Many Missions, One Solution

Emergency Management Information System Platform

The COBRA Emergency Management Information System platform provides your emergency management organization the features and capabilities needed to manage every size and type of crisis at the tactical, command, strategic, State, and Federal levels. Each feature and module developed by the COBRA team is designed for your agency to effectively handle the crisis at hand and maximize your financial recovery expenses.

Listed below are some of the many features COBRA has to offer your agency:

  • Common Operating Picture Tool includes real time, collaborative mapping across mobile, laptop, and web platforms.
  • Decision Support Tools provide rapid threat assessment for hazardous materials, explosives threats, chemical and biological hazards and weapons, nuclear and radiological threats, and more.
  • Mapping capabilities are built to use the latest satellite imagery and easily allow for custom map layers.
  • Multi-device friendly means that you can access COBRA software from any device, at any time.
  • Unlimited attachments of photos, videos, and documents to COBRA incidents allow you to communicate the total picture and report across your agency.
  • COBRA continues to function without internet connectivity, allowing mobile First Responders to utilize the industry’s only cache and carry emergency response system.
  • Resource management tool allows you to keep track of your resources throughout daily operations or in an incident.
  • Reference library and job aids toolkits allow you the flexibility to build your own forms and job aids, allowing inputting, tracking, and reporting of response data.
  • Reporting tool allows you to document everything that happens during an incident to satisfy elected and appointed leaders, layers, and regulators.

Please read more about these features below.

COMMON OPERATING PICTURE

Common Operating Picture features include:

  • Real time auto-updating mapping, customized easily with your own data, showing collaborative markups along with all the information and assets in the incident.
  • Real time dashboards customized by you for each position in your organization, showing everything that position needs to be more effective.
  • Add or remove markups and sketches to your incident map, and choose what to export as standard KML in live or snapshot formats.
  • Chat, alerts, information tickers, position status, command boards, and incident status tools help you easily communicate what’s happening in real time.
  • Display Sensors, plumes, personnel, resources, response plans, and staging areas.
  • Interface with other Emergency Management Information Systems and legacy software programs.

 

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DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS

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Decision Support Tool features include:

  • Identify hazards and isolate the area with unique plume modeling tools.
  • Quickly review extensive reference libraries and interactive tools.
  • Deny entry by identifying safe stand-off distances, calculate radiological exposure limits, explosive effects, and downwind hazard zones.
  • Access pre-planned action plans and use the Incident Action Planning tool to dynamically create your Incident Action Plan (IAP) from integrated ICS forms, custom forms, and incident data.
  • Supports national standards such as the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS).

MAPPING

Mapping features include:

  • Real time, collaborative mapping across all platforms.
  • Automatically geo-tag all incident data in real time.
  • Available satellite imagery and street maps.
  • Integrates with other mapping and GIS applications.
  • Draw sketches and annotate the map with points, lines, and polygons.
  • Export data to Google Earth for information sharing with other agencies.
  • Add your custom map data through easy administrative interfaces.

 

 

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MULTI-DEVICE FRIENDLY

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Multi-Device Friendly features include:

  • Smart interface automatically adapts to your device and screen size.
  • Runs on Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, mobile, and Internet Explorer browsers.
  • Wearable, smartphone, tablet, Mobile Data Terminal, and multiple screen support.
  • Upload pictures directly from your mobile device’s camera.
  • Integrated mobile device GPS support.

ATTACH PHOTOS, VIDEOS, AND DOCUMENTS

Attachment features include:

  • Attach photos, videos, and documents to every record.
  • Unlimited number of photos and videos allowed.
  • All photos and videos are geotagged and displayed on the map.
  • Hover over records for a quick glance of photos.
  • Create a post incident record for reporting and lessons learned.

 

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COBRA provides for unlimited photo and file sharing. Attach photos to incident records and damage reports, and access them instantly through the mapping system or decision support tools.

CONNECTIVITY NOT REQUIRED

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  • Laptop and desktop application is fully functional and available even when Internet connectivity is lost.
  • Automatically synchronizes with the server when Internet connectivity is restored.
  • Unlimited number of desktop and laptop programs permitted.
  • Updates all configuration and incident data with the server without user intervention.
  • A more complete, mature, enterprise level solution.

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Resource Management features include the ability to:

  • Track each resource in the system as either Available, Deployed, or Out of Service.
  • Assign resources to a specific incident.
  • Request and assign resources by position or user.
  • Search for resources by jurisdiction, organization, equipment kind/type, map location, and through using general search terms.
  • Track cost per hour for individual resources to ensure accurate costs are captured.

REFERENCE LIBRARY AND JOB AIDS

COBRA comes pre-populated with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command System (ICS) forms and an integrated Incident Action Plan (IAP) builder tool, which allow customers to create forms and job aids tailored to their requirements. These tools allow users to:

  • Build their own forms and job aids using three unique and powerful toolsets.
  • Use common form elements such as drop-down menus, radio buttons and text entry.
  • Customize forms to allow inputting, tracking, and reporting of response data.
  • Save, Lock, Print, Copy, Export all forms within the system.

 

REPORTING

Reporting features include the ability to:

  • Document all the incident events to satisfy elected and appointed leaders, lawyers, and regulators at the local, state, federal, and in some cases international levels.
  • Enable the export and analysis of all data collected during the management of an event or incident.
  • Extract data into into Microsoft Office ™ compatible formats or pre-formatted PDF forms and report templates.