Tyto Athene announced on Thursday that the company has been selected to join 26 other companies to participate in the Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) – Birmingham Shaken Fury Operational Experimentation (OpEx). The OpEx is set for Aug 19th through the 23rd. The participating companies and industry partners include:
- AT&T Corporation
- CommandWear Systems
- Easy Aerial
- Field Forensics
- 5VS (Five Vital Signs)
- Image Insight
- Kratos Defense and Security Solutions
- Metronome Software
- Modern Technology Solutions
- N5 Sensors
- NC4 Public Sector
- PAR Government Systems Corporation
- Project OWL
- Regal Decision Systems
- Robotic Research
- Silvus Technologies
- Sonim Technologies
- TRX Systems
- Tyto Athene
- University of Alabama in Huntsville
This integration demonstration for the NGFR Program will help local emergency responders augment their public safety capabilities before hosting the World Games in July 2021. The OpEx will depict a scenario depicting an earthquake causing partial structural collapse and a HAZMAT leak at the Legion Field stadium. The experiment also serves as the last in the series of FEMA Shaken Fury exercises.
The OpEx aims to fulfill DHS S&T and regional first responder objectives including supporting responder technology innovation, evaluating how integrated technologies make responders safer and more effective, fulfilling responders’ annual training requirements, and receiving responder feedback on existing and emerging technologies to identify areas for improvement and continued DHS S&T focus.
“We are proud to be a part of the elite group of integrators and solution providers selected by DHS being tested through the Shaken Fury operational exercises in Birmingham,” said Jeff Murray, CEO of Tyto Athene. “We believe Acuity MDC will prove invaluable to first responders ability to save lives by enabling real time information to First responders operating in harsh connected and disconnected environments.”
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