September Tech to Protect Challenge Winners Announced

13 Teams Recognized at Nationwide Regional Codeathons held Sept. 27-29, 2019 Congratulations to the September Tech to Protect Challenge winners who were recognized for their innovative technologies developed at the regional codeathons held September 27-29. Participants attended events in Washington D.C.; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO;  and College Station, TX, to connect, collaborate and create for …

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Tech to Protect Supporter Spotlight: DotProduct

In this blog series, we highlight our amazing industry partners that support the Tech to Protect Challenge and its goal of creating new technology for emergency responders. Take a look at our Q&A with DotProduct and discover why they’re excited to be a part of our national open innovation contest. Q: What does DotProduct do? …

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Tech to Protect Supporter Spotlight: Bespoken

In this blog series, we highlight our amazing industry partners that support the Tech to Protect Challenge and its goal of creating new technology for emergency responders. Take a look at our Q&A with Bespoken and discover why they’re excited to be a part of our national open innovation contest. Q: Who is Bespoken? A: …

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We Want YOU: Join the Tech to Protect Challenge in Your Community

Every day America’s emergency responders including EMS, firefighters and law enforcement, put on their uniforms and set out to protect the communities they serve. The Tech to Protect Challenge supports their mission by inviting people like you to innovate the technology they use in daily emergency response operations.   Two people committed to rallying their communities …

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A Public Safety Codeathon Beginner’s Survival Guide

Six tips to know if your first codeathon is the Tech to Protect Challenge. A codeathon is an event focused on bringing together a diverse group of people to solve real-world challenges using data, technology and creativity. If you’re new to the coding world or haven’t attended a codeathon, this may seem a little foreign. …

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Tech to Protect Supporter Spotlight: Motorola Solutions

In this blog series, we highlight our amazing industry partners that support the Tech to Protect Challenge and its goal of creating new technology for emergency responders. Take a look at our Q&A with Motorola Solutions and discover why they’re excited to be a part of our national open innovation contest. Q: Who is Motorola …

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Tech to Protect Highlighted at U.S. Government Open Innovation Summit

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division present national innovation program at federal gathering in Washington, DC. On June 14, technology leaders met in the nation’s capital for the U.S. Government Open Innovation Summit, an event designed to facilitate discussion surrounding government open innovation competitions. Leading …

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Create Life-Saving Technology by Coding for Emergency Responders

The Tech to Protect Challenge invites forward-thinking minds to create transformative tech tools for America’s emergency responders. Imagine a world where firefighters can virtually see through the exterior of a car using augmented reality to save trapped passengers from a fiery crash. Or, where EMS teams on a search-and-rescue mission can extend their cellular network …

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