First Responders

First Responders

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A series of robotic platforms and driven mobility systems has been revolutionizing the extreme mobility field for all weather conditions all-terrain and water. The...
AI disaster Response

The United States Pentagon’s AI center is working to develop technology that could help significantly improve response in a wildfire disaster. The United States Department...
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iHLS INNOFENSE - Innovation program for technological startups in the civilian and security sector, which will be operated by iHLS in collaboration with the...
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Attend the seventh Conference and Exhibition on Unmanned Systems and Robotics - AUS&R 2019. Register! Representatives from government, leading defense industries, military, security forces and law...
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A specially made Boeing 747-400 has recently been contracted by the Bolivian government to help fight wildfires in the Amazon. Once a passenger jet...
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While drones are proving useful for first responder agencies, the data and information they provide can lack context, making them difficult for first responders...
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An interactive head-up display will provide increased safety for law enforcement, firefighters, and even the military. A new helmet prototype is earning comparisons to...
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The United States Navy has recently closed a $15.8 million contract with a marine robotics company to upgrade the MK 18 Kingfish unmanned underwater...
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Three teams will build prototypes for the US Army ISV squad vehicle. An Oshkosh Defense and Flyer Defense team, an SAIC and Polaris team,...
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Early warning of floods can supply first responders with the critical time needed for the mitigation of the disaster. The US Department of Homeland...
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At times of disaster, first responder agencies have to operate in effective coordination and maintain communication channels in order to cope with the complex...
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During a mass shooting incident, every second matters. On August 4, the Dayton, Ohio shooter needed less than 20 seconds — the amount of...
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A drone flamethrower attachment that can allegedly spray fire, and a chainsaw attached to a drone, are only some of the dangerous drone attachments...
Illustration - Wildfire Map by Gila National Forest

Recently, the Hillsborough River in Florida was flowing at more than 3,020 cubic feet per second, with the river’s surface being at 31.48 feet...
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Attend the seventh Conference and Exhibition on Unmanned Systems and Robotics - AUS&R 2019. Register! Representatives from government, leading defense industries, military, security forces and law...
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Smartphones offer much potential in public safety missions. The Chicago Police Department is piloting Samsung DeX In-Vehicle Solution designed to give officers more tools...
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In most emergency situations having good and reliable situational awareness is the difference between a successful and unsuccessful operation for first responders. In almost...
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The authority that oversees search and rescue operations in the UK, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plans to assess the potential use of...
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With the help of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine deep learning, scientists at Florida Atlantic University have “brought to life” a robotic canine named...
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A new boat stopping technology brings to a quick and safe halt vessels whose maneuvers  arouse suspicions about their intent. The new family of...
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A new situational awareness system presents original features for firefighters.The Situational Awareness System by Pierce Manufacturing is a self-piloting, actively-tethered aerial device that can...
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Search and rescue services in the UK are constantly seeking for new ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their services whilst reducing...

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