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PSCR 2020_INNOVATING ON DRONE TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT FIRST RESPONDER MISSIONS

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Author(s)

Hien V. Nguyen, Maxwell K. Maurice, Terese W. Manley, Kamel S. Saidi, Philip Hall, Christopher Stockhowe, Michael O'Shea, Raymond Sheh

Abstract

Imagine the possibilities of using an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to carry a wireless broadband communications network to support a public safety mission. Learn about PSCRs Deployables research and how UASs are being evaluated as tools to assist first responders communicate in areas where cellular infrastructure doesn’t exist or is otherwise unavailable. We discuss results from a 2019 survey which asked first responders how they might use a drone in their operation, while carrying a broadband network device, as well as results from a recent market research identifying current drones capabilities. Learn how these research elements shaped a UAS prize challenge, or competition, where contestants will design, build and fly a UAS prototype with the intention of influencing drone designs to support first responder missions.
Conference Dates
July 28-30, 2020
Conference Location
Boulder, CO
Conference Title
PSCR Stakeholder Meeting 2020: The Digital Experience

Keywords

deployables, drones, unmanned aircraft system, unmanned aerial vehicle, UAS, UAV, public safety

Citation

Nguyen, H. , Maurice, M. , Manley, T. , Saidi, K. , Hall, P. , Stockhowe, C. , O'Shea, M. and Sheh, R. (2020), PSCR 2020_INNOVATING ON DRONE TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT FIRST RESPONDER MISSIONS, PSCR Stakeholder Meeting 2020: The Digital Experience, Boulder, CO, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=931301 (Accessed September 27, 2021)
Created October 28, 2020, Updated October 29, 2020