Mobility and the first responder

Steve Sawyer, Andrea Tapia, Leonard Pesheck, John Davenport

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The issues related to supporting secure wireless access to databases via public telecommunications infrastructure were discussed. A third generation (3G) network provides enough bandwidth to transmit photos and other large files securely to mobile and remote users. The four observations drawn from interviews, time diaries, observations, and ride-alongs, call logs, and unobtrusive traffic records. Participants are hopeful about the roles that mobile devices and wireless access can play in making their work life safer and also better enable them to perform their duties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-65
Number of pages4
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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