PSCR is committed to transparency. That's why we designed this page to help anyone learn about our accomplishments and impacts through a selection of multimedia resources.
Part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), PSCR is the primary federal laboratory focused on conducting research, development, testing, and evaluation for public safety communications technologies. Our mission is to accelerate communications innovation in support of public safety communities and the citizens they serve. To do this, we actively pioneer R&D and partner with a diverse group of stakeholders, acting as a nexus for influencing the commercial development of the advanced communications first responders need.
By pioneering research into advanced communications technologies for public safety, PSCR creates new opportunities for the R&D community to innovate, invent, and commercialize. Through grants, cooperative agreements, and prize challenge competitions, PSCR has invested more than $60M to research projects across mission critical voice, location-based services, analytics, user interface and user experience, security, and resilient systems. Watch the video below to learn about one of PSCR's research investments, haptic interfaces for public safety.
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|Digital Brochure||A summary analysis demonstrating how PSCR's investments translate into impacts to the U.S.|
A curated list of communications technology tools for public safety and the research community
|Virtual Tour||A “behind the scenes” look into PSCR’s state-of-the-art innovation laboratory|
|Video Gallery||A collection of videos on research updates by topic|
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