We’re particularly excited about the usability and performance improvements bundled in this release,” says Swati Allen, President at ElanTech. “We’ve improved flexibility and functionality to ensure an enhanced user experience.
Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) July 17, 2012
ElanTech today announced the release of the newest versions of its Incident Management Decision Support System (IMDSS) software. Web-based IMDSS version 1.3 was released on July 5, 2012, and its mobile edition, IMDSS iOS version 1.4 is available at the Apple iTunes store.
IMDSS is a highly secure web-based software tool that aggregates emergency management information into a geospatially organized dashboard. Incident commanders and their teams use the IMDSS platform to coordinate real-time data from first responders, citizens, and local and national government agencies, allowing for better, faster decision making and more efficient incident response.
“We’re particularly excited about the usability and performance improvements bundled in this release,” says Swati Allen, President at ElanTech. “We’ve improved flexibility and functionality to ensure an enhanced user experience.”
Improvements for IMDSS version 1.3 include:
- Customizable incident and ICS group types
- Maps provided by Bing, allowing for address-based route-planning, search and incident creation
- Enhanced document management
Improvements for the mobile edition of IMDSS iOS version 1.4 include:
- New Incident Information View
- Place phone calls to teammates from maps
- More notification settings options
- Shake to refresh data in Views
- Immediately view created Incidents
- Opt-in to send error logs
- Higher resolution map icons
- Improved alert messages
“In a crisis situation, fast performance, stability and ease-of-use become crucial software attributes – anything that saves time or clicks is vital, so this is where our engineering teams have focused for these new versions,” adds Ms. Allen.
IMDSS was developed by ElanTech in cooperation with Murray State University through a contract from the Kentucky Critical Infrastructure Protection Program, managed by The National Institute For Hometown Security. for the Department of Homeland Security.
About ElanTech, Inc.
ElanTech is a government prime contractor specializing in software engineering and development of geointelligence solutions for commercial and government clients.