• Kodiak at APCO 2016

Kodiak at APCO 2016

APCO brings together all the key players in the public safety communications industry. More than 2,500 attendees come from across the globe to meet with vendors, research new products, test out equipment first hand and discover emerging technologies.

Kodiak Around APCO 2016

Conference Sessions & Presentations

Kodiak Broadband PTT Partners

Kodiak's Broadband PTT interoperability, integration, and advanced capabilities were demonstrated or on display at the exhibit booths of our valued partners.

Airbus DS Communications

Booth 1353

Network interoperability partners, Kodiak and Airbus DS Communications are implementing ISSI for seamless communications between users on Kodiak Broadband PTT solutions and those on VESTA™ Radio networks. ISSI-enabled direct communications provides fast, efficient call set up for users on both systems, leading to greater connectivity, improved productivity, and reduced costs.


Booth 1363

As partners, Kodiak and AT&T provide AT&T wireless subscribers with Enhanced Push-to-Talk (EPTT) service and LMR interoperability with EPTT. Powered by Kodiak, EPTT works on 4G/LTE, 3G, and Wi-Fi networks with a wide variety of compatible devices, accessories, and applications to improve communication across the organization, enable more efficient work assignments, and lower overall costs.


Booth 1463

As a CSSI partner, Avtec provides pure Internet Protocol (IP) dispatch console solutions for the utility, public safety, and transportation markets. With over 30 years of dedication to award-winning technology, and thousands of Scout™ Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) consoles installed worldwide, Avtec helps Kodiak bring Broadband PTT interoperability to dispatch centers globally.

JPS Interoperability Solutions, Inc.

Booth 1609

With over two decades of radio interoperability experience, JPS Interoperability Solutions is the industry leader and our valued partner in PTT to LMR interoperability. We utilize JPS solutions to enhance effectiveness by enabling seamless communications across any combination of systems, whether analog, digital, or IP. JPS helps us extend coverage while providing the option to use the end-device most appropriate to the environment.


Booth 1667

A valued ecosystem partner as well as market leader in waterproof and rugged mobile phones, Kyocera ensures that the Kodiak Broadband PTT solution is in safe hands and durable handsets. Kyocera’s focus on affordability and dependability allows our carrier partners to provide long-lasting, low-cost PTT solutions to a wide variety of businesses.


Booth 1843

At Verizon, visitors will see how Push to Talk Plus (PTT+) provides fast, secure, reliable push-to-talk communication over the Verizon 3G, 4G LTE and Wi-Fi networks. Tightly integrated with Verizon’s network, as well as its back office and operations systems, PTT+ delivers the end-to-end solution performance, service assurance, and support expected of a carrier-integrated service.


Booth 1137

As a console integration partner, Kodiak counts on Zetron’s reliable, award-winning communications solutions, including IP-based dispatch, NG9-1-1 call-taking, voice logging, IP fire station alerting, CAD, mapping, and AVL systems. Focusing on flexible, scalable, single-site, remote, and geo-diverse operations, Zetron helps Kodiak bring Broadband PTT interoperability to existing dispatch console systems.


Putting Kodiak's thought leadership into practice.

Monday, August 15
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM Push-to-Talk Over Cellular Networks Presentation Theater
  • AT&T

AT&T presents information about Push-to-Talk over 4G, LTE and Wi-Fi as it applies to public safety communications.

4:20 - 5:20 PM Providing Holistic Public Safety Communications TBA
  • Mike Barney (Kodiak)
  • Blaine Bertrand
  • Don Denning

Providing interoperable communications for the multiple agencies that respond to major incidents has grown too complex for any one technology. This workshop explores how social media in the PSAP can be incorporated into a holistic communications solution to provide first responders with secure, integrated multimedia communications.

Wednesday, August 17
10:10 – 11:10 AM LMR and LTE Interoperability – The Future of Public Safety Communications TBA
  • Mike Barney (Kodiak)
  • Scott Agnew
  • Dick Mirgon
  • Mike Newburn
  • Steve Graves

Mobile computing devices have saturated the marketplace and are commonplace in Public Safety agencies. These mobile computing devices offer real time information to support situational awareness and now have the ability to integrate with legacy LMR systems. Come learn about trends to integrate your mobile computing platforms into your LMR network to create optimum communications across your field resources while reducing TCO.

2:50 - 3:50 PM Leveraging Data for Public Safety TBA
  • Mike Doerk (Kodiak)
  • Scott Agnew

Technology is making it easier for public safety agencies to harness the power of data to improve operations. This session will provide attendees with information on the risks and benefits of integrated situational awareness, advanced voice communications, data mining, and other tools that help reduce cost and increase efficiency for public safety.

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Kodiak at APCO 2015