ESS Exhibitors

New GORETEX PYRAD® Riot Suit redefines comfort and protection

GORE-TEX Professional (Gore) has set a new standard in personal protection for policing public order events with the launch of its lightweight, durable, waterproof and flame-retardant GORE-TEX PYRAD® Riot Suit. To operate effectively, officers need to have full confidence and trust that their gear will protect them from the most extreme risks if a situation… Read more »

Getting fired up with Standby RSG video telematics

Developed from the highly acclaimed AutoEye Xpert range, the Pro Series range of mobile video telematics solutions from Standby RSG is completely customisable to meet customer requirements, providing a tailored solution greatly suited for use across the fire and rescue service. Installation is straightforward and can be carried out across whole vehicle fleets, offering solutions… Read more »

North Wales Police to deploy Hexagon’s cloud-based, next-generation dispatch system

Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division has announced that North Wales Police will deploy Hexagon’s next-generation public safety solutions in the cloud. Hosted in Microsoft Azure, HxGN OnCall Dispatch and field mobility solutions will provide advanced call-taking and dispatch capabilities to link callers, dispatchers, managers and field officers for faster, more effective response. HxGN OnCall… Read more »

Dräger partners with the Fire Service College

Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, has announced a new partnership with the Capita owned Fire Service College (FSC). Together furthering technical innovation through the optimisation of SCBA product development, firefighter training and communications. The FSC delivers training to all UK fire and rescue teams, as well as defence,… Read more »

Frequentis expands control centre capability

Frequentis has expanded its control centre capability by taking a 51% share of Italian company Regola. Regola’s computer aided dispatch (CAD), public warning system (PWS), and all-in-one mobile emergency application solutions complement the Frequentis product portfolio, supporting the company’s long-term public safety growth strategy, which also aims at expanding the portfolio to include other vital… Read more »

ESN under the spotlight at police testing event

Frontline police workers put an Emergency Services Network (ESN) push-to-talk product through its paces as part of an intensive test event staged in Cheshire. The event was hosted for the first time by the North West Police Hub, one of the five key assurance partners (APs), which get involved in ESN testing for the Emergency… Read more »

New tender for Police Aviation Services now available

BlueLight Commercial working in collaboration with the National Police Air Service (NPAS) and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) have published a new tender opportunity for Police Aviation Services. This procurement aims to establish a Police Aviation Services Framework Agreement and immediately enter into two initial call-off contracts for: LOT 1: The lease or capital purchase… Read more »

VCS places first on new NHS national framework for ambulance converters

VCS, one of the UK’s leading ambulance conversion specialists, has achieved the highest combined score of all bidders in the new NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub Framework Agreement for Ambulance and Specialist Vehicle Conversions. Assessed on its technical ability, exceptional quality and financial offers, the Bradford-based manufacturer is now positioned at the top of the framework…. Read more »

MSA Bristol delivers for North Yorkshire FRS

Firefighters across North Yorkshire are sporting smart new kit, following the recent delivery of new PPE from MSA Bristol. Last year, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) ordered top-to-toe structural fire fighting kit for 670 firefighters working out of 38 stations across the county, working to a go-live date of 25October. Purchased through the… Read more »

Northumberland FRS invests in Dräger’s new PSS® AirBoss SCBA

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NRFS) has become the first UK fire and rescue service to invest in Dräger’s new AirBoss Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with telemetry, as it looks to provide its firefighters with the most advanced fire safety equipment on the market today. Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is one of the… Read more »