NEON Personnel Tracker was used to track law enforcement, emergency management technicians and other first responders during the DHS supported exercise.
GREENBELT, MD. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 06, 2017 - TRX System’s NEON® Personnel Tracker solution was used to provide 3D tracking of first responders during a New York City emergency responder critical incident training exercise last week at Grand Central Terminal. The New York Police Department (NYPD), Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department (MTA-PD), New York State Police, National Guard and Fire Department of New York (FDNY) participated in this large scale incident response exercise.
NEON Personnel Tracker was one of several new technologies selected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to be tested for the ability to improve first responders’ preparedness and response to a major incident within a large public facility. NEON Personnel Tracker delivers 3D tracking and visualization inside critical infrastructure and dense urban areas, including within large public transport structures, within stadiums and underground. By delivering real-time personnel tracking in these GPS-denied environments, NEON improves situational awareness, command effectiveness and safety for first responders. TRX participated in last week’s test to evaluate the NEON system’s impact in support of a large critical incident response.
Emergency response personnel conducted the exercise to evaluate tactics, techniques, and procedures they would utilize while responding to a large scale critical incident. “TRX’s selection by DHS to participate in this important exercise allowed us to get invaluable experience with a large scale critical incident response,” said Carol Politi, President and CEO of TRX Systems. “The feedback from police, fire and EMS personnel that used NEON Personnel Tracker will enable us to better integrate NEON within emergency responder operations.”
More information about the exercise can be found here.