Latest News about ADASHI
ADASHI Hailed for Modernizing Fire Departments
January 4, 2013 –ADASHI software is being hailed for modernizing Michigan Fire Departments. ADASHI's Dispatch and Command software contributes to Ann Arbor's #1 ranking in Digital Cities, a program gauging how well cities use technology to drive good government systems.
ANN ARBOR CHRONICLE reports:
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ADASHI Software Assists with Space Shuttle Navigation
October 12, 2012 –ADASHI software was used to navigate Space Shuttle Endeavor through the streets of Los Angeles. There's no better system than ADASHI to ensure reliability, speed, safety, and situational awareness.
ADASHI First Response 3.1 Released
February 1, 2011 –ADASHI 3.1 was released today and includes a number of new features and important improvements including: enhanced preplan management, IM communication, improved incident status and information sharing, CAD integration using SMTP, new incident manager interface, improved GIS performance, and Windows 7 support.
ADASHI First Response Software Deployed to the Santa Clara county Fire Department
August 18, 2009 –
ADASHI announced today that the Santa Clara County Fire Department in California has awarded ADASHI a contract to put its First Response software in every emergency response vehicle.
ADASHI Used for Event Management during the Obama Whistle Stop Tour
January 21, 2009 – The Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management used ADASHI to manage the Obama Whistle Stop Tour that took place Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 4:15 PM at the War Memorial Building in downtown Baltimore. The ADASHI software was used to ensure the safety and security of all attendees in case an emergency had occurred. Standard operating guidelines for the event were deployed with the help of the software. The integration of maps, site plans, and resources allowed the Emergency Management Team to share a common operating picture and perform real-time updates during the course of the event. “We are very pleased with our partnership with ADASHI,” says Adam Stolz, First Deputy Director for the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management. “It is a perfect example of private and public institutions working well together to ensure the safety and protection of our city.” Members of the Emergency Management team were on-site and closely monitoring the event within the operations center. As changes occurred to the event plan, team members were able to seamlessly communicate using ADASHI.
ADASHI Used at the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards
September 22, 2008 – The Los Angeles Police Department Hazmat and Los Angeles Fire Department used ADASHI to manage preplanning and incident response at Sunday’s 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Show held at the Nokia Theatre. The ADASHI software was used to ensure the safety and security of all attendees should an emergency occur. The software helped to create standard operating guidelines for numerous possible incidents and the tool visualized roving sensors that would alarm if attendees’ health was threatened. The Nokia Theatre floor plans and site plans were integrated into the system to allow officials to assign resources to different areas of the building and track team member locations. “By using ADASHI, authorities were well prepared for any and all incidents should they occur. They were able to set up guidelines for dealing with incidents from natural disasters to bomb threats to a plane crashing through the building,” said Alex Menkes, Program Director for ADASHI. “It was exciting to see everyone work together and to be a part of that.”
All New ADASHI Products Debut to Rave Notices at FDIC
April 7, 2008–ADASHI was demonstrated for the first time at FDIC 2008 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the world’s largest firefighter training conference and exhibition. ADASHI is a robust emergency incident and resource management solution designed to meet the needs of emergency incident commanders and managers.
ADASHI Partners with MSA
April 4, 2008– Mine Safety Appliances Company (MSA) is the global leader in the development, manufacture, and supply of sophisticated safety products. MSA chose the ADASHI platform to seamlessly integrate sensor data from MSA’s SAFESITE® Multi-Threat Wireless Detection System. SAFESITE sensors are designed to detect hazards such as chemical warfare agents, gamma radiation, and toxic industrial chemicals.
Safe Environment Engineering Chooses ADASHI
August 17, 2007– Life-Line® wireless monitoring solutions from Safe Environment Engineering enable first responders and entry teams to safely and securely monitor state-of-the-art chemical, physiological, and radiological sensors from many leading sensor manufacturers. ADASHI displays Life-Line sensor locations, alarms and data on its built-in map, and provides critical guidance for quickly and correctly responding to and mitigating the hazard.
ADASHI Plays Supporting Role at the Academy Awards
February 25, 2007– ADASHI First Response software was used by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to provide security for the 79th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony recently held in Hollywood, California.
ADASHI Employed in Security Planning for Maryland’s Gubernatorial Inauguration
January 17, 2007– ADASHI First Response software was used to preplan security for the inauguration of Maryland’s newest governor, Martin O’Malley. First responders from around the state were on duty to support incident command and control with the aid of ADASHI First Response.
ADASHI to Distribute NAVTEQ Premium Map Products
October 18, 2006– ADASHI announces it has signed a distribution agreement with NAVTEQ, a leading provider of digital map products, enabling it to distribute NAVTEQ products with ADASHI First Response software. The next planned release of ADASHI First Response with ESRI will ship to our U.S. and Canadian customers with premium NAVTEQ street maps. NAVTEQ maps contain an extraordinary level of detail, including turn restrictions, physical barriers and gates, one-way streets, restricted access, and relative road heights. Continuously updated, NAVTEQ digital map data not only enables precise door-to-door routing, it contains millions of points of interest, including the locations of schools, hospitals, municipal buildings, stadiums, and much more.
ADASHI Augments GIS Capability
September 19, 2006– ADASHI today signed an agreement with the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI). ADASHI is now an authorized business partner and OEM for ESRI’s premier geographic information system (GIS) software products, the de facto GIS standard.
The integration of ESRI’s ArcGIS capability provides an enhanced interface for incident routing, overlaying satellite imagery, and viewing hazard areas along with local geographic information, including terrain features and the location of fire stations, fire hydrants, and hospitals. This new capability enables the use of locally developed and enhanced maps that identify potential hazard sources, infrastructure, evacuation routes, and more.
Digital map products in any ESRI-compatible map format can now easily be viewed within First Response. No special integration or translation is required. With the addition of ESRI’s tools, First Response is now being sold world-wide to qualified Emergency Responders.
ADASHI Partners with Tess-Com in Italy
July 17, 2006– ADASHI is pleased to announce it has formed a strategic partnership with Tess-Com Italia, S.R.L. to jointly market, sell, distribute, and support ADASHI First Response with ESRI to emergency responders in Italy, NATO, and the EU. Tess-Com, headquartered near Milan, Italy is an established provider of simulation solutions and technologies for the design, development, integration and operation of complex systems. Company activities include the distribution of COTS tools for modeling and simulation, and the development of real-time simulation and training systems.
ADASHI Incorporates AWS Weather Data
July 22, 2005– ADASHI announces that it has formed a strategic relationship with AWS Convergence Technologies, Inc. to work together to sell and distribute ADASHI to the U.S. market. AWS, headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, owns and operates a national network of weather sensors and associated technology. Accurate hazard prediction depends upon accurate weather information. Real-time weather observations from more than 8,000 AWS weather stations in the U.S. will now be available in ADASHI to supplement the weather data available from the NOAA National Weather Service station network.
ADASHI Wins Award
January 24, 2005– The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) announced that ADASHI has been selected to receive the prestigious Excellence in Technology Transfer award at the upcoming 2005 FLC National Meeting in May. One of the most coveted awards in the field of technology transfer, these awards recognize laboratory employees who have accomplished outstanding work in the process of transferring federally developed technology to the marketplace. A panel of experts from industry, state and local government, academia, and the federal laboratory system judge the nominations.
ADASHI Approved for Export
January 10, 2005– ADASHI First Response software is now officially approved by the U.S. Department of State for export. A special international demonstration edition is available to eligible international organizations for evaluation. Please contact us for details.
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