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NIST's CHARIoT Challenge: Advancing First Responder Communications

CHARIoT Challenge logo with tagline "Advancing First Responder Communications"

On March 11, NIST’s Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division launched the CHARIoT Challenge, an augmented reality (AR) and internet of things (IoT)-based initiative, comprised of two competitions for innovators to design new interfaces and emulate IoT data to advance public safety communications - with award prizes valued up to $1,100,000.

On April 14 at 11AM MT, join PSCR for an informational webinar, and learn how you can help America’s first responders while winning large cash prizes.

During the webinar, you’ll learn about Challenge logistics and the $1.1M in prizes, review application deadlines, and hear from Challenge partners - such as Magic Leap, FirstNet Built with AT&T, the First Responder Network Authority, MSA Safety, and Blueforce Development Corporation.

By empowering America’s first responders with leading-edge augmented reality interfaces and emulated smart city data through the CHARIoT Challenge, you can help save lives.

Register now!

Created April 3, 2020, Updated July 13, 2022