The announcement of the OnSight application jointly developed by NASA and Microsoft is just the latest experiment by government to harness augmented reality to advance agency missions.
NASA will use its Onsight software with Microsoft's HoloLens goggles to expand the way its scientists interact with machines on Mars or collaborate in virtual workgroups.
A three-hour protosketching session allows for more timely and less risky software development, according to 18F, the government’s digital services agency.
A group of computer and networking firms formed an alliance to standardize on the use of low-power wide-area networks to support the Internet of Things.
The Census Bureau issued a request for information for tools to flag potential changes in addresses, roads and boundaries that might affect the accuracy of the 2020 census.
Consumer technologies are finding new uses in government as agencies find ways to deliver services to citizens wherever and however they need them.
Sandia National Labs' energy-efficient platforms could help any robots entered in the DARPA Challenge extend their battery life.
After the wakeup call from the Sony hack, people inside and outside of government are taking a harder look at protecting their personal information – and vendors are ready with solutions from stylish privacy accessories to secure communications ecosystems.
Argonne National Laboratory researchers moved 65 terabytes of data between storage centers in Ottawa and New Orleans in under 100 minutes.
Researchers are developing set of data management tools that could be used across the scientific community.
The Defense Department issues a call for ideas and technologies for its Long Range Research and Development Plan.
The Marine Corps is testing an augmented reality system from the Office of Naval Research that is transforming the way Marines prepare for combat.