When you picture a firefighter, what image pops into your head? Of one holding a hose, battling a raging fire, or of one grabbing an axe while running into a smoking building. Now, let us paint a different picture. A pretty unusual one. A firefighter holding a... tablet? Yes, that's right—a tablet.
What does a firefighter do with a tablet, you ask? See it for yourself.
GINA Tablet is a field response application explicitly designed for fire and rescue, emergency medical services, and law enforcement organizations. Sygic plays a crucial part in navigating first responders to the emergency site as fast as possible-literally saving lives, nature, and properties as a result.
Boris Prochazka, Executive Manager at GINA Software
Once an emergency call is received, the dispatcher pushes addresses from dispatch central directly onto the navigation. The drivers no longer have to manually fill in addresses, making the process more accurate and quick. Offline maps are stored on the tablet and do not eat up internet data, plus they offer reliability when the connection is lost.
What is crucial is that fire trucks can use roads that are restricted for regular use, make forbidden maneuvers or go against the direction of traffic. All the while taking into account the vehicle's dimensions which don't allow for specific paths, so no fire truck will get stuck under a bridge. They will get there come hell or high water.
GINA offers a split screen of Sygic maps with an Esri map to show crucial elements such as hydrants and the locations of facilities with dangerous substances. Exact door-to-door navigation maps with house numbers are a no-brainer; it just makes sense.
Back at the station, the dispatcher sees what is currently happening in the field in real-time, the status of the vehicles, field report channels, photos, and live streams.
- Emergency routing
- Custom routing for large vehicles
- Exact door-to-door navigation
- Offline maps
- Turn-by-turn navigation
- Live traffic information
- Real-time position
- Embedded integration
- SDK integration
- API functions NavigateTo and ReverseGeoCoding
- Faster arrival on a scene in 1/3 of cases
- Improved response time
- 70 % less radio communication
- Assign jobs to the nearest available unit
- Streamlined processes
- Increased level of cooperation between all responding units
Katarina Cipakova, Head of Sales at Sygic
GINA Tablet is a field response application designed specifically for fire and rescue, emergency medical services and law enforcement organizations. The system provides commanders with live data feeds and variety of management and decision support tools.
GINA Tablet significantly improves the efficiency of both routine and special operations, reduce arrival times, provides a real time information support and increases the level of cooperation between all responding units. Thanks to built-in emergency navigation GINA Tablet automatically navigates first responders to the scene, provides live data feeds including video streaming and information support directly on scene and serves for reporting and evidence collection after the response. More information at ginasystem.com/gina-tablet
With its vision to guide every person on the move, Sygic GPS Navigation has reached over 200 million downloads and its solutions for enterprise sector are navigating more than 3,000 fleets and 4 million professional drivers globally. The company was the first offline navigation vendor supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Learn more at www.sygic.com/enterprise
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Field Response, Tactical AVL, Personnel & Vehicle Tracking, Safety and Security Management, Disaster Relief
Sygic product used
Sygic Professional Navigation