Fire Fighting

Fire Fighting

radar sensing through walls

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First responders and army units often confront situations where they suspect that someone is hiding in a house but are unable to find him...
first responders

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Shortly after 9/11, reports began to emerge that one of the reasons many firefighters died in the attack was that police helicopters circling above...
drone

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Delair-Tech, a leading French commercial drone company, recently announced that its DT18 and DT26X drones have been selected as the official choice for French...
emergency

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New wireless technologies that are designed to assist emergency responders were tested recently at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington. Several organizations partnered together to...

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By Arie Egozi Holding a national drill to practice procedures in the event of an earthquake is very good, however, all the preparations seem minor in...
firefighting

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A heavy-duty firefighting supportive drone has been designed by the Spain-based startup, DRONE HOPPER. According to the company, the drone offers “safety, flexibility, and...
situational awareness

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  A new security system which brings together up-to-the-minute information on key security developments in Iraq and the implications for companies operating in the region...
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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