Seeking to support first responders by providing the information they need to make smart decisions when purchasing night vision technologies, DHS S&T has released a new Request for Information.
National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL)
Wireless surveillance camera systems capture and transmit live video over the air for real-time viewing and/or recording. Law enforcement agencies often use these systems to provide security and surveillance video.
DHS S&T is seeking solutions to the communications challenge of encountering weak radio or cellular coverage while conducting life-saving operations.
Rescue hoist gloves protect emergency responders’ hands during specialized helicopter hoist rescue operations. Read the results of two prototype fingerless glove designs, developed by DHS S&T, and tested by the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory.
Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) released a request for information on handheld, portable, and desktop explosives trace detectors (ETDs) that can analyze wipe samples collected from surfaces of packages, baggage, automobiles, or other objects
Language translation equipment is used to communicate emergency medical information between non-English speaking, hearing-impaired, or visually-impaired patients (or patient representatives) and emergency responders, including medical services, hospital workers and public health providers.
DHS S&T released a request for information to identify potential vendors, manufacturers and distributors with technologies for non-invasive febrile temperature screening to meet the needs of first responders and protective services as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While there are many mass screening technology methods used to detect a variety of threats, the ability to rapidly screen for fevers has quickly become one of the most important tools in the world’s fight against COVID-19—one that the DHS S&T is proud to support.
Read the latest results and feedback on the usability of NERFHERDER for first responders.
DHS S&T works closely with the nation’s emergency response community to identify and prioritize mission capability gaps and to facilitate the rapid development of critical solutions to address responders’ everyday technology needs. These technology prototypes are operationally field tested by S&T’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL).