Esri UK creates end-to-end drone solution for emergency services with heliguy™ partnership

Esri UK has announced a new partnership with drone specialists heliguy™ to complete its end-to-end drone solution for the emergency services industry. The final piece in Esri UK’s strategy to offer all parts of the drone workflow, the partnership will provide customers with drone hardware, payloads and pilot training from heliguy, combined with Esri’s drone… Read more »

Panasonic doubles down with latest generation TOUGHBOOK 33 detachable notebook

Panasonic has doubled down with its latest generation of the popular TOUGHBOOK 33 rugged notebook by delivering 40% faster performance, double the memory and double the storage of its predecessor, all at a similar price point. Available immediately, the updated 2-in-1 detachable notebook, already in use by emergency services organisations across Europe, looks set to… Read more »

SFR Medical pioneers game-changing 3D visual reconstruction reports to enhance court evidence

SFR Medical, the provider of medical evidence reports to UK police forces, has begun development of a scalable solution to provide 3D reconstructions of injuries to enhance its existing evidence reporting service. Based on computerised tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the victim, reports containing the 3D visual reconstruction images will strengthen… Read more »

Welsh Ambulance Service patient records are going digital

The Welsh Ambulance Service has signed a development deal that will see all its patient records go digital. The electronic Patient Clinical Record (ePCR) will replace traditional handwritten notes and also the digital pen, which was introduced in 2015. Chief Executive Jason Killens has signed a three-year hosting deal with Terrafix. The company will, over… Read more »

Streaming technology gives control room operators eyes on the ground at emergency incidents

Technology leader APD Communications has released ground-breaking streaming software providing unparalleled visibility from emergency incidents and potentially a huge range of other situations. APD Stream enables control room staff to send a simple Uniform Resource Locator (URL) link via text message or e-mail to a caller reporting an emergency incident, enabling them to livestream video… Read more »

Frequentis successfully demonstrates additional voice and data features for ESN

In the latest testing phase for the Emergency Services Network (ESN) project with the Home Office, Frequentis has successfully demonstrated the additional voice and data feature set. The Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) is delivering the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) critical communication system, which will replace the current TETRA-based Airwave system with a… Read more »

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service deploys ESN-ready mobile communications solution

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service is set to be an early adopter of the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) with the deployment of a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) solution across its fleet of 66 vehicles, using Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices and Gigabit-class ruggedised LTE routers provided by Cradlepoint. Working closely with Panasonic and Cradlepoint, the fire… Read more »

Capita renews contract to support Northumbria Police with network services

Capita plc has secured a two-year contract renewal worth £740,000 to deliver managed wide area network (WAN) services to Northumbria Police. The WAN services enable the force to take emergency calls and mobilise resources to manage incidents, supporting communities within their service areas. Northumbria Police serves a population of 1.5 million people, covering an area… Read more »