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Case Study: Toronto Hydro Simplifies Emergency Response with DLAN

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited (THESL) recently implemented Buffalo Computer Graphics’ DLAN software to help improve overall situational awareness during incidents. Using DLAN’s core configuration tools, THESL was able to tailor their system to meet their specific needs and workflows. By choosing a dashboard-driven approach over the typical menu-driven navigation, THESL created a very simplified environment for users to view information pertinent to their specific role and complete tasks without the need for formal training.

New Support for NMEA2000

BCG now has the capability to output NMEA2000 (IEC 61162-1) PGNs as part of our simulator product line. This add-on software module operates with BCG’s Maritime Simulation Tool (MaST) to generate a wide range of ship sensor data utilizing the NMEA2000 data format and interface standard.

BCG Receives $1.25 Million Contract to Navy Bridge Part Task Trainer (BPTT) Program

BCG has been awarded a subcontract with a value of $1.25 million from Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. (Huntsville, AL) an Employee Owned Company, to support the U.S. Navy’s Bridge Part Task Trainer Program.  

BCG partners with CenturyLink to Provide Scalable Secure Cloud Services

DLAN team utilizes CenturyLink's scalable cloud services to provide 24/7 accessibility to mission-critical information.

Case Study: DLAN Helps Ventura County Office of Emergency Services Simplify Public Notifications

Ventura County Office of Emergency Services (OES) simplifies public notifications using DisasterLAN (DLAN), which allows them to automatically push incident information to a public facing incident map saving time and ensuring the public is always viewing the most up-to-date information.

Buffalo Computer Graphics makes the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc. (BCG) is proud to be a part of the Inc. Magazine’s 2019 list of America’s Fasting-Growing Private Companies.

Case Study: Rochester, Minnesota Improves Flood Preparedness with DLAN

Rochester Minnesota’s commitment to preparedness paid off as they were able to easily visualize all likely scenarios and prepare accordingly. With proper planning and the right system, Rochester Minnesota was able to efficiently respond to a rapidly changing situation and keep their community safe.

BCG Announces Powerful New DLAN Features

BCG is committed to continually updating and enhancing the DLAN system. Over the past few months, BCG has added several powerful tools to the system. This includes enhancements to task management, mapping, workflows, and personnel tracking. Combined these tools work to create a robust, unified tool for emergency preparedness, response, and overall situational awareness. 

Penn State expands use of DLAN to include football and large campus events

Penn State University Emergency Operations Center (EOC) recently expanded its use of DLAN to include all home football games and other large on campus events. DLAN keeps all stakeholders informed and includes all the tools necessary to move from event monitoring to emergency activation.

Colgate University Successfully Utilizes New DLAN Features During Inter-Agency Exercise

Colgate University used their full scale inter-agency emergency management exercise as an opportunity to test some of the newest DLAN Features. Specifically, they utilized the Mobile Responder App and GIS Premium to improve field coordination and situational awareness.

Incident Management Software Interoperability Challenges and Solutions: White Paper

Interoperability is the key to large scale multi-jurisdictional responses. This paper will review some of the challenges BCG customers have faced with both external and internal interoperability challenges and how DLAN was able to meet these challenges. Specifically the paper will go over system to system, mapping, mass communication, and authentication or security challenges.

Ventura County Office of Emergency Services switches to DLAN Incident Management Software

After a decade of using our competitors software, Ventura County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is the latest organization to switch to DisasterLAN (DLAN) for their emergency management needs.

Case Study: Bruce Power Improves Control Room Operations with DLAN

BCG and FutureShield recently worked with Bruce Power to improve their Control Room Operations using DLAN.

New Raytheon Synapsis Radar Interface Solution

BCG announces it has added a new capability to our radar simulator suite with the addition of a network interface for the Raytheon Synapsis radar and ECDIS.

BCG Delivers Desktop Ship Simulator System - Hillsborough County Public Schools

Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. worked with Hillsborough County Public Schools to deliver a Desktop Ship Simulator system to Jefferson High School Maritime Program in Tampa, FL. 

BCG Delivers Desktop Ship Simulator System

BCG worked with non-profit PHASTAR to deliver a two (2) station Desktop Ship Simulator system to the Davis Aerospace & Maritime High School in Cleveland, OH.  

New ASTERIX Radar Interface Solution

Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. announces it has added an ASTERIX radar interface capability to our line of radar simulators. BCG offers a turn-key, standalone ASTERIX radar simulator complete with our operator control software, MaST, and our proven radar simulation engine software. All elements are fully integrated into a Windows computer for plug-and-play use. For customers that already have a BCG radar simulator, an ASTERIX Interface option can be added.

New Model PCS-300 Radar Simulator

Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. is now delivering a new model of our PCS-300 Radar Simulator that supports two radar antennas out of a single unit.  

Windows 10 Migration for Simulation Products

Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. has integrated, tested and delivered many of our simulation products using the Government’s Secure Host Baseline (SHB) Windows 10 operating system.

BCG Delivers New Desktop Ship Simulator

Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. has delivered a four (4) station Desktop Ship Simulator system to the Inlandboatmen’s Union ILWU Marine Division in San Pedro, CA.