US Pat. No. 9,414,214

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

SAFECOM 911, INC., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communicants having respective
radio systems, said system comprising:
first and second computer processors located at respective communication endpoints;
a communication server for managing communications between the communication endpoints;
a communications network for interconnecting said communications server and said computer processors, said server and each
of said computer processors having respective IP addresses;

at least one public safety radio associated with one of said communication endpoints;
at least one local radio associated with the other of said communication endpoints;
a radio bridge for facilitating direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio,
said radio bridge including hardware to enable connection between the radios, said bridge further including a processor that
communicates with said server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions
being sent as IP packets over the communications network;

computer coded instructions associated with said server and said computer processors to selectively control and monitor the
system to include (i) activation and deactivation of said radio bridge as controlled by said first computer and to prevent
activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii)
to produce visual displays on respective user interfaces of said first and second computers; and

wherein said visual displays include an activation or status screen showing an audio detect feature indicative of which communication
endpoints are transmitting radio communications.

US Pat. No. 9,736,867

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

Safecom 911, Inc., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communicants having respective
radio systems, said system comprising:
first and second computer processors located at respective communication endpoints
a communication server for managing communications between the communication endpoints;
a communications network for interconnecting said communications server and said computer processors, said server and each
of said computer processors having respective IP addresses;

at least one public safety radio associated with one of said communication endpoints;
at least one local radio associated with the other of said communication endpoints;
a radio bridge for facilitating direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio,
said radio bridge facilitating connection between the radios, said bridge further including a processor that communicates
with said server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions being
sent as IP packets over the communications network;

computer instructions to selectively control and monitor the system to include (i) activation and deactivation of said radio
bridge as controlled by said first computer and to prevent activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint
associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii) to produce visual displays on at least one user interface for said
first or second computers; and

wherein said visual displays include an activation or status screen showing an audio detect feature indicative of which communication
endpoints are transmitting radio communications.

US Pat. No. 9,949,299

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

SAFECOM 911, INC., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communicants having respective radio systems, said system comprising:a computer processor located at a first communication endpoint;
a communication server for managing communications between the first communication endpoint and a second communication endpoint;
an Internet Protocol (IP) communications network for interconnecting said communications server and said computer processor, said server and said computer processor having respective IP addresses;
at least one public safety radio associated with one of said communication endpoints;
at least one local radio associated with the other of said communication endpoints;
at least one pre-programmed digital radio associated with said communication endpoints and operating on a different channel or frequency than said at least one public safety radio and said at least one local radio;
a radio bridge for facilitating direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio, said radio bridge including hardware enabling connection between the radios, said bridge communicating with said server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions being sent as IP packets over the communications network;
a digital radio module incorporated with said radio bridge, said module providing a capability to control said radio bridge by an Radio Frequency (RF) signal received from said at least one pre-programmed digital radio;
computer coded instructions associated with said server and said computer processor to selectively control and monitor the system to include (i) activation and deactivation of said radio bridge as controlled by said first computer and to prevent activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii) to produce visual displays on respective user interfaces of said first and second computers; and
wherein said visual displays include an indication of whether a radio bridge has been activated or deactivated by said at least one pre-programmed digital radio.

US Pat. No. 10,448,451

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

SAFECOM 911, INC., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communication endpoints having incompatible radios operating on distinct frequencies, the endpoints including at least one public safety radio associated with a communication endpoint and at least one local radio associated with another communication endpoint, said system comprising:at least one pre-programmed digital radio operating on a different channel or frequency than said at least one public safety radio and said at least one local radio;
a radio bridge for facilitating direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio, said radio bridge including hardware enabling connection between the radios, said bridge communicating with a communications server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions being sent as Internet Protocol (IP) packets over an IP communications network;
a digital radio module incorporated with said radio bridge, said module providing a capability to control said radio bridge by a radio frequency (RF) signal received from said at least one pre-programmed digital radio;
computer coded instructions associated with a computer processor of the system to selectively control and monitor the system to include (i) activation and deactivation of said radio bridge to prevent activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii) production of visual displays for a user that include an indication of whether a radio bridge has been activated or deactivated by said at least one pre-programmed digital radio.

