Smart Fire Fighting Podcast

Everything Smart Firefighting is a podcast covering technologists, innovators, companies, and forward-thinking public safety agencies with real world deployments of smart technologies. Learn from interviews with leaders in public safety, government, industry, cyber-physical systems, and more.

The hosts, Kevin Sofen and Mike Mocerino, are founding members of the WeRespond smart firefighting community. They are both passionate about smart technologies and the future of public safety.

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Episode 78: Community Risk Reduction with Brent Faulkner

Kevin sits down with Brent Faulkner a battalion chief in southern California and CEO of Virtual CRR Inc. They discuss the 5 E’s of community risk reduction education, enforcement, engineering, economic incentives,

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Episode 77: INTERSCHUTZ 2021 “Digitalization & Transformation”

Kevin sits down with Stefan Truthan to talk about the postponed Intershutz show. They discuss the lessons learned around first responders, why Intershutz was postponed until 2021 instead of cancelling. How first

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Episode 73: Exploring the Benefits and Limitations of Technology in the Fire Industry with Stephen Kerber

Kevin sits down with Stephen Kerber, Vice President of UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute. Together they discuss the role of UL in the fire industry, different research campaigns UL is involved in,

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Episode 72: Virtual Reality and 360 Photography with Paul Speight

Kevin sits down with Paul Speight, Paul is the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Watch Manager. Paul works with emerging technologies such as virtual reality and 360 photography. In this episode they discuss

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News, Technology, and More January 2020

Kevin and Mike shake up their podcast format to bring you their personal experiences at CES, which includes deepfakes, 360 videos, drones, and more. They talk about recent news in the fire industry,

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Episode 69: Drone Sense the Next Step in Your Drone Program

Kevin sits down with Joshua Pruitt of Drone Sense to talk about soft ware options for a departments drone program. They discuss Drone Sense and the features they provide to make maintaining

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