Electronic firefighting

May 1, 2008 OpenSystems Media
1A modern fire engine carries more than just a pump, ladders, and fire hoses. It also contains a distributed multiprocessor data center. The Z8 Airport Crash Tender from Albert Ziegler GmbH, which has manufactured firefighting equipment since 1890, is used at commercial and military airports in Stuttgart (as shown in Figure 1), Zurich, and other places around world.

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Hermann Strass (European Analyst)
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