Taking the curves

By | 22.11.2018|Innovation|

When firefighters respond to a call they need a vehicle capable of high speed, rapid acceleration, hard braking, and maneuverability. The driver must have focused concentration, strong nerves, and experience. The Concept Fire Truck (CFT) is [...]

The Future of Helping

By | 18.09.2018|Events, Innovation|

"ERROR - the Art of Imperfection" was the theme of this year's Ars Electronica Festival, the world's largest art, technology, and society event with a unique gathering of creators, media artists, technologists, scientists, researchers, companies, [...]

The possibilities of the electric drive!

By | 19.07.2018|Innovation, Vehicles|

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT), which was presented on the occasion of Rosenbauer's 150th anniversary in September 2016, is increasingly attracting the interest of fire departments and the public alike. It triggers astonishment, curiosity in [...]

I’m building my world the way I like it – individualization megatrend

By | 26.02.2018|Innovation|

Individualization is one of the dominant megatrends of today. People are increasingly striving to fulfill individual life paths that go hand in hand with the desire for more autonomy and self-determination. This trend is mainly [...]

Silver Society – Benefit from generations of knowledge

By | 12.12.2017|Innovation|

The steadily increasing life expectancy is also an exciting development for the fire fighting sector. Due to the increased difficulty in finding new, voluntary forces, experienced colleagues are available for support for a longer period [...]

Green cities accelerate silently!

By | 18.10.2017|Innovation, Vehicles|

The CFT went on a trip to two European cities which are particularly committed to fighting against climate change: Oslo and Amsterdam. Norway benefits from hydroelectric energy and is massively advancing the issue of e-mobility. [...]

Height test with extinguishing drone

By | 12.10.2017|Innovation|

Drones for fire fighting is no longer an utopian dream. They are already being successfully used to survey locations and for fire reconnaissance, and they are most likely also suitable for fire fighting. That is [...]

Gender shift – a change in our society.

By | 15.09.2017|Innovation|

The "Gender Shift" trend relates to a fundamental change in the classic gender roles in our world. More and more women are active in fire fighting. Mixing roles is also a popular topic in the [...]

Fully Networked – Megatrend Connectivity

By | 12.07.2017|Innovation|

Digitalization, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Smart Products, Big Data - the connectivity megatrend comprises many different slogans. In essence, however, they all pursue a similar goal, namely that of comprehensive networking based on modern [...]

Lifelong learning – myth or reality in fire departments?

By | 02.06.2017|Innovation|

Lifelong learning doesn't stop, even in the fire department sector. The increasing number of operational devices and their complex applications demand constant further training by the operating crews. But learning doesn't just take place in [...]