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The KENWOOD Viking® Difference

Written by The JVCKENWOOD Team on 9/27/18 10:18 AM

Whether you’re charging toward a burning building or performing a routine traffic stop, you never know what danger you are approaching. Your radio is your lifeline to communicate with dispatch and your team. That’s why we’re committed to developing the highest-quality P25 communication equipment with the most advanced technology so first responders can focus on their mission – protecting and saving lives. The KENWOOD Viking difference is what sets us apart from other radio vendors.

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Tags: KENWOOD Viking, Products and Solutions, P25, Police, Fire

Fire-Rescue International 2018 Recap

Written by The JVCKENWOOD Team on 9/10/18 9:49 AM

The JVCKENWOOD team attended IAFC's Fire-Rescue International (FRI) Conference and Expo in Dallas, TX last month to showcase our latest innovative solutions for fire agencies. 

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Tags: Event, JVCKENWOOD, Police, Fire, Industry, ATLAS, KENWOOD Viking, Products and Solutions

Modern Radio Fleet Management

Written by The JVCKENWOOD Team on 6/21/18 8:33 AM

Agencies often manage multiple fleets of radios and traditional radio configurators are not adequate to the task. Modern P25 trunked communication systems can support thousands to tens of thousands of radios and programming and updating radios one-by-one demands a significant amount of time, resources, and manpower that public safety agencies simply do not have to spare. 

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Tags: KENWOOD Viking, P25, Products and Solutions

The Importance of Battery Care in Mission-Critical Communications

Written by Dave Gertz on 6/16/18 8:08 AM

In the most critical moments, you rely on your P25 radio as your lifeline. Whether you’re entering a burning building or responding to a 911 call, your radio just needs to work. During a 12 hour shift, you should be able to focus on the one thing that matters – protecting and saving lives – and have confidence that your radio battery is as resilient as you are when you need it most.

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Tags: P25, KENWOOD Viking

A clearer path to noise reduction.

Written by The JVCKENWOOD Team on 5/9/18 9:39 AM

First responders often work in noisy environments and having radio communications with clear audio can  be a matter of life or death. It is critical that emergency radio dispatchers can understand first responders even in the most challenging noise environments.

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Tags: Police, Fire, KENWOOD Viking, Products and Solutions

IWCE 2018 Recap

Written by The JVCKENWOOD Team on 3/22/18 11:54 AM

The JVCKENWOOD team wrapped up another exciting IWCE in Orlando, FL. Over 7,000 industry professionals gathered at the Orange County Convention Center to participate in the premier event for critical communications. The JVCKENWOOD booth was buzzing with new solutions including:

We also celebrated the 10 year anniversary of NEXEDGE, and new partnerships with Radio Activity and MotoGP™.
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Tags: JVCKENWOOD, KENWOOD Viking, ATLAS, Products and Solutions, Industry

Grant Funding for Public Safety Agencies

Written by The JVCKENWOOD Team on 3/14/18 9:27 AM

You’re seeking available funding opportunities for your department – where do you start?

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Tags: Grant Funding, Police, Fire, P25, KENWOOD Viking

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Every day we go to work to make the world a safer place. We provide mission-critical communications products that ensure first responders always have the lifeline they need when they need it.

This blog embodies our committement to making safe, simple and aims to bring the public safety community together by highlighting the topics that matter most. The Making Safe, Simple blog features our outlook on industry trends, news, innovations, and events. When the job is tough and the mission is critical- we make safe, simple.

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