Motorola's Emergency Strategy

It's launching the APX 7000, a multi-band radio to coordinate communication between police, medical technicians, and firefighters

Chaos in the wake of large-scale catastrophes is by now all too familiar. In disasters from New Orleans to Mumbai, police officers, medical technicians, and firefighters from neighboring communities rush to help. But a jumble of incompatible communications equipment makes coordination difficult, if not impossible. Instead of helping, technology can hinder and potentially cost lives.

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