Posts By: CommandWear

CommandWear and Apple Watch

First Responders Love SmartWatch Notifications

CommandWear has successfully trialled its Android application paired with a Pebble smartwatch and received feedback from first responders that they loved the ability to respond to a notification or command on their wrist. Radio is often not audible in large events, and smartphones can be tucked away in a pocket. Having a vibration on the wrist alerts them that there is a notification for them.

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CommandWear Successfully Integrates With APRS Radios

APRS

Created over 21 years ago as a digital communications information channel for amateur radio, APRS has evolved a growing set of capabilities, including the ability for radios to automatically transmit their GPS coordinates.  Radios can be configured to send their position every time the user keys the mic – the APRS signal happens in a brief burst on a separate frequency right after the user stops transmitting. 

These APRS broadcasts are …

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CommandWear Wins Over the “Dragons” At Western Innovation Forum (WIF) 2015

CommandWear was recognized today at the Western Innovation Forum (WIF) for its innovation. WIF 2015 is an industry-oriented conference aimed at connecting Western Canada’s aerospace, marine, defence and security industries to innovation-driven investment, partnership and business opportunities. Major multi-nationals from around the world are in attendance.

CommandWear Systems Inc, and NGrain were selected from the companies awarded a BCIP contract to highlight their innovation.

Diane Finley,  Minister of Public Works and Government …

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CommandWear Announces It’s “6 Pack” Pilot Program, Situational Awareness In A Box.

CommandWear’s 6 Pack pilot program provides a fast, easy, cost effective way for organizations assess the value of smartwatches and smartphones to enhance operational efficiencies and increase employee safety.

This program is ideal for organizations interested in any or all of the following:

Understanding and measuring increased speed and accuracy (efficiencies) of response by tracking locations of response personnel;  Enhancing the safety of personnel through advanced tracking and alerting tools;
Improving communications …

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CommandWear Has A Successful Pilot With San Diego Mardi Gras.

CommandWear successfully piloted it’s situational awareness product with a joint Police/Fire-Rescue/Ambulance operations command in which Paramedics from San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and Rural Metro Ambulance Service were deployed using Pebble Smartwatches connected to the CommandWear system in the 2015 Mardi Gras Event held on March 17. San Diego Fire Rescue found CommandWear provides high-value benefits and can be contacted through CommandWear.

The Mardi Gras Celebration and Parade is the largest Big …

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CommandWear Named As One of Ready To Rocket’s Emerging Rockets!

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles B.C. technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Since 2003, the Ready to Rocket list has consistently predicted the revenue growth leaders and the companies most likely to attract investment.

The annual 2015 “Ready to Rocket” lists provide accurate predictions of private companies that will likely experience significant growth, venture capital investment or acquisition by a …

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Pebble introduces Pebble Time

Pebble today announced their Pebble Time, a new smartwatch, building on the success of the Pebble and Pebble Steel.

What does it mean to CommandWear, the first Pebble app designed for first responders?

There are several things we really like in this announcement.

Battery Life: Pebble is staying true to one of their key strengths, battery life, which we feel is one of the most important things for first responders. Being able to run …

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CommandWear Selected For The Canadian Financing Forum

We are very excited to share our story with investors at the Canadian Financing Forum in Vancouver on February 19th at 9:40 a.m.  With the recent surge in security events and threats around the world, including shootings in Moncton and on Parliament Hill, we want to do our part to equip first responders with the latest wearable and mobile technology to protect our communities and to protect themselves. We are …

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CommandWear and Pebble – Using Your Pebble Smartwatch

CommandWear and Smartwatches

CommandWear has been working with smartwatches and first responders for over a year. In the many trials we’ve done we consistently hear from our first responders how having a smartwatch gives the following benefits:

Tactile feedback – the smartwatch vibrating on the wrist makes it possible to get notification of a message in a noisy environment that would have been missed on the radio or phone;
Heads Up, Hands Free – …

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