2019 Wildland Fire Season

Posted by Tablet Command on Jan 10, 2020 10:54:05 AM

While the North American wildland fire season has wound down with the arrival of winter, our attention turns to Australia where fires are devastating the entire country. Let's look back at how North American Tablet Command customers used mapping, location, and incident management tools to enhance operational efficiency and responder safety while gaining an advantage during the 2019 Fire Season.

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Topics: forest fire, wildland, TC Mobile, incident management, GIS

ARE YOU CURIOUS ABOUT TABLET COMMAND?

Posted by Tablet Command on Dec 6, 2019 10:45:00 AM

If you're interested in Tablet Command but don't know how to get started, we have a solution for you...

Download Tablet Command from the App Store (onto your iPad) to learn why Fire Departments across North America are using this best in class tool to enhance incident response and management.

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Topics: mobile incident software, incident command, iPad, situational awareness, mobile response and incident management software

TC Mobile Android - What our customers say!

Posted by Tablet Command on Oct 7, 2019 2:44:45 PM

 

Emergency responders have been using Tablet Command on iPads and iPhones for years. Now public safety professionals with Android phones can also use TC Mobile. 

Anyone with a Smartphone and a subscription to their department’s Tablet Command service can have real time  access to emergency call notifications and CAD notes.

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Topics: Tablet Command, TC Mobile, Android

Tablet Command Releases TC Mobile for Android

Posted by Tablet Command on Aug 15, 2019 8:15:00 AM

We are excited to announce the release of TC Mobile for Android v1.0!  It will be available in the Google Play store Monday August 18th.

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Integrated Mapping Supports Wildland Response

Posted by Ari Delay on Aug 9, 2019 8:11:00 AM

The 2019 wildland season is upon us, and whether you are a firefighter or a chief officer, the mapping features in Tablet Command (iPad) and TC Mobile (iOS/Android) can enhance your situational awareness, safety, and effectiveness while responding to wildland fires.

As crews are dispatched, they can immediately view an incident in Tablet Command with a variety of base maps and map layers in the “Overview” screen or by tapping the “Map” tab within an incident on their iPad or Smartphone.  In these views responders can see the fire ground from an overhead perspective, providing head start on “LCES” (Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, Safety Zones) and insight into situational and resource status.

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Topics: Accountability, maps, wildland, incident response, GIS, USNG

Instant Access to Fire Service Pre-Plans

Posted by Andy Bozzo on Jul 15, 2019 1:35:11 PM

Everyone has heard the expression, “knowledge is power”. This is a great sentiment, but what is even more powerful is having instant access to the information you need, when you need it, in an easy to interpret format. 

In the fire service, having up-to-date pre-fire plans and reference documents is critical to support response, training and ISO ratings. By knowing the layout and construction of a building, including the locations of fire protection systems, stairwells, emergency exits, etc. first responders can provide optimal protection for occupants and property while enhancing the performance and safety of responding personnel.

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Topics: situational awareness, Tablet Command, incident response, Pre-Plan

Here We Grow Again!

Posted by Tony Vanneman on Jun 19, 2019 7:50:42 AM

Tablet Command, a leading provider of mobile notification, response and incident management solutions for first responders, is pleased to announce the addition of two professionals to our team.

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Topics: incident management, mobile response and incident management software

Are You Part of a Multi-Agency Communications Center?

Posted by Tony Vanneman on Mar 27, 2019 12:03:02 PM

Yes? Great! Here’s why…

In addition to cost sharing, standardized communications and closest unit dispatching, departments sharing a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system with neighboring agencies are able to share a mobile response and incident management software like Tablet Command.

Using  iPads and Smartphones, this mobile solution supports every aspect of emergency response including notification, resource status in CAD, navigation, access to pre-plans, hydrant locations and incident management. It also allows any authenticated user to see incident management activity in real time.

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Topics: mobile incident software, Fire Command, incident command, incident management software

Digital Maps Save Lives! Here's How...

Posted by Tony Vanneman on Feb 15, 2019 9:33:36 AM

Real time digital mapping improves turnout and response times and can save the lives of citizens as well as the responders who serve them. Wall maps and map books have been the standard in the public safety for decades.

Emergency response personnel increasingly rely on mobile response and incident management solutions such as Tablet Command.

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Topics: mobile incident software, TC Mobile, incident response, incident management

Radios: Leave them on? Turn them off? Or.....

Posted by Patrick Harper on Jan 16, 2019 10:36:21 AM

                                      


Recently, I attended an  in-service instructor class taught by a well-respected  subject matter expert. This was a one time only event, so the room was packed. Unfortunately I was seated next to a firefighter with a portable radio.

Inevitably, a run was dispatched, and everyone  was distracted by the radio traffic between responders and the dispatch center.

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Topics: mobile command, mobile incident software, incident command, incident management software, TC Mobile, Cloud-based incident command software, Resource Management, incident response, incident management

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