Saving Lives and Property

Mon, 2013-03-04 17:59 -- Liz Enbysk

Mayors and other city staff charged with improving public safety and emergency will want to read this brief R&D case study about FireGrid, a technology being developed to give the emergency services vital advanced knowledge about the fire they are attending, how it will progress and where victims may be trapped. FireGrid utilizes sensors, modeling, wireless communications and other advanced technologies to equip emergency personnel with predictions of the likely sequence of events following the outbreak of fire in a building.

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09/20/2010
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2 pages