Wed, 28 Aug 2013|
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[MUSIC] Hi my name is Mike Petersen and welcome to the Motorola solutions booth. And welcome to Fire Rescue International 2013. [NOISE] We are very excited this year at Motorola to offer some new and innovative technology, and also to announce some new partnerships, all around making sure we keep those fire fighters as safe as possible at all times. So let's step into the booth and let me show you some of those new areas we're working on. One of the exciting things that we're bringing to Fire Rescue International this year. Is trying to take all of that information that an incident commander is challenged with, and put it together in a simple way that they can manage and make the right decisions on the fire ground. So, what you're seeing in front of you right now is our ability to take all of that information and put it together in a very modular, a very com, com, well-composed. Setup. We've got a number of fire radios that you may find out on the fire ground. From a tactical channel to a state-wide or a city-wide channel. The large screen represents some o our newest incident command capabilities. A very simple, one-page, one-gooey interface to the firefighter, where they can manage the people on the fire ground. So our incident commands allows a number of things to happen in a much quicker fashion and in a much more rapid cades. Take for example when a fire ground par check or a personal accountability request is required. In the past, that would require an incident commander to be able to make audio calls to each person on the fire scene to assure they were ok. Now with our newest design, that response goes out to the entire crew and by simply pressing the OTT on the side of the radio, the screen now goes green for each firefighter. So, instead of managing that entire scene, by making sure everybody responded, you manage it by the exception. You look for the person that didn't respond and then you are able to reach out and find out what's happening, what needs to be taken care of. So you're taking a large scale event that may have taken several minutes to respond now down to a few seconds, where you know everyone's responded. Everyone's okay. One of the newest things that we've announced this year is a key partnership with Scott Safety. In the past, firefighters, chiefs. All personnel have asked us, you need to get more involved with the other manufacturers on the fire ground. Scott safety and Motorola Solutions have now teamed up to bring safety to even a higher level on the fire ground. We are not able via our P25 radios to bring information from. The Scott air pack in terms of tank level, in terms of pass alarm activation as well as the pack id over our radio, over that P25 radio that trusted voice radio now brings that trusted data over that link to a monitor where an incident commander can now real time. See, when that tank has dropped to a quarter tank, and if that firefighter's engaged and they need to bring him out, they can now radio in and bring him out. It offers a redundant path. Scott's Safety has their way of bringing that same information out. So now we have two redundant paths to assure that that information is getting to the incident commander. And he can now. Make real time decisions. So, what you're gonna witness here is a demonstration of how this technology works. We're first gonna purge the air out of the line. Normally this would happen obviously as a tank is reduced in level. But you can see we're starting to lower the tank level. As this gets down to a quarter and you're starting to get. [SOUND] The alerts that said you have low air, the viper alert kicks in. That information now passed across the radio and is now visible to that incident commander. What's you're seeing now is a prototype screen and you can see that radio, that information is come across through that handy talky, through that portable radio. To the RF mode, and that is now displayed on the screen, showing you an indication of an alert. That you're now down to a quarter of a tank. We've obviously talked a lot about incident command, and we've talked a lot about how firefighters use data. This next example, the intelligent data portal is taking that to a whole other level. If you can imagine taking all the available public and private data that's available in an agency and being able to display that intelligently on one screen, in one view, that's what we're talking about here. What you're seeing is a map. Of the Houston area and by simply looking at the side I can span the areas I want to look at. So say that an event, or a hurricane, or, a significant weather system is coming onboard, I can go into the, the risk areas when a hurricane and you now start to see the flood plains. So if you were planning an event, if you had to respond to a natural disaster. Very quickly you can see what's happening, and I can partition those. I can bring those in and out, and I can even go back to the main screen. Now what you're seeing here is a fixed mount display. We also have this available also in handheld. You can do that. And even the incident command vehicle that we looked at earlier. You can have this same image at the back of that vehicle, so that incident commander's not only managing the scene, but can be managing and watching significant weather systems that's moving in that could impact their work. So again, all of what you've seen today is available here at Motorola Solutions. I challenge you and I ask you. Check us out at motorolasolutions.com where you'll be able to see and hear more about these exciting examples and we look forward to your continued feedback as we develop products for the fire market. Thank you.