Sensors and Smart Wearables for First Responders

 On 2 November 2021, the RESPOND-A project (Next-generation equipment tools and mission-critical strategies for First Responders) conveyed its second in a series of webinars addressing new technologies for first responders. This edition, focusing on Sensors and Smart Wearables, namely featured the participation of SIXTHSENSE, FASTER and INGENIOUS, three EU projects also funded under the Horizon 2020 research programme seeking to enhance the capabilities and safety of First Responders through innovative technologies. The programme was initiated by an introduction to RESPOND-A and included a practitioner’s perspective on the wildfires that hit Cyprus last summer. The webinar generated great interest, attracting around 80 participants from Europe and worldwide.