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Location-Based Services

PSCR LBS Research Portfolio icon

The Location-Based Services (LBS) portfolio focuses on the fields of indoor mapping, tracking, and navigation for the public safety community.

LBS Portfolio Pecha Kucha
LBS Portfolio Pecha Kucha
Location-Based Services (LBS) Portfolio overview portion of a the PSCR 2021 Pecha Kucha presentation.

Location-Based Services Portfolio Mission:

Accelerate the pace of technological development in the fields of indoor mapping, tracking, and navigation for the public safety community and remove barriers to adopting these technologies.

Location-Based Services Portfolio Vision:

Position PSCR to transition the innovative technologies, approaches, and research capacity created in this portfolio to products, standards, and public safety systems. 

Featured Project


The ability to locate and track first responders operating indoors under difficult conditions remains a 'Holy Grail' sought by the public safety community. PSCR is on the hunt for a solution to this extremely difficult problem. 

Internal Research Projects

  • Future of Pre-Incident Planning
  • Indoor tracking measurement system

Extramural Research 

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Created September 20, 2017, Updated September 23, 2022