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TAK Rising: How a Common Operating Picture Platform Transforms Cross-Agency Interoperability

Ken Rehbehn  (Principal Analyst, CritComm Insights)

Charles Laird  (Program Specialist, Div. of Broadband and Digital Equity, NC Department of Information Technology)

Greg Albrecht  (Owner, Sensors & Signals LLC)

Location: W230B

Date: Wednesday, March 27

Time: 10:10 am - 11:10 am

Track: Incident Management, First Responder Communications

Topic: Drones, Interoperability, Situational Awareness, TAK

Format: Panel Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Team Awareness Kit (TAK) adoption is growing in North America and abroad. This panel examines how and why TAK has a critical role in dispersed team operations in law enforcement, fire/rescue, large sporting events, community fairs, and more.

Topics addressed include the TAK Common Operating Picture (COP) capabilities, TAK practices that enable secure ad-hoc interoperability between collaborating teams, and the future of TAK as situational awareness technologies evolve with drones, UAS, air/maritime tracking, and sensor networks.