BOCA RATON, Fla., April 15, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — GEOcommand, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida, a leading innovator of data interoperability solutions for First Responders, announced today that it has joined the ranks of Resident Research Partners at the Applied Science Foundation for Homeland Security located in the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, NY. This public-private partnership is comprised of private companies, government entities and educational institutions focused on providing sustainable and resilient homeland security solutions to meet the dynamic needs of First Responders, as well as local, state and federal entities.
John Doherty, Vice President of Engineering for GEOcommand, Inc. stated, "Residence at this extraordinary facility affords our company unique opportunities to improve the utility and efficacy of our products. Enabling true interoperability is a job that requires close cooperation among multiple public and private entities. The integral involvement of the First Responder community here at the Center, combined with the exciting collaborative atmosphere among the Research Partners will help us all in providing better technology tools for those men and women who risk themselves every day to keep the rest of us safe."
The President of the Applied Science Foundation for Homeland Security, Frank Otto said, "The Foundation is very excited that GEOcommand has taken residence here. They not only bring with them a new facet of technology, but also a staff that has raised the bar on integrating and creating new teams with our other residents. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with them."
About GEOcommand, Inc.
GEOcommand offers a comprehensive, multi-community solution for information sharing among emergency responders. Our unique combination of services and GIS-based software allows the free exchange of data necessary for situational awareness, protecting the public and first responders in both day-to-day and large-scale incidents. The GEOcommand solution bridges technology gaps between agencies, integrates existing software and workflows, allows local maintenance and administration, and establishes complete interconnectivity between adjoining communities with mutual aide agreements and multiple first responder organizations. For more information, please visit www.geocommand.com.
About the Applied Science Foundation for Homeland Security
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission it is to help protect the United States from man-made and natural disasters by: (1) enabling the collaboration of First Responders, engineering and manufacturing firms, and academia to develop and commercialize resilient and sustainable homeland security products and services; (2) providing a state-of-art command and control center for government entities; and, (3) offering the most up-to-date training and exercise programs for first responders and other homeland security end-users. The facility supports numerous Federal, state and local government agencies and fully houses Nassau County's Office of Emergency Management with its connectivity to other county, state, and city command centers. In addition, the Foundation has its own emergency operations center and is capable of transforming the lecture hall into a 30,000 square foot Joint Field Office in the event of a regional catastrophic event.
GEOCOMMAND is a registered trademark of GEOcommand, Inc. This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based upon assumptions believed to be reliable, but that involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results of operations to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Although the Company's management believes that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can provide no assurance that such expectations will prove to be accurate.
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