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Earlier in the year the Welsh Ambulance Service awarded Staffordshire-based Terrafix a major contract for mobile data and tracking for its 701 vehicles. With installation expected by the end of 2009, BAPCO Journal spoke with Terrafix Managing Director Chris Green to find out more about what the new system will deliver.
Jose Maria Sanchez de Muniain interviews Police Sergeant Mark Woodward, Gloucestershire Constabulary, about the benefits of a resilient digital recording solution and a quality management solution, as supplied by CyberTech.
Communication technology in ICUs (Incident Command Units) is undoubtedly gaining recognition as an integral part of all fire brigades’ response capabilities and this is now being recognised by municipal authorities. Special report by Jose Maria Sanchez de Muniain.
BAPCO Journal reports on a very interesting and thought-provoking roundtable held at the Houses of Parliament and chaired by conservative MP David Davies, a member of the Home Affairs Select Committee.
Robert Wyett, Resilient Telecommunications Programme Team, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, reports on progress made during 2009.
A recent feasibility study has shown that satellite systems offering a resilient approach to alerting the public are within reach, writes Shaun O’Neill, BAPCO European Officer
Accessing multiple systems needs to be done securely, quickly and efficiently – but how to do this without when each system has its own password? Dan Worth finds out about OneSign.
BAPCO has been working closely within the EU-funded project SECRICOM to establish user requirements and in this exclusive article we provide an update on an ambitious project that aims to address seamless interoperability between multiple agencies and nations.
Body-worn cameras have quickly become an essential resource for first responders on the front line – but if the battery is not up to the job the technology will fail, writes Dan Worth.
Increasing business operational threats such as the recent Swine Flu epidemic has highlighted that all types of operation are more complicated and connected than they first appear – enhancing the need for business continuity management, writes Chris Smith, sales and marketing director, on365.
Integrating technologies, and getting them to work together seamlessly, is a part of the continuing convergence of technology across all areas of life. In the emergency services this has been going for some time and by synching together all manner of technologies, from call handling systems to dispatch software, command and control systems can be made more efficient and provide better quality of service for the general public, writes Dan Worth.
Since INCA 2’s launch last year APD has been extending its functionality in a variety of ways, concentrating on bespoke software capability and developing a comprehensive report package that can be integrated into different end-user environments. BAPCO Journal interviews Martin Worrell, Technical Director.