P.E.I. Ground Search and Rescue finishes trials on new mapping application
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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — P.E.I. Floor Search and Rescue has accomplished a four-year trial of latest expertise that might change how search and rescue operations are carried out.
The brand new web-based mapping software, developed with Esri Canada, can robotically observe the areas of search groups and permits search planners to plot precedence areas.
The expertise permits search groups to make use of their cell phones to view the identical map and simply navigate to these areas utilizing their cellphone’s international positioning system and compass options.
Moreover, search groups can add proof like images of footprints and audio/video of witness statements straight onto the map.
The characteristic permits for the speedy sharing of data, permitting search planners to course of proof rapidly and amend the duties of close by groups.
The venture was funded with the assistance of Public Security Canada Search and Rescue New Initiatives.
Extra details about the venture is on the market online.