Advanced tech saves agencies energy, costs

How the US will build a power-hungry future with less energy

Sensor networks, artificial intelligence and building simulators are helping agencies lower energy consumption and costs.

Researchers pilot future of air traffic system for drones

Researchers pilot air traffic control system for drones

NASA, industry and university researches race to find air traffic control systems best suited to managing unmanned vehicles in domestic airspace.

FAA, industry to speed NextGen tech deployment

FAA, industry to speed NextGen tech deployment

Federal Aviation Administration announced that the agency and the aviation community have agreed on a plan that accelerates the delivery of key NextGen technologies over the next three years.

Driverless-vehicle tech on the move

Practice lanes for driverless-vehicle tech

Autonomous vