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Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Alternatives to Pyrotechnic Distress Signals

Distress flares are vital to boating safety, but pyrotechnic flares can pose a safety hazard to people not trained in their use. In addition, expired flares can create environmental hazards through leaching chemicals when disposed of in landfills or at sea.

DHS S&T Partners with Texas First Responders for Operational Experimentation

This unprecedented partnership will test and demonstrate potential first responder communication, situational awareness, Internet of Things (IoT) and on-body technologies in an operational environment.

Satellite Data Project Aims to Reduce Risks Posed by Natural Disasters

The degree of intelligence that can be collected is vast and the introduction of new technologies such as Big Data or Data Analytics makes this task easier.

DHS S&T Announces Winners in $1.5M Passenger Screening Algorithm Challenge

Algorithms developed from this competition have the potential to improve the speed and accuracy of the Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) scanners used to screen airline passengers for prohibited items.

U.S., Canada Kick off Joint NextGen First Responder Initiative with AI Field Experiment

Over the next two years, the two countries will collaborate on new research and development projects, hold joint workshops and field experiments and share best practices and lessons learned to ensure the safety and effectiveness of first responders and the public.

Innovative, Multi-Layered Advances to Secure the World’s Maritime Cargo

Preventing unauthorized access to a container would significantly lessen the chances of it posing a security risk on its journey.

Broadband Cables Can Be Used to Detect Earthquakes

The cables already underground around the world could come in handy for another reason. They may provide a low-cost way to detect earthquakes.

Army Launches Technology Competition for Small-Business Entrepreneurs

Prizes increase during each successive round with a potential for up to 25 finalists being invited to participate in a major national event in Washington, D.C., where they can directly engage with Department of Army officials, industry partners and academia.
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