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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.

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.  

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.

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.

DLAN Helped Make the Invictus Games a Safe and Successful Event

"Having the support of BCG and their partner FutureShield through the provision of the DLAN System for the Invictus Games was instrumental in the successful operations of the Invictus Games Main Operations Centre. The DLAN system was easy to use and allowed us to track activities and issues across the Games theatre and to communicate with our workforce out at venues, all key in operating a successful Games." - Dena Coward, Chief Operating Officer.

Supercharge your Planning & Exercises with DLAN 10.8

Expanding on work we released for Situation Reports and Phonebook earlier this year, DLAN 10.8 brings enhancements to Weather Monitoring, new Assessment Module features, and a brand new Preparedness Planning toolkit for our Ticket Manager Premium Module. The combination of these features makes it easy for operations staff to optimize their time spent planning for various incidents.

New Radar Database Tool

BCG has developed a new software tool which allows us to create radar databases using C-MAP data.

BCG Releases New Telex and Inmarsat Emulations

Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. is pleased to announce the upgrade of our Virtual Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (VGMDSS) software with new Inmarsat-C (IMC) and Radio Telex terminal simulation.