New technology gives firefighters a heads-up – WINK News

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MobileEyes – WINK News – Fort Myers, Florida

Story Originally Created: Jan 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM America/New_York

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- New technology is giving first responders a leg up in an emergency. Software called “Mobile Eyes” lets firefighters ‘look’ at the scene before they get on site.

Captain Ron Martin, the Fort Myers Beach district’s Fire Marshall, is well-versed in the new technology.

When he inspects a building, he uploads critical information to a database that firefighters responding to a call can pull up on laptops or ‘mobile data terminals’ on the trucks.

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