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First responder preparedness

News and Updates

Industry Impacts

First Responder Communications

First responders must be able to communicate during an emergency. Too often in critical situations, communications among public safety agencies are hampered by

Projects and Programs

Indoor Localization and Tracking

Ongoing
This web page is simply a pointer to another page that covers the extensive research program in indoor localization and tracking at NIST.

Sensing and Imaging of concealed objects

Ongoing
Emergency response, law enforcement and military personnel must face threats and dangerous situations as part of their jobs. These threats can vary from knives

Living Yeast Cell Reference Material

Ongoing
Confidence in total or viable microbial cell counting methods is lacking, due in part to a dearth of relevant reference materials. NIST is developing a living

Publications

Tools and Instruments

Large Aperture Scanner

The Large Aperture Scanner (LAS) scans a radar transceiver over a 5 meter by 20 meter aperture. Image reconstruction techniques enable a three-dimensional