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What are the benefits of the respiratory monitoring app?

Respirec improves the sharing of mission information and saves time. The app is as simple to use as an analog panel for respiratory protection monitoring, but can do much more. Squads and people are recorded in an instant. The pressure query is also automated. Signals support the squad supervisor. He can see not only his own squad, but also other squads. The incident commander also sees all essential information in real time. All data is written to the operations journal. After the mission, the mission documentation is already ready.

What is the difference between Firetab and Firetab insert?

Firetab stands for the overall system, which consists of various components and modules. Always in the game is Firetab Core, so to speak the core of the solution. A main component of Firetab is Firetab Deployment. Firetab Deployment consists of the Firetab Deployment web application and a tablet application for mobile use.

How can I use Firetab Screen?

Firetab Screen is the application for large screens in fire stations. It is used to play news, photos and videos in info mode and to display the alarm message and location in case of an alarm. Firetab Screen offers the user several templates and options for displaying content in info mode in the form of automated sequences and timings. 


What hardware do I need to work with Azurito Apps?

The Azurito apps are optimized for Android and Apple devices. Thus, customers have a wide selection of tablets with protective covers at their disposal. The Azurito team has compiled a list of particularly popular and suitable devices and will also be happy to advise you on hardware matters.

Are the Azurito apps only for firefighters & co.

Azurito AG was founded in 2016 to provide user-friendly apps to blue light organizations. Our initial product Firetab is designed to meet the needs of fire departments, civil defense and RFO. However, the app Planbutler for creating and managing plans and documents and for geo-referenced saving of info serves not only the mentioned organizations, but also municipalities and companies with infrastructure. 

Case Study

Case Study

Digitization of the Zug ZG Volunteer Fire Department

The Zug Volunteer Fire Department is a local fire department in the city of Zug and a support fire department in the canton of Zug. This case study shows their digitization process as part of the collaboration with Azurito.
Case Study

Mission planning: This is how the Oftringen AG fire department does it

The local fire department Oftringen is a larger fire department in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. This case study shows how they approach mission planning.
Case Study

Digitization: This is how the Horn TG fire department is proceeding

The Horn local fire department on Lake Constance is a smaller fire department in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland. This case study shows their digitization process.

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Diese Vorteile bietet die digitale Lagekarte

Die Tablet App Firetab Einsatz unterstützt Feuerwehren in der Einsatzführung. Integrierter Bestandteil der bedienerfreundlichen Feuerwehr Software ist die Möglichkeit, auf dem Schadenplatz eine digitale Lageskizze anzufertigen. Das bringt mehrere Vorteile.

This is how digital respiratory protection monitoring works

In cooperation with the Pizol Fire Department, this informative video on the use of our respiratory protection app Respirec was created. It can be used alone or in combination with Firetab Einsatz, our app for incident commanders. Our digital tools not only bring advantages during operations, but also after the operation for documentation.

What are the benefits of the Respirec respiratory monitoring app?

More efficiency in respiratory protection monitoring thanks to user-friendly app

This is what the Oftringen Fire Department has to say about deployment planning with Planbutler

With around 14,500 inhabitants, Oftringen is the fifth most populous municipality in Aargau. Its local fire department carries out around 80 operations per year. Commander Fernando Volken and his team use Planbutler to create operational documents. Here's what he has to say about the app.

Digitization: This is how the Horn TG fire department does it

The Horn fire department on Lake Constance is one of the smaller fire departments in the canton of Thurgau, but it is by no means lagging behind when it comes to digitization. Commander Claudio Forster provides information about the digitization process and their software for mission support and mission planning.

Here's how we make Azurito firefighting apps flexible

Today, a software solution must be flexible, secure and clear. Flexibility is important for future technical developments and responding to trends. But we also design our apps for Public Safety to be flexible for linking different systems and platforms.

Why fire departments need situational awareness systems

There are more and more large-scale events in Switzerland. But large-scale environmental events are also becoming more frequent. This challenges not only the army, police and ambulance services, but also the fire department. Situation management systems are very useful for managing these events.

That's why flexible firefighting software is needed

Digitization is a process. That's why we develop flexible solutions that can be expanded step by step. This is in the sense of integrating several fire department apps into one system, but also in the sense of creating interfaces to other systems, for example to local platforms.

Which tablet is best for firefighting operations?

In the fire department, tablets with mission-relevant data are an important management aid. But which tablet is the best? There are different opinions on this, especially regarding iPads or Android tablets. Firetab supports both operating systems.

Here's how to use Firetab to get a lead on the approach

During the approach, you'll want to view event information, aggravations, and documents as quickly as possible to gain a leadership edge. Read how you can use the Firetab system.

Wildfire: What to consider and how does software support?

Operations involving wildland and vegetation fires are often associated with a high level of risk for the emergency services. This makes communication between incident command and the units all the more important. The Firetab software provides the ideal support for this.

How fire departments benefit from navigation systems

More and more fire departments want a navigation system. This is especially handy for large incident areas and newly arrived drivers. Firetab shows on screens the event location and with one touch on the Firetab tablet the navigation to the event starts.

