Bergen Fire Department has implemented a service that enables a person calling the emergency numbers to submit live footage from their smartphone camera to the dispatcher. The streaming system is now in place many places in Norway and, among other things, can give first responders en route access to the live video or saved footage and therefore a better idea for what to expect.

– “When we receive a call from a public member reporting about smoke coming from a rooftop or from the forrest, or something that is hard to interpret, we can send them a link via SMS allowing us to use their phones camera function, and live streaming allows us to see exactly what the caller sees. – Morten Frantzen, Dispatcher Bergen Fire Department.

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) has made a documentary about their visit and you can see the whole interview at their video channel.

Watch the video here


About the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) is responsible for issues concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence as long as no other authority has responsibility. Responsibility refers to measures taken before, during and after an emergency or crisis.


About SMS to Video

Simplifying Technology with a GDPR (ISAE 3000) compliant medical video consultation for hospitals and patients.

SMS to Video is a user-friendly and accessible video tool. It’s easy-to-use for healthcare professionals and patients as well. It doesn’t require any specific hardware and can be used within existing network infrastructure at hospitals and medical centres and patients can use almost any smartphone on the market to communicate with their healthcare professional.

No APP or downloads. Just a link.
We offer an SMS to video tool that is secure and yet easy-to-use. The doctor simply pushes one button and seconds later the patients receive a text message with a unique URL. When opened a secure video link which is either one or two-way video opens and you the doctors can see their patients.

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