Next Generation - Related Work

Volcano

Qwake Technologies is working on computer vision to help first responders see in zero visibility.


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Future responders will save lives through augmented reality enabled with real-time traffic data analytics, building information modeling (BIM), SMART smoke and heat detectors, health monitors, and geo fencing as depicted in "Orbi," the lifesaving gaming platform from The Digit Group.

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Motorola Solutions, Inc. Innovation and Design team has released an augmented reality concept video that is aimed at community and first responder risk reduction.

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The value of augmented reality via airborne platforms for use in large operations is well demonstrated by the video by Boeing.

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Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE)

The Australian Royal Navy with input from James Mullins PhD, provides an augmented/virtual training platform with haptic feedback.

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The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) is a multiplayer, scalable, online training environment for first responders—single agencies or across agency, jurisdiction, or discipline—for a coordinated response to critical incidents, funded by the Department of Homeland Security-Next Generation First Responder Program.

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Augmented thermal imaging

Virtual Heroes Inc. provides realistic interactive serious gaming for DOD and first responder use.

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Darix is working on augmented thermal imaging vision for firefighters, as seen through this demo video.

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BBC editorial

The British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) provided an editorial on 360 video and virtual reality that is aimed to assist citizens and fire service employees.

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