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Location-Based Services

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

LBS Portfolio
LBS Portfolio
This is a video recording of the Location-Based Services 2022 Pecha Kucha webinar. 

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 award recipient the Board of Trustees of Indiana University is implementing a prize challenge to generate solutions for this extremely difficult problem.

Internal Research Projects

  • Future of Pre-Incident Planning
  • Indoor Localization System Evaluation Facility

Extramural Research 

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Created September 20, 2017, Updated December 29, 2022