Multimedia Library - All http://urgentcomm.com/media/all/all/13601 en Univ. of Oxford: Pedro Gusmao demos navigation system designed to help locate firefighters http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/univ-oxford-pedro-gusmao-demos-navigation-system-designed-help-locate-firefighter <div class="node-body video-body">Pedro Gusmao, a researcher at the University of Oxford in England, explains how his team is developing a algorithm that can leverage dead-reckoning technology and inertial sensors to estimate the location of a firefighter or other first responder, even when network infrastructure is not available. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/univ-oxford-pedro-gusmao-demos-navigation-system-designed-help-locate-firefighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/univ-oxford-pedro-gusmao-demos-navigation-system-designed-help-locate-firefighter#comments Personnel Tracking NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:49:00 +0000 55401 at http://urgentcomm.com Univ. of Virginia: Homa Alemzadeh, Mustafa Hotaki showcase 'Siri for first responders' to help EMS http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems <div class="node-body video-body">Homa Alemzadeh and Mustafa Hotaki demonstrate how voice-recognition technology can be combined with analytics and artificial intelligence to help EMS personnel provide medical care with greater accuracy and efficiency, particular when responding to large-scale incidents.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/analytics/univ-virginia-homa-alemzadeh-mustafa-hotaki-showcase-siri-first-responders-help-ems#comments Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Fire/EMS Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:53:00 +0000 55391 at http://urgentcomm.com Cornell University: Kolbeinn Karlsson explains how blockchain technology can help public safety http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/cornell-university-kolbeinn-karlsson-explains-how-blockchain-technology-can-help-publi <div class="node-body video-body">Kolbeinn Karlsson, an electrical and computer engineering PhD student at Cornell University, discusses his research to explore the potential use of blockchain technology—best known as a key component for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—as a secure method for public safety to enter and access data securely in sensitive databases.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/cornell-university-kolbeinn-karlsson-explains-how-blockchain-technology-can-help-publi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/cornell-university-kolbeinn-karlsson-explains-how-blockchain-technology-can-help-publi#comments Cybersecurity Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:41:00 +0000 55361 at http://urgentcomm.com TRX Systems: Carol Politi highlights company's partnerships, deployment successes http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/trx-systems-carol-politi-highlights-companys-partnerships-deployment-successes <div class="node-body video-body">TRX Systems President and CEO Carol Politi explains how partnerships are helping the company realize widespread deployments and notes recent developments in its location technology. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/trx-systems-carol-politi-highlights-companys-partnerships-deployment-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/trx-systems-carol-politi-highlights-companys-partnerships-deployment-successes#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Personnel Tracking Public Safety Test and Measurement Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:09:00 +0000 55351 at http://urgentcomm.com Carnegie Mellon University: Anthony Rowe showcases firefighter-location technology http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/carnegie-mellon-university-anthony-rowe-showcases-firefighter-location-technology <div class="node-body video-body">Anthony Rowe, associate professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at Carnegie Mellon University, demonstrates how an incident commander could leverage ultrawideband (UWB) beacon technology to track the location of firefighters, even when there is no traditional network infrastructure available.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/carnegie-mellon-university-anthony-rowe-showcases-firefighter-location-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/carnegie-mellon-university-anthony-rowe-showcases-firefighter-location-technology#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Personnel Tracking Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 11 Jun 2018 03:08:00 +0000 55291 at http://urgentcomm.com NYU and Austin FD: Marco Mezzavilla and Alex Zottarelli discuss mm-wave project, benefits of collaboration http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/nyu-and-austin-fd-marco-mezzavilla-and-alex-zottarelli-discuss-mm-wave-project-benefits-col <div class="node-body video-body">Marco Mezzavilla (left) of New York Univesity and Alex Zottarelli of the Austin Fire Department, explain the goals of their high-capity, millimeter-wave research project for public safety and highlight the benefits that can be realized when first responders and technologists cooperative to tackle communications issues.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/nyu-and-austin-fd-marco-mezzavilla-and-alex-zottarelli-discuss-mm-wave-project-benefits-col" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/nyu-and-austin-fd-marco-mezzavilla-and-alex-zottarelli-discuss-mm-wave-project-benefits-col#comments NIST/PSCR Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:42:00 +0000 55281 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR: Margaret Pinson outlines goals of video-quality research project http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/pscr-margaret-pinson-outlines-goals-video-quality-research-project <div class="node-body video-body">Margaret Pinson, a computer engineer for the Institute for Telecommunications Services (ITS), explains how video-quality research could be used to develop algorithms that would help first responders and others at an incident scene record video in a way that is most helpful to the evidentiary and/or recovery processes.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/pscr-margaret-pinson-outlines-goals-video-quality-research-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/pscr-margaret-pinson-outlines-goals-video-quality-research-project#comments NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:18:00 +0000 55261 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR: Dereck Orr discusses research prize challenges, infusion of new talent to tackle public-safety issues http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-discusses-research-prize-challenges-infusion-new-talent-tackle-public-safet <div class="node-body video-body">Dereck Orr, program manager for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), describes the growth of the annual PSCR Broadband Stakeholders meeting, highlighting the influx of new technical talent participating in PSCR's grant programs and prize challenges. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-discusses-research-prize-challenges-infusion-new-talent-tackle-public-safet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-discusses-research-prize-challenges-infusion-new-talent-tackle-public-safet#comments NIST/PSCR Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:52:00 +0000 55251 at http://urgentcomm.com Comtech: Brian Salisbury highlights benefits of leveraging location data in IoT solutions http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Brian Salisbury, Comtech’s vice president of product management, explains how his company is delivering secure low-power solutions to provide location information for Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/comtech-brian-salisbury-highlights-benefits-leveraging-location-data-iot-solutions#comments Cybersecurity Enterprise Machine-to-Machine NG-911 Public Safety Security Tracking, Monitoring & Control Mon, 28 May 2018 16:10:00 +0000 55001 at http://urgentcomm.com Bittium: Jani Lyrintzis discusses IoT engineering work, teases new public-safety device http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public- <div class="node-body video-body">Jani Lyrintzis, vice president and general manager at Bittium, highlights the wireless-engineering services that his company brings to the Internet of Things (IoT) space, including work as a partner for Verizon's ThingSpace. Lyrintzis also talks about development of a next-generation public-safety device that could be announced later this year. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public-#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Enterprise Machine-to-Machine Network Management Software Public Safety State & Local Government Sun, 27 May 2018 16:40:00 +0000 54981 at http://urgentcomm.com