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Public safety communications research

News and Updates

Top 5 NIST PSCR Articles of 2019

From technology deployments to prize challenges and outreach across the country (and abroad), 2019 was a tremendously

Events

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

Public Safety Communications

To provide the public safety community with a better understanding of what to expect from new and emerging networking technologies, and accelerate the

Public Safety Communications Research

The primary objective of the Public Safety Communications Research program is to lead the development of wireless telecommunications and information technology

Publications

Field Compressed Sensing

Author(s)
Anthony B. Kos, Fabio C. Da Silva, Jason B. Coder, Craig W. Nelson, Grace E. Antonucci, Archita Hati
Imaging solutions based on wave scattering seek real-time performance, high dynamic range, and spatial accuracy at scales spanning from nanometers to thousands

Mission Critical Voice Quality of Experience Access Time Measurement Methods

Author(s)
Jaden K. Pieper, Jesse M. Frey, Chelsea J. Greene, Zainab O. Soetan, Silas T. Thompson, Donald A. Bradshaw, Steven Voran
Access time generally describes the time associated with the establishment of a talk path upon user request to speak and has been identified as a key component

Software

Access Time

The purpose of this software is to measure the access delay of a push-to-talk network. Access time generally describes time associated with the initialization

LTE Coverage Tool

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

Mouth-to-Ear Latency Code

The purpose of this software is to measure the mouth-to-ear (M2E) latency of a push-to-talk network. M2E latency characterizes the time between speech input

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)