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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $2,961,684)
UNH will conduct further research and development into the Project 54 car. There are five developments that will be on-going. First there will be work on the simulator used to test new functionality into the Project 54 car. Next, a datacasting project, with NH Public TV will be developed which allows broadband transmissions to the Project 54 car. A multi-radio control and cross radio patching functionality will be developed as well as a software based P25 data base station/router. Last, a PDA will be developed for use outside of the Project 54 vehicle for queries to law enforcement databases when conducting routine police work.
The applicant will continue their work in partnership with the New Hampshire Department of Safety. Three major projects will be worked on including Project 25 Data Radio for Small Departments, Utilizing Wi-Fi Technology and Broadband Datacasting over New Hampshire Public Television. This technology will be incorporated in the Project 54 vehicle whose technology is used by several law enforcement agencies around the country.