PCTEL, Inc.´s (Nasdaq: PCTI) Trooper fleet management antenna was recently deployed at the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California by the Los Angeles County Sheriff´s Department (LASD) for use on the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) for their First Responder Broadband Network, the company said.
During the event, Trooper delivered high speed data and location information, supporting LA-RICS´s concept for a First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) nationwide broadband network.
FirstNet´s mandate to transform first responder communications by creating a truly interoperable, high speed broadband wireless network has revolutionized the public safety industry.
To this end, the next generation of public safety communications equipment must support a wide variety of applications, including live video streaming, situational information, navigation, asset tracking, and conventional two-way voice. Support for multiple radio bands is also required to achieve interoperability across agencies and jurisdictions.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions to the wireless industry.