By Harry Markley, Senior Public Safety Advisor, First Responder Network Authority
How do standards-based technologies with Z-Axis and mission-critical Push-To-Talk capabilities work in real-life scenarios? The FirstNet Authority partnered with the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA) to conduct a technology trial of FirstNet’s Z-Axis capabilities and Push-To-Talk.
New technologies for better communications
We conducted this technology trial to understand how FirstNet’s services are meeting the needs of the first responders who use them. By putting the technology into the hands of officers on the job, we can evaluate its real-world usability, discover any adjustments needed, and plan for future upgrades.
The two technologies tested were: