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Enhancing Situational Awareness with FirstNet and Drone Technology

On November 10th, member of the DroneSense Team had the chance to join a panel of industry leaders to talk about enhancing situational awareness for public safety utilizing the FirstNet Network. Most of this discussion revolved around what a common operating picture means in today’s world and some of the tools available. Throughout the presentation thought leaders shared their thoughts on various technology advancements and DroneSense had the opportunity to demonstrate some of the feature layers built into our Platform.

In addition to the live demo, Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) gave an overview of their First Responder UAS Triple Challenge with a total of $720k in awards up for grabs. The FirstNet Authority also provided an update on how key technologies and solutions are impacting real time situational awareness today.

Panelist Included:
FirstNet Authority – Jeff Bratcher, Chief Technology Officer
FirstNet Authority – Travis Hull, Domain Lead – User Experience
DroneSense – Joshua Pruitt, Public Safety UAS Operations Specialist
DroneSense – Mike Mocerino, Director of Sales
York County EMA – Marc Brunelle, IMT Planning Section Chief / UAS Team Leader
Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) – Terese Manley, Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing
Fire Captain (Ret) & Technologist – Kirk Mckinzie
Smart Firefighting – Kevin Sofen

There’s a wealth of good information from the panel to digest so please check out the full webinar recording!