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Robotic Firefighter Creates 3D Map
2013-06-06 10:12:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have developed new image processing techniques that allow small Segway-like robotic vehicles to create 3D thermal images of fires to assist rescuers. The mobile robots are equipped with a state-of-the-art on-board software system that takes the thermal data recorded by its small infrared camera and maps it onto a 3D scene constructed from the images taken by a pair of...

2013-06-03 23:16:57

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Blue Ash, Ohio this weekend. Firefighters from around the country will be there to compete in this physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to Blue Ash, Ohio this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and will be part of the 20-plus Challenge tour to...

2013-05-31 23:22:20

As the fire season starts to heat up in the West, AIRE Industrial increases production of the fastest set up folding tank, the Yellow Jacket. Meridian, Idaho (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The 2013 fire season is already beginning for some western states, and AIRE Industrials' newest folding tank has hit the streets. Just off its debut at the FDIC show, the Yellow Jacket is in the field showing its merits. The tank has unique features that are huge time savers, such as the lack of loose parts and a...

2013-05-31 23:03:08

Retired NYC Fireman PJ Schrantz, co-founder of WishGivers.org helps the critically ill children of America's military, police and firefighters after losing his 7-year-old son to leukemia. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 “When I was at Ground Zero fighting fires, my son was in the oncology ward of a Children´s Hospital fighting leukemia,” says former NYC fireman PJ Schrantz, who was a first-responder on September 11, 2001. Schrantz now heads up WishGivers.org to help...

2013-05-30 23:30:04

The Leary Firefighters Foundation supports TheFireStore´s Social Wishlist and encourages firefighters and departments to build community awareness about the Social Wishlist. The Wishlist utilizes Axle´s Grand Central Commerce Platform for Social Commerce Campaigns. New York & San Francisco (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Axle Digital and The Leary Firefighters Foundation are joining forces to get the word out to communities everywhere about TheFireStore Wishlist on Facebook. The mission...

2013-05-13 23:22:05

Firefighters from around the country will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy! (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area in a few weeks. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of...

2013-05-10 23:28:13

The Halligan Bar Tool is one of the most popular and vital tools in a firefighter's arsenal; the new Maximus Fire Tool now takes the features and benefits of the Halligan Bar to the next level. All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing the launch of the new tool and are exclusively taking pre-orders on a first come, first served basis. (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The Maximus Fire Tool is the next generation Halligan forcible entry bar and is ready for its debut into the fire rescue service....

2013-05-10 23:20:54

Firefighters from around the country will be in Niagara Falls, NY to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area in a few weeks. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters,...


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