When seconds count, Bluefield Incidents gets information at the scene in the hands of those who need it.
Bluefield Incidents for ArcGIS gives you the same simple drawing and note-taking capabilities found in our popular app, Draw Maps for ArcGIS. Bluefield Incidents adds functionality specific to emergency management and incident management settings. For a new incident, staff on the scene can make notes on the map which are shared with each other automatically as the notes are being made. The map notes are synchronized in near real time (multi-user notes). An optional web app can be configured to display the same notes for anyone anywhere with a web browser. This can assist the team in numerous ways during an emergency while also making a permanent record in ArcGIS tied to the incident number.
Bluefield Incidents also serves as a great reporting mechanism. Send copies of the map to anyone with Draw Maps (either Draw Maps: Map Notes or Draw Maps for ArcGIS, both of which are free downloads on the App Store). Alternatively, send copies in KML format to anyone with Google Earth.
Bluefield Incidents gives you color pens and pencils to make sketches and take notes anywhere in the map. Add photos from different angles of the incident scene showing multiple perspectives. Take notes on each photo similar to the way notes are taken in the map. Add map pins to show important locations. Move around and zoom to different scales as you draw.
Your notes and photos are instantly viewable in ArcGIS Online. A web app can easily be setup in ArcGIS Online to show notes during an active incident in progress.
- Join new incidents while in the field
- Create new incidents if needed
- Draw and highlight in the map
- Place colored map pins in the map and add long form notes
- Place photos in the map
- Draw and highlight in the photos
- 72 colors
- Use the stencil to draw perfect shapes or labels
- Move and zoom the map as needed while you draw
- Works great with Apple Pencil
- Take your maps offline with Map Package Download
- Send images of your map drawings to other people
- Send copies as Draw Maps Documents to Draw Maps users
- Send KML
Common use cases:
- Traffic accidents
- Plane crashes
- Train derailments
- Structure fires
- Forest fires
- Storm damage
- Natural disasters
- Missing persons
- Crime scenes
- Property damage
- Graffiti and vandalism
- Insurance investigations
- Fire inspections
The first time you run Bluefield Incidents, you will be presented with the "Hello World" map. This map is device-only and gives you a way to test any of the note-taking functions right away. However, to use Bluefield Incidents with real incidents, your web map in ArcGIS Online will need to be configured with a Draw Maps Feature Layer.
Bluefield staff is ready to help you do this. In one short Zoom call we can configure your web map and even setup a web app for viewing a single incident's notes live as they are made in the field. Alternatively, if you want to get started sooner, follow our online instructions.
- Situational Awareness
- Risk Management
- Field Service Management
- Operational Efficiency
- Public Safety
- State and Local Government
- Health and Human Services
- Real Estate
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Dec 20, 2021