Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure (Booth 429) is showcasing its Intergraph Planning & Response solution designed for operations centres and mobile command staff to manage major events and unplanned disasters and emergencies. Users can improve co-ordination of information and maximise resources in multi-agency, multi-jurisdiction scenarios at strategic and tactical levels, providing seamless integration with dispatch systems and supporting various command frameworks for preparedness-response-recovery.
A recent example of the use of Hexagon’s Computer-Aided Dispatch (I/CAD) system and Intergraph Planning & Response was at the 2015 Group of Seven (G7) summit at Elmau, Germany, where the Bavarian State Police and German Federal Police needed a solution that would effectively exchange incident information and co-ordinate response efforts between the two agencies. The solution was needed to help the agencies protect attendees, the general population and demonstrators from violent acts or attacks that might occur during the summit. Nine full application seats were installed in the special operations room and command and control access was provided to 1,000 additional users via the web.
I/CAD handled the emergency call function within the digital radio network, with incoming calls and data from police units forwarded to command staff for timely decision-making.
To enhance its view of the summit’s operational area, the Bavarian State Police also used aerial photographs and geographic information of security zones and barriers. The technical solutions leveraged at the G7 summit contributed to a safe and successful multi-agency operation.