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WiGiT's iDAWG Communications Elements Progressing to Field Test

August 8, 2012

image of the iDAWG team Students and researchers at Syracuse University, Virginia Tech and the Rochester Institute of Technology are conducting a field test to evaluate hardware and software for maintaining communication between emergency responder devices-even if cell towers and Internet networks go down during a natural or man-made disaster. Full Story

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Syracuse University

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