“We built a new multi-family residential building and installed an ERRCS (Emergency Responder Radio Communication System). Per the code, we had it connected to a fire alarm panel in order for the appropriate authorities to be notified in the event of a system failure. One day such a failure occurred . . .
Emergency “drop kits”, handsets, modems and Internet of Things (IoT) modules are all emerging and will be available soon if not already for First Responders looking to utilize FirstNet. Following the recent APCO show in Las Vegas, RCR Wireless News reported several product announcements including a handset developed by Motorola . . .
In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, it became very clear that in-building communications needed to be improved upon, so as to allow high-quality communications between occupants and first responders. Accordingly, in 2009 an initial set of standards were published in both the International Fire Code (IFC), and the . . .