Earthquake

Earthquake

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...

A unique mobile app designed to alert residents in Los Angeles County of an earthquake has been unveiled. The ShakeAlertLA app is designed...

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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...
drone

A new Chinese drone known as the ‘Mavic 2 Enterprise’ drone now features swappable search and rescue accessories. The drone was upgraded specifically to...
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...
Drone industry

Last Monday, October 15, iHLS’s AUS&R conference hosted a plethora of startups, organizations and individuals from the industry of Unmanned Systems. A unique addition...

Amid concerns in the West about Serbia's close military and other ties with Russia, Serbia is to host a NATO emergency response exercise. The...

First responders, soldiers, hazard material teams, etc. need hand-free communications equipment in order to be able to concentrate more on their missions. The development...

A powerful earthquake in Israel could be a multi-faceted disaster, largely due to the lack preparedness, and particularly because of the unstable condition of...

MIT’s Cheetah 3 robot, a 90-pound mechanical beast — about the size of a full-grown Labrador -  can now leap and gallop across rough...

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

Every year, in the USA alone, an average of 54 firefighters and 165 police officers are killed, tens of thousands are injured and many...

During an emergency or disaster event, the response speed of the rescue teams and the coordination among the forces managing the incident are critical....

Microrobots have been studied by the U.S. military for years, but they tend to be simple machines with limited intelligence. Recently, however, the Defense...

An advanced UAV reconnaissance system was successfully tested, and will soon serve the U.S. Air National Guard in conducting airborne assessment of natural disasters...
big data

Drones offer a vast, bird’s eye view for collecting data, which can contribute enormously to diverse areas such as weather, traffic flow, and even...
first responders capabilities

First responders capabilities are to be enhanced within the framework of the US efforts to advance smart city technologies. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
emergency

The Georgia Institute of Technology has recently stated in a media release that according to a study it’s conducted, edge computing and fog networks...
disaster areas

Following large fires, hurricanes or earthquakes, first responder teams in disaster areas sometimes have to refrain from entering unstable structures, due to the danger...
battery

A cell phone that can never run out of battery could mean the difference between life and death for people in emergency situations. A...
disaster response

Disaster response under conditions of lack of conventional communication or internet networking, requires more traditional solutions.   A citywide communications exercise was recently held by...

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