REACH Air Medical Services, headquartered in Santa Rosa, Calif., has partnered with Outerlink Global Solutions and Metro Aviation to launch Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), which is expected to expand tracking, communication and overall safety practices. IRIS provides global coverage and will allow REACH to record significantly greater amounts of aircraft data. The data will be processed by onboard computers and filtered directly to the company’s communications center every 10 seconds. Outerlink adds customizable analytics software to the equipment, which will enable REACH to retain and evaluate their encrypted data. High-speed, uninterrupted connection and immediate air-to-ground, ground-to-air and air-to air communications will further improve the highly-respected safety standards REACH already employs with its fleet.
Outerlink and Metro are both known as market-driven leaders in providing the helicopter industry with multiple tracking tools and fully integrated flight data recording. IRIS’ technology is similar to that used by the military and is the first commercial helicopter solution to employ this type of situational awareness technology. Iris is designed to offer virtually limitless possibilities and will evolve as new industry needs arise, expanding and adapting to keep pace. Its ability to store multiple apps based on individual user requirements will further secure its position on the forefront. The company looks forward to Q4, and to moving forward with the help of the most technologically advanced system of its kind.
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