Fire Fighting

Fire Fighting

Iot technologies

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The US has been harnessing IoT technologies in attempt to advance a wide array of Smart City applications as well as in response to...
augmented reality

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Firefighters might one day be able to go further into hazardous situations and exit safely thanks to augmented reality glasses in development at BAE...
next-generation uniforms

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The US Government-funded AMBER project for advanced uniforms has been expanded. The project a collaborative effort between North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Protect...
disaster areas

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Following large fires, hurricanes or earthquakes, first responder teams in disaster areas sometimes have to refrain from entering unstable structures, due to the danger...
battery

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A cell phone that can never run out of battery could mean the difference between life and death for people in emergency situations. A...
cloud computing

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When disaster strikes, it’s crucial that first responders have reliable access to a controlled network, allowing them to receive and deliver critical information while...
protect the protectors

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First responders are constantly looking to improve, sharpen their senses and abilities and put their hands on the most innovative and useful equipment. Now,...
emergency

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During an emergency situation in a school or any other public institution, it is imperative to have instant communication with 911, first responders, and...
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,...
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...
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...

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