Unblur wins new contract with London Fire Brigade

Following a tendering process, Unblur has been awarded the contract to provide London Fire Brigade with an Incident Command Operating System. The directors of Unblur are delighted to announce a commercial agreement with London Fire Brigade for a ten year contract to provide IRIS Core, as their incident command operating system to be used on… Read more »

Panasonic introduces the ultimate rugged notebook

Designed for defence and ideal for police and utilities this high performance 14 inch notebook takes rugged computing to another level with the flexibility to meet mission critical operations and every daychallenges. For police and border control the device is ideal for operational service, such as routing,numberplate or suspect identification. The TOUGHBOOK 40 has a… Read more »

Sodexo awarded seven-year property services integrator contract with Metropolitan Police

Sodexo has been awarded a £45m contract with the Metropolitan Police to manage its estate and property related services across London. The seven-year property services integrator contract, with an extension opportunity for a further three years, will see Sodexo’s property professional services team work with the UK’s largest police service to manage its estate. This includes:… Read more »

Safelocking offers bespoke access control

The modern workplace, be it in the public or private sector, presents unique challenges to today’s security professionals. Keeping large numbers of keys, vehicles and devices all safe, and yet accessible at all times for authorised staff, is enabled by the use of a IQ key and asset management system. Whether it is permanent staff… Read more »

Oxfordshire FRS invests in independently performed risk modelling

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (OFRS) has a systems approach to integrated risk management. This prioritises the delivery of statutory duties to reduce risk and vulnerability in Oxfordshire. As part of its prevention programme, it plans to improve efficiencies by targeting communities and individuals in most need of support. OFRS already benefits from using Cadcorp… Read more »

Digital voice recording offers secure solution for Lancashire Constabulary

A combination of encrypted, user-friendly digital dictation management software and hardware from Voice Technologies has replaced Lancashire Constabulary’s unsecure audio recorders. Lancashire Constabulary’s armed response unit and their negotiators are required to document and audio record specific interactions while deployed to an incident, either in person or by phone. Officers complained their hand-held audio recorders… Read more »

Excelerate partners in €5.7m European project to create digital ambulance of the future

Cardiff-based connectivity specialist Excelerate Technology is leading the consortium on one of the most exciting projects ever undertaken on behalf of NHS ambulance services; a €5.7m initiative co-funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) ARTES 5G Strategic Programme Line (SPL) and the UK Space Agency (UKSA) to create the prototype for pioneering an always connected… 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 »

West Midlands emergency services strengthen incident response with real-time data receiver technology

Fire and ambulance services in the West Midlands can now access real-time encrypted video and audio transmission from emergency incidents across the region, supported by the National Police Air Service. Radio frequency (RF) technology provider, Enterprise Control Systems (ECS), has announced that West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Ambulance Service will implement its data-receiver… 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 »