MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018--Motorola Solutions Australia (NYSE: MSI) will expand and upgrade the mission-critical radio network serving Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade.The Partnerships Victoria managed service contract has been extended for seven years (valued at AUD $261 million) with an opportunity to extend for a further five years. This will extend Motorola Solutions’ delivery of mission-critical voice communications to the State of Victoria beyond 20 years.In addition to upgrading the Metropolitan Mobile Radio network (MMR), Motorola Solutions will provide enhanced data services and incremental safety features including GPS and location services, enabling agencies to better manage their vehicles and personnel. The service will also provide customised online reporting, giving agencies valuable information about their radio network usage.Motorola Solutions will continue to deliver new innovation to the service, … [Read more...] about Victorian Emergency Services Extend Investment in Advanced, Mission-Critical Communications
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Recently, I interviewed Sam Hannah-Rankin, who is Director Public Sector Innovation for Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic) in Australia. She has previously been Director of ICT Innovation for the Department of State Development, Small Business and Innovation in Victoria.In addition, Sam was General Manager of the Australia Post, where she was focused on identities. Beyond working on Fairfax Digital, where she helped to launch mycareer.com.au, Sam is a McKinsey alum who gained extensive experience working in the banking industry on innovation of benefits projects as Chief Manage of Strategic Capital Projects with Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.She is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and received an Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.Why did you start the Public Sector Innovation Fund? Is this part of the strategy to reinvent and spark innovation in Australia? Did you get any motivation from what Georgetown University is doing, for I know they … [Read more...] about Australian State develops fund to spark government innovation
Here are some more apps that you might find useful!10 best Android flashlight apps with no extra permissionsFlashlight apps are a dying breed. Google began adding them to Android as early as Lollipop and OEMs have been including them on their OEM skins for far longer. The need for this dwindles as …5 best apps for helping during a hurricane Hurricane Irma is currently blasting Florida. We're not even two weeks out from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The Southern United States in general is having a rough time. There are a bunch … Medical IDPrice: Free / $4.99DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAYMedical ID is one of the better emergency apps. It covers the basics like ICE information, medical contacts, emergency, and other such things. You can also add things like birthday, allergies, blood type, and current medications. The app also features a persistent notification on the lock screen in case emergency services need to see it. This one is best for those with chronic … [Read more...] about 5 best emergency apps and other emergency things your phone can do!
Sprint is the first US carrier to have implemented an SMS emergency alert system, which over at other countries like Japan, has been of paramount importance for saving lives. The new, Wireless Emergency System (WES), around which carriers rallied earlier this year, will text you whenever there's an urgent announcement for you coming from institutions such as the National Weather Service, local emergency centers and even the president of the United States.“Sprint said its network now supports the Wireless Emergency Alert system, which will allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to deliver warning messages to wireless networks … Customers receive the warnings when their phones are enabled with special chipsets and software and the warnings are sent based upon geolocation,” the company's press release reads.Sprint, the nation's third-largest carrier with a user base of around 50 million, will start field testing the service in New York City soon with the … [Read more...] about Sprint enables SMS emergency text alert system, scores a US carrier first
posted on 16 Jul 2015, 09:16 8 1. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 14967; Member since: 25 Sep 2013) That's a dangerous bug. But, who would ask Siri to charge their phone? You'd have to be a complete idiot. She can't charge the phone, it charges when you plug it in so I don't see a reason to ask. Who even had the time to figure this bug out? posted on 16 Jul 2015, 09:25 0 4. waddup121 (unregistered) That bug wow posted on 16 Jul 2015, 09:31 0 5. Scott93274 (Posts: 5786; Member since: 06 Aug 2013) I agree with you that only an idiot would do this... but then again, someone had to have discovered it somehow... posted on 16 Jul 2015, 09:51 0 11. gaming64 (unregistered) Dude it ain't a bug. It's a comedic response from Siri. Who would be dumb to ask that question anyway. Siri is just teaching 'em a lesson posted on 16 Jul 2015, 10:16 0 15. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013) siri is calling emergency services to attend to the users stupidity, … [Read more...] about Comments for : A bug or a feature? Asking Siri to fully charge your iPhone will dial Emergency services