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FLIR Finalizes Endeavor Robotics Purchase; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) completed its acquisition of Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners in a $382 million cash deal. Endeavor, formerly iRobot Defense and Security, will now operate as part of the unmanned systems and integrated solutions division of FLIR’s government and defense business unit, FLIR said Monday. James …

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FLIR Systems Signs $385M Cash Deal to Buy Endeavor Robotics; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has agreed to purchase Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners for about $385M in cash to make its entry into the market for unmanned ground vehicles for military, critical infrastructure and public safety applications. FLIR said Monday it expects the acquisition to close in the first quarter of …

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Lexipol-Praetorian Digital Combination Eyes Public Safety, Local Gov’t Markets; Alex Ford Quoted

Lexipol and Praetorian Digital have merged with the intent to build a single platform for public safety and local government customers to access training, education and policy resources. The combined entity will offer a repository of more than 4K training programs, 16K policies and processes, 200K reports and articles to public …

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Avaya Intros Location Reporting Tool for Emergency Communication Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 24, 2018 — Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) has unveiled a new feature that works to support public safety communications and first responder operations by providing location data on an emergency caller’s device, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the location reporting technology will be integrated into its …

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AT&T Reports Increased LTE Coverage Area for FirstNet Subscribers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has expanded the coverage area of its LTE services for first responders by more than 50K square miles in a move to bolster the FirstNet public safety communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the additional LTE coverage developed over the past …

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AT&T Unveils New Public Safety Tools in FirstNet App Catalog

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has introduced new public safety applications in its catalog of software tools that are used to support subscribers of the FirstNet broadband network, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Bob Sloan, chief operating officer of FirstNet at AT&T, said in a statement posted Thursday the FirstNet …

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AT&T Fields 72 Deployable Network Assets for Mobile Connectivity to FirstNet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled more than 70 dedicated deployable assets designed to support first-responder subscribers of the FirstNet public safety communications network during planned events or emergency incidents, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the 72 network assets, which include mobile …

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AT&T, FirstNet Team With Sonim to Develop Portable Kits for Emergency Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 8, 2018 — The First Responder Network Authority and AT&T (NYSE: T) team has collaborated with Sonim to develop portable kits designed to facilitate communications via the FirstNet network in remote and rural areas during emergencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AT&T said Monday the emergency drop kits …

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General Dynamics Unveils 4G LTE Public Safety Comms System at 2018 APCO Expo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is launching a new 4G LTE communications platform at the 2018 APCO International Annual Conference and Expo that runs through Tuesday in Las Vegas, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday FirstRunner, which will undergo a compatibility test with …

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Northrop Adds RapidSOS Tech to Emergency Caller Location Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has partnered with RapidSOS to integrate their emergency response technologies and deliver a service that will work to enable first responders to locate people seeking help via connected devices such as smartphones, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The RapidSOS Next-Generation 911 Clearinghouse …

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