Posts in the Category: Wearable

US Dept of Homeland Security Selects CommandWear for First Responder Innovation

News Release – October 11, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the selection of 10 startup companies, including CommandWear, to be part of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, a program designed to bring startups, accelerators, and other strategic partners together in a common research and development effort.

Please read this news release.

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Emerging Digital Solutions Award Announced

CommandWear is very pleased to receive the World Information Technology and Services Alliance’s biennial award for innovative digital solution.  The award is presented to 7 companies whose technology solutions are capable of transforming the wellbeing, prosperity, connectivity or productivity of communities around the globe.

“We are proud to be doing our part to equip first responders with the right tools and intelligence to help them keep our communities safe and keep …

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CommandWear Communicator Version 4.0 Available for Download

CommandWear is a mobile and wearable situational awareness software platform used by police, fire, EMS and security teams around the globe. In direct response to customer feedback, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Version 4.0 of our Communicator app for Android smartphones and Android Wear smartwatches.

This is a free update for existing CommandWear Licensed customers and the app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. …

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CommandWear Poster Presentation at 2016 Canadian Paramedic Chiefs Conference

CommandWear is pleased to have its poster presentation selected for display at the 2016 Canadian Paramedic Chiefs Conference.  The poster describes how the CommandWear mobile and wearable situational awareness software platform has reduced response times and enhanced paramedic safety.

View the poster here

Also, a special thank you to all Paramedics for your dedication and coming to our service when we need it most.      

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    CommandWear to the Rescue

    San Diego Floods – CommandWear Case Study

    El Niño drenched San Diego with several heavy rainstorms leading up to Jan 6-7, 2016. Streets were flooded, some to depths of several feet deep, causing vehicles to be trapped when trying to get through intersections. People who tried to cross streams or rivers became trapped in life threatening situations and had to be rescued.  

    San Diego Fire Department & Lifeguard Services

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    CommandWear Now Integrates With Webtech Wireless For Out Of Vehicle Paramedics

    What happens when your responders are out of their vehicles?

    Does your organization know where your  paramedics are when they leave their vehicle of if they are part of a bike or marine team and need assistance? How do you get the closest available paramedic to the incident scene in the least amount of time?

    Proven In Real Use

    CommandWear has worked with Ottawa Paramedics on piloting a new personnel tracking and communication …

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    San Diego Lifeguards Turn To CommandWear to Help Track Personnel During Floods.

    With all the flooding happening in San Diego, the Lifeguards were deployed inland to help with water based rescues. What they were missing was a way to quickly and easily track their teams. Fortunately the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue has been using CommandWear’s Situational Awareness Platform for major events like the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and July 4th festivities. They offered their smartphones to the Lifeguards to help them …

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    CommandWear in the News: Pressure-Cooker Emergency Crises Get High Tech Solution…

    CommandWear is in news in a number of publications.

    VANCOUVER – When Stanley Cup rioters rained chaos onto Vancouver’s downtown core in June 2011, holes were exposed in the capabilities of police trying to stop looting and arsons.

    Communication between police was so bad that teams deploying tear gas accidentally dispersed crowds into streets being cleared by other squads. Radios were so faint in the din that many officers relayed messages on …

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    CommandWear Selected To Pitch in Venture Capital Presentations January 19th at the #BCTECH Summit

    The #BCTECH Summit is bringing together business leaders, technology solutions providers and global thought leadership to discuss the most important topics impacting business technology decisions today.

    The #BCTECH Summit Venture Capital Presentations offers investors unique opportunities to explore a pre-selected portfolio of BC’s brightest tech stars. This Presentation Showcase focuses on highly qualified BC companies chosen to deliver a 15 minute investment pitch to a group of truly elite international investors looking for opportunities …

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    Webinar: Out Of Vehicle Situational Awareness For Paramedics on Thursday Dec 3 at 10:00am EST.

    What happens when your responders are out of their vehicles?

    Does your organization know where your  paramedics are when they leave their vehicle of if they are part of a bike or marine team and need assistance? How do you get the closest available paramedic to the incident scene in the least amount of time?

    Proven In Real Use

    CommandWear has worked with Ottawa Paramedics on piloting a new personnel tracking and communication …

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