Be sure not to miss these informative sessions, which will be held in the APCO 2012 Exhibit Hall Presentation Theater!
Monday, August 20 - 10:30 – 11:30 am
The Convergence of LMR and LTE
Presenter: James Teel - Director, LTE Business Development, Harris
Some have questioned how long it will be before LTE replaces LMR. However, LMR isn’t going anywhere, and the reality is that these two platforms will converge to be both operationally and economically viable. This presentation will discuss how public safety can take advantage of this convergence.
Monday, August 20 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
EFJohnson’s Smarter Way to P25
Presenter: Karthik Rangarajan – Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, EF Johnson Technologies
Learn how smarter system design, with a unique patented distributed architecture, makes EFJohnson’s ATLAS P25 Systems Solution the most reliable, cost-efficient system available in the communications marketplace. You will also see first-hand the smarter engineering of our new Viking VP600 portable radio, with P25 Phase 2 capabilities, superior audio and advanced visual features.
Monday, August 20 - 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Stay Ahead of What’s Next with Mission-Critical Intelligence
Presenters: Tom Miller, Lt. Col (Ret) MI State Police; Director, Public Safety Markets, Motorola and Bob Escalle, Director, Product Management Private Broadband Devices, Motorola
When unparalleled voice, immersive data applications and robust security converge on intuitive, street-ready devices, dispatchers know what to do; responders know what to expect. Hear an end-user’s perspective on the role of new technology in policing and learn about Motorola’s vision for the future of safer cities.
Tuesday, August 21 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Simplifying Public Safety Transformation
Presenter: Charles Vick – Manager, Product Management and Development, Verizon
Today more than ever, Public Safety agencies are pressured to more effectively deliver upon their mission. Verizon Enterprise Solutions provides seamless comprehensive solutions to the challenges faced by Public Safety agencies. Learn how to: Manage risk, protect data and enable greater collaboration; re-engineer processes to streamline operations; and deploy leading technology.
Tuesday, August 21, Noon - 1:00 pm
Mobile EAS: Rich-media, Simultaneous Mass Alerting
Presenters: Mobile EAS Team Leaders John Lawson, LG Electronic, and Jim Kutzner, Public Broadcasting Service
A powerful new tool for public alerting and tactical video, Mobile EAS is moving from pilot to local/national deployment. Harnessing the power of TV broadcasting and Mobile DTV, M-EAS overlays an entire metro area. It bypasses cellular bottlenecks and will deliver rich-media content to mobile phones, tablets, and APCO-25 radios.
Tuesday, August 21 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Multi-Vendor P25 Network Solutions: Myths, Misunderstandings and Reality
Presenter: John Szpak – Director of System Design, Cassidian Communications
This presentation will address the many misunderstandings that exist in the market concerning the capabilities provided by multi-vendor P25 digital land mobile radio networks and perceived limitations of today’s standards to address the need for interoperability. Common myths covered in the presentation include: Unable to Support Key Management and Over-the-air Re-keying (OTAR), Can Radios from Multiple Vendors Really Work, How to Bridge Existing Analog Systems to the Digital Domain, Consoles, and Addressing Non-standard Features.