New software puts first responders on same page


Communications devices on different frequencies a problem when responding to disasters
 
By Julia Malone
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Copyright 2006 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Live video of airline passengers making their way through a security checkpoint at the Dallas Love Field airport flashes on a laptop screen.

The same computer displays radio contacts for local police and fire departments, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration and the Texas Department of Public Safety — agencies that until recently could not hear each other's radio signals.

Now, with just a few clicks on a laptop or a pocket-sized computer, experimental software will link up their radios, walkie-talkies and security camera images.

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