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Firefighting robot creates 3D thermal imaging picture for rescuers | KurzweilAI

Firefighting robot creates 3D thermal imaging picture for rescuers | KurzweilAI | Firefighting | Scoop.it
FFR is a robotic scout for firefighters developed by the Coordinated Robotics Lab at UC San Diego (credit: UC San Diego) Engineers in the Coordinated
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Firefighting's new reality: not every house should be saved

Firefighting's new reality: not every house should be saved | Firefighting | Scoop.it
Americans don't expect to stop hurricanes or floods – they cope with them. The same is increasingly true of firefighting, which is coping with decades of poor fire policy and an increasing number of homes in fire-prone areas.

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Russian Helicopters to supply first fire-fighting Ka-32 to Belarus ...

Russian Helicopters to supply first fire-fighting Ka-32 to Belarus ... | Firefighting | Scoop.it
Extinguishing fires in high-rise buildings is impossible without specialised equipment, and the most effective way to tackle blazes in skyscrapers is by using fire-fighting helicopters. Experts say that the Ka-32A11BC is one of ...
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Protective textiles for fire-brigades: 3rd Enprotex conference “Meet the procurers event” - 11-12 December - Brussels

Protective textiles for fire-brigades: 3rd Enprotex conference “Meet the procurers event” - 11-12 December - Brussels | Firefighting | Scoop.it

European project to encourage the development of innovative ICT solutions that better protect firefighters.

 

 

The Enprotex Foundation http://www.enprotex.eu and the Smart@fire project http://www.smartatfire.eu team have the pleasure of inviting you to participate on 11 and 12 December 2013 in the third Enprotex Conference, the theme being “Meet the procurers”. During this conference, you shall be able to gain more in-depth knowledge of the world of personal protective equipment and protective textiles. Topics such as new and existing standards shall be tackled, as well as test methods, technologies and projects in this area of expertise. Furthermore, there is a unique networking opportunity in connection with this, making it possible for public procurers, the protective textile industry, the academic world, the notified bodies and end users to exchange views and establish contacts.

Should you already want to let us know right now that you shall be participating in the conference, the following email address can be used: enprotex@ibz.fgov.be.

Provisional programme:

The conference shall consist of three parts:

 Presentation of existing and new standards, test methods and technologies in the field of personal protective equipment.Concrete info on the Smart@fire project and similar European Commission projects, but also how to take part in these as a public procurer or as a provider.Networking event: reception and gala dinner.

Questions pertaining to the conference can be sent to Mr. Tommy Verminck: tommy.verminck@ibz.fgov.be


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Solar panels, other technologies, present new firefighting hazards in Connecticut - The Connecticut Mirror

Solar panels, other technologies, present new firefighting hazards in Connecticut - The Connecticut Mirror | Firefighting | Scoop.it
The Connecticut Mirror Solar panels, other technologies, present new firefighting hazards in Connecticut The Connecticut Mirror Solar panels can be dangerous, if not deadly, to firefighters because when there's light hitting the panels, they remain...
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