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RoGo Fire

RoGo Fire developes Satcom devices designed to enable wildland firefighters to communicate & access data in remote areas where cellular service is not available. Our mission is to deliver a communication system that will reduce Line Of Duty Death, firefighting expense and property damage.
RoGo Fire's  wildland Firefighting Advanced Asset Communication and Tracking System (FAACTS), is a specialized asset management, resource tracking and communications system that allows First Responders to work the scene of any natural disaster more efficiently and effectively by improving communication, coordinating efforts, providing crucial internet-driven data and enhancing situational awareness. 
 
We have developed advanced satellite communication technology, devices (SBDs) and software designed to improve communication and tracking of resources in remote geographic locations where cellular service is unreliable or not available.  FAACTS will enable firefighters to communicate with incident command and emergency response operations in real time and share up to the minute vital scene information, like the status & GPS location of firefighters and resources.

Our mission is to deliver a communication system that will reduce line of duty deaths, firefighting expense and property damage, as well as improve firefighter situational awareness by ensuring a productive deployment of emergency responders and a more effective hazard response execution utilizing state of the art communications technology.

While solving the wildland firefighting communications issues is our passion, we believe there are a number of other industries that could utilize this technology.

What's Innovative About Their Solution?

Mobile Satcom devices have been available on the market for a while. While these devices are effective for comms and limited data, they do not provide internet access / support for the firefighting incident management software.  RoGo Fire is delivering devices that are tightly integrated with the software used and providing functionality that will used by remote firefighters.

The secret sauce of the RoGo System is based on our patented 3-part system. We offer a completely integrated solution that provides technology and functionality to all of those involved in wildland firefighting.   Our satellite/GPS enabled tablets and location devices are the first of their kind on the commercial market.  We are focused on providing a wildland firefighting solution that brings information and technology to those who need it the most – the firefighters in remote areas.
 
FAACTS is based on the best SATCOM data bandwidth available, a wildland fire asset tracking and data resource communication system, touch screen position calling for direct communication and GPS location and tracking devices with vector positioning for slurry drops and a GPS/Satcom enabled tablet that is deployable to the crews – providing access to situational awareness information needed to be more effective in their efforts.
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📍 Location

Boulder, CO

⚙️ Product Stage

Functional Prototype

🏭 Industries

GovTech, Space, Telecommunications

🤑 Fundraising Status

Considering raising

💸 Total Funding
To Date

$0-100k

🙌 Founder Demographics

 

Big Wins

  • We have completed our initial prototypes and are testing the devices (major milestone!) 
  • We expect to engage with Wildland Firefighting Organizations in the Spring, 2019.
  • Additionally, we have filed and was awarded 2 patents!
  • We're presenting at Satellite 2019.

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Contact the Founder:

Ken Chez

[email protected]

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