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Tyto Athene Selected for Next Generation First Responder – Birmingham Shaken Fury Operational Experimentation; Jeff Murray Quoted

Tyto Athene announced on Thursday that the company has been selected to join 26 other companies to participate in the Next Generation First Responder (NGFR) – Birmingham Shaken Fury Operational Experimentation (OpEx). The OpEx is set for Aug 19th through the 23rd. The participating companies and industry partners include:

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DHS Gathers Responders to Test New Techs in Texas

The Department of Homeland Security held a large-scale experiment in Texas to see how emergency responders can utilize new government-developed and commercial technologies integrated into existing public safety systems. The Next Generation First Responder Program– Harris County Operational Experiment at the Port of Houston gathered Houston-based public safety agencies, industry partners, DHS components and the U.S. Coast Guard, DHS said Tuesday.

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DHS, NASA Jointly Develop AI First Responder Support System

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate collaborated with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop an artificial intelligence system geared to help first responders process large amounts of information. Built under S&T's Next Generation First Responder Apex program, the Assistant for Understanding Data through Reasoning, Extraction and Synthesis or AUDREY works to manage first responder data in emergency situations, the DHS said Tuesday.

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