First Responders

First Responders

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A first-of-its-kind treatment for the life-threatening effects of cyanide poisoning will be developed soon. The treatment is needed because cyanide could be used as...
counter-terror

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Sensor technology mounted on security dogs has been enhancing India’s fight against terrorism. India’s Elite counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG) has procured head-mounted...

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Subway systems are complex with many moving parts and miles of tunnels. A new project focuses on cleaning up a subway system after the...
black box

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Tracking soldiers in an emergency situation sometimes takes too long, a critical factor that might cost the lives of wounded soldiers. A new technology...
anti-ramming

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A debate has been sparked in Austria recently regarding new anti-terror measures, specifically anti-ramming attacks. Austria's chancellery halted the construction of anti-terror walls outside...
drone

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Are the laws regarding unmanned aircraft systems unsuitable for the current circumstances? US Federal agencies have asked Congress to change laws that prevent law enforcement...
facial recognition

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Facial recognition technologies are not new. However, what about identifying the actual identity of people under disguise? Researchers from the University of Cambridge are...
anti-terror

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While the UK government is increasing its anti-terror budget, the resources allocated to the police to thwart terrorist plots are being cut. This policy...
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...
big data

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With access to more personal data than ever before, police have the power to solve crimes more quickly, but in practice, the influx of...

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Robotic vehicles for security purposes adapted from civilian-use models are not rare. Now, Digital Concepts Engineering is launching the X-2 Unmanned Ground Vehicle fitted...
wearable sensor

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One of the risks evolving during police operations is that when an officer is injured, the period of time until help arrives might be...

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Body cameras have their advantages in the safe city setting, but their contribution to security sometimes raises privacy dilemmas. Jersey City police are giving...
facial recognition

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New York City has been employing facial recognition technology extensively. The technology has helped lead to the arrest of more than 4,000 people involved...
unmanned systems

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The leading conference, exhibition and airshow in the unmanned systems and robotics field - AUS&R 2017 - was opened today with a record number...
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...
wearable sensors

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Delivering life-saving care in a battlefield environment is a complex challenge. New wearable sensors will monitor the situation of soldiers in the battlefield as...
emergency response

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The U.S. is tightening its bonds with Costa Rica. The Department of State has donated six virtual shooting ranges to the Costa Rican Ministry...
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...
drone

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The US Air National Guard has deployed medium-altitude drones to help airlift and search-and-rescue units find victims in the hurricane disaster-stricken areas. The Guard...
hurricane

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With the catastrophic injury and damage being caused by natural disasters such as the current hurricanes hitting the United States and the Caribbean, a...

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