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DHS makes available geospatial data for first responders

DHS to deliver relevant geospatial data helping first responders in emergency situations (Image: NASA)

The Department of Homeland Security of USA is using the imagery-hosting web service Terra Pixel to provide easy access to location-based imagery for state and local first responders.

Using the cloud to upload, manage and store geospatial data, DHS is able to deliver relevant imagery from past 24 hours to first responders allowing them to quickly react during disasters.

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Post-Disaster Communications Provided by High-Altitude Balloon

Emergency Management

Mobile 4G LTE provider Oceus Networks has come up with a technology that will enable broadband and communications services between first responders within 72 hours of an

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Study: Broadband Communication for Disaster Relief

The study looks at eight countries in the Asia-Pacific

A new study by the telecommunications expert in the Asia-Pacific TRPC and Prof John Ure (Hingkong University) sheds light on the use of broadband communication for

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Fri, 31/05/2013 - 07:06
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