Telecom companies to demonstrate first public safety LTE network

Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mutualink, Inc., Comprehensive Communication Services and CTS Consolidated Telecom Services will visit the 2014 Texas Emergency Management Conference (TDEM 2014) on May 12-15 to demonstrate the nation's first public safety LTE network.
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Radiant RFD gives technology presentation at Texas security conference

Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Asset tracking company Radiant RFID gave a presentation at a security conference in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday about using technology in emergency situations.
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New small-molecule drug protects against Marburg in tests

Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Marburg virus
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Exelis conducts successful test of airborne CBRN sensor

Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Exelis, an aerospace and defense company, announced on Wednesday that it successfully flight tested a long-wave infrared (LWIR) hyperspectral (HSI) sensor that is able to point in multiple directions to identify CBRN threats.
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Linking human and animal health may be key to stopping MERS

Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Laura Kahn
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Participants in Boston emergency simulation use projectiless weapons

Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergency responders who participated in the Urban Shield training exercise on May 3 in Boston used projectileless weapons from the manufacturing company iCOMBAT.
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Experts to meet in France for viral epidemic, pandemic conference

Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

More than 900 experts and doctors from around the global will soon gather in Marseille, France, for the International Symposium on HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases (ISHEID).
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PositiveID to present at Marcum MicroCap Conference

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corporation, a developer of biological diagnostics and detection solutions, announced on Wednesday that it will be a featured presenter at the third annual Marcum MicroCap Conference on May 29.
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Peoria County postal workers train to respond to anthrax

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax Powder
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Washington, D.C., Metro to triple security cameras

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Security technology distributor Security Product Depot recently announced that it will triple the amount of its cameras on the Washington, D.C., subway system.
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Kentucky names state hazard mitigation officer

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Geni Jo Brawner
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IGS receives CAD contract from U.S. Marine Corps

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Intergraph Government Solutions announced a five-year, $23 million contract on Tuesday from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Systems Command to provide the company's computer-aided dispatch system (I/CAD).
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Haystax Technology helps cities prepare for annual risk assessments

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

William Van Vleet III
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European disaster response center celebrates one year anniversary

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The European Commission celebrated on Thursday the first anniversary of the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC).
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Indiana 911 now accepting text messages

Friday, May 16, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Indiana residents can now send text messages to 911 as part of a coordinated statewide approach to public safety.
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Pennsylvania National Guard trains for multiple disasters

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard took part in an emergency preparedness exercise last week to prepare them for natural disasters, terrorism and other catastrophes.
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iRobot develops FirstLook robot for defense capabilities

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

iRobot, a robot design and manufacturing company, recently unveiled its 110 FirstLook robot, a device meant to provide situational awareness for border control, police and CBRN responders.
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Study finds wide range of opinions on pandemic resource allocation

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent study found a wide range of opinions regarding how resources should be allocated in the event of an emergency situation.
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Washington bioterror lab faces closure

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Spokane, Wash.'s Spokane County Bioterrorism Lab will be shuttered on July 1 unless it receives $150,000 in funding.
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U.K. DSTL develops new mannequin to test CBRN equipment

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.K. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory recently developed a new animatronic mannequin meant to test and evaluate CBRN suits and other protective equipment.
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