From command to the front line, your firefighters put their lives on the line every single day. Yet, they are under constant stress and pressure from a lack of critical personnel, resources and funding to be their best. A shocking 65 percent of departments lack basic tools such as water-resistant radios for their firefighters, and 39 percent of all fire departments do not have enough personal alert safety system (PASS) devices to equip all personnel on shift, according to the 2010 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Needs Assessment Survey. Meanwhile, accountability remains a challenge on the fireground – and thus continues to be a major safety concern. To address these challenges, you need purpose-built equipment that delivers clear, reliable voice and data communications both indoors and out. You need better information about the situation and incident surroundings to enable greater safety and effectiveness. And you need a platform that enables seamless integration of intelligence into every single response.
Clear mission-critical audio combined with real-time data to Incident Commanders allows for informed, proactive decision making. By integrating unparalleled voice, immersive data applications and radios designed for firefighters, responders are able to work safer and smarter to improve real-time decision-making capabilities.
Provide firefighters with reliable, purpose-built radios that seamlessly provide data to command staff.
Voice and data combine to provide industry leading audio and automatic data delivery to incident command and dispatchers. By providing location, air-tank levels, accountability and physiological vitals, incident commanders can now not only communicate with their in-building personnel but also receive data automatically.
When the lives of citizens are at stake, every second counts. Having the right information at the incident scene and en route to the hospital can help maximize the golden hour and save lives. By equipping emergency medical services first responders with solutions that let them stream video, access information and collaborate in real-time while in the field, they will be able to make smarter decisions and ensure better patient outcomes.
The “Golden Hour” typically refers to the time frame identified by medical and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals as the crucial period in which beginning of treatment for heart attack and stroke victims should occur for greatest chance of survival. EMS professionals recognize that no matter what the emergency – whether heart attack or stroke or injuries due to accident, fire, street violence and more – every second is invaluable. The ability to arrive on scene quickly and immediately establish a bidirectional exchange of information between the incident scene, doctors and the hospital emergency department is critical in saving lives.
Public safety grade communications enable EMS to speed response and meet their goals of reducing the time for treatment to begin, resulting in improved outcomes and survival rates. Our Connected EMS solutions give your emergency medical responders real-time access to crucial patient information and situational conditions, empowering them to make faster, smarter decisions prior to arrival, on the scene and en route to the hospital.
In an emergency, other first responders may be a few meters or several kilometers away. When every second counts, you need a radio you can rely on to get the job done. Since coordinating response and protecting lives is at the heart of every mission, every two-way radio transmission is crucial. And every radio has one job to do: keep you safe. The APX P25 mission-critical two-way radio series redefines safety in portable communication. From the fire line to the factory line, APX puts the right device into the hands of the right user. Every feature and function is designed with its users in mind – from the rugged, easy to operate design to the loudest, clearest audio. The result is the ability to keep your people and community safer than ever before.
“The radio is the most relied upon piece of equipment a firefighter has at their disposal.”
- Lt. Dave Hudik, City of Elgin Fire Department
The MCC 7100 Console uses wired or wireless networks to establish Project 25 (P25) encrypted voice communications with trunked and conventional radios, when and where it is needed. Being deployable on a tablet, it allows for quick expansion of mobile work force communications for on-the-spot coordination during special events, for disaster management, in back-up facilities and to increase temporary dispatch capacity
When you really need to stay in touch – whether during an urban incident or a wildland fire – a pager is an excellent solution. Motorola’s Minitor VI is simple, rugged and reliable – and built for the realities of first responders. With up to 16 minutes of voice recording and capable of customizable call alerts, you can be prepared to react quickly in times of emergency.
When the mission is not putting out fires, the LEX L10 Mission Critical LTE Handheld provides optimal coverage on both 3G/4G Commercial and Public Safety LTE networks. Seamless connectivity and coverage for data sharing is increasingly critical in operations. Equipped with telephony and WAVE PTT capabilities allow you to quickly connect with radio and phone users when away from the station.
Motorola’s WAVE™ technology is a breakthrough communication interoperability and broadband solution that enables simple, secure and affordable push to-talk (PTT) capabilities. WAVE empowers every member of the response team across the continuum of care to instantly connect with each other, or with specific work groups via PTT. It eliminates boundaries and delivers real-time voice and data securely over any network using any device, including two-way radios, smartphones, laptops, tablets, rugged handhelds and landlines. Members of your emergency medical team can use devices they already have and networks to which they already subscribe to have PTT connectivity with hospital staff, specialty doctors and other individuals, both inside and outside your radio communication system.
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