TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) reported that the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology directorate has selected TCS to perform the first phase of its research study: Constructing Algorithms that Utilize RF Cell Site Propagation Footprints for Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).
The study focuses on using the area footprints associated with radio frequency (RF) coverage to improve geo-targeting granularity and accuracy for delivery of WEA messages.
TeleCommunication Systems is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. Its website is at www.telecomsys.com.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology directorate´s First Responders Group is responsible for the testing, evaluation, research, and development of the Wireless Emergency Alerts Service, a national capability to deliver relevant, timely, effective, and targeted alert messages to mobile devices.