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Many business leaders across industries—from manufacturing to education to healthcare—know that video surveillance equipment is a good investment. They know for public safety and for facility security, it’s a no‑brainer. But moving forward with a solution requires an understanding of two parts: The cameras and the setup. Here, we provide an overview of video surveillance installation, including how much you might expect to pay.

Tags: Maintenance/Installation/Service, Video Surveillance

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Disinfecting Guidelines from Motorola Solutions in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

PRODUCTS: Motorola Solutions Radios, Body-Worn Cameras and Accessories

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Motorola Solutions is providing recommended cleaning and disinfecting
guidelines for their two-way radios, body-worn cameras and accessories based on their current and best understanding of radio hygiene. Per global health authorities, removing germs, dirt and impurities from surfaces lowers the risk of spreading infection. Using chemical disinfectants may kill germs that remain on surfaces after cleaning, which further lowers the risk of spreading infection.

Tags: Motorola Solutions, Two Way Radio Accessories, MOTOTRBO, Digital Two-Way Radios

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If you’re in charge with improving communication technology at your company, whether you’re in public safety, education, manufacturing, healthcare, or hospitality, you may have heard of the functionality and power of a distributed antenna system. From there, your research may have led you to a distributed antenna system company. At this point, questions often steamroll. What do distributed antenna system companies do? And, do you really need one?

This overview can provide education to help inform your decision and set you on a path to the right solution.

Tags: Distributed Antenna System

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Employee Spotlight: Dustin Heuser

Posted by Lisa MacGillivray on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

As a base field technician for Chicago Communications, Dustin Heuser values being able to work on new things, which he says keeps the job interesting and his knowledge fresh.

Coming up on his third year at ChiComm, Dustin is responsible for the integration and maintenance of base radio systems and 911 systems, along with extra items such as distributed antennae systems (DAS) and bi‑directional amplifiers (BDAs).

Tags: Employee Spotlight

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Operating a quality hotel, maximizing your facility and creating world‑class service are key to ensuring a positive guest experience and improving guest retention. But where does hotel technology fit into this? And how can it be used to give guests an exceptional experience at your property? Here, we look at what you can do as a professional in hospitality to use technology to your full advantage.

Tags: Technology, Hospitality

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It’s a question posed by professionals in every industry, from education to healthcare, who are charged with ensuring the safety of people and the security of a facility. How can video surveillance cameras help? And how do you set up the best system to meet your safety and security goals? Here, we explore the capabilities of video surveillance and how to best implement the right system for your facility.

Tags: Safety Solutions, Video Surveillance

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Video surveillance plays a key role in increasing safety in education. In line with this, school buses armed with video cameras can capture activities outside and inside each vehicle, providing an extra layer of security for staff and students. Here we look at the Motor GuardianCam technology and what it can mean for your drivers, school, and district.

Tags: Education, Video Surveillance

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Professionals charged with ensuring public safety know there are always many factors at play, and part of their job calls for ensuring the safety of everyone involved. This includes emergency personnel at the scene, and employees in the workplace or at the construction site. To assist these professionals, Aervoe safety products can be used to control crowds, direct traffic, and provide safety. Here we explore these products and what they can do for response operations.

Tags: Safety Solutions

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For professionals in public safety, the demand for clear, responsive communications is tremendous. To enhance capabilities and give first responders the tools they need to save lives, industry has responded. One example of this is the Motorola APX Next public safety radio, which launched last fall.

Tags: Public Safety Communications, Next Generation Public Safety

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Guests expect it, and federal law surrounding protecting guests' safety and avoiding negligence underscore its importance. Here, we look at why hotel guest confidentiality is so important and how hospitality professionals can use communications technology to make it happen.

Tags: Hospitality

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