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S&T Joins Coalition Seeking to ‘Flush’ out COVID-19 in Wastewater

S&T is working with NIST and the University of Louisville to develop guidelines to standardize Wastewater-Based Epidemiology testing methods nationwide.
14-Jan-2021 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. and Israeli Partners Announce Awards for Homeland Security Technologies

The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation is announcing awards for two collaborative projects totaling $1.5 million to develop advanced homeland security technologies in the areas of threat detection and 3D...
13-Jan-2021 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Field Tests Demonstrate Precision of Groundbreaking Firefighter Tracking Technology

S&T and NASA JPL successfully tested the Precision Outdoor and Indoor Navigation and Training for Emergency Responders (POINTER) technology at the Veteran’s Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.
8-Jan-2021 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

News Release: S&T Seeks Industry Participation in Battle Against Opioids

DHS S&T is working with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on a multi-phase study to improve detection of synthetic opioids.
8-Jan-2021 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Airport Screening While Wearing Masks? Facial Recognition Tech Shows up to 96% Accuracy in Recent Test

A controlled scenario test by DHS S&T shows promising results for facial recognition technologies to accurately identify individuals wearing protective face masks.
4-Jan-2021 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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DHS S&T Publishes the Resilient PNT Conformance Framework

DHS S&T published the Resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Conformance Framework today. PNT services, such as the Global Positioning System (GPS), is a national critical function that enables many applications within the critical...
18-Dec-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS Partners with NYSTEC to Advance Homeland Security Solutions

DHS S&T is partnering with the non-profit NYSTEC to leverage its extensive public safety network of state and local law enforcement and transit authorities within the Northeast Region of the United States.
17-Dec-2020 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS Partners with RTI to Advance Homeland Security Solutions

DHS S&T is partnering with non-profit RTI International (RTI) to tap into its existing relationships with Southeast Region of the United States technology-based economic organizations, start-up accelerators, and industry.
17-Dec-2020 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option...
21-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT

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