Lessons from the Field

Leveraging Smart Technologies for Security & Public Safety

PUBLISHED NOV 17, 2018 | BY MIKE MORROW, CEO, COMMANDWEAR SYSTEMS INC.

Lessons learned when deploying wearable technology with Public Safety and Security Teams.

CommandWear has conducted over twenty operational field deployments of wearable technology with various law enforcement, fire/paramedic and corporate safety organizations. We are pleased to share some of the learnings with you.

A Wearable Situational Awareness Solution

To test whether current wearable technologies really …

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CommandWear LTE-Connected “Responder Watch”

An “Internet of Life Saving Things” Platform.

Vancouver, B.C., August 13, 2018: Today CommandWear  announced immediate availability of its connected smartwatch application for Samsung smartwatches.

The app gives first responders, security personnel, field workers and their supervisors real-time location tracking, health monitoring and two-way secure (encrypted) messaging without the need to carry a smartphone.

 

“The market told us they wanted a rugged (IP68) wearable to keep responders and field workers connected, protected and situationally …

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CommandWear Selected for US DHS Smart City Program

CommandWear is one of the thirteen companies selected by the Department of Homeland Security to deploy a smart city IoT technology with first responders. Funding is made available via the SCITI Labs program, a collaboration between DHS S&T, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), Smart City Works and TechNexus established less than a year ago. The companies were selected after a highly competitive, global competition to find the most innovative, mature …

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CommandWear Version 4.3 Announced Adding On-Demand Mobile Video Streaming for Public Safety & Security Agencies

An “Internet of Life Saving Things” Platform.

Vancouver, B.C., February 13, 2018: Today CommandWear  announced immediate availability of Version 4.3 of its Situational Awareness Application.

The software gives first responders, security personnel, field workers and their supervisors real-time location tracking, health monitoring, two-way secure (encrypted) messaging, and on-demand, secure video streaming from the frontlines to Command.

“The system continues to be developed with direct feedback from those that need these tools to do …

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First Responder Smartwatch – Field Test Results

CASE STUDY

First Responder Smartwatch – Field Test Results

Published November 27, 2017
by Mike Morrow

PDF Version can be downloaded here.

The Problem

Front-line police officers, paramedics, firefighters and security personnel continue to rely almost exclusively on land mobile radios (LMRs) to get real-time information from their commanders and field support groups. In-vehicle mobile computing has been a big step forward in connecting field personnel back to their critical data systems, locating them through Automated Vehicle …

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CommandWear Releases “Responder Watch” App

 

CommandWear Systems Inc. Announces

The Responder Watch App

 

A new wearable safety solution to enhance first responders’ safety.


 

Vancouver, B.C., September 11, 2017: Today CommandWear Systems Inc. announced immediate availability of the Responder Watch App that gives first responders, security personnel, field workers and their supervisors a heart rate monitoring and alerting capability to enhance personnel safety and, ultimately, save lives. When a field worker is in distress, over-exerted or having a cardiac arrest, …

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In the News: CommandWear helps save lives while keeping first responders safe.

CommandWear™ launched with the help of Wavefront, a Vancouver accelerator, and have seen rapid growth due to rising demand for enhanced safety and security technologies. The company’s web, mobile and wearable apps address critical needs of first responders around the globe. Read more in Wavefront’s article below.

CommandWear offers Pilot Programs including a deployable pilot kit to allow agencies to test the apps on ultra rugged smartphones from Sonim and new smartwatches.  …

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CommandWear Profiled at the 37th ASEANAPOL Conference in Singapore

CommandWear is a proud strategic partner of the Singapore Police Force and collaborating on deployment of new mobile and wearable technology solutions to enhance officer safety and operational efficiencies.

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean views CommandWear in action at the 37th ASEANAPOL Conference in Singapore. His Facebook post follows.

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Rockdoc™ Streamlines Services and Enhances Safety with CommandWear™

CASE STUDY – MAJOR EVENTS

THE SITUATION

Rockdoc Consulting Inc. is a leading provider of medical services and health care consulting for Event Medical Services (EMS), and various industry and government organizations. Rockdoc offers a full spectrum of EMS, ranging from first aiders and paramedics to specialist doctors and nurses for large-scale athletic events, concerts, and festivals – including the highly popular annual Pemberton Music Festival.

From July 14-17, 2016 a record breaking …

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US Dept of Homeland Security Selects CommandWear for First Responder Innovation

News Release – October 11, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the selection of 10 startup companies, including CommandWear, to be part of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, a program designed to bring startups, accelerators, and other strategic partners together in a common research and development effort.

Please read this news release.

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