Urban Security and Living Together

First Responder Sensor

Project start
November 2016

Utilization of information that can be reported by first responders (social media, mobile devices) to recognize in real-time emergency situations.

Citizen Impact
  • Improving emergency service quality offered by first responders.
  • Contributing to security and protection of citizens and public good of Quebec City.
Economic Development
  • Optimisation of services based on knowledge and prediction of potential needs.
  • Reduction of training costs and higher emergency response efficiency.
  • Reduction of costs associated with emergency team deployment.
R&D Contribution
  • Creation of new grouping clustered algorithm and optimized classification for social media data.
  • Creation of algorithms to predict future events.
  • Creation of drilling and visualization platforms to manage large big datasets.
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