EmerGeo Fusionpoint Version 5.4 Announced to Enhance Situational Awareness
Vancouver, B.C., - March 7, 2011 – EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide Inc. (TSX-V: EMG), a leading provider of emergency management software and consulting services, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of EmerGeo Fusionpoint™ Version 5.4.
In response to growing demands for multi-agency interoperability and real-time situational awareness, EmerGeo’s leading situational awareness platform is enhanced with powerful new functionality while maintaining the configurability, extensibility and ease-of-use required by emergency managers.
Fusionpoint Version 5.4 is offered as a free upgrade to customers with an EmerGeo Annual Maintenance & Support Agreement and adds these new features:
- Intelligent Alerting – automated geo-linked alerts for early warning;
- Better Resource Management – integrated resource and facility status board;
- User-Configurable/Shareable Dashboards – role-based information dashboards provide unmatched simplicity and can now be shared seamlessly with other Fusionpoint users;
- Instant Data Roll-up – advanced data filtering and publishing controls for reporting;
- Faster Situational Awareness Mapping – support for Vexcel Virtual Earth® server and tile-based web mapping (based on OpenGIS® Web Map Tiling Service Interface Standard) for much faster map performance; and
- Application Integration and Data Fusion – enhanced WebEOC® crisis management software interface.
“Beyond the new features users will see in Version 5.4, we have significantly enhanced the underlying architecture that positions Fusionpoint for new advanced decision-support capabilities”, explains Mike Morrow, President. “All data consumed by or entered into Fusionpoint can now be ‘categorized’ and related in user-defined ways. This is a major step forward in enabling seamless and real-time information sharing among disparate systems, unstructured data and diverse groups of people – a key requirement to enabling public safety interoperability”.
EmerGeo develops emergency management software solutions and provides consulting services and support to government and industry around the world. EmerGeo’s Fusionpoint™ and emergency mapping applications are used to log, track and communicate critical information required by emergency and security personnel. By leveraging open web standards, EmerGeo’s software integrates and consolidates data from multiple sources to enable rapid situational awareness, accurate threat assessment and alerts, and quick decision-making for enhanced emergency and security management.
EmerGeo’s technology and people have been at the forefront of some of the world’s largest disasters for almost a decade and have a proven-effective solution for government and industry to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from potential or actual incidents, natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or pre-planned events.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
EMERGEO SOLUTIONS WORLDWIDE INC.
Michael Morrow, President
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Fusionpoint is a trademark of EmerGeo Solutions, Inc. WebEOC is a registered trademark of ESi Acquisitions Inc. Virtual Earth is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. ArcGIS is a registered trademark of ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute). OpenGIS is a registered trademark of the OpenGIS Consortium.