The department recognizes the need to keep its workforce "relevant" and plans to accommodate Android, Apple and BlackBerry devices, but security concerns keep personal devices out of the picture, for now.
Having developed 77 apps since 2009, the Sustainment Center of Excellence team offers some lessons learned.
Virginia Tech team plans multidisciplinary approach to low-power computing in simulating tiny unmanned aircraft.
QinetiQ's Integrated Warrior System lets warfighters use a smart phone or other computer to run a variety of situational-awareness systems.
E-MEME, being developed for the Office of Naval Research, would apply epidemiological principles to public sentiment in order to predict protests, uprisings or even attacks.
As DOD moves into cloud computing, pilots and projects look to assess risk and develop multiple layers of network defense.
The long-range JLENS system, held aloft on tethered aerostats and usually used for missile defense, shows it can keep track of what's going on below, too.
The new OS, with secure features seemingly made for government, will get its chance to perform with the Army, Air Force and DISA.
The agency's SeeMe program would send images directly to warfighters' handheld devices, representing another step in the evolution of satellite technology.
The X-47B stealth drone, designed to fly missions on its own, represents something of a breakthrough in robotic technology.
Staying competitive on the modern battlefield calls for continuous training delivered by inexpensive, portable simulators, says a Marine Corps leader.
The smart phone-based GridMeNow application helped keep an 11-nation coalition up to date during the recent exercise in Croatia.