We are honored to play such a large part in the conference and trade show as we continue to lead the way with our mission critical communications solutions for public safety.
Temecula, Calif. (Vocus) July 26, 2010
EADS (European Aeronautic Defence & Space) and its North American subsidiary, PlantCML®, global leaders in emergency communications, will present their Full-Circle Security and Communications portfolio at the 2010 Association of Public Safety-Communications Officials (APCO) Conference and Trade Show in Houston from August 1- 5 in Booth #1011. EADS and PlantCML will showcase the Future in Action, providing live demonstrations of its solutions for next-generation 9-1-1 call centers, emergency notification and P25 digital land mobile radio, all of which are deployed today, as well as previews of its incident management, mobile video and identity verification applications. Visitors to our booth will also get a first look at how the joint solution of LTE from Alcatel-Lucent and P25 LMR from EADS will provide public safety with interoperable voice, video and data communications, delivering the access to information necessary to integrate awareness among agencies, facilitate interagency response, and implement a unified incident management strategy.
“The annual APCO conference offers an outstanding platform for educating public safety professionals at all levels with the latest developments in the industry and progress. APCO’s various forums, keynote addresses, new product showcase, professional development track, and vendor presentations are invaluable to attendees,” said Tami Timperio, Vice President, Marketing, PlantCML. “We are honored to play such a large part in the conference and trade show as we continue to lead the way with our mission critical communications solutions for public safety.”
Recognizing its history of technology and standards leadership, EADS/PlantCML representatives have been invited to speak at several workshops during the conference. Monday, August 2, 2010, Chuck Sackley, Vice President and General Manager of Land Mobile Radio, will speak on Monday afternoon in a session entitled “When Will P25 Radios Really Be Interchangeable Between Manufacturers?” from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. On Tuesday at 2 p.m., Bob Shapiro, Senior Manager of Systems Engineering will present on TIA TSB88 – What Is It? How To Use It? What Are Its Benefits? On Wednesday Aug. 4th, at 8:15 a.m. in a joint session with NICE, Greater Harris County and Westminster, Michael Rosen, Product Marketing Manager for PlantCML will present a session entitled “Get Behind The Wheel – Building Your PSAP’s Roadmap to NextGen 9-1-1.” Richard Kelly, Sales Engineer, will contribute the following educational session on Wednesday, Aug. 4th: PSAP NextGen Readiness, What About The Map? from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
PlantCML customers Cypress Creek EMS Communications Center and Houston Emergency Communications will be featured on the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) tour.
PlantCML is also proud to be the inaugural sponsor of the APCO essay contest, with the theme of “Why the Public Needs Professionals in Public Safety Communications”. The winning submission is from Riverdale High School senior Amanda Krutilla, of Lehigh Acres, Florida. In addition to $1000 scholarship, Amanda and her chaperone will receive complementary travel to the conference, a certificate of achievement, a one year membership in APCO and will be interviewed on APCOTV.
A pioneer and trusted leader in mission critical communications, PlantCML®, an EADS North America company, provides key technologies for public safety, federal and corporate markets. Our full-circle security and communications portfolio includes 9-1-1 call center CTI applications for call processing, CAD, mapping and information management, as well as managed services, notification solutions and services and P25 Land Mobile Radio networks. Headquartered in Temecula, California.
About EADS North America
EADS North America is the North American operation of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. As a leader in all sectors of defense and homeland security, EADS North America and its parent company, EADS, contribute over $11 billion to the U.S. economy annually and support more than 200,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers and services. Operating in 17 states, EADS North America offers a broad array of advanced solutions to its customers in the commercial, homeland security, aerospace and defense markets.