California Fire Department Uses ATAK to Meet First Responder Challenges

From Financial News (UK) comes an article about a California Fire Department using ATAK on Samsung phones for first responders: Corona Fire Department in California is transforming how it delivers intelligence to its first responders with Samsung mobile devices, the company said. Equipped with Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) and ImageTrend software, Samsung Galaxy Tab S4s and S10s help the …

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CA uses TAK, goTenna

This article from C4ISRNet.com discusses goTenna’s integration with ATAK and its use by California firefighters. the whole article is worth a read: Each goTenna device is a stand-alone tool that can work with other goTenna devices to transmit information through a mesh network. Multiple applications for the mesh network involve showing in real time the locations of people connected to …

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Boeing/Insitu Interoperable w/ ATAK

From this article on Insitu (a subsidiary of Boeing) discusses its integration with ATAK during Northern California’s Camp Fire: Insitu’s suite of real-time intelligence acquisition and distribution capabilities provide live Motion Imagery Standards Board (MISB)-compliant video and flight telemetry to extensible mapping engines such as the Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) and the Windows Tactical Assault Kit (WinTAK).

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CA Fire, CA National Guard Leverage TAK for Emergency Response

From DVIDS: MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. –The 163d Attack Wing’s Hap Arnold Innovation Center (HAIC) has turned California wildfires into a crucible of American ingenuity. The brainstorming center of the California Air National Guard wing, which flies MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) from March Air Reserve Base, enabled technology forged in combat theatres to work for fighting wildfires …

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