Virtual Aide

Huder, Roger C.
January 2006
Fire Chief;Jan2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p44
Trade Publication
The article examines the role of computer software as an aide to the incident commander to ensure the safety of firefighters in the United States. One example of a software is an incident management tool developed by FieldSoft Inc., called AIMSonScene. It is an electronic incident worksheet that documents the incidents as it happens and uses visual and auditory prompts to assist the field commander with significant aspects of the incident. It can also prompt the user by sight and sound to periodically check the incident strategy.


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