IDIRA project:

Interoperability of data and procedures in large-scale
multinational disaster response actions

IDIRA is a research project funded by the European Commission with a duration of four years (2011-2015), gathering eighteen partners to focus on the interoperability of data and emergency procedures in response to large-scale disasters.




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Latest news

ENCELADUS 2014 IDEX - Large-Scale Exercise Fire/Earthquake in Skaramangas, Greece

On the 25thand 26th of November 2014 a large scale exercise (LSEx), called "ENCELADUS 2014 IDEX (IDIRA Directed Exercise)" took place at the Naval Base of Skaramangas, in Greece. The LSEx focused on the simulation of emergency response procedures during fire and earthquake incidents, using the "IDIRA" platform, which has been developed within the framework of the relevant research programme.



Using Google Glass in Crisis & Disaster Management

In 2014, Frequentis Corporate Research was in the fortunate position to get hold on one of the first Google Glass Explorer Editions available in Austria. Looking for alternate user interfaces to make users life easier, products like Microsoft Kinect were already evaluated in the past. With the availability of Glass, we continued our exploration in order to find areas where the usage of Glass can provide benefits for users.






This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 261726.