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5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and Smart Cities

Technology is a critical tool for improving interoperability that should meet the needs of practitioners on the front lines and should address regional needs, existing infrastructure, cost versus benefits, and sustainability. The resources below provide 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and Smart Cities examples of the technology currently used in the public safety environment.

SAFECOM and NCSWIC Publish Resource for LMR Subscriber Units Procurement

Procuring land mobile radio (LMR) subscriber units can be a challenging process filled with many opportunities and pitfalls for the procuring agency. The ultimate goal is to procure radio units that meet the operability and interoperability needs of the user community, taking the necessary steps a procuring agency or entity should follow to ensure the success of that goal.

S&T will be at SXSW 2019

Andre Hentz, S&T Deputy Under Secretary and Robert Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will be presenting at SXSW on “Building Resilient Cities,” with former Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley and Rachel Horn from the Consumer Technology Association.

S&T will be at IWCE

DHS S&T will exhibit at IWCE  at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, from March 4 to 8, 2019. Participants can network, as well as learn about communications technologies, products, and policies.

Snapshot: SVIP Successfully Transitions Three Technologies to CBP

Three startups developing technologies with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) successfully transitioned their products to DHS and the Homeland Security Enterprise in 2018.

S&T is Exhibiting at RSA 2019

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) cybersecurity research and development (R&D) program develops innovative solutions to meet a broad array of cybersecurity challenges across the U.S. government, international partners, academia and the private sector. 


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