Fire Chief » Technology http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 07 Mar 2015 03:21:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 2 firefighters invent patient-information device http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/2-firefighters-invent-patient-information-device/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/2-firefighters-invent-patient-information-device/#comments Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:27:28 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/2-firefighters-invent-patient-information-device/
Meditrac ID is carried by a patient in the form of a wallet card, wristband or shoe tag; with a simple scan, medical profiles can be viewed in less than 30 seconds
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Aerial fire truck add-ons to boost function http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:33:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/
Technology and innovation are improving safety and functionality at the tip of the ladder
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Hackers target Indy 911 center http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/hackers-target-indy-911-center/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/hackers-target-indy-911-center/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:17:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/hackers-target-indy-911-center/
This wasn't the first time that hackers have tried to crack the communication system; the cyber attack is under investigation
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10 most-read product articles of 2014 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/#comments Sat, 03 Jan 2015 01:01:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/ It was another good year for the development of products that help make the job of firefighters safe, more effective and efficient]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/feed/ 1 5 steps to buying fire department reporting software http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:49:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/
As pressure to be more transparent and accountable mounts, fire departments will need reliable data-reporting software
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Texas college students engineer tools for firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:47:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/
First place went to the "Motley Tool," a handheld gadget that combines five of the most commonly used tools used by hazmat crews
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Ignoring technology will power-down a fire chief’s career http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/ignoring-technology-will-power-down-a-fire-chiefs-career/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/ignoring-technology-will-power-down-a-fire-chiefs-career/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:19:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/ignoring-technology-will-power-down-a-fire-chiefs-career/
Falling asleep at the technology wheel will stifle your fire department and eliminate any chance of you being a visionary leader
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New LAFD fire chief sets high goals for department http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/18/new-lafd-fire-chief-sets-high-goals-for-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/18/new-lafd-fire-chief-sets-high-goals-for-department/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:29:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/18/new-lafd-fire-chief-sets-high-goals-for-department/
Chief Ralph Terrazas wants to cut response times, improve technology, and bring reform to the department
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Drugs.com launches new medication app http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:57:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app/
The free app includes an online database of drugs with the ability to search, personalize information, and check how drugs taken at the same time will interact
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5 game-changing fire truck technologies http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/5-game-changing-fire-truck-technologies/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/5-game-changing-fire-truck-technologies/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:01:33 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/5-game-changing-fire-truck-technologies/
From connected vehicle to seatbelt safety, these new apparatus techs are mind blowing
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