TITLE

In the nick of time

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Mary Rose
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of a firefighter tracking system by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) where a person's location can be pinpointed in three dimensions, have a range of 2,000 feet and track up to 100 people simultaneously and displayed on a laptop at the incident command center. It mentions the OnSite ERT offered by ERT system as a tracking system that is available in the market and has performed according to expectations.
ACCESSION #
44351673

 

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