Dale Bowen

Well-known member
Apr 1, 2020
NIST’s nationwide survey aims to improve communications devices for fire, police, EMT and 911 crews.
Our first responders have spoken. An extensive research project conducted by experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reveals what our country’s police, fire, emergency medical and 911 dispatch responders think about the communications technology they use on a regular basis and how they would like developers to improve it in the future. 
More than five years in the making, the Voices of First Responders project reflects the input of 7,182 respondents to a survey NIST conducted of first responders hailing from across the country, from large cities and suburbs to small towns and rural areas. The results of the study, the largest of its kind ever to investigate public safety personnel user experiences, provide a wealth of data intended to help developers of communications technology create more useful devices for the field. 
Read More: https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2023/01/americas-first-responders-give-nist-their-communications-tech-wish-lists