DHS S&T successfully tested four prototype technologies for early detection of wildfires in California this week.
First Responders Group (FRG)
DHS S&T partnered with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Think-A-Move to develop Automated Speech Recognition technology.
DHS S&T collaborated with Higher Dimension Materials, Inc. (HDM) and North Carolina State University Textile Protect and Comfort Center to identify and develop the best materials with which to create a more durable and flexible glove for rescue hoist operations.
S&T is taking the lead in studying high-stress law enforcement interactions with the aim of developing best practices.
Today is International Firefighters Day, an occasion to recognize and honor the sacrifices that brave men and women around the world make to safeguard our communities.
Messaging apps enable first responders to send information such as messages, alerts, images, and locations between field operators using mobile devices and officers stationed at static locations who are using desktop computers.
Fixed-position direct radiation environmental monitoring systems are capable of continuous, unattended outdoor operation and of providing real-time measurements of the external gamma radiation exposure rate ranging from natural background to emergency levels.
ISSI/CSSI Conformance Testing Requirements CAB (DEC 2020)
P25 CAP April 15, 2021, Meeting Agenda
Communication is key, particularly when multiple agencies and jurisdictions respond to a large-scale incident.