Tag Archives: Emergency Services

Bridging the connectivity gap for emergency vehicles

TomTom and vehicle radio specialist collaborate on developing integrated connectivity of devices used by emergency services in their vehicles. Navigation and mapping specialist, TomTom has teamed up with elektronik-labor CARLS to provide radio applications for emergency services based on TomTom …

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Video management system supports body-worn cameras

Latest device pack on Milestone XProtect includes support for body worn cameras for use by personnel in public safety, security and emergency services. Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 8.5 for its XProtect video management system (VMS), which now supports …

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Emergency call button speeds helicopter dispatch

Aviation group uses video management platform for speeding up dispatch of emergency services helicopter medics. A healthcare company in the Pacific Northwest region of America is using an innovative approach to summoning the services of emergency medical helicopters to evacuate …

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Fire and rescue services standardises tyre equipment

Latest generation tyres from Michelin in use for four years on fire and rescue appliances in Scotland for improved traction and performance on mixed roads. After adopting the latest technology in tyres for heavy vehicles, the Scottish Fire and Rescue …

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Japan launches automatic emergency call trial

The D-Call Net trial is being launched in Japan to automatically transmit vehicle data to call centres to assist in the assessment of collision severity. The service to make Japan’s roads safety is a joint operation involving the Emergency Medical …

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Video analytics emergency response system wins Australian award

A system which detects road incidents from CCTV footage and feeds video images to nearest emergency responder wins Australian Innovation Challenge. Based on video analytics, the Automated Surveillance Action Platform (ASAP) from iOmniscient constantly analyses road-side video imagery from traffic …

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Cheshire police commit to tyre safety campaigning

TyreSafe has welcomed Cheshire Police to its community of supporters providing commitments to raising community awareness of tyre safety. Already having a relationship with the county of Cheshire’s emergency services, tyre safety organization TyreSafe has now welcomed the Cheshire Police …

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Growth in adoption of PSIM for emergency service centres

Nice Inform has passed the 3000 installation milestone with greater adoption of PSIM technology for multimedia content management in emergency service centres worldwide. The information management task for emergency service centres and Public-Safety Answering Points (PSAP) is becoming increasingly complex …

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Two days remain for first ERA-GLONASS implementation milestone

Passenger vehicles and those carrying dangerous goods have two days left to comply with Russian ERA-GLONASS compliance legislation. From 1st January 2014, all new and imported passenger vehicles with more than 8 seats and goods vehicles greater than 2.5 tonnes …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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Software development completed for ERA-GLONASS system

Russia’s ERA-GLONASS automatic emergency call system now has a software platform on which to operate. Russian software company Luxoft has completed the development of the software platform needed for operating the ERA-GLONASS automatic emergency call system being deployed across the …

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