Capita continues to invest in new technology across its product portfolio; the leading Control Room solutions, VISION Computer Aided Despatch (CAD) and DS Integrated Communications and Control System (ICCS) have been integrated to create a single end-to-end Control Room solution - VISION DS. This approach is designed to offer fire services a more flexible, modular product offering with the capability to deploy CAD, ICCS or a combined solution to meet evolving Control Room requirements.

VISION DS offers a central core element on to which additional modules and third party applications can be introduced and also provide full interoperability with back office and external systems. VISION DS delivers a step change in improved user experience and in turn greater control room efficiency.

Key Features

  • Core Vision CAD functionality delivered in a highly resilient configuration
  • Embedded ICCS capability providing call handling and dispatch functionality
  • Flexible client configuration
  • Attribute based mobilising
  • AVLS
  • Duty Management
  • Mobile Data and Station End gateways
  • Inter-CAD data exchange and interoperability

BOSS Mobile

BOSS Mobile is a web-based application that is specifically designed for mobile devices that provides senior officers with up to date information on all ongoing incidents direct from the VisionDS Control Room solution.

Key Features

  • Multi-platform Application
  • Search for incidents from the VISION Database
  • Quickly view incidents assigned
  • Quickly view incidents by Command Area
  • Incident bookmarking allows user to bookmark an incident for quick viewing
  • View informed incidents and send response e.g proceeding, not proceeding
  • View and update current status
  • View incident details and narrative
  • View incident on map
  • Add narrative to an incident
  • Location visible on VisionDS
  • Encrypted user login system with back-end accounts database
  • Mobile Administration tool for managing and creating accounts