Motorola Solutions Invests in BlueLine Grid, the National Public Safety Collaboration Platform
BETHESDA, Md. – Dec. 18, 2015 – Motorola Solutions has made a strategic investment in BlueLine Grid, an emerging technology company that previously received an investment from In-Q-Tel, the venture arm of the U.S. Intelligence Community, BlueLine Grid has announced.
BlueLine Grid operates the nation’s premier, trusted collaboration network for law enforcement, first responders, and security teams. BlueLine Grid provides an encrypted suite of messaging, location, conferencing, virtual command, and file-sharing tools dedicated to the needs of public and private security officials, connecting teams internally and with each other on any device. BlueLine Grid was founded by David Riker and Jack Weiss.
“For today’s public safety agencies, technology is helping keep workers out in the field where they are needed, yet also connected to both the home office and each other,” said Paul Steinberg, Motorola Solutions chief technology officer. “The innovative solutions for collaboration and data access offered by BlueLine Grid have exciting potential for integration with our technology, as well as the power to help create better outcomes for our customers.”
“It’s an honor to be part of Motorola Solutions’ vision for the future of public safety,” said Jack Weiss, BlueLine Grid President. “We look forward to advancing our solutions as a complement to Motorola Solutions’ecosystem.”
BlueLine Grid joins Motorola Solutions’ growing network of investments in new technologies that are contributing to smart public safety solutions that create the safer cities of the future.
Terms of the investments by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital were not disclosed.
About BlueLine Grid
BlueLine Grid operates the nation’s premier, trusted collaboration network for law enforcement, first responders, and security teams. For more information, visit www.bluelinegrid.com