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Getting Vertical: Z-axis location for First Responders

Date: Thursday, September 30

Time: 2:15pm - 3:30pm

Track: FirstNet

Format: 75-Minute Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

GPS has been a tremendous advancement for delivering XY location information about personnel and assets outdoors to command centers, but GPS typically is not effective when an officer or firefighter is in a building—particularly a multistory building. Earlier this year, FirstNet announced the availability of vertical—or Z-axis—location information through NextNav and Intrepid that is designed to be accurate within one floor. Learn how this solution works to help first-responder agencies find or track personnel while inside most U.S. buildings that are at least 3 stories tall.