A solar flare heading for Earth may cause geomagnetic disturbance including communication faults in the wireless and radio spectrums.
A location system may make it easier for emergency services personnel to locate mobile phone users inside large buildings.
Recent emergency situations have arisen in Britain, including severe flooding, extreme weather and even terrorist attacks. These have highlighted, repeatedly, just how vulnerable some sections of society can be in such circumstances. Now British researchers, writing in the International Journal of Emergency Management suggest that wireless could hold the key to remedying this problem.
ES&S has been awarded a major contract with the Defence Acquisition Program Administration of Korea.
A 10 kg GSM mobile phone network has been developed by European researchers to allow rescue workers to set up communications hours, or even minutes, after a man-made or natural catastrophe.
As reliance on mobile communications devices grows, public safety, emergency services, law enforcement, defence and essential services organisations are using them more strategically to improve effective decision making and access critical information.
Radio communications between emergency services has reached a point where it is essential that political games and technical wrangling must be put aside for the common good
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