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Next-Gen MCPTT

Seed and Progress Award

Progress Round Amount: $70,000

Seed Round Amount: $30,000 

Challenge Award 

This image shows a headshot of K.K. Ramakrishnan and Dr. Jiachen Chen, with a red ribbon marked "Superior"

Project Summary

We dramatically improve the efficiency of MCPTT. We enable store, pause, and replay of messages, SMS, speech-to-text, and text-to-speech. Users may speak without waiting for the floor – the app sends messages when the floor becomes available. A map function allows dispatchers to view the geo-location of units and manage groups dynamically. We will distribute apps to first responders in training exercises, Google Play Store, and FirstNet App Catalog.

Created August 4, 2020, Updated December 23, 2022