Posts in the Category: Smartphone

US Parks Police to Showcase CommandWear

CommandWear has been invited by the US Parks Police to present its situational awareness solution in Washington, DC on April 5, 2016 (11:00 Eastern). The Technology Demonstration Day will showcase several leading crisis communications solutions.  If you would like to attend this free event or receive more info, please contact Mike Morrow, CEO, at mike@commandwear.com or call +1.604.761.3647.

Technology Demonstration April 5, 2016

 

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CommandWear Supports Pan Am Games Security

Pan Am Games Case Study

The Games

The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international multi-sport Games; they are only surpassed in size and scope by the Olympic Summer Games and the Asian Games.   The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games took place July 10–26, 2015 and over 1 million spectators watched close to 7,000 athletes from across Latin America, South America, the Caribbean and North America compete in 36 sports.

CommandWear’s mobile situational awareness …

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CommandWear to the Rescue

San Diego Floods – CommandWear Case Study

El Niño drenched San Diego with several heavy rainstorms leading up to Jan 6-7, 2016. Streets were flooded, some to depths of several feet deep, causing vehicles to be trapped when trying to get through intersections. People who tried to cross streams or rivers became trapped in life threatening situations and had to be rescued.  

San Diego Fire Department & Lifeguard Services

The San Diego …

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CommandWear in the News: Pressure-Cooker Emergency Crises Get High Tech Solution…

CommandWear is in news in a number of publications.

VANCOUVER – When Stanley Cup rioters rained chaos onto Vancouver’s downtown core in June 2011, holes were exposed in the capabilities of police trying to stop looting and arsons.

Communication between police was so bad that teams deploying tear gas accidentally dispersed crowds into streets being cleared by other squads. Radios were so faint in the din that many officers relayed messages on …

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Bringing Radio Into The Common Operating Picture: CommandWear Integrates VHF Radio GPS

The Situation

VECTOR was started in 1998 as a non-profit amateur radio organization that would provide volunteer support for operations in Vancouver, and works in concert with both the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Police Department when needed. As an internal initiative, VECTOR decided to test out the capabilities of the CommandWear system and how well it would work with the Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS), a radio communications system …

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Emergency Medical Services Provider, RockDoc™, Puts CommandWear to the Test at the 2015 Pemberton Music Festival

From July 16-19, 2015 over 100,000 music enthusiasts flocked to the remote community of Pemberton, BC to experience 4 days of immersion in culture, music and revelry, with an additional 5 million people viewing the event through Snapchat Live.

“We were very impressed with how smoothly and easily our teams learned to use the CommandWear system. We have used consumer tracking and dispatch technology in the past and recognize …

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CommandWear Available in Apple Store

CommandWear Communicator is now available on iOS for anyone with iOS 8 or 9. You can access the Communicator app in the iTunes store.

Description

CommandWear is a simple-to-use, mobile, scalable and affordable platform that integrates smartphones, wearables, tablets and networks to improve situational awareness for emergency responders who must keep their eyes, ears and hands on the job at all times.

CommandWear is designed to work with a public safety agency’s …

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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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TELUS Features CommandWear in First Internet of Things Marketplace for Businesses

 

Early this year, TELUS commissioned IDC to conduct a study which examined the current state of IoT deployments in Canada.  It discovered that although adoption of the technology is currently limited to leading edge companies like CommandWear, IoT solutions are on the verge of rapid growth, with spending in Canada predicted to grow to $21billion dollars by 2018.

Less than 6 months later, TELUS launched the TELUS IoT Marketplace, …

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