ICT

Hexagon introduces assistive AI technology for public safety agencies

Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division has introduced HxGN OnCall® Dispatch | Smart Advisor, the industry’s first assistive artificial intelligence (AI) technology designed to help public safety agencies detect and respond to complex emergencies sooner. Using AI, advanced statistics and machine learning (ML), Smart Advisor mines operational data in real-time to fill blind spots and alert… Read more »

South Central Ambulance Service automates business processes with Turnkey Consulting

Risk management and cyber security consultancy Turnkey Consulting is to work with South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) to automate some of its core business processes as the foundation trust looks to increase its operational efficiency and meet wider NHS policy requirements. A successful rollout could make this the blueprint for other NHS Trusts. The project… Read more »

Fully rugged tablet delivers seamless mobile performance

Getac has launched the next generation UX10-IP, a powerful fully rugged tablet built to thrive in the challenging, high pressure environments emergency medical services professionals operate in each day. The UX10-IP features fully sealed buttons and an ergonomic design that makes frequent cleaning fast and simple. This supports infection prevention, offering further peace of mind… Read more »

Capita integrates what3words into ControlWorks to support emergency services

Capita plc has integrated location finding app what3words into its ControlWorks solution to enable emergency services to respond to incidents when callers are unable to describe their exact location. This completes the integration of what3words into Capita’s control room solutions portfolio, enabling all clients globally to access this additional capability. Capita provides ControlWorks to a… Read more »

Rapid deployment internet connectivity solution

The Mobile Broadband Kit (MBK) was conceived to offer first responders a rapid deployment internet connectivity solution, which is extremely secure, and robust enough to manage everyday needs. It needed to be portable, rugged, simple to use and self-sufficient, with an on-board power supply to last at least the length of an average working shift…. Read more »

SCAS partners with GoodSAM to bring video streaming tech into 999 Clinical Coordination Centres

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is launching a ground-breaking digital product – GoodSAM’s Instant On Scene – to enable the public to stream video directly from their smartphones into the SCAS 999 Clinical Coordination Centres (CCC). The system is set to revolutionise triage for the ambulance service, ensuring medics can now see… Read more »

Capita signs network infrastructure contract with Transport for London

Capita plc (Capita) has secured a contract with Transport for London (TfL) to design and deliver key elements of the network infrastructure that will underpin the upcoming Emergency Services Network (ESN) throughout the London Underground. ESN is a programme led and directly funded by the Home Office to deliver a new emergency services mobile communications… Read more »

Chronos Technology partners with Syntony GNSS to offer GNSS underground coverage

Chronos Technology, a leading resilient GNSS system integrator, has formed a partnership with the French technology company Syntony GNSS, a leader and expert in the design and manufacture of GNSS systems, to deliver underground GNSS positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions for critical infrastructure applications in the UK. GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) coverage has… Read more »

Drone collaboration gives Incident Commanders a different perspective

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has invested in new equipment to help respond to incidents. As part of a unique collaboration with the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Joint Protective Services (BCH JPS) police command, new drones are being rolled out which will assist firefighters in their response to a wide range of incidents and… Read more »