May 2017 | NTIA Technical Memo TM-17-524

Technology Gaps in First Responder Cameras

Margaret H. Pinson

Abstract: This report identifies camera technology gaps that impact first responders. These technology gaps were identified by interviewing first responders about images, video, and camera systems in general. This is a working document that is intended to foster discussion around research and product innovation.

Keywords: video quality; image quality; camera; public safety; law enforcement; bodycam; firefighters; first responders; telemedicine; video surveillance

For technical information concerning this report, contact:

Margaret H. Pinson
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
(303) 497-3579

To request a reprint of this report, contact:

Lilli Segre, Publications Officer
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
(303) 497-3572

Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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