FireJournal Roadmap – An All New Experience

Now that several thousand fire officers are using FireJournal LITE, it’s time to update you on what’s coming… A completely new environment that is the result your feedback and the needs of the fire service. FireJournal is a new way … Read More

The iPad is not a good ePCR Device – Not Yet!

As first responder agencies become excited about the prospect of a lower cost device for managing patient care records, there are a number of things to consider prior to making the leap. While excellent in many fire and EMS technology … Read More

iPad Takes on a Tough Case

Fire departments are showing an increasing interest in the iPad. It’s instant-on, rapid response, and low cost are all attractive factors when considering new technology. At the same time, understanding the durability of the iPad has raised some eyebrows. They … Read More

Making the Case for the iPad in the Fire Service

There is an ongoing discussion about the value and real capability for the iPad in the Fire Service. Some agencies are fearful of making big changes quickly, and the iPad represents a significant shift from traditional PC/toughbook style applications. Others … Read More

Understanding AVL

An automatic vehicle locator (AVL) is a device that makes use of the Global Positioning System ( GPS ) to enable a business or agency to remotely track the location of its vehicle fleet by using the Internet. These devices … Read More

Drones Are Ready for the Fire Service

Critical incidents require accurate and rapidly conveyed information. First on-scene commanders will often get an initial size-up, but it’s often five to ten minutes after arrival that the overall situation becomes clear. Getting accurate information could be made more readily … Read More

Are You Affected By the Adobe Security Breach?

Do you use an Adobe product? Photoshop? Premiere? Illustrator? Have you ever registered online or purchased cloud-based services from Adobe? If so, you could be one of the up to 38 million users who are affected by the theft of … Read More

Online Training Helps With Fire Prevention Readiness

A new opportunity for fire professionals and volunteers to improve their fire prevention readiness was launched this week. The Online Training Program Helps Fire and Emergency Services Engage Multicultural Communities Partnering For Prevention, was developed by nonprofit FIRE 20/20. The … Read More

The Changing World of the Fire Service

The operational and management of a modern fire service organization is rapidly changing. What was once considered evolution is now being pushed aside by demands from the public and politicians, and in the midst of these operational and cultural changes, … Read More

Survey Results for Firefighters and Tablets

Our latest survey results are in… Every 90 days, we offer first responders the opportunity to share their interests and demonstrate how they are using technology. This is very important for our team, as we learn more each calendar quarter … Read More