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Data Sources

AVL Mapping


 

Vehicle Location


The RAIDER computer can optionally provide the current location of vehicle to trusted agencies or organizations that request the information to improve multi-agency coordination.

Location information is obtained from the vehicle's existing AVL equipment or from a dedicated GPS location sensor that is connected to the RAIDER computer.

The vehicle location is shown locally on a map-based display that can Include satellite imagery of surrounding terrain and buildings near the incident site. The vehicle's current geo-coordinates can also be transmitted to an EOC for integration with other databases and geo-spatial displays



Our Partners 

RAIDER data sources consist of a variety of hardware such as instruments, GPS transmitters, audio and video equipment.  We work closely with our partners to develop  intermediate software that connects to the data source and processes the incoming data streams  for display and storage.

 

The RAIDER computer can work stand-alone or be integrated into the vehicle's local network.  A cellular data modem provides connectivity for data sharing if none is provided by the vehicle.  This option works well in most metropolitan areas and can be augmented with a satellite data link in regions of poor coverage. 

RAIDER is an open ended platform that will continue to adapt to technological developments in the fields of wireless sensing devices, sensor networks and Internet protocols for data communications.