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MEDIA ADVISORY: Project54 Demonstrates Technology for First Responders July 28
July 26, 2010

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DURHAM, N.H. – Project54, an innovative University of New Hampshire technology that brings voice command and integrated electronics into police cruisers and other emergency vehicles, hosts a technology workshop for first responders Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at UNH. Members of the media are invited to attend a hands-on demonstration of Project54-related technology in the field from 10 a.m. to noon.

What:           Hands-on demonstration of Project54 technology
When:          Wednesday, July 28, 2010 (rain date Friday, July 30), 10 a.m. to noon
Where:         Morse Hall, UNH in Durham
Who:            Project54 director Andrew Kun, student and faculty researchers, and first
                    responders from around the state
More:           http://project54.unh.edu/2010/06/23/2010-first-responder-technology-workshop/

The Project54 2010 First Responder Technology Workshop will explore recent advances in developing and deploying technologies for first responders, concentrating on the work performed at UNH’s Project54 laboratory. The workshop will also provide a forum for first responders to provide feedback to the research and development community by evaluating the current state of technologies for first responders and by helping to chart research and development directions for these technologies.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students.

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Reporters and editors: To confirm your attendance at this demonstration, contact Erika Clifford at 603-862-4785 or Erika.clifford@unh.edu.

Media Contact: Beth Potier | 603-862-1566 | UNH Media Relations