunications Mobile Wireless Technology Wed, 23 Sep 2015 13:55:00 +0000 67111 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Michael Chui</p> Wireless upgrade offers access across 5 key spots in California city http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/wireless-upgrade-offers-access-across-5-key-spots-california-city <div class="node-body article-body">Thousand Oaks, Calif., is working to ensure the mobility and communications options of its residents and businesses. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/wireless-upgrade-offers-access-across-5-key-spots-california-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/wireless-upgrade-offers-access-across-5-key-spots-california-city#comments Products at Work Hardware & Software Telecommunications Wireless Technology Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 66031 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p><sup>This image shows the primary location, City Hall and Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, Calif., where the wireless networking equipment is installed.</sup></p> Governments are using the cloud for hosted voice and videoconferencing applications (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/governments-are-using-cloud-hosted-voice-and-videoconferencing-applications-relat <div class="node-body article-body">Lucas Binder talks about cloud trends and applications in government. He discusses hosted voice and videoconferencing applications. Binder is vice president of business development for Lightpath.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/governments-are-using-cloud-hosted-voice-and-videoconferencing-applications-relat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/governments-are-using-cloud-hosted-voice-and-videoconferencing-applications-relat#comments Cloud Computing Hardware & Software Security Telecommunications Mobile Wireless Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:52:00 +0000 63581 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Lucas Binder</p> The role of mobile technology in improving public safety communications (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/role-mobile-technology-improving-public-safety-communications-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">David Simon of Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications (PSPC) tells GPN how technology is changing public safety communications capabilities for governments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/role-mobile-technology-improving-public-safety-communications-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/role-mobile-technology-improving-public-safety-communications-related-video#comments Communications Broadband Emergency Response Fire Fire Law Enforcement Telecommunications Law Enforcement Mobile Wireless Smart Cities Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:16:00 +0000 61921 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>David Simon</p> True mobility trend favors rugged mobile computers — part 1 (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/true-mobility-trend-favors-rugged-mobile-computers-part-1-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Handheld founder and CEO Jerker Hellström offers a commentary on the evolution and development of “ruggedish” smartphones that stand up to tough public sector tasks. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/true-mobility-trend-favors-rugged-mobile-computers-part-1-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/telecommunications/true-mobility-trend-favors-rugged-mobile-computers-part-1-related-video#comments Computers & Monitors Telecommunications Mobile Wireless Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:02:00 +0000 53331 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Jerker Hellstr&ouml;m</p> Using technology to connect with citizens (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/using-technology-connect-citizens-related-video <div class="field-byline"> William Kilmer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Governments should increase their use of social media, mobile devices and smart phones to communicate with their citizens, says William Kilmer who is CEO of PublicEngines. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/using-technology-connect-citizens-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/using-technology-connect-citizens-related-video#comments Citizen Engagement Communications Law Enforcement Telecommunications Law Enforcement Mobile Wireless Smart Cities Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 50031 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>William Kilmer</p> Albuquerque Transit premiers text service http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/albuquerque-transit-premiers-text-service <div class="field-byline"> Contributor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Text information saves time for residents and money for city </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Commuters in Albuquerque, N.M., are now able to get the latest information on bus schedules delivered instantly to their mobile phones via the AT&amp;T Global Smart Messaging Suite. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/albuquerque-transit-premiers-text-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/albuquerque-transit-premiers-text-service#comments Mobile Wireless Smart Cities Silver Thu, 11 Jul 2013 16:17:00 +0000 43002 at http://americancityandcounty.com Vermont is site of Sprint's text-to-911 trial http://americancityandcounty.com/wireless/vermont-site-sprints-text-911-trial <div class="field-byline"> Donny Jackson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sprint Wireless has embarked on 911 text messaging, with the carrier starting a four-month trial of the technology in Vermont.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/wireless/vermont-site-sprints-text-911-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/wireless/vermont-site-sprints-text-911-trial#comments Emergency Response Telecommunications Wireless Technology news govpro.com/news govpro.com/public_safety/emergency_response govpro.com/technology/content govpro.com/technology/telecommunications/content govpro.com/technology/wireless Thu, 06 Dec 2012 00:53:00 +0000 28228 at http://americancityandcounty.com County governments embrace mobile apps http://americancityandcounty.com/news/county-governments-embrace-mobile-apps <div class="field-byline"> Larry Conley </div> <div class="node-body article-body">County governments are creating new ways to use mobile applications to deliver information and service to residents.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/news/county-governments-embrace-mobile-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/news/county-governments-embrace-mobile-apps#comments Telecommunications Wireless Technology Smart Cities news Wed, 13 Jun 2012 19:33:00 +0000 25879 at http://americancityandcounty.com