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Released: September 22, 2011

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September 22, 2011


Lauren Kravetz (202) 418-7944
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FCC TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE CENTER

SEPTEMBER PUBLIC SAFETY SHOWCASE

Washington, D.C. Today, as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) meets to consider
how to advance Next Generation 911, the FCC's Technology Experience Center will showcase
examples of state-of-the-art tools available to first responders and homeland security and disaster
recovery professionals.
The FCC Technology Experience Center (FCC TEC) is an on-site technology lab that provides FCC
staff and visitors to FCC headquarters hands-on experience with the latest communications devices
and solutions. In recognition of Emergency Preparedness Month, the Center is showcasing a range
of state-of-the-art tools available to first responders and homeland security and disaster recovery
professionals. Exhibits on hand to coincide with today's Commission meeting include:
The latest in advanced "command and control" solutions and situational awareness devices
now available to local and state public safety and homeland security agencies.
Mobile platforms (vehicle mounted) demonstrating advances in public safety
communications for first responder, disaster recovery, homeland security, and consumer
applications.
Deployable Aerial Communications Architectures.
Participants in this month's Emergency Preparedness showcase include ITT Intelligence &
Information Warfare, T-Mobile, Motorola Solutions, Cassidian Communications, GlobalStar,
Alcatel-Lucent, GreatCall, AT&T, TeleCommunication Systems, OnStar, Harris Corporation,
Verizon, Inmarsat, Juniper Networks, Intrado, Elster Solutions, CoCo Communications, Polaris
Wireless, Shotspotter, jen-esis, and SpaceData.
For more information about the public safety showcase in the FCC TEC contact Ronald
Cunningham, director of FCC TEC, at TEC@fcc.gov or (202) 513-4515. The provision of
equipment for display and other exhibited material is strictly voluntary and is not contingent on and
does not imply any expected benefit to the exhibitor. Acceptance of any exhibit by the FCC does
not constitute endorsement of the device, its manufacturer, vendor, or any company offering such
device. For more news and information about the Federal Communications Commission
please visit: www.fcc.gov
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