Operational Equipment

Centrik helps West Midlands Police put the focus on policing

West Midlands Police has turned to Centrik to manage its complex drone programme, using the powerful operational management system to improve efficiency and help its officers ‘spend less time on administration and more time policing’. The West Midlands Police drone programme – working closely with the National Police Air Service (NPAS) – provides 24/7 unmanned… Read more »

Feedback from the frontline for Wolf Safety’s new torch

Candid feedback from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service has enabled Wolf Safety to verify how effectively its new TR-65 right-angle torch performs on the fire fighting frontline. Following a competitive tender and evaluation procedure, Norfolk’s FRS ordered 500 torches, enabling its firefighters to be the first in the UK to benefit from the product’s innovative… Read more »

Dawn of the digital forest: Dryad Networks sets out plans for ultra-early wildfire detection solution

Environmental Internet of Things (IoT) start-up Dryad Networks has announced that it is developing a large-scale IoT network for the ultra-early detection of wildfires. Dryad’s digital forest solution will help public and private forest owners monitor, analyse and protect the world’s largest, most remote forests and tackle the devastating impact of wildfires on the environment,… Read more »

Wash away the risk: De-Wipe’s solution for a healthier ‘shower within the hour’

Words: Stuart Glover, Marketing Manager, De-Wipe Ltd The firefighters’ mantra ‘shower within the hour’ is one of the best practices for preventing firefighter cancer. Without a mandatory shower back at the station, firefighters not only run the risk of harmful carcinogenic toxins and impurities found in soot and smoke absorbing through their skin, hair and… Read more »

Avy receives EIC Accelerator grant for medical delivery drones

EIC Accelerator’s grant application has been awarded to Amsterdam-based company Avy. With the call of the European Commission for proposals that contribute to the fight against the Corona crisis, Avy’s long-distance drone is a solution for urgent medical transport between healthcare facilities and supports emergency services with aerial camera images to assist at incidents. The… Read more »

Avon Protection partners with Venari Group for thermal imaging camera distribution

High-performance equipment manufacturer, Avon Protection, has announced Venari Group as its new distributor of thermal imaging cameras (TICs) for the UK fire market. The agreement will see Venari commence distributorship of Avon’s ‘argus’ range of TICs with immediate effect. The British-manufactured argus technology has been a market leader within the British fire and rescue industry for three… Read more »

High quality instant shelters

With over a decade of industry knowledge and experience, Gazeboshop prides itself on having the highest quality manufactured gazebos, instant shelters, inflatables and promotional banners/flags, supported by great customer service and fast delivery. The company has worked with and supplied many emergency services organisations over the years, including ambulance trusts, fire and rescue services and… Read more »

Special support to emergency services personnel from COAST lighting products

Leading global LED torch brand COAST has announced that it is extending special support and pricing for emergency services personnel and SAR volunteers during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Managing Director Tim Sparrow explains, “As a business, and personally, we want to offer our very sincere thanks and appreciation to all of those in frontline, ‘key-worker’… Read more »