This is how the Zofingen Fire Department uses the Firetab deployment software

For Simon Graber, the deputy chief control center of the Zofingen militia and base fire department, the Firetab software is an extremely helpful tool for efficiently handling all data and deployment plans. Here he reports on his experiences.

Valuable helpers: Apps for the fire department

Tablets and smartphones are also becoming increasingly important for firefighting operations and exercises. This is shown by numerous offers in the app store. Which apps are really helpful and how can they be optimally combined?

Alarm display - decisive in the first seconds

Streets and areas with similar names, but located in completely different parts of the city, exist in every large town. Thanks to the Firetab Screen alarm display, every emergency vehicle quickly arrives at the right place.

Why Firetab is a stroke of luck for the Murten fire department region

The Murten Region Militia Fire Department manages a diverse range of services, since September 2016 with Firetab. This software is indispensable for Claudio Mignot, commander of the Murten Region Fire Department, the advantages are clear.

Rapida App: the perfect complement to Firetab

Where is the next assignment? When are how many batches on site? What information is important? The Rapida smartphone app enables communication among members of the fire department and other blue-light organizations. Commander Claudio Mignot provides information.

Using findings from exercises for emergencies

In the field, it is crucial to be properly prepared. Preparation includes fire drills, optimally assembled and maintained firefighting equipment, but also the management of data and information about the objects in the area. Firetab supports in training and in case of emergency.

With Firetab we have a deployment software for everything

How is Firetab used by fire departments? We asked Urs Ackermann, Deputy Commander of the Pizol Fire Department.

How the Lonza plant fire department benefits from Firetab

The Lonza plant fire department has been working with Firetab since 2017. Diego Zeiter, Deputy Commander of the plant fire department is enthusiastic about the software and sees clear advantages.

How regional governing bodies benefit from Firetab

A single event develops into a large-scale operation. While the fire department was initially in charge of the operation, a regional command organization (RFO) takes the reins during the escalation. Firetab System guarantees a seamless flow of information in this situation.


Stärkung der Marktposition der Azurito AG durch Beteiligung

Die Forum Family Office GmbH hat sich an der Azurito AG beteiligt. Dies über ihre Branchen-Holding, die Forum Software Mittelstandsholding SE mit Sitz in München.

Azurito bleibt weiterhin Ihre starke Partnerin für die Digitalisierung im Public Safety Bereich mit Standort und Personal in der Zentralschweiz. Mit über 100 Organisationen, die unsere Apps for Heroes nutzen, haben wir uns seit der Gründung 2016 zu einer führenden Anbieterin von Software für die Einsatzführung und -planung bei Feuerwehren in der Schweiz entwickelt. Unser Portfolio umfasst acht Produkte und richtet sich an alle Arten von Feuerwehren, den Zivilschutz, Führungsstäbe und verwandte Organisationen. Neu werden wir den Public Safety Markt noch stärker und internationaler bearbeiten können. Zu FORUM gehören u.a. die SSE-Software aus Augsburg mit ihrer Einsatzleitstellen-Software sowie die Pulsation-IT aus Berlin mit ihrer mobilen Einsatzdokumentations-Software für Rettungsdienste und Feuerwehren. Die FORUM Software-Gruppe besteht insgesamt aus 13 Unternehmen mit 700 Mitarbeitenden. 

Digitization of respiratory protection monitoring

With the Respirec app, Azurito is launching a new form of respiratory protection monitoring. The user-friendly app works on- and offline on iOS and Android tablets. It supports all processes from command and control to mission evaluation. Respirec enables the location-independent exchange of information between respiratory protection monitors and mission command. It also registers all essential mission data for later evaluation. Customers like to combine Respirec with Firetab.

Planbutler: Manage new versions

Planbutler, the application for creating and managing assignment documents, has been enriched with a new feature for version management. Now a new version is automatically created when saving an assignment document. The created versions can be viewed and/or restored by clicking on "Versions". It is also possible to delete an old version. Thus, the history of a document is occupied.


Firetab in Swissfire magazine

In the report on the Pizol Fire Department in Swissfire Magazine 2/2021, Firetab is also acknowledged as a valuable operational aid. To find out what plans the St. Gallen fire department is pursuing and what they have to say about Firetab, here. The Azurito team is pleased to support the future plans of one of the largest fire departments in the canton of St. Gallen with future-oriented software.

Planbutler: Upload new attachments to deployment plans

Because, in addition to creating operational documents, there is occasionally a need to add various attachments to them, the Azurito team has expanded the Planbutler app accordingly. Now, attachments can be added to the plans. For example, a detailed floor plan.

Redesign Firetab system launched

We have redesigned the entire Firetab system. Both the web application and the tablet app look even more attractive. On the one hand due to a fresher choice of colors. On the other hand, we have paid even more attention to a tidy and logical design. After all, clear user guidance is absolutely central to the application.

Firetab Screen with new templates

Firetab Screen is the application for large screens in the fire station. It is used to play news, photos and videos in info mode and to display the alarm message and location in case of an alarm. It offers the user various options for displaying content in standby mode, for example in the form of automated sequences. We now offer several templates for displaying content.