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Covia Labs To Present At IACP On NG9-1-1, Interoperability And The Secure Delivery Of Multimedia Information To First Responders

Thursday, October 17, 2013

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. –– October 17, 2013 –– Covia Labs Inc. today announced that David Kahn, CEO of Covia Labs, will co-present on the “Next Generation 9-1-1 Call-to-Car Technology” panel at the 2013 International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology Exposition (IACP) in Philadelphia, Pa. on October 20 at 2:30 p.m. ET.

The panel will review how technology can connect citizens, Public Safety Access Point (PSAP) dispatchers and First Responders with Push-To-Talk voice, maps and multimedia information for more effective and efficient incident response in emergency situations. The panel will also discuss how a complex security infrastructure is necessary to prevent unauthorized access to public safety information, enabling on-the-scene personnel to receive information without unnecessary intervention. Kahn will be co-presenting with Kyle Connor, Director of Business Development at Cassidian Communications.

Kahn has worked on contracts with U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T), and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Stanford Research Institute (SRI International).

The panel will be held from 2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. ET at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on the expo hall floor at the Innovation Theater located in booth #160. Interested parties can register at: http://www.theiacpconference.com/iacp2013/public/Content.aspx?ID=826&sortMenu=103001.

About Covia Labs, Inc. Covia Labs, Inc. is the developer of the Covia Connector™ software platform that enables secure interoperable communications across large deployments of diverse devices, from smartphones to proprietary police and fire department radios to weapons systems. Covia’s FIPS 140 2 certified technology enables diverse entities to work as a united team in order to accomplish a singular mission. By empowering personnel from different organizations with real-time information regardless of infrastructure or equipment, first responders and military personnel can improve operational capabilities and save lives. The company was named a “Top Performing Technology” at the U.S. Military’s 2010 CWID (Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration) events, 2012 winner of the Government Security News Award for Best Interoperable First Responder Communications and has engaged in contracts with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

About the IACP The International Association of Chiefs of Police is a dynamic organization that serves as the professional voice of law enforcement. Building on our past success, the IACP addresses cutting edge issues confronting law enforcement though advocacy, programs and research, as well as training and other professional services. IACP is a comprehensive professional organization that supports the law enforcement leaders of today and develops the leaders of tomorrow.