Tech & Comm

The Firehouse.com Tech & Comm product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various firefighter and technical rescue technology and communications products and equipment, including CAD and dispatch systems, mobile and computer technology, software and applications, atmospheric monitoring, drones and options.
Tech & Comm

Mayday vs. Urgent Radio Guidelines

July 4, 2024
Mike Terpak explains why these two types of transmissions must have a clear definition and association and a clear and easily recognizable set of parameters.
DHS Science and Technology Directorate
Tech & Comm

DHS Opens Testing for C-THRU Navigation Device for Firefighters

July 4, 2024
Applications for fire departments to use C-THRU, a helmet-mounted device used to navigate and see through smoke, are due in late July.
Tech & Comm

University of Oregon to Use AI to Spot Wildfires

June 27, 2024
Using AI will be a game-changer, giving firefighters a heads up on many wildfires well before any human would have identified them and called them in.
CAD/Dispatch Systems

Traverse City, MI, 9-1-1 System Hacked

June 27, 2024
The computer-aided dispatch system for Grand Traverse County's 9-1-1 service is officially back online following a cyberattack that disabled the system and many other governmental...
Webcasts

Thursday's Webinar: Improve Mutual Aid Response by Streamlining Training

July 25, 2024
Learn how to streamline regional firefighter training and improve mutual aid response in our upcoming July 25 webinar.