First Responders

First Responders

mobile connectivity

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The city of Greenville, S.C. is projected to welcome upwards of 100,000 to 500,000 visitors arriving to watch there the solar eclypse. The city’s...
drone

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The last few years have seen fixed-wing drones manage all sorts of difficult operations. A new development is seeking to enable drones to take...
helicopters

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Helicopters have been fulfilling an important role in the world’s coastguard fleets, especially for search and rescue operations. The UK’s Coastguard is attempting to...
police

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In an attempt to lower the crime and murder rates, police officers in Chicago have arrived at a unique solution - using a computer...
sensor technology

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Search and rescue missions are often supported by airborne capabilities. Advances in the sensor field can augment the capabilities of the teams to locate...
facial recognition

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Police departments in the world have been experimenting the use of facial recognition technologies during events with massive crowds in an attempt to prevent...
airport security tactics

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The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently released a video claiming to provide an inside look at airport security tactics - how the agency...
police officers

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Over the last several years, the number of ambushes on police officers in the US has increased dramatically. One of the vulnerabilities threatening officers’...
communications technologies

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A couple of noteworthy communications technologies were recently examined by a first responder agency that evaluated them for public safety use. The US Department of...
wearable sensors

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The immediate monitoring of environmental and personal factors can be critical for first responders and soldiers in many emergency cases. Various wearable sensors can...
saves lives

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Few people know, but the reason fire procedures instruct people to refrain from elevator use in case of a fire in a high story...
vital law enforcement tools

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Drones have become powerful and vital law enforcement tools. Police in Norfolk, England, will soon be using drones to help search for missing people,...

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In recent years, we've been witnessing more and more security officials that have been trying to find more efficient methods to map the field,...
drones

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Recent years have seen the role of drones in criminal activity increasing significantly. In the area of cyber forensics, law enforcement faces a significant...
disaster response

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Disaster response under conditions of lack of conventional communication or internet networking, requires more traditional solutions.   A citywide communications exercise was recently held by...
anti terror

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Various security forces in Europe have been gradually adapting to the new terrorist threat reflected in recent years’ lethal attacks. Ireland’s military special forces, the...
terrorist attack

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The terrorist attacks in London during the last months apparently brought about a greater awareness to the need to prepare the public for such...
police pursuit

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US police departments’ vehicles have been getting gradually older and less effective. The solution found is a new truck that Ford has recently unveiled,...
ISIS

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A new use for a bomb-detecting technology: identifying the dangerous opioid fentanyl from a distance using a laser beam to protect soldiers and law...
airborne law enforcement

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Airborne law enforcement officers have to be attentive to multiple information sources at the same time, a task that requires clear and accurate displays. Next-generation...
gps technology

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A rising number of vital systems in our lives rely on GPS technology – whether it’s police units, airports or even private car navigation...
search and rescue missions

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Search and rescue missions sometimes get complicated because the survivors can not be located. A new combat survival radio that automatically activates and securely...

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