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Partners set standards for emergency communications

Two cooperative research and development agreements, between the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the First Responder Network Authority and more than 75 industry partners, have made emergency service communication easier.


ID validation on the fly for emergency response

A new solution aims to speed incident response by dynamically vetting and authorizing first responders and their devices so they can access and share information when they are participating in incidents outside their home jurisdiction.


NIST CRADA Gives Priority Cellular Service to First Responders

Emergency service communication can now cut through congested phone lines during a crisis thanks to two Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA) between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), and more than 75 industry partners.