NIST/PSCR en ETSI reports 92% interoperability success rate from MCPTT, MCDATA, MCVIDEO plugtests <div class="node-body article-body">Vendors from around the globe demonstrated significant interoperability during last week’s ETSI plugtests for mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT), mission-critical-data (MCDATA) and mission-critical-video (MCVIDEO), posting a 92% success rate overall, according to ETSI officials.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement DHS NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet TETRA + CCA Fri, 06 Jul 2018 19:12:00 +0000 55691 at Vendors prepare to demonstrate mission-critical PTT, data, video interoperability at ETSI Plugtest <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from 30 vendors are slated to participate in next week’s ETSI Plugtest, which will include a series of technical exercises designed to demonstrate interoperability between various 3GPP-compliant solutions that provide mission-critical push to talk (MCPTT), mission-critical data and mission-critical video capabilities.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:35:00 +0000 55541 at PSCR: K.K. Ramakrishnan, Hulya Seferoglu demo incident-management, facial recognition solutions <div class="node-body video-body">University of California-Riverside Professor K.K. Ramakrishnan outlines the features of the incident-management solution his research team is developing to help organize personnel assets during large response events. Hulya Seferoglu, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, demonstrate how multiple devices can be leverage to accelerate a search based on facial-recognition technology. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Public Safety System Design NIST/PSCR Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:41:00 +0000 55511 at NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of mobile applications <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Ogata, a computer scientist for the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), explains how the methodology used in his Mobile Application Security Exercise (MASE) research can be used to help ensure that public-safety applications include the desired level of security. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 at Univ. of Oxford: Pedro Gusmao demos navigation system designed to help locate firefighters <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Personnel Tracking NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:49:00 +0000 55401 at Univ. of Virginia: Homa Alemzadeh, Mustafa Hotaki showcase 'Siri for first responders' to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analytics Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Fire/EMS Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:53:00 +0000 55391 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Personnel Tracking Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NIST/PSCR Mon, 11 Jun 2018 03:08:00 +0000 55291 at NYU and Austin FD: Marco Mezzavilla and Alex Zottarelli discuss mm-wave project, benefits of collaboration <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NIST/PSCR Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:42:00 +0000 55281 at PSCR: Dereck Orr discusses research prize challenges, infusion of new talent to tackle public-safety issues <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NIST/PSCR Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:52:00 +0000 55251 at PSCR: Dereck Orr highlights new features of Stakeholder Meeting in 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 his organization's 10th annual Public Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting, which will be conducted June 5-8 in the San Diego Convention Center. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/nistpscr/pscr-dereck-orr-highlights-new-features-stakeholder-meeting-june" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="" 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="" /><a href=" Orr podcast on 04-05.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5622784">Dereck Orr podcast on 04-05.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NIST/PSCR Thu, 05 Apr 2018 19:52:00 +0000 54391 at