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  1. Firefighting Technology Roundup: Web-Connected Cars, Chemical Weapons, and More

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Feb 2015

    Mary Jane Dittmar a look at some recent technological developments that may impact the firefighting community.

  2. Firefighter Technology Roundup: USAR Locator and More

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Jul 2014

    Mary Jane Dittmar reviews some new technology that may be of interest to firefighters, including a locator for urban search and rescue operations, wall-scaling technology, and a tool for increasing situational awareness over expansive fire scenes, such as in wildland firefighting.

  3. Firefighter Technology : CDC Releases Blast Injury App

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2014

    This application equips you with the critical decision-making information you need to provide medical care or manage mass casualties, all from your mobile device.

  4. Firefighting Technology : FCC Votes on Wireless 911 Location Accuracy

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Feb 2014

    The Federal Communications Commission today proposed rules to help emergency responders better locate wireless callers to 911.

  5. Firefighting Technology : 200 Firefighters Needed for Thermal Imaging Study at FDIC

    Online Articles

    Wed, 2 Apr 2014

    The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is looking for firefighters to use and evaluate a new, innovative technology in thermal imaging

  6. Firefighting Technology : Toledo (OH) Fire and Rescue: 'Simulator Provides Training for Any Conceivable Incident'

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 May 2014

    The Toledo (OH) Fire and Rescue Department (TFRD) recently enhanced its training capacity through the acquisition of RescueSim virtual training platform technology.

  7. Firefighting Technology : Robot Tests Chemical Protective Clothing

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Jun 2013

    Mary Jane Dittmar reviews two emerging robotic projects that may benefit the fire service: an anthropomorphic robot designed for testing chemical protection clothing and a high-mobility robot for rough terrain.

  8. Firefighting Technology : Rhodium Incident Management Suite Adds Instant Outbound Conference Calling from ZipBridge

    Online Articles

    Fri, 14 Feb 2014

    Incident Response Technologies (IRT), a leading developer of incident management software solutions, announces a strategic alliance with ZipBridge, innovators of automated conference call bridging solutions.

  9. Firefighting Technology : FDNY Approves Honeywell Power IP and GSM Fire Alarm Communicator

    Online Articles

    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Power announces its IPGSM-4G fire alarm communicator has received approval from the Fire Department of New York for use in commercial facilities throughout New York City.

  10. Firefighting Technology : Scientists Test Device to Monitor Toxic Gases During Firefighting

    Online Articles

    Thu, 15 May 2014

    Scientists at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are testing a portable device to be worn by all times by firefighters to measure carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide.