NYU WIRELESS Researchers Discuss NIST Award with RCR Wireless News

In an interview with RCR Wireless News, NYU WIRELESS Director Sundeep Rangan, Program Director Marco Mezzavilla, and researcher Aditya Dhananjay spoke about how the recent NIST award they received will be put into action to help first responders.

“There’s been a lot of interest in using cellular technologies for the purpose of public safety — that’s what the FirstNet program was originally about,” said Rangan. “Our proposal was to look at fifth generation, or next-generation, cellular systems — in particular, looking at technologies above 6 GHz, including the millimeter wave spectrum. Those can offer much greater data rates, much lower latency and then potentially offer new types of applications for first responders in these emergency scenarios.”

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