Graph Data Proof of Concept for NFPA

NFPANetage has been tasked by the NFPA to convert the information from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) to Graph Data. This Proof of Concept is the first step to build a “fire ontology” which will help with processing the huge amounts of available data.

Graph Data Proof Of Concept

By making the information in NFIRS available as Graph Data, NFPA is able to start on discovering connections in the data. These connections contribute to the ultimate goal of the ‘Fire Ontology’, using smart data for the safety of the people in the fire service and civilians.

The contract consist of:

In the process of modeling the Graph Data we will make use of the previously developed models from other fire service applications.Read More

Bart speaker at Strata + Hadoop World

Strata + Hadoop World is the biggest Big Data conference in the world and is organized by O’Reilly. Strata + Hadoop World provides in-dept education in data science, machine learning and analytics for business and technical professionals.

Thursday, 09/29/2016 Bart van Leeuwen will present on behalf of netage at Strata + Hadoop in New York. In Bart’s presentation, named: Smart Data for Smarter Firefighting, will provide information on how Smart Data can be used within the fire service.

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Bloomington Fire Department uses RESC.Info Monitor

Resc.Info.Monitor-logo-200In collaboration with Indiana Indiana University, Netage installed RESC.Info Monitor at the Bloomington Fire Department, Bloomington IN, USA.
Netage is proud to have the Bloomington Fire Department as the first official American users of Resc.Info Monitor.

The website of Indiana University published a news article about it and several local television station brought attention to it.

NFPA Conference & Expo

nfpace2016comesee150Van 13 tot en met 16 juni zal Netage aanwezig zijn op het NFPA Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. De NFPA Conference & Expo wordt algemeen beschouwd als het grootste brandweer congres van de Verenigde Staten.

Netage zal met een stand op de expo staan. In deze stand worden presentaties gegeven over de producten van Netage, zoals RESC.Info Monitor,  RESC.Info Insight en Firebrary. Op de conferentie zal Bart van Leeuwen woensdag 15 juni een ‘Featured Presentation’ geven. De presentatie van Bart ‘SMART DATA FOR SMARTER FIRE PROTECTION’ genaamd zal informatie geven over hoe Smart Data gebruikt kan worden binnen de brandweer.

Netage graduated for ODINE project

ODINE_Logo_RGB_160Resc info insight logo 29-01-16 150Last Monday Netage gave a final presentation in Berlin on the progress of RESC.Info Insight for the ODINE in Berlin. Netage is proud to say that the goals are achieved and is has received approval from the ODINE project. The participation can be regarded as very successful.

ODINE is a 6-month incubator for open data entrepreneurs across Europe. For Netage ODINE has helped in advising and financing RESC.Info Insight.

Symposium NFPA Munich

nfpa_logo-300Monday April 18 Nicky van Oorschot visited on behalf of Netage the symposium ‘Fire Protection for a Changing World‘ van de NFPA in München.

The symposium focused on fite protection for buildings an d warehouses. There were several presentations:
– Fire protection for wooden buildings
– Sprinkler systems in warehouses
– Storing lithium ion batteries and there influence on fire in the storage

In the end of the afternoon Nicky participated in the discussion panel with Matt Klaus (NFPA) & John Bonney (Alendi Consulting Ltd). As a participant in the panel, he gave a presentation regarding to the work Netage does. Why linked data, how it works and what netage does with it.

 

Classroom Session well received at FDIC

FDIC 150x75The ‘Classroom Session‘ from Bart van Leeuwen last Thursday at FDIC has been well received. Many positive reactions and afterwards interesting discussions. Bart has also gained several contacts at FDIC and there is much interest in the ideas and product of Netage.

Some of the many tweets:

Classroom session at FDIC

FDIC 150x75This week Bart van Leeuwen will be present on behalf of Netage at FDIC in Indianapolis, USA. FDIC is the largest international fire-fighter congress in the USA. Bart will join lots of workshops himself and will be introduced to the latest products for fire-fighters. Bart will also give a classroom session himself on Thursday , April 21. Bart’s classroom session, called ‘Situational Awareness Barriers in a Digital Information Environment‘ will give an easy accessible explanation on how to use digital information in the fire service.

In the clip below, Bart himself introduces his session: