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Visionable: sharing their vision for a more connected emergency services

The Emergency Services Show, which took place from 7-8 September at the NEC in Birmingham, is all about the coming together of great minds to revolutionise the emergency services. In partnership with Excelerate, Visionable brought its Connected Emergency Services Solution to showcase how through the company’s technology and connectivity, diagnosis and treatment can be sped… Read more »

Delving deep into the world of immersive technology training

MXT signed the UK Government’s first ever Immersive Technology Services framework agreement in 2017 to provide all things Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality to Highways England. Training using immersive technology offers the opportunity to immerse trainees, such as new Traffic Officers, wherever they might be and to train them on a limitless number of highly… Read more »

Allison to highlight range of options for fire appliance propulsion systems at ESS

Allison Transmission has spent decades designing and building fully automatic transmissions for diesel engines that perform at their best in critical situations. Moreover, it is innovating in highly integrated electrified propulsion solutions and complete electrified systems, as well as supporting fire appliance manufacturers using alternative fuels such as natural gas for their powertrains. “Every commercial… Read more »

BlueLight Commercial launches healthcare in custody police tenders

BlueLight Commercial, in collaboration with 13 police forces, has announced the launch of seven new tenders over the next four months, for the provision of healthcare services in custody. These latest tenders have an estimated contract value of £36m, over an average five-year contract term. The 43 police forces of England and Wales, spend approximately… Read more »

How airborne intelligence can aid search and rescue operations

Words: Andy Gent, CEO, Revector. The UK’s search and rescue (SAR) organisations, that are heavily reliant on volunteers, aim to provide a highly responsive service despite having limited resources, finding missing people or retrieving those caught up in weather-related incidents. It is no surprise that search and rescue experts are turning to technologies that can… Read more »

National policing staff survey launched to support development of the future workforce

Over the last 12 months, the UK’s justice sector has undergone enormous change, mobilising effective cross-sector collaboration and flexibilities at pace, to adapt and respond to unparalleled demand. The remarkable resilience and dedication of staff across policing, wider law enforcement and crime prevention to deliver services in the midst of such adversity is incredible but… Read more »

British Red Cross turns to digital mapping to help meet increased demand for support due to COVID

The British Red Cross has created new mapping tools using Esri GIS software, which are being used by the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership (VCSEP) and its network of over 250 organisations, to improve collaboration and outreach as it responds to the COVID-19 crisis. Designed to help meet an increased demand for support from… Read more »