First Responders have a dangerous job. IoT solutions can create a safer environment while also making first responder processes more productive.
Here are some general ways that IoT is helping all three branches of Public Safety:
An Increased use of high-speed networks allows team members to access critical information safely and quickly while remote; This could be a mugshot, a blueprint of a building or a key medical record.
- Traditionally, most public safety radio systems focused on voice-based communication, and these are still in use widely today.
- However, the ability to access critical documents and records remotely has dramatically improved the effectiveness of public safety while improving worker safety.
- Recently, many governments have announced dedicated networks for public safety to improve their use and effectiveness, especially during times of crisis.