Alliance proposes low-power wireless protocol for IoT

Alliance proposes low-power wireless protocol for IoT

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.

Census wants tools to identify address changes

Census wants tools to identify address changes

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.

Citizen engagement trends

Citizen engagement tools deliver ‘government your way’

Consumer technologies are finding new uses in government as agencies find ways to deliver services to citizens wherever and however they need them.

Steve Buerger is leading a Sandia National Laboratories project to demonstrate how energy efficient biped walking robots could become. Increased efficiency could enable bots to operate for much longer periods of time without recharging batteries, an important factor in emergency situations.

Sandia powers up robot tech

Sandia National Labs' energy-efficient platforms could help any robots entered in the DARPA Challenge extend their battery life.

Privacy accessories for the secure and stylish

Privacy wearables and accessories for the secure – and stylish

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 sets new marks for high-speed data transfer

Argonne sets new marks for high-speed data transfer

Argonne National Laboratory researchers moved 65 terabytes of data between storage centers in Ottawa and New Orleans in under 100 minutes.

Howe big science is cutting big data down to size

How science is cutting big data down to size

Researchers are developing set of data management tools that could be used across the scientific community.

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

The Defense Department issues a call for ideas and technologies for its Long Range Research and Development Plan.

Marines expand training field with augmented reality

Marines expand training field with augmented reality

The Marine Corps is testing an augmented reality system from the Office of Naval Research that is transforming the way Marines prepare for combat.

DARPA sees transparent IT as window on new threats

DARPA sees transparent IT as window on new threats

The DOD research agency wants to develop techniques for seeing more deeply into today’s opaque networks to more effectively combat advanced persistent threats.

5G wireless networking explained

5G will power the Internet of Things – and governments

Although 5G technology is still at a nascent stage of development, citizens and government will soon demand it to power a real-time connected world.

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is expected to launch a research effort to strengthen the resilience and security of military wide-area networks.

Topic Resources

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  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

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  • Converged Systems: Gaining Steam

    Government IT managers are beginning to see the value in converged systems for some of their workloads. They are finding that they not only save money and reduce complexity, but help IT better align with agency priorities. Converged infrastructure can increase application availability, centralize and simplify management, enable rapid provisioning of new systems and virtual machines, lower operation and maintenance costs, improve visibility and control, and reduce hardware footprint.