04/30/12 11:44AM | Category: Evacuation
Regal's 3D model of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Home of Superbowl XLVII
REGAL is approaching the end of a successful first phase of their Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology contract. REGAL’s SportEvac Simulation Tool has been deployed at many venues including seven NFL stadiums, a major league baseball park, the Indy 500, and the Women’s Final Four Basketball event. For this specific task REGAL supported Super Bowl XLVI planning and will be supporting Super Bowl XLVII, held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on the second phase of their contract.
Outside of the venue deployments for phase one, REGAL received the DHS’s SAFETY ACT “Developmental Testing and Evaluation Designation” (D-TED). The SAFETY Act Designation provides liability protection for the end users. Utilizing a SAFETY Act designated technology will protect the venues stakeholders from liabilities caused from a terrorist act. This protection will cover those who have properly deployed the technology and have utilized the results during implementation and training.
REGAL’s phase two of this deployment effort will broaden the type of facilities to be analyzed. Phase two deployment will include a horse racing track, an international soccer event, and a national landmark in New York City. In addition to the venues, REGAL will continue to work with the University of Mississippi on research and development of a “Real-Time” capability for these venues.