NIST/PSCR http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33101/more en PSCR: Fidel Liberal explains how mission-critical open platform can bolster development of public-safety solutions http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/pscr-fidel-liberal-explains-how-mission-critical-open-platform-can-b <div class="node-body video-body">Fidel Liberal, an assistant professor at the University of Basque Country in Spain, describes the planned mission-critical open platform—usable by any developer wanting to build public-safety LTE solutions—that will be established with a $1.259 million research program grant from the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/pscr-fidel-liberal-explains-how-mission-critical-open-platform-can-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/pscr-fidel-liberal-explains-how-mission-critical-open-platform-can-b#comments 3GPP Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:19:00 +0000 51081 at http://urgentcomm.com 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 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 PSCR announces $30 million program for research initiatives in six areas, including mission-critical voice http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-announces-30-million-program-research-initiatives-six-areas-including-mission-critical <div class="node-body article-body">Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) announces a federal funding opportunity (FFO) that will provide a maximum of $30 million to fund research projects designed 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-announces-30-million-program-research-initiatives-six-areas-including-mission-critical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-announces-30-million-program-research-initiatives-six-areas-including-mission-critical#comments Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:28:00 +0000 48741 at http://urgentcomm.com South Korea, UK aim for completion of public-safety LTE deployments next year http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/south-korea-uk-aim-completion-public-safety-lte-deployments-next-yea <div class="node-body article-body">As FirstNet evaluates bids to build a nationwide public-safety broadband network in the United States, public-safety LTE deployments in South Korea and the United Kingdom (UK) are expected to be completed next year, according to speakers at the Public Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting conducted by Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/south-korea-uk-aim-completion-public-safety-lte-deployments-next-yea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/south-korea-uk-aim-completion-public-safety-lte-deployments-next-yea#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 14 Jun 2016 19:07:00 +0000 46421 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR: Dereck Orr highlights features of annual stakeholders meeting in June http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-features-annual-stakeholders-meeting-june <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program Manager Dereck Orr outlines hot topics and new features that will be included in the organization’s annual stakeholder meeting, which will be conducted June 7-9 in San Diego.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-features-annual-stakeholders-meeting-june" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/05/dereck-orr-3.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Dereck Orr podcast.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=8033040">Dereck Orr podcast.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-features-annual-stakeholders-meeting-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-features-annual-stakeholders-meeting-june#comments Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 02 May 2016 19:46:00 +0000 45471 at http://urgentcomm.com Scenes from APCO Emerging Technology Forum, Nov. 17-18 http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/scenes-apco-emerging-technology-forum-nov-17-18 <div class="node-body gallery-body">A look at the speakers and topics discussed during last week's APCO Emerging Technology Forum held Nov. 17-18 at the Ritz Carlton in Atlanta.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/scenes-apco-emerging-technology-forum-nov-17-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/scenes-apco-emerging-technology-forum-nov-17-18#comments Cybersecurity NG-911 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO Harris NIST/PSCR Intrado NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:51:00 +0000 39531 at http://urgentcomm.com South Korea plans to deploy mission-critical PTT over LTE this year http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/south-korea-plans-deploy-mission-critical-ptt-over-lte-year <div class="node-body article-body">Mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) over LTE is scheduled to be demonstrated and deployed later this year in South Korea, which is one of multiple international efforts to determine the viability of transitioning mission-critical voice for first responders from land mobile radio (LMR) technologies to LTE, according to a Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/south-korea-plans-deploy-mission-critical-ptt-over-lte-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/south-korea-plans-deploy-mission-critical-ptt-over-lte-year#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:17:00 +0000 37331 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR: Dereck Orr highlights job opportunities for PSCR, new Communication Technology Laboratories (CTL) http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-job-opportunities-pscr-new-communication-technology- <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Dereck Orr, division chief for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program, details plans for his organization to hire about 15 people during the next year to conduct research work in new focus areas—for instance, analytics and location-based services—as well as LMR and LTE communications. PSCR is located in Boulder, Colo., as is the new Communication Technology Laboratory (CTL) and the FirstNet technical team.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/test-and-measurement/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-job-opportunities-pscr-new-communication-technology-" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/07/dereck-orr-3jpgcropdisplay1.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Dereck Orr--hiring opportunities.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=10804944">Dereck Orr--hiring opportunities.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-job-opportunities-pscr-new-communication-technology-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/test-and-measurement/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-job-opportunities-pscr-new-communication-technology-#comments Land-Mobile Radio Analytics Public Safety Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:44:00 +0000 37251 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR: Dereck Orr discusses organization's new initiatives in wake of $300 million of new funding http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-discusses-organizations-new-initiatives-wake-300-million-new-funding <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Dereck Orr, division chief for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program, talks about his organization's new initiatives—two of which involve mission-critical voice over LTE and LMR-LTE interoperability—that are being funded by $300 million in proceeds from the FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-discusses-organizations-new-initiatives-wake-300-million-new-funding" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/07/dereck-orr-3.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Dereck Orr--PSCR expansion.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=7499306">Dereck Orr--PSCR expansion.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-discusses-organizations-new-initiatives-wake-300-million-new-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-discusses-organizations-new-initiatives-wake-300-million-new-funding#comments Land-Mobile Radio Funding Public Safety Test and Measurement FCC NIST/PSCR Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:59:00 +0000 37111 at http://urgentcomm.com