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Mobile analytics for emergency response and training

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Mobile analytics for emergency response and training
During emergency response events, situational awareness is critical in effectively managing and safe-guarding civilians and in-field personnel. To better support both command center controllers and in-field operators, we have developed a mobile visual analytics tool to help enhance situational awareness and support rapid decision making. Our mobile visual analytics tool consists of a 2D/3D visualization component, which shows personnel-related information, situational and static scene-related information, integrated multi media playback functionality for personnel outfitted with cameras, and fastforward/rewind capabilities for reviewing events. Our current system has been employed in the evaluation of two different scenarios: a simulated evacuation of The Station nightclub fire that occurred in Rhode Island during 2003 and a testing exercise for a rescue operation in an elementary school. Our system has been deployed on a Dell Axim X51v PDA, an OQO 02, and on a Sprint PCS VisionSM sma...
SungYe Kim, Ross Maciejewski, Karl Ostmo, Edward J
Added 12 Dec 2010
Updated 12 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2008
Where IVS
Authors SungYe Kim, Ross Maciejewski, Karl Ostmo, Edward J. Delp, Timothy F. Collins, David S. Ebert
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