Apps for Firefighters
- SVTP's Mobile-WiFi Android App—This app turns your android phone into a portable high-speed 4G WiFi hotspot for your laptop or tablet. The cost is $14.99 and requires no monthly contract or maintenance fee. A two-day "lite" trial version allows you to try it before you buy. Purchase this app from the Google Play website: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.svtechpartners.wifihotspotdemo
- HazMat for First Responders 4th Ed Flashcards by IFSTA - This app provides a study guide in the form of app-based flash cards for hazardous materials Operations training. The cost is $4.99 through the iTunes store. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hazmat-for-first-responders/id495289393?mt=8&ls=1
- 911 Toolkit - This app is a toolkit for firefighters, EMT's, Paramedics, Haz-Mat Teams, and other emergency responders. A universal iOS app, the 911 Toolkit supports iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with one purchase. The 911 Toolkit contains tools for for Hydraulics (flow rate, nozzle reaction, friction loss, needed pump pressure), Water Delivery (fire flow calucations, tender shuttle flow rate), Incident Response Checklists, EMS Utilities, Training/Study Guides, Haz-Mat (ERG, NIOSH Guide), Knot Diagragms, etc. The cost is $9.99 through the App Store. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
- CMC Rescue Field Guide - CMC Rescue, a leader in technical rescue equipment and education, has transformed its authoritative Rope Rescue Field Guide into a full-featured app packed with valuable charts, diagrams, and how-to information. The new app gives you access to CMC Rescue's entire 132-page Rope Rescue Field Guide, complete with full-color illustrations. The guide includes everything from equipment overviews and tutorials to sections on knots, communications, and anchor, belay, amd mechanical advantage systems. Rescue assets can be accessed or managed from anywhere, with or without cell reception or WiFi. Best of all, this app is FREE in the App Store! Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
- EX Field Hybrid Auto Extrication Guide - Know where to make your cut. The Hybrid Auto Extrication Guide provides clear, intuitive, zoomable schematics, showing the location of airbag sensors, high voltage electrical lines, fuel, pistons, airbag cartridges, and seatbelt pretensioners. The app is FREE in the App Store. Requires iOS 3.2 or later.
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