Officer Safety and Channel Markers

There was a lot of activity recently on the APCO discussion boards asking how different dispatch centers notify radio users to hold traffic. Most agreed that they had the ability to send an audible tone out over the channel about…

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Is digital radio coverage superior? Will digital coverage improve your public safety networks performance?

Kevin Williams, Vice President of Product Development, Avtec
 
As existing networks are examined and upgrades considered, one of the questions I often hear asked is: “Will I see improved network coverage — or degradation in coverage — if my network…

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Avtecs Newest Dispatch Console System Offers Enhanced Flexibility and Portability

Gilbert, S.C. (April 9, 2013) – Avtecs Scout™ 3.0 pure IP dispatching solution, which was announced during IWCE 2013… in Las Vegas, now offers three options to meet the needs of mission-critical and business-critical environments.
 
“Customers want more choices.

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CSX Selects Avtecs Scout with Frontier™ Solution for Large, Multi-state Project

Avtec and CSX Transportation have entered into a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract to migrate all of the Class One Railroad’s main-line dispatching centers to Avtec’s Scout pure-IP radio console with Enterprise Management capabilities. The project will culminate in hundreds of…

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Interfacing Consoles to Modern Radio Systems

In this article that appeared in Tait Communications’ 2012 Connection magazine, Avtec’s president Michael Branning provides a high-level comparison between connecting radio systems to dispatching consoles using wireline and wireless interfaces: http://magazine.taitconnection.com/taitconnection/2012issue2#pg22….

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Avtec Breaks Ground on New Headquarters Facility

Avtec Moves Forward with Building 46,000 Square Foot
Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility in Lexington County
The Central SC Alliance announced it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., in recognition of Avtec Inc.s…

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When Disaster Strikes: What We Learned from a Lightning Strike (APCO 2012)

Select the link below to download the PowerPoint presentation given by Captain Matthew Littleton from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department during the 2012 APCO conference in Minneapolis, Minn.
When Disaster Strikes: What We Learned from a Lightning Strike (APCO 2012) …

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Two new public safety videos highlight innovation, open standards

Buncombe County Emergency Services consolidated their dispatch center just a few years ago. The center dispatches for the Sheriff’s Office, Fire, EMS as well as at least a dozen other agencies. During the consolidation, Buncombe County upgraded their consoles to…

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Verint Earns Certification with Avtecs Scout VoIP Console System

Gilbert, S.C. (August 18, 2012) — Avtec Inc. today announced that Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) has earned a gold-level certification designation. The companys Audiolog™ for Public Safety… solution successfully completed interoperability testing with Avtecs Scout™ 2.4 VoIP radio dispatching

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Avtec, Inc. extends customer support service hours for clients.

Avtec prides itself on providing complete customer support services for clients and is constantly looking for ways to improve our customers experience. Therefore, effective June 1, 2012, Avtec has extended its technical support hours from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.…

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