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Vision: Through the use of advanced communication technologies, the public safety community can more effectively carry out their vital mission to protect lives and property – from day-to-day operations to large events and emergencies.
Mission: To fulfill this vision, the PSCR program acts as an objective technical advisor and laboratory for the public safety community to accelerate the adoption and implementation of only the most critical public safety communication technologies.
Virtual Public Safety Test Environment Challenge
Up to $50,0000 in prizes for the design of a physical measurement environment that uses immersive virtual reality tools for testing new first responder technologies.
Deadline: May 3, 2017 - 5:00 PM EST
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