Next-generation equipment tools and mission-critical strategies for First Responders

RESPOND-A project aims at developing holistic and easy-to-use solutions for First Responders by bringing together the complementary strengths of its Investigators in:

● 5G wireless communications.

● Augmented and Virtual Reality.

● Autonomous robot and unmanned aerial vehicle coordination.

● Intelligent wearable sensors and smart monitoring.

● Geovisual analytics and immersive geospatial data analysis.

● Passive and active localisation and tracking.

● Interactive multi-view 360º video streaming.

The synergy of such cutting-edge technological advancements is likely to provide high-end and continuous flows of data, voice and video information to First Responders and their Command & Control Centres for predicting and assessing the various incidents readily and reliably, and saving lives more efficiently and effectively, while maximising the safeguarding of themselves, before, during and after disasters. RESPOND-A envisions exercising First Responders for getting familiar with the project technological outcomes, and demonstrating their real-world performance and effectiveness in the classified training facilities of our Responder Partners under hydrometeorological, geophysical and technological disaster scenarios.




Robotnik is the main provider of robotic technology in RESPOND-A. It is responsible for the development of robots for dangerous environments and support missions: the SUMMIT-XL and RB-VOGUI 6 mobile robots. Robotnik participates also in the development of interfaces between the emergency robots and the command and control application

Project Partners