Billings Fire Department Signs Up for Chemical Plume Monitoring Technology Produced by Billings Company
The Billings, MT Fire Department is the latest organization to sign on as an early adopter of a new system that pinpoints and tracks chemical plumes. It’s the newest technology from Diamond B Technology, LLC based in the TransTech Center on the Billings West End. Last summer Diamond B signed an exclusive licensing deal with the U.S. Army to produce commercially the Local-Rapid Evaluation of Atmospheric Conditions, or L-REAC. The system, designed by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, uses 3-D modeling, sensors, real-time maps and cloud technology to pinpoint chemical plumes. The research lab was awarded a patent for the technology last month.
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