US Pat. No. 9,860,923

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

SAFECOM 911, INC., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communicants having respective
radio systems, said system comprising:
first and second computer processors located at respective communication endpoints
a communication server for managing communications between the communication endpoints;
an Internet Protocol (IP) communications network for interconnecting said communications server and said computer processors,
said server and each of said computer processors having respective IP addresses;

at least one public safety radio associated with one of said communication endpoints;
at least one local radio associated with the other of said communication endpoints;
at least one pre-programmed digital radio associated with said communication endpoints and operating on a different channel
or frequency than said at least one public safety radio and said at least one local radio;

a radio bridge for facilitating direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio,
said radio bridge including hardware to enable connection between the radios, said bridge further including a processor that
communicates with said server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions
being sent as IP packets over the communications network;

a digital radio module incorporated with said hardware of said radio bridge, said module providing a capability to control
said radio bridge by a Radio Frequency (RF) signal received from said at least one pre-programmed digital radio;

computer coded instructions associated with said server and said computer processors to selectively control and monitor the
system to include (i) activation and deactivation of said radio bridge as controlled by said first computer and to prevent
activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii)
to produce visual displays on respective user interfaces of said first and second computers; and

wherein said visual displays include an indication of whether a radio bridge has been activated or deactivated by said at
least one pre-programmed digital radio.

US Pat. No. 10,225,883

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

SAFECOM 911, INC., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communicants having respective radio systems, said system including an IP (internet protocol) communications network and a communication server for managing communications between a first communication endpoint and a second communication endpoint, said system comprising:at least one public safety radio associated with one of said communication endpoints;
at least one local radio associated with the other of said communication endpoints;
at least one pre-programmed digital radio associated with said communication endpoints and operating on a different channel or frequency than said at least one public safety radio and said at least one local radio;
a radio bridge for facilitating direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio, said bridge communicating with said server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions being sent as IP packets over the communications network;
a digital radio module incorporated with said radio bridge, said module providing a capability to control said radio bridge by an RF (radio frequency) signal received from said at least one pre-programmed digital radio;
computer coded instructions associated with said communications server to selectively control and monitor the system to included (i) activation and deactivation of said radio bridge to prevent activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii) producing visual displays on user interfaces of the communication system; and
wherein said visual displays include (i) an indication of whether a radio bridge has been activated or deactivated by said at least one pre-programmed digital radio, and (ii) at least one of an activation or status screen showing an audio detect feature indicative of which communication endpoints are transmitting radio communications or activation or status screen showing a channel take over feature, said channel take over feature indicating whether an authorized user has interrupted the ability of radio transmissions at a selected endpoint location.

US Pat. No. 10,716,166

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

SAFECOM 911, INC., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communication endpoints having incompatible radios operating on distinct frequencies, the endpoints including at least one public safety radio associated with a communication endpoint and at least one local radio associated with another communication endpoint, said system comprising:at least one pre-programmed digital radio operating on a different channel or frequency than said at least one public safety radio and said at least one local radio;
a radio bridge to facilitate direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio, said radio bridge including hardware enabling connection between the radios, said bridge communicating with a communications server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions being sent as Internet Protocol (IP) packets over an IP communications network;
a digital radio module incorporated with said radio bridge, said module being configured to control said radio bridge by a radio frequency (RF) signal received from said at least one pre-programmed digital radio; and
computer coded instructions associated with a computer processor of the system to selectively control and monitor the system to include (i) activation and deactivation of said radio bridge to prevent activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii) production of visual displays for a user that include an indication of whether a radio bridge has been activated or deactivated by said at least one pre-programmed digital radio, and wherein said indication includes whether the radio is a public safety digital radio or a private digital radio.