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Industry Impacts

Innovation in Exoskeletons

Long imagined in science fiction, exoskeletons that can dramatically improve and extend human performance are becoming a reality for workers on manufacturing

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

LMR and LTE Interfacing

LMR is ever-present and determining the integration of LTE technology is vital for interoperable public safety operations. The PSCR program, on behalf of DHS

Publications

PSCR 2017 Stakeholder Conference Presentation Materials -- Day 2

Author(s)
Jason D. Kahn, Anthony Trevino, San Antonio Police Dept, Heather M. Evans, Joe Fournier, Canada's Centre for Security Science, David Lund, Public Safety Communication Europe Forum, Gordon Shipley, UK Home Office Emergency Service Mobile Communications Programme, Dereck R. Orr, Jeff Bratcher, Rich Reed, Salim Patel, AT&T Technology Architecture Planning, Ryan Felts, Marc Leh, Mary F. Theofanos, Kristen Greene
This document is a compilation of the slides presented during Day 2 of the 2017 Public Safety Communications Research Program's (PSCR) Annual Stakeholder

PSCR 2017 Stakeholder Conference Presentation Materials -- Day 3

Author(s)
Dereck R. Orr, Richard A. Rouil, Jeremy E. Benson, David W. Griffith, Fidel Liberal, Robert Escalle, Sonim Technologies, Richard Lau, Vencore Labs, Paul Sutton, Software Radio Systems LTD, Sumit Roy, Sean Sangodoyin, David A. Howe, Fabio C. Da Silva, Alicia Evangelista, Yet2, Brienne Engel, Yet2, John S. Garofolo
This document is a compilation of the slides presented during Day 3 of the 2017 Public Safety Communications Research Program's (PSCR) Annual Stakeholder

Tools and Instruments

LTE Coverage Tool

This experimental application was developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research Division (PSCR),

Cabinet x-ray system

The Smiths Detection 6046si cabinet x-ray system was designed for security screening of bags, parcels and other objects of similar size. The system runs at 160