First Responders

First Responders

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The technology used for salespeople documentation and evaluation is now helping police departments. The vast majority of police body camera footage never gets reviewed,...
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has run over 390,000 facial recognition searches since 2011. The Department of Homeland Security has also said it...
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The Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response vehicle (THOR) was built to operate under any network in any environment, from dense forests during wildfires to remote...
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Sensors can provide huge amounts of information about an environment. Video from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and social media posts could provide valuable information...
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A new development by NASA is aimed at aiding first responders. This new system, by the name of STEReO, was created to increase the...
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DAs gun violence in the U.S. continues to steadily increase, organizations and institutions such as educational campuses are seeking new ways to protect their...
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A new scanning solution uses advanced sensors and artificial intelligence to detect a wide range of concealed weapons and threats, such as firearms, metallic...
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A team composed of a fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and a search and rescue canine demonstrated a unique collaboration without intervention from...
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A new search and rescue drone was designed to provide first responders with an all-in-one victims localization system capable of working in the aftermath...
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With the increase in recent years of refugees fleeing from dangerous areas via the sea, an urgent humanitarian crisis, some researchers have begun developing...
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Some 40 percent of adult Americans live in a gun-owning household, according to the Pew Research Center. As federal lawmakers remain deadlocked on any...
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On a daily basis, first responders are exposed to various risks, from moving vehicles to wildfires. But what happens when it's dark and hard...
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The capabilities of the CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned air vehicle have been recently demonstrated on board a Norwegian coast guard vessel. S-100 is a Vertical...

The US Department of Defense’s biometrics and identity tools are on track to support joint all-domain operations. But in order to accelerate the adoption...
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In a blistering report, the Chicago Inspector General's office called into question the effectiveness of the police department's ShotSpotter technology, one of its most...
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The technology used for salespeople documentation and evaluation is now helping police departments. The vast majority of police body camera footage never gets reviewed,...
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Just like the rest of the world, the Law Enforcement field must invest in keeping up with modern technologies. To carry out efficient, smart...
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It can be easily agreed upon that the COVID-19 pandamic has had a destroctive effect on many of our lives, whether it be losing...
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During spring and summer, rising temperatures and low precipitation lead to long-term soil dryness. Furthermore, global warming and drought contribute to an increase in...
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Following the widespread protests and anger over police brutality in the US during these last few years, an iPhone user created a shortcut that...
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Currently-available turnout gear for firefighters does not inherently provide adequate visibility, ballistic protection, or lower extremity protection as traditional approaches do not always meet...
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Facial recognition technology is increasingly used by US federal agencies - this is one of the insights of a new Government Accountability Office report....