AlpDIRIS training exercise

AlpDIRIS Project : Training on the implementation of the Italy-Slovenia transboundary collaboration protocol and the solutions supporting mountain rescue activities

IES Solutions at the meeting of the AlpDIRIS project in Palmanova, Regional Department of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Civil Protection premises, for the training event on the use of the software tools supporting the cross-border cooperation between the PCRFVG and the Civil Protection of Slovenia.

PO FESR Sicily 2014/2020 – Catania, Le Ciminiere

The Technical Director of IES Solutions, Massimo Cristaldi, presented the GECoS platform, illustrating the functions and advantages of the virtual operating room.

18th Conference PSCE

On 23-24 May, the 18th PSCE conference will be held in Brussels (Belgium), during the event the topic: "Use of Satellite for Critical Situation" will be discussed.

NAFTES: 3rd Transnational Meeting and 1st Multiplier Event

Representatives of external organisations have been able to fully understand the project and the functionalities of the platform, both in terms of content and applications (especially e-learning and Augmented Reality). The participants also tested firsthand the AR application of NAFTES.

I_HeERO project: TPSP to PSAP eCall data exchange demo

The eCall development is moving forward: a demonstration event about TPSPs (Third Party Service Providers) and PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Point) eCall data exchange was held on November the 7h, 2017 in Varese, Italy, at the CUR 112 (Centrale Unica di Risposta 112 - a PSAP). eCall is the service that allows the sending of a message from a vehicle to emergency services in case of need.

CAP Implementation Workshop 2017

The 2017 edition of the CAP Implementation Workshop was held in Rome last 20 and 21 September.

The Workshop offered the opportunity to share information, ideas and trends about data exchange, CAP use and public alerting. The speakers presented some uses cases of the current use of CAP by organisations from Countries all over the world, such as Philippines, Germany, Zimbabwe and China.

One of the speaker was Massimo Cristaldi, technical director of IES Solutions, which showed the use of CAP for alerting citizens through radio channels. The system, called JIXEL-RADIO and developed by IES Solutions, allows the organisation to send a message that will be automatically broadcasted by radio station as a voice message (read by a text-to-speech engine). JIXEL-RADIO is currently used by the Regional Department of the Sicilian Civil Protection.

I_HeERO project: TPSP to PSAP eCall data integration Pilot on 7th Nov

The pilot phase will show the results accomplished in the i_HeERO Data integration activity, featuring the seamless integration between three different TPSP (Third Party Service Provider) and the 112 PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point) in Varese.

EmerGent project Final Review

On 7th September, in Dortmund (Germany), the EmerGent project will have its Final Review. The project, of which IES is part of the consortium, studied the use of social media during emergencies, and the identification and integration of valuable information from social media. Moreover, it developed a smartphone app that allows citizens to share information about emergencies. 

During the review the project members will demonstrate the findings and the results of EmerGent, so to allow the representatives of the European Commission to evaluate the project.

Common Information Space Event in Brussels

Three EU-funded projects (SECTOR, EPISECC and SecInCoRe) shared their points of view about several aspects of the Common Information Space. One of the main panels was focussed on three fundamental aspects of an information sharing space:
a "Pan-European inventory", which collects information about past disasters and provides useful lesson learnt; taxonomies, a crucial concept for a complete understanding of the message between different organisations and different languages; standardisation, another pillar in the field of information sharing, as well as several other domains

IES at the PSCE Conference in Munich

On 3 May, PSCE and the EPISECC project will also organise a workshop on standardization in the premises of the German Red Cross in Munich. The workshop will be focused on the importance for EU projects to put more efforts on standardisation activities in order to bring innovation adapted to the fast-changing market.