Acoustic listening devices consist of headphones, a control head, multiple remote sensors or transducers, cables, a power supply, and it is suitable for one-man operation. Responders use these devices to locate and communicate with trapped persons during fire and rescue operations.
The Acoustic Listening Devices Focus Group Report is a limited distribution document, and is available in the SAVER Community on First Responder Communities of Practice (FRCoP).
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 03. CBRNE Operational and Search and Rescue Equipment
AEL Title: System, Listening
AEL Number: 03SR-03-LSTN
SAVER Project: Acoustic Listening Devices