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FDM Announces Support for New Text to 911 Standard for Hearing Impaired

Tue, Apr 8, 2014

For Canada's hearing or speech impaired, calling 911 in an emergency hasn't been possible. Until now.

NFPA Announces Release of New, Free Mobile App

Thu, Nov 7, 2013

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is pleased to announce the release of its new mobile application "NFPA News" for use with the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android operating systems.

Hurst Jaws of Life Launches New Web Site

Tue, May 21, 2013

Built on a responsive platform designed to optimize the user experience on desktops, tablets and mobile devices, the new jawsoflife.com is a single source location for user manuals, bid specifications and detailed performance characteristics for Hurst Jaws of Life tools.

Fire Safety Sales Introduces the Stat-X First Responder

Tue, Feb 26, 2013

From Fire Safety Sales, this unit is deployed similar to a smoke grenade, generating a highly effective (no oxygen depletion), environmentally safe agent.

Tuff-Writer Launches New Challenge

Wed, Feb 1, 2012

Tuff-Writer has set their sights on proving that the Blendtec Blender, made famous by the “Will It Blend?” series of YouTube videos, will not be able to blend their tactical pen.

Beach Lighting that Helps Nesting Turtles Will Soon Help Consumers

Mon, Jan 30, 2012

TBSS is commencing a pilot program along Florida beaches to assess the effectiveness of its recently acquired energy-efficient neon lighting manufactured under the specifications required by the Turtle Conservation Coastal Lighting Regulations.

APCO International Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Grant for Second Year

Mon, Jan 30, 2012

APCO International has received a $50,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation to enable qualified association members with continuing education and training opportunities.

Largest Order in Rosenbauer History

Thu, Jan 26, 2012

Rosenbauer has won an order from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of the Interior to supply fire engineering equipment worth a total of $318.8 million.

Idaho Technology Delivers 10 Target BioThreat Detection Kit for US Military

Wed, Jan 25, 2012

Idaho Technology, Inc. (ITI) announced that it has delivered its first shipment of the RAZOR™ CRP BioThreat-X Kits to the Critical Reagents Program (CRP) which supplies test reagents to the US military.

Cummins Announces ISX12 to Better Serve Regional Haul, Vocational and Specialty Segments

Mon, Jan 23, 2012

Cummins Inc. announced its ISX12 Heavy-Duty engine with significant fuel economy improvements for regional haul, vocational and specialty applications.

Swissphone Announces Purchase of Firefighter Response System

Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Swissphone has today announced the purchase of the Firefighter Response System, a vital tool to provide firefighters, other first responders and dispatch centers with essential information.

Turtle Plastics Releases New Improved Hose Bridge

Wed, Jan 18, 2012

Turtle Plastics has just released a new and improved hose bridge.

Siemens Building Technologies Launches Smoke Detection Knowledge Center to Support Industry Education

Mon, Jan 16, 2012

Siemens Industry, Inc. has created an online resource designed to deliver current, relevant information to help fire professionals, building owners, property managers, city planners and consulting engineers.

Pelican Deploys the 2710 and 2720 Headlights

Mon, Jan 16, 2012

Pelican Products, a global leader in both the design and manufacture of advanced portable lighting, has introduced the 2710 and 2720 LED headlights.

Website Helps Fire and Police Find Technology Solutions

Fri, Jan 13, 2012

The PSTech Review is a free resource to help agencies find, evaluate, and compare solutions quickly and easily.

Idaho Technology Patents Melting Curve Analysis with Exponential Background Subtraction

Fri, Jan 13, 2012

Idaho Technology, Incorporated announced that "Melting Curve Analysis with Exponential Background Subtraction," patent was issued November 28th, 2011.

All Traffic Solutions Announces Trade-in Program

Fri, Jan 13, 2012

All Traffic Solutions has announced a new trade-in program that will enable municipalities and facilities who currently own older equipment to upgrade and take advantage of current technology.

Magnalight Announces Addition of Rechargeable and Portable Hazardous Area Light

Fri, Jan 13, 2012

The RUL-9 portable hazardous area light provides high power, durable operation, rechargeable capability, and 5 hours of powerful illumination in a Class 1 Division 2 approved hazardous location rated package.

TrueVector Technologies Debuts Emergency Responder Real Time Web Drawing Solution

Mon, Jan 9, 2012

TrueVector Technologies introduced a web-based, interactive drawing solution for emergency responder web mapping software.

Fordham Hosts ICCS Cyber Security Conference January 9-12, 2012

Mon, Jan 9, 2012

The third annual International Conference on Cyber Security: A White Hat Summit will take place at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus from January 9 through 12, 2012.

Open Sky Radios Come to WI Fire Department

Wed, Jan 4, 2012

The Open Sky digital radio, a product colored with some controversy, is currently being used by firefighters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to a recent report.

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FDM Announces Support for New Text to 911 Standard for Hearing Impaired

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For Canada's hearing or speech impaired, calling 911 in an emergency hasn't been possible. Until now.

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