Dereck Orr, National Institute of Standards and Technology (image) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Share Print E-Mail Caption Dereck Orr with a variety of radios and cell phones used in NIST's public safety communications research. A new NIST report outlines research needed on location-based services--applications such as GPS that can improve situational awareness for emergency responders. Credit Burrus/NIST Usage Restrictions Please use correct photo credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.