Fire Fighting

Fire Fighting

The evacuation of residents threatened by natural disasters such as wildfires, flooding and debris flows is challenged by psychological and logistical obstacles. People typically...
first responders

First responders might lose their lives due to poor situational awareness in areas they are being deployed. It’s hard to tell without actually being...

The Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) are getting a new principal firefighting and crash response vehicle, the P-19R ARFF, which will be able...

Once again, unmanned aerial vehicles prove efficient in helping first responders cope with fire. Drones were instrumental in helping the Parisian firefighters track the...

A new technology integrates an autonomous tethered “kite” drone in emergency vehicles to help provide firefighters with situational awareness. In fact, this is a...

Large scale fires threaten people and property, causing a lot of damage. A helicopter is often used to fight fires, but this mission puts...
location detection

Emergency call centers sometimes find it hard to accurately locate an address when a person uses a cellphone to dial 911. For years, the...
satellite-based solution

When disaster strikes, cell phone networks often go down – whether because of the event or because of the sheer volume of traffic, new...
drone swarm

There are many benefits to using a swarm of smaller drones working together to achieve a common goal in place of one large one,...
fire detection

Wildfires in California are expected to increase, and it is assessed that by 2100 the frequency of extreme wildfires would increase, and the average...
5g communications

Disasters or emergency situations require substantial network resources to sustain and provide wireless connectivity rapidly. The exponential growth in mobile data traffic and in...

The advance in robotics has already spread to first responders such as firefighters. However, the use of robots in the management of wildfires burning...

First Responders risk their lives each and every day. A new software will allow first responders to see building layouts and floor plans on...

In addition to their military uses, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) routinely execute search and rescue missions, border patrols and more. The US Defense Department...
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...

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