Notice of Video Quality in Public Safety Conference
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office for Interoperability and Compatibility (OIC), in partnership with the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program within the U.S Department of Commerce, will host the second Video Quality in Public Safety (VQiPS) conference in September 2009. The conference will provide stakeholders with the opportunity to discuss their successes and the challenges related to video quality and interoperability. Information will be presented by field experts regarding video technology, standards development, and video system integration. The conference will also review the work of the VQiPS Working Group, which is comprised of volunteers from each public safety disciplinelocal, state, and Federal law, fire, and emergency medical services practitioners; Federal partners; representatives from academia and non- profit entities; and manufacturers. The Working Group coordinates efforts among organizations and agencies that are developing video standards for their own use.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Project 25 Compliance Assessment Program Governing Board
The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office for Interoperability and Compatibility (OIC) will hold a public meeting of its Project 25 (P25) Compliance Assessment Program (CAP) Governing Board (GB). The P25 CAP GB is composed of public sector officials who represent the collective interest of organizations that procure P25 equipment. The purpose of the meeting is to review and approve the proposed Compliance Assessment Bulletin(s). If time permits, the P25 CAP GB will take oral public comments during the last ten minutes of the call. If you would like to provide oral comments (two minutes maximum), please indicate so when registering for the conference call. The P25 CAP GB also welcomes ongoing written feedback on the program. To provide your written comments anytime, please visit http://www.safecomprogram.gov/SAFECOM/ currentprojects/project25cap/. DHS OIC will post details of the meeting, including the agenda, ten business days in advance of the meeting at http:// www.safecomprogram.gov.