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PSCR Press

The Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program spans the following technical areas in which we work to improve critical first-responder communications. Click each to view all related press.

The following are the latest news items mentioning our work or topics directly affected by our work.

PSCR Location Summit Identifies Z Axis, Maps as Critical Focus Areas,” MissionCritical Communications, November 2015.

Texas Events Highlight Public Safety LTE Research, Real- World Scenarios,” (mentions PSCR location-based services research area), MissionCritical Communications, November 2015.

ITS Report Identifies Best Public-Safety LTE Speech, Audio Technologies,” (highlights ITS audio quality work at PSCR labs; view NTIA Technical Report TR-15-520), MissionCritical Communications, October 2015.

South Korea Plans to Deploy Mission-Critical PTT over LTE this Year,” (quotes PSCR’s Andrew Thiessen), Urgent Communications, July 2015.

Dereck Orr Highlights Job Opportunities” at PSCR, CTL,” Urgent Communications, July 2015

PSCR Seeks New Participants for Public-Safety Broadband Demo Network,” MissionCritical Communications, July 2015.

Dereck Orr Discusses the PSCR Program’s New Initiatives in Wake of $300 Million of New Funding,” Urgent Communications, July 2015.

International Push Expected to Ensure that Mission-Critical PTT Standard for LTE will be Finalized in 2016,” (quotes PSCR’s Andrew Thiessen), Urgent Communications, June 2015.

FirstNet’s public-safety-centric mindset ‘very different’ than typical federal entity, Swenson says," (FirstNet Chairwoman Sue Swenson delivers the first day’s keynote address at the three-day 2015 PSCR PSBB Stakeholder Meeting), Urgent Communications, June 2015.

Created August 30, 2016, Updated June 2, 2021