Fire Fighting

Fire Fighting

military uav market

Military Drone/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) market was estimated to be over USD 5 billion in 2016, and will have a market value of more...
drone payload

To achieve accurate recognition and high-resolution imaging, drones need to approach the target from a short range. But what if the drone is required...

Location technology can detect the current location of people or objects through the use...
natural disasters

The Quantix hybrid unmanned drone is designed to assess environmental damage. AeroVironment, a leading company in unmanned aircraft systems, announced it will utilize Quantyx...

In search and rescue operations, every second counts. A new Search and Rescue version of an unmanned aerial vehicle has been launched recently. The...

A technology originating in the US military sector is being tested in order to help save firefighters' lives. The ATAK - Android Team Awareness...
highrise building

Rescuing people trapped in a fire in the middle of the city depends to a large extent on the rapid access of first responders...

Firefighters, law enforcement officers and other first responders have to be constantly connected. Legacy communication systems or smartphones are not always the right and...

A development by a US-based Israeli company was successfully applied by first responder teams during the recent Hurricane Michael events in Florida. The platform...
FirstNet

Five public safety apps have been added by FirstNet (First Responders Network Authority) to its public communications platform. FirstNet is an independent authority within the...
smart combat helmet

India has been indigenously developing a smart combat helmet that will supply its soldiers with enhanced situational awareness. The Indian Institute of Technology IIT-Ropar...
smart city

Collisions between First Responders and civilian motorists are at an all-time high and the situation is worsening. Emerging smart city solutions are expected to...
technological innovation

Among the wide array of unmanned systems that will be showcased at the AUS&R Conference and Exhibition on October 15, 2018 will stand out...
evacuate

Data-based modeling system may now help emergency managers to better determine when to call for evacuations due to a wildfire. The system has the...
tracking

For the first time, the NEON Personnel Tracker Solution was used to track personnel within challenging indoor, underground, and urban GPS-denied environments at the...

While the operational arena keeps changing and evolving over time, coping with emerging threats and the development of new weapon systems and technologies, the...
emer

Some 80% of emergency 911 calls in the US are made from cellphones, and current technology relies on cell towers to give an approximation...

While firefighters battle with flames on a daily basis, they also face dangers in the form of toxic smoke and darkness, which can slow...
drop kits

Due to communications challenges during the response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US, the 9/11 commission recommended the establishment of a single,...

The largest wildfire in California history serves as a reminder that the trend of increasingly larger and faster-moving blazes may require new methods and...

Emergency responders rely on real-time and accurate information for enhanced situational awareness and safety. Now they will be able to have better information about...

Rescue missions and law enforcement operations often require working at heights, and coping with unique rope access challenges. Rescuing survivors from buildings in the...

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