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POINTER Overview

Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, POINTER (Precision Outdoor and Indoor Navigation and Tracking for Emergency Responders) is a groundbreaking first responder tracking technology that uses magnetoquasistatic fields to three-dimensionally locate responders to within one centimeter in emergency situations. (DHS Video by Science & Technology Directorate/Released)