Category Archives: Education

Colleges Use Wireless Technologies to Keep the Campus Safe

In many emergency situations, cell phone towers become completely overwhelmed by callers within minutes of an incident, bringing communications to a standstill. What other systems are available to inform emergency medical services and law enforcement when response time and situational awareness can mean all the difference? Enhanced Two-Way Radios Provide Options in a Crisis Many colleges and universities are increasing safety by putting radios in the hands of their security staff. Streamlined radios such .

Enhance School Safety with BearCom Two-Way Radio Solutions | BearCom

Schools face more challenges than ever to protect students, staff, and assets. Frequently, they are asked to do this with fewer resources. Education communication solutions from BearCom can help enhance safety in schools and campuses. We can show you how to connect administrators, teachers, faculty, and other team members with two-way radios. Two-way radios, like the solid and sleek BC250D and the small, lightweight EVX-S24, improve operating efficiency and enhance campus security. Improved Communication .

Industry Solutions: Analog and Digital Radio Options in Schools

It’s a fact of life in schools these days: Kids text each other on their smartphones when they should be working on their algebra. But if a school has some kind of serious emergency, those phones suddenly become a lifeline for concerned parents. Tap in one number and they can be reassured their children are safe. That works fine until a whole school’s worth of parents tries to call in at the same time, .

Motorola Solutions Teams with SchoolSAFE to Offer Radio Interoperability System to 10 Ohio Schools

A key element of school campus security is the ability to quickly summon first responders in an emergency. And while calling 9-1-1 works, a direct wireless connection with police, fire, and medical personnel is even faster. That’s the advantage behind the donation by Motorola Solutions of 250 two-way radios to the Chardon Area Schools in Ohio. Each is equipped with the SchoolSAFE solution, which enables interoperable radio communications between school personnel and first responders. .

Vehicle Applications Pushing Surveillance Video Purchases

Some $500 million was spent on video surveillance equipment in 2012, and that doesn’t even count accessories. A big driver of that spending is, well, driving. A significant portion of the video surveillance equipment being purchased these days is being used to equip vehicles: school buses, patrol cars, and commuter trains to name a few. While school systems can use surveillance cameras to monitor child safety inside buses, some districts have found that the .

BearCom’s Motorola BC130 Recognized by Construction Industry Publications as a Top 50 Product for Contractors

The Motorola BC130 has been a winner for years, and now it’s official. This BearCom-branded two-way radio has been recognized in the Contractors’ Top 50 New Products awards made annually by Equipment Today magazine and ForConstructionPros.com. The awards are based on reader interest in earthmoving, road-building, lifting, demolition, transportation, and technology products. The Motorola BC130 was among four technology products honored, along with a rugged smartphone, a grade-control system, and an operator vision system. .

Wireless Technology Helps to Keep Schools Manageable

Schools function as a complex network of teachers, coaches, administrators, accountants, clerks, counselors, diagnosticians, nurses, cooks, security officers, librarians, computer technicians, janitors, bus drivers, and parent volunteers. The logistics are staggering. For any principal or college president, the biggest responsibility is the safety of the hundreds, if not thousands, of students. Maintaining proper communications among the staff and around the campus is the most proactive step an administrator can take to enhance safety, improve .

Today’s Wireless World Online Magazine Re-Launched with Support from BearCom, Motorola Solutions

Today’s Wireless World, an award-winning magazine focused on the latest innovations in wireless technology for commercial and government applications, has been re-launched online with the help of contributors from BearCom and Motorola Solutions. Both companies will offer their expertise as part of a greatly expanded effort to deliver up-to-date information on two-way radios and other wireless technologies. TodaysWirelessWorld.com offers a steady stream of coverage on the uses of two-way radios and related equipment across .

Educational Institutions, Retail Chains Continue to Embrace IP Video Surveillance Systems

Video surveillance cameras have been popping up in gas stations and parking lots for decades, but as budgets tighten and safety concerns rise, more organizations than ever are turning to them. As I travel around the country, I’m seeing them more and more in schools and retail stores.  IP Video Surveillance Systems Benefits In Walpole, Massachusetts, high school officials had petitioned the town’s budget committee for funds to install additional security cameras for the past .

Latest Issue of Today’s Wireless World Magazine Highlights Wireless Solutions for Manufacturers

BearCom is out with the latest edition of Today’s Wireless World, our award-winning magazine that focuses on the latest innovations in wireless technology. This issue is all about solutions for manufacturers. Available in digital and print formats, the Special Manufacturing Issue of Today’s Wireless World focuses on how manufacturers are using wireless technology to solve problems and increase productivity. It discusses how, with two-way radios, analog technology has given way to advanced digital systems, .