Amherst Upgrades from Pagers to PublicEye®
Mark Boynton, the fire chief in Amherst, NH, has begun a pilot program with three iPads loaded with PublicEye®. He sees the software as a vast improvement over the previous pager system, which required time to look up locations on a map.
Any Amherst 911 fire call appears within seconds on maps on the department’s iPads. The maps also include fire hydrants, hazards, and other data points. Amherst was the first fire department in the country to begin using PublicEye®...
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Albuquerque Embraces PublicEye®
The Albuquerque, NM police department is deploying PublicEye® to its personnel in concert with its Real Time Crime Center project. Officers will be issued iPhones, while supervisors will use iPads. PublicEye® will enable secure text messaging, push notifications, location tracking of all officers, and more.
The department already rounded up 548 people with outstanding warrants in a four-day operation using PublicEye®’s location-based system that places pins on a map for any data that’s available in police records. The department far exceeded its goal of bringing in 100 people with outstanding warrants...
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PublicEye® (formerly PolicePad) featured in Police Magazine
Zco Corporation's PublicEye® was featured in a recent Police Magazine where tablets,
such as the Apple's iPad, will have a major impact on public safety technology.
As more advanced features (such as PublicEye®) comes to tablets, efficiency and effectiveness
are being increased in law enforcement.
The Lowell (Mass.) police department would
agree, as they explain how helpful PublicEye® has been in their department... Read more »
PublicEye® Showcased at Apple/CDW-G Public Safety Events
Zco's public safety solution was featured at two events put together by Apple and technology supplier CDW-G. Zco’s Vice President of Business Development, Gary Mueller, was on hand to
demonstrate how to upgrade legacy systems with mobile solutions to keep police officers and firefighters connected at all times... Read more »
Zco Presents “4G meets the G-Man” at International Association of Chiefs of Police
Gary Mueller, Vice President of Business Development at Zco Corporation, one of
the world’s largest developers of custom mobile applications, will be speaking at
Innovation Theater during the 119th Annual International Association of Chiefs of
Police Conference in San Diego this September. Mueller’s presentation, “4G meets
the G-Man: The Use of Wireless Tablets, Smart Phones, and Multimedia Communications
in Law Enforcement,” will give an in-depth look at the use of wireless
devices for law enforcement officers Attendees will learn how access to real-time
data can help a department improve both response time and critical actions on 911
calls. The primary software application in the presentation, PublicEye® (formerly PolicePad), runs on
Apple iPad tablets. Mueller will demonstrate how formatting essential... Read more »
iPads keep Lowell police in touch
Lowell Police have been working with Apple and the Zco Corporation since 2011 to
develop software that enables police to use iPads, possibly in place of the traditional,
and much more expensive, laptop computers in cruisers. In "a matter of weeks, not
months," another 20 to 25 iPads will be rolled out to detectives here in Lowell.
Superintendent Lavallee tells me this could very well be a replacement for laptop
computers in the future. In other news about LPD equipment, police have also decided
the Chevrolet Caprice police interceptor is going to be the city's new police cruiser
now that Ford is no longer producing the Crown Victoria. I'm working on a story
about the cruisers for later this week, and just finished reading an explanation
of the choice. The Caprice sounds like a hell of a car, plus it has a V8 engine... Read
PublicEye® (formerly FireTab) Featured on Amherst Patch
The PublicEye® application was recently featured on the Amherst, NH site of the Patch.com network. The article details the donation of two iPads from the local Wal-Mart store to the Amherst Fire Department, which will be used to test PublicEye® in the field.
"Zco is known for being one of the world's largest developers of custom mobile applications and we are excited to be working with them on the continued development of this important tool," says Amherst Fire Chief Mark Boynton in the article... Read
Zco Corporation and Larimore Associates to Integrate Their Law Enforcement Products
Hudson, New Hampshire and Chesterfield, Missouri. — October 20, 2011 — Zco Corporation,
developer of PublicEye®, an iPad based multi-functioning
law enforcement tool for police officers in the field and Larimore Associates, a
leading provider of Computer Aided Dispatch Systems, announces they will work closely
to make their products interoperable with each other. Customers will realize unprecedented choice
and flexibility through improved interoperability between these
systems. Larimore’s CAD systems provide a high degree of automation for the critical
processes in the medium and large size police departments. On the other hand, PolicePad,
by using the latest mobile technologies, provides access to information for the
officers in the field through an easy to use touch/voice interface... Read
PublicEye® (formerly PolicePad) Featured on Mashable
Zco Corporation's PublicEye® was featured in a recent Mashable article on unusual
workplaces where tablets are surprisingly effective. We weren't surprised, of course,
and neither was the police department in Lowell, Massachusetts, where PublicEye®
is already in use and helps law enforcement officers be more efficient and
communicate easily. The workplace has been quick to adopt iPad and Android tablets.
Today, it’s near commonplace to find tablets in the hands of doctors, real estate
agents and retail employees. However, if you really want to see the future of tablets
in the workplace, you have to look in unexpected places...
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Work for Public Safety at Zco!
We’re hiring sales and software support representatives for our PolicePad and FireTab
product lines. Take a look at our careers page – if
you’re familiar with Computer-Aided Dispatch and Records Management Systems and
want to work on the cutting edge of technology, you could be just who we’re looking