The International Wireless Conference and Expo was back in Las Vegas this year and packed with exciting new announcements. Almost 7,000 professionals from the government, public safety, transportation, utilities and enterprises gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center to participate in the premier event for critical communications.
Throughout the year, Monona Fire Department responds to approximately 1300 EMS and 500 fire calls and it’s vital that my team can efficiently communicate on the fireground no matter what situation we face. Due to the unique topography of the City of Monona, WI, we needed a radio communication solution that could provide the coverage and reliability that my first responders need to operate on 4 miles of lakeshore and a major state highway – that’s why we chose KENWOOD Viking®.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
- Viking® Vault™
- Viking VM7000 all-band, multi-deck mobile
- ATLAS® P25 Phase 1 & 2 systems with Latitude™ technology
- Pyramid Enhanced Vehicular Repeater System (EVRS)
- Zetron MAX Fire Station Alerting