This collaboration will expedite integration of the NowForce system into many more wireless communication platforms and devices
Washington DC, USA (PRWEB) May 01, 2012
NowForce announced today it has joined the EDGE® Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to warfighters and first responders.
Assaf Shafran, CEO of Nowforce said, “We are thrilled to become a member of the EDGE Innovation Network and expect this collaboration will expedite integration of the NowForce system into many more wireless communication platforms and devices.”
The NowForce C4i Mobile Command and Control Smartphone System converts GPS-enabled mobile phone into emergency response networks for military, Emergency Medical Teams, fire, law enforcement and security organizations. NowForce gives users the ability to create and run missions from smartphones and operates over the “cloud.” This eliminates the need to purchase additional expensive hardware and ensures that \ responders are always connected. NowForce solutions run on Android, IPhone, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry platforms.
Pete Palmer, EDGE Innovation Network director, said, “The EDGE provides a new paradigm by using both physical and virtual environments where members and users can collaborate and innovate together to deliver new technologies and capabilities in months rather than years.”
Sponsored by General Dynamics C4 Systems, there are eleven EDGE Innovation Centers worldwide and over 250 EDGE members. Recent new members include Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Alexandria, Va.; NSM Surveillance, Inc., Spring Valley, Calif.; Aurizon Ultrasonics, LLC, Kimberly, Wis.; Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Phoenix, Ariz. More information can be found online at http://www.edge-innovation.com.
NowForce is a global leader in on-demand emergency response mobile applications, transforming standard mobile phones into life-saving networks. NowForce’s user friendly and cost-effective solutions ensure optimum quality and rapid response for every type of agency regardless of size or scope, including EMS, fire, military, police and security. With its state-of-the-art SaaS (software-as-a-service) model plugging into responders' existing GPS-enabled mobile phones, responders – whether in-vehicle, on-foot or off-duty - are always connected to their network. Founded in 2008, NowForce is privately funded and its expanding presence currently includes representatives in EMEA, APAC and North America. For more information, please visit: