Test and Measurement http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32791/more en PSCR awards $38.5 million in public-safety-communications research grants http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-awards-385-million-public-safety-communications-research-grants <div class="node-body article-body">Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) announces that $38.5 million in grants have been awarded to fund 33 research-and-development projects that are designed to help determine future possibilities in a variety of first-responder communications technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-awards-385-million-public-safety-communications-research-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-awards-385-million-public-safety-communications-research-grants#comments Applications Funding Public Safety Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control NIST/PSCR Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:21:00 +0000 51001 at http://urgentcomm.com Education is key for wireless technology to advance, speaker says http://urgentcomm.com/state-local-government/education-key-wireless-technology-advance-speaker-says <div class="node-body article-body">Local governments can benefit greatly from proper information about wireless technology, both to seize technological opportunities and to dispel problematic myths.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/state-local-government/education-key-wireless-technology-advance-speaker-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/state-local-government/education-key-wireless-technology-advance-speaker-says#comments State & Local Government Test and Measurement Training IWCE Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:42:00 +0000 49861 at http://urgentcomm.com ITEC: Walt Magnussen talks about CAUSE V, Winter Institute events during the upcoming year http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/itec-walt-magnussen-talks-about-cause-v-winter-institute-events-during-upcoming-yea <div class="node-body video-body">Walt Magnussen, director of the Texas A&M University Internet2 Technology Evaluation Center (ITEC), talks about the fifth annual Canada-United States Enhanced Resiliency Experiment (CAUSE V) that is scheduled for November along the U.S.-Canada border near Washington state. ITEC will host its next Winter Institute in February 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/itec-walt-magnussen-talks-about-cause-v-winter-institute-events-during-upcoming-yea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/itec-walt-magnussen-talks-about-cause-v-winter-institute-events-during-upcoming-yea#comments Disaster Response Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety System Operation Test and Measurement DHS Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:02:00 +0000 49781 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR receives 175 proposals in response to $30 million program to fund communications research http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-receives-175-proposals-response-30-million-program-fund-communications-research <div class="node-body article-body">Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) has received 175 applications seeking a portion of $30 million in federal funds to pay for research that is expected to accelerate innovation in six key technology areas, including mission-critical voice, public-safety analytics and resilient systems. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-receives-175-proposals-response-30-million-program-fund-communications-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-receives-175-proposals-response-30-million-program-fund-communications-research#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR Fri, 03 Mar 2017 03:28:00 +0000 49461 at http://urgentcomm.com 911 location-accuracy program set for third stage; Z-axis testing expected to begin later this year http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/911-location-accuracy-program-set-third-stage-z-axis-testing-expected-begin-later-year <div class="node-body article-body">Device-based hybrid solutions that utilize Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals appear to be the most promising to help locate people using a cell phone to call 911 from inside buildings within dense urban environments, according to initial results from the 911 Location Technologies Test Bed.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/911-location-accuracy-program-set-third-stage-z-axis-testing-expected-begin-later-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/911-location-accuracy-program-set-third-stage-z-axis-testing-expected-begin-later-year#comments Long-Term Evolution NG-911 Personnel Tracking Public Safety Test and Measurement FCC Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:08:00 +0000 49321 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet officials outline vision for organization’s testing operations in Colorado lab http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/firstnet-officials-outline-vision-organization-s-testing-operations-colorado-la <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet’s new laboratory will conduct testing to ensure that core public-safety devices, network features, capabilities and services will meet the reliability and performance requirements of first responders, although details will not be revealed until the nationwide contractor award is made, according to FirstNet officials. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/firstnet-officials-outline-vision-organization-s-testing-operations-colorado-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/firstnet-officials-outline-vision-organization-s-testing-operations-colorado-la#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:15:00 +0000 49031 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet announces opening of laboratory to test public-safety solutions http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/firstnet-announces-opening-laboratory-test-public-safety-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet officials announce the opening of the FirstNet Innovation and Test Lab at the organization’s technical headquarters in Boulder, Colo., where equipment and other solutions can be tested and evaluated before being deployed on the nationwide public-safety broadband network.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/firstnet-announces-opening-laboratory-test-public-safety-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/firstnet-announces-opening-laboratory-test-public-safety-solutions#comments Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Test and Measurement NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:54:00 +0000 48471 at http://urgentcomm.com West’s Safety Services selected to develop and operate database to enhance 911 caller-location data for PSAPs http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/west-s-safety-services-selected-develop-and-operate-database-enhance-911-caller-l <div class="node-body article-body">West’s Safety Services has been chosen to operate and maintain the 911 National Emergency Address Database (NEAD) platform, which will include the location of Wi-Fi access points and Bluetooth beacons that can be used to determine the location of 911 callers, even when calling from a cell phone inside of a building. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/west-s-safety-services-selected-develop-and-operate-database-enhance-911-caller-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/personnel-tracking/west-s-safety-services-selected-develop-and-operate-database-enhance-911-caller-l#comments GIS/Mapping NG-911 Personnel Tracking Public Safety Regulation Test and Measurement FCC Tue, 11 Oct 2016 23:06:00 +0000 48181 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Diane Tonielli demonstrates portal features that display health of comm networks http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com <div class="node-body video-body">Diane Tonielli, product manager for Motorola Solutions, demonstrates how the company’s managed-services offering inform network operators about the health of their communications systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com#comments Network Management Software Network Operations & Maintenance Policy System Operation Test and Measurement Motorola Solutions Wed, 14 Sep 2016 01:30:00 +0000 47791 at http://urgentcomm.com Cradlepoint: Mike Browne highlights company's hardware, software solutions http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-mike-browne-highlights-companys-hardware-software-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Browne, solutions engineering manager at Cradlepoint, showcases the company’s modem offerings and software solutions that are designed to ease management of bandwidth from multiple providers. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-mike-browne-highlights-companys-hardware-software-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-mike-browne-highlights-companys-hardware-software-solutions#comments Long-Term Evolution Software Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement Wide Area Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:37:00 +0000 47601 at http://urgentcomm.com