With Google's PageRank putting new emphasis on mobile friendliness, agencies will feel more pressure to speed the move to mobile.
ikeGPS Spike offers emergency-response managers a new mobile tool for making rapid in-the-field measurements that can easily be integrated into responders’ databases.
Researchers at Yahoo have developed a biometric authentication system that uses the whole touchscreen as the image sensor and verifies biometrics with low-resolution scans.
The First Responder Network Authority Board released a draft RFP for the construction, operation, maintenance and improvement of the nationwide public safety broadband network.
Rugged tablets offer a secure and cost-effective solution for employees in the field -- but only if the IT staff chooses carefully.
The animated, speech-enabled, step-by-step mobile coaching helps healthcare workers follow directions for putting on and removing personal protective equipment in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Technology developed for testing water purity on the International Space Station is being remade into a simple, low-cost mobile app for evaluating water safety here on Earth.
Rescue workers, hospital staffers and patients themselves are using mobile apps to improve responses to health emergencies.
City officials hope to cut emergency room visits with a program designed to connect residents in their homes with a doctor, via the emergency medical technicians and firefighters who answer the 911 call.
GammaTech Computer Corp. has developed four commercial-off-the-shelf configurations of its Durabook R11 tablets to meet the different needs of public safety professionals.
New Gartner analysis finds broad similarities at different levels of government, but decidedly different rankings of public-sector CIO's biggest worries.
The Next-Generation Incident Command System is a mobile, web-based system designed to speed collaboration and enhance situational awareness.