Category: Mobile Tech

Rugged Computers for Extreme Conditions

Is your computer rugged enough to withstand extreme conditions?  Snow has hit Upstate New York and after a summer of unbearable heat waves hitting places all over the world, the extreme temps got us thinking.  The US covers 3.797 million square miles of land with normal climates ranging from cool and rainy to hot and…

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Your fleet’s technology is going EOL, now what?

Outfitting your fleet with the latest and greatest technology isn’t as simple as going to the local Best Buy and buying equipment.  Instead, there are budgets, red tape, RFPs, time restraints that lengthen and influence the buying process.  Whether your fleet is 10 cars or 200, it’s not always straightforward to equip it with the right technology.  …

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The Right Solution for Your Fleet

Whether it’s a refresh or equipping new vehicles, outfitting an entire fleet isn’t always easy. Between product options, safety, technology advancements, budgets, RFPs, contracts, and timing, the buying process can be overwhelming and long.   From our 20 years of public safety experience, we have put together a quick cheat sheet of things to consider in the…

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In Vehicle Technology: A Look Back and What is Coming Next

In Vehicle Technology: A Look Back and What is Coming Next Police Officers are constantly adapting their equipment to their environment and daily demands. The concept of the cruiser being a mobile office was developed by those who worked long shifts and thought: “What could be added to this car to make my job easier?…

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3G – 4G – 5G Network: What’s the difference?

“The nation’s fastest 3G network.” “On the largest, most advanced 4G LTE network.” “The nation’s first 5G network.” We’ve heard those phrases countless times over the past 15 years as mobile carriers try to prove that their wireless network is better than competitors.  But, have we ever really understood what that means and how it…

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The Use of Video by Law Enforcement

To keep the public safe, law enforcement agencies have always relied on the latest technology.  Each decade of the 1900s can be marked by the introduction of a critical investigative technology.  1900s: The introduction of fingerprinting  1920s: The introduction of the polygraph machine  1930s: The introduction of two-way radios  1940s: Radar detectors used to capture vehicle speeds  1950s: Electronic data processing machines summarized arrests and warrants  1960s: The introduction…

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Tips for Choosing the Right Device for Mobile Wireless Connection

Need help choosing the correct device for mobile connectivity? The mobile work force relies heavily on cellular connectivity to provide internet access anywhere in the field. It is especially important that these workers are connected at all times. Police officers are in their vehicles for a majority of their shift and being connected to dispatch…

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Body Worn Cameras: All Angles to Consider

In today’s blog Lindsey Cooksey, Brite’s Eastern  Public Safety Manager, touches on major points most have overlooked with Body Worn Camera technology. Body Worn Cameras (BWC) are the latest hot topic technology being called for and implemented as part of a police officer’s uniform. With recent shootings and other officer involved incidents sparking outcry from communities…

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Strapped for Storage in your Police Vehicle?

Today’s blog is brought to you by Lindsey Cooksey and our friends at Lund Industries. Outside of the major metropolitan cities, most Americans depend on their vehicles for transportation.  Whether in a driveway, parking lot or on the street these vehicles need to be secured to prevent theft of valuable personal items.  Police vehicles are…

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