Episode 132: TEEX Testing & Innovation Center Pushes New Technology for First Responders to the Limits with Jason Moats
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Hello Smart Firefighting Community!
Welcome to another episode of covering real world innovations via interviews with fire service and technology industry experts that empower YOU to develop your very own Smart Firefighting strategy!
In this episode:
- What is TEEX Testing and Innovation Center (TT & IC)?
- Why is it important to get 3rd party validation?
- How can we work with stakeholders to transfer technology into public safety and DOD markets?
Jason Moats, Ph.D. is the Director for the TEEX Testing and Innovation Center (TT&IC). In this position, Dr. Moats oversees technical services to assist and guide technology developers as they develop and refine technologies for the public safety, workplace safety, and homeland security ecosystems. The TT&IC also collaborates with researchers and scientists to develop technical solutions for the unique challenges of these same ecosystems by managing, coordinating, and consulting on research, training and education efforts, and technology transfer projects. Dr. Moats’ research interests include disaster response and management, technology transfer, technology adoption, human resource development, and the development of expertise in the future workforce.
This episode of Smart Firefighting is brought to you by FLAIM Systems. FLAIM offers fully immersive VR learning solutions for training in hazardous and emergency situations, allowing first responders to learn how to fight fires in safe, realistic, dynamic virtual environments.
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