Rethinking responses for a digital age
Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas opens the inaugural Police Innovation Conference at Microsoft’s New England headquarters in Kendall Square. Next
Trading K9 for R2D2
Tom Phelps, Robots Product Director at iRobot, demonstrates the PackBot, which has been deployed to conflict zones, battlefields and military checkpoints around the world. Next
Droning on without being boring
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, were the topic of one of the breakout sessions. Next
Eyes in the sky
Captain Bill Bongle of the Green Bay Police Department demonstrates the video streaming capabilities of a UAV he built himself with hobbyist parts. Next
Solidyte’s 3D scanners and printers are capable of reproducing an astounding range of intricate shapes, and its founders are eager to find law enforcement applications.
Visualing Boston’s Finest
Matt Cummings, who until last October was chief of the Newton police, demonstrates the DataVis police department management dashboard. Next
First responder communications developer Mutualink has begun work on a Google Glass prototype at its Westford research facility.
Here you go, boss
Zco Corporations’ PublicEye software aims to make data management, incident tracking and resource allocation “so easy the chief could use it.” Next
Helping build connections
The UbiDuo facilitates communication with deaf or hard-of-hearing people, and is in use at thousands of government offices across the country.
Code 3’s vLink app allows patrol officers to control squad car lights and horn remotely. Back to the beginning
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