The UK’s first showcase bringing 5G virtual and augmented reality together with robotic technology in healthcare has taken place in Birmingham. Following the launch earlier this year of BT’s 5G network in the city, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) and BT recently demonstrated scenarios where the technology could provide solutions for the healthcare... Read more »
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Capita plc (Capita) has joined forces with location start-up what3words to help police and fire and rescue services respond to emergency incidents with precise accuracy – even when callers are unable to explain or describe where they are. what3word’s location-finding app will be integrated directly into Capita’s Vision Command & Control solution. When used in... Read more »
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Oliver North, Managing Director of emergency vehicle manufacturer O&H Vehicle Technology, was awarded the coveted Young Director of the Year award at the 2019 finals of the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) Awards on 18 October. The Young Director of the Year award recognises leaders under the age of 40, who have demonstrated excellent entrepreneurial potential,... Read more »
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service has presented a thermal image camera to the RNLI and HM Coastguard team in Cleethorpes. Funded by HFR Solutions CIC, the Pulsar Axion XM30 Thermal Monocular (50Hz) will be used by the team to assist with callouts. Joint interoperability between Humberside Fire and Rescue Service and the RNLI and HM... Read more »
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Staff and volunteers at a Sheffield museum have been left devastated after vandals attacked and destroyed part of its collection of vintage vehicles. The damage was discovered by staff and volunteers from the National Emergency Services Museum (NESM) when they arrived to move 18 vehicles out of a storage site in Sheffield to a new... Read more »
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