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November 05, 2018 | Comments
Several public-safety entities conducted a pilot project that tested the use of social media data in emergency response in September. The project included collaborators from the Penn State University (PSU) College of Information Sciences’ 3C Informatics: Crisis, Community and Civic Informatics; Charleston County (South Carolina) Consolidated 9-1-1 Center; Mission Critical Partners (MCP); RapidSOS; and RapidDeploy.

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October 31, 2018 | Comments
Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) released a new study that looks at how utilities and communities across the country can be better prepared for disasters. Findings included the importance of cross-training exercises between utilities and emergency response personnel and the use of satellite and drone technology, along with information sharing.

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October 29, 2018 | Comments
DRIVER+, a demonstration project focused on innovation and resilience in crisis management, completed the second of four trials. The main goal of the second trial was to assess to which extent solutions could improve cooperation and coordination between organizations and agencies from different countries in a large-scale crisis situation.

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October 18, 2018 | Comments
The Communications Workers of America (CWA), the union for AT&T employees, announced a new advocacy initiative and website to increase the availability of information about the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

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October 16, 2018 | Comments
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)’s ?Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) Apex program partnered with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to address the challenge for first responders to process large amounts of information.

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October 16, 2018 | Comments
The second DRIVER+ Trial will be held 22 – 26 October in France at Entente Valabre, a public civil protection support organization. The project will focus on improving interagency cooperation and coordination during a wildfire.

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October 12, 2018 | Comments
Siemens and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) formed a new academic partnership to provide students with the skills needed to operate and advance the nation’s energy grid.

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October 08, 2018 | Comments
CAD company RapidDeploy named Reinhard Ekl chief operating officer (COO).

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September 25, 2018 | Comments
Motorola Solutions is celebrating its 90th anniversary. As part of the 90th anniversary celebration, the company’s charitable giving arm announced a $90,000 global scholarship initiative to advance educations of women pursuing careers in engineering.

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September 25, 2018 | Comments
A new dissertation aims to identify the most feasible alternative for a broadband public protection and disaster relief (PPDR) mobile service and uses Finland as a verification case. According to the analysis, the solution creating the most socioeconomic benefits would be a hybrid network.

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