Fire Fighting

Fire Fighting

military training

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As virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have grown in popularity within the gaming and entertainment industries over the past few years, the...
rescue

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Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has designed and engineered a special version of the new Land Rover Discovery SUV for use by...

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A radiation threat detection system was successfully tested recently by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s SIGMA program—whose goal is to prevent...
drones

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Disaster recovery teams would be upgraded with cellular drones. AT&T, the communications giant, expect it’s Flying COW (Cell on Wings) to achieve life-saving capabilities...
wearable technologies

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The US Federal government will have to play a role in regulating the use of new technologies, said Consumer Technology Association President Gary Shapiro,...
hazardous materials

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A fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consisting of aerial drones and miniature aerostats were used to provide live situational awareness at a joint...
wearable sensor

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A wearable sensor that can monitor a person’s skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before it poses a health...

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Emergency Response departments are adopting UAVs to help save lives. The Canadian Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) has recently recruited two thermal imaging...

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Keeping firefighters safe and communicating with them have been major technical challenges for decades. While outdoors, they can use GPS to track one another,...

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica has begun the test campaign of its remotely piloted helicopter SW-4 ‘Solo’. Leonardo is an Italian multinational aerospace, defence and security company, headquartered...

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Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is looking to chip in on the fire-fighting business revolution by applying two contemporary pieces of technology - drones and augmented...

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A recent patent application by Boeing reveals an autonomous solution that would allow dual-use drones to operate for months, overcoming the battery life problem. The...

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Cameras are replacing aircraft in fire awareness. A network of high definition cameras placed on peaks throughout the Lake Tahoe region in the US...

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A smart mapping technology helps responding to and pre-empting forest fires. The smart map by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) Sinar Mas from Indonesia...

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Lockheed Martin demonstrated for the first time how its models of optionally-piloted helicopters and small UAS can work together to successfully locate and extinguish...

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Law enforcement robot markets at $1 billion in 2015 are anticipated to reach $5.7 billion by 2022, according to a new market research report....

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The Fire Station Alerting System, PrimeAlert, is supposed to help speed response times & reduce stress and sleep deprivation for first responders in Ohio Locution...

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The Marine Corps is in the early phases of developing a large Group 5 unmanned aerial system (UAS) that would operate from a ship...

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Vault RMS, the company behind the platform that tracks firefighters’ exposure to toxic substances, announced earlier this month that it was accepted into the...

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The use of UAVs for mapping disaster areas, evaluating the damage, monitoring wide range fires or earthquakes, especially in areas that cannot be accessed...

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