Posts belonging to Category Project54 Activities

Dover Police Mounted Patrol Mobile Application Deployment

We are excited to report that the mobile handheld application created and designed specifically for Dover Mounted patrol (DMP) has officially been deployed. Last week Ross Lenharth & I made a trip out to Dover Mounted Patrol with Mark Taipan, project leader and lead developer, to assist him with the delivery, setup and training of the application. Mark demonstrated the handheld [...]

Dover Police Mounted Patrol Observation

Last week, Project54 researchers Dylan Fransway and Mark Taipan observed the Dover Police Mounted Patrol Unit in their environment of Downtown Dover, NH. When designing the Project54 Mobile Software, Project54 members worked with officers from this unit to create an interface that is usable in their environment. Part of the development process involves observations to [...]

UNH High Tech Day 2011

Yesterday as part of UNH High Tech day, we demonstrated the Project54 system to high school students from Dover, Rochester, Groveton, Newmarket, Nashua and the Seacoast School of Technology. P54 demonstrations consisted of Mark Taipan describing the purpose and benefits of Project54 and providing a demonstration on how to use the system. Mark also discussed [...]

Hooksett PD SPOTS Deployment

Continuing the Project54 SPOTS deployment, Ross Lenharth and Mark Taipan visited the Hooksett Police Department on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011. Twelve mobile data terminals were installed with the Project54 SPOTS client software, enabling officers to access motor vehicle records via voice commands. Now, both Hooksett officers and dispatchers do not need to use precious radio [...]

Allenstown PD SPOTS Deployment

One of the major ongoing Project54 efforts is to provide SPOTS access to local law enforcement agencies. This past Wednesday, Ross Lenharth and Mark Taipan visited the Allenstown Police Department to install the Project54 SPOTS client application on their cruiser laptops. This application allows the Allenstown officers to perform motor vehicle related records queries through [...]

Project54 at IACP 2010

Project54 representatives arrived yesterday at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 2010 Conference in Orlando, FL. Dr. W. Thomas Miller, Ross Lenharth, and Mark Taipan will be located at 54ward’s booth (Booth #1779) all day today. Feel free to stop by and talk with us regarding the latest Project54 developments and to learn [...]

Project54 collaborative work with Microsoft Research discussed at SpeechTEK 2010

At SpeechTEK 2010 Project54 Principal Investigator Andrew Kun discussed results of ongoing collaboration with Microsoft Research on developing novel in-car user interfaces. Kun and Project54 staff and students are working with MSR’s Tim Paek investigating issues such as the influence of speech recognition accuracy on driving performance and the viability of personal navigation aids that provide driving instructions [...]

Project54 Participates in KEEPERS 2010 Camp

This past July, Project54 had the privilege of participating in the Electrical Engineering Day of the KEEPERS 2010 Camp held at UNH’s Kingsbury Hall. Project54 undergraduate students Carol Perkins, Devin Mullen, and Erika Swanson provided hands on assistance to campers ranging from ages 7 to 10. The day involved learning circuit design and electrical engineering [...]

Report on the 2010 First Responder Technology Workshop

On Wednesday, July 28, Project54 hosted the 2010 First Responder Technology Workshop. Over 60 people attended, including first responders, industry representatives, journalists, as well as UNH faculty, staff and students. The workshop started with demonstrations of Project54-based technology. Five first responder agencies (Durham Fire, Greenland PD, Lee PD, New Hampshire Fire Marshall and New Hampshire [...]

Project54 SPOTS Installation – Cheshire County Sheriff

On June 24th, 2010, some of the Project54 staff traveled to the Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office in Keene, NH for a Project54 MDT/Server SPOTS installation. Staff members Ross Lenharth and Mark Taipan, along with undergraduate students Devin Mullen and Erika Swanson, installed a Project54 SPOTS server and updated the Cheshire County Sheriff Project54-equipped vehicles with [...]