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  • PSTA Releases Initial Industry and Public Safety Recommendations on Situational Awareness

    FREMONT, CA, November 4, 2019 – Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors is pleased to release the Situational Awareness Technical Subcommittee report https://www.pstalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/PSTA-SA-Report.pdf which includes the initial PSTA recommendations for public safety and industry. The Situational Awareness Subcommittee was established to recommend a common set of standard […]

  • PSTA Announces the Creation of Two New Technical Subcommittees: EMS Patient Care Records and Video Management

    FREMONT, CA, October 31, 2019 – Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the creation of two new technical subcommittees: EMS Patient Care Records Video Management The EMS Patient Care Records Subcommittee was established to review existing standards and provide recommendations to help ensure […]

  • PSTA Releases Initial Industry and Public Safety Recommendations on Mapping

    FREMONT, CA, October 4, 2019 – Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors is pleased to release the Mapping Technical Subcommittee report which includes the initial PSTA recommendations for public safety and industry. The Mapping Subcommittee was established to review current mapping standards and trends in public safety […]

  • PSTA Releases Initial Industry and Public Safety Recommendations on Cybersecurity

    FREMONT, CA, September 23, 2019 – Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors is pleased to release the Cybersecurity Technical Subcommittee report (https://www.pstalliance.org/technical-committees/subcommittee-report-and-comment-form/), which includes the initial PSTA recommendations for public safety and industry. The Cybersecurity Subcommittee was established to provide best practices and checklists to ensure security […]

  • PSTA Releases Initial Industry and Public Safety Recommendations on Mission Critical Push-to-Talk/Video/Data (MCX)

    FREMONT, CA, August 28, 2019 – Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors is pleased to release the Mission Critical Push-to-Talk/Video/Data (MCPTX) Technical Subcommittee report which includes the initial PSTA recommendations for public safety and industry. The MCPTX Subcommittee was established to provide a recommended set of criteria […]

  • PSTA Releases Initial Industry and Public Safety Recommendations on LMR/LTE Interoperability

    FREMONT, CA, August 5, 2019 – Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors is pleased to release the Land Mobile Radio (LMR)/Long Term Evolution (LTE) Interoperability Technical Subcommittee report which includes the initial PSTA recommendations for public safety and industry. The LMR/LTE Interoperability Subcommittee was established to identify […]

  • PSTA Releases Initial Industry and Public Safety Recommendations on Identity/Single Sign-On

    FREMONT, CA, July 29, 2019 – Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors is pleased to release the Identity/Single Sign-On Technical Subcommittee report which includes the initial PSTA recommendations for public safety and industry. The Identity/Single Sign-On Subcommittee was established to recommend a best-in-class single sign on (SSO) […]

  • RapidDeploy Joins PSTA as Platinum Member

    FREMONT, CA, March 5, 2019: The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) is pleased to announce the addition of RapidDeploy, a cloud aided dispatch and analytics platform, as a Platinum member of the organization. Steve Raucher, RapidDeploy Co-Founder and CEO, said, “We look forward to participating in this much needed forum for both public safety and […]

  • Public Safety Technology Alliance and International Wireless Communications Expo Collaborate to Support Worldwide Open Public Safety Technology Standards

    FREMONT, CA, January 29, 2019: The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) is collaborating with the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) to support open public safety technology standards for the critical communications industry worldwide. PSTA’s mission as a non-profit organization is to bring public safety and industry together to support and promote the adoption of open, […]

  • Bittium and Esri Join PSTA as Platinum Members

    FREMONT, CA, January 22, 2019: The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) is pleased to announce the addition of Bittium, a provider of secure communications solutions, and Esri, the global market leader in GIS, as Platinum members of the organization. “We recognize that the adoption and implementation of open standards is paramount for public safety, given […]

  • Former FirstNet Vice Chair Appointed to PSTA Board of Directors

    FREMONT, CA, November 8, 2018: Former FirstNet Vice Chair and Western Fire Chiefs Association CEO Jeff Johnson was recently appointed to the PSTA Board of Directors. [Read more]

  • Softil and Sprint Join PSTA as Platinum Members

    FREMONT, CA, November 6, 2018: The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) is pleased to announce the addition of Softil, a leading provider of enabling technologies for developers of IP communications, and Sprint, one of the top U.S. nationwide telecommunications providers, as Platinum members of the organization. [Read more]

  • PSTA and TCCA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

    October 30, 2018, FREMONT, CA: The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) and TCCA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines areas of cooperation in the support of critical communications.
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  • Axon Joins PSTA as Platinum Member

    October 8, 2018, FREMONT, CA: The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) is pleased to announce the addition of Axon, the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, as a Platinum member and welcomes Axon CEO and founder, Rick Smith, as a member of the PSTA Board of Directors. [Read more]

  • PSTA Board of Directors Selects Maggie Goodrich as Chair

    August 21, 2018 – FREMONT, CA: The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) Board of Directors recently selected Maggie Goodrich as Chair of the Board.

    Ms. Goodrich is the former CIO for Public Safety for the City of Los Angeles, California, and worked with both the Los Angeles fire and police departments during her tenure. [Read more]

  • PSTA Adopts Initial Technical Roadmap

    August 16, 2018 – FREMONT, CA: Consistent with the purpose and mission of the PSTA, the PSTA Board of Directors identified the initial technical areas to be considered by the association in the form of an Initial Technical Roadmap, which will provide guidance to the PSTA Executive Advisory Council (EAC) and facilitate the standing up of the initial technical committees. [Read more]

  • PSTA Supports ETSI MCPTT Plugtests Featuring Mission Critical Voice, Video and Data Tests

    July 12, 2018 – FREMONT, CA: MCPTT becomes MCX – Mission Critical Services – as vendors move beyond voice

    July 12, 2018 – FREMONT, CA: The capabilities of Mission Critical Push to Talk (MCPTT), Mission Critical Data (MCDATA) and Mission Critical Video (MCVIDEO) were tested during an intensive week of more than 300 combinations of vendors and equipment at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas from June 25-29. [Read more]

  • Announcing the Public Safety Technology Alliance

    June 5, 2018 – San Diego, CA: The Board of the Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) announced the launch of the new alliance created to ensure open standards for all broadband wireless communications and related technology used by public safety and facilitate interoperability. The PSTA is comprised of a broad representation of telecommunications and technology industry leaders and federal, state and local public safety officials.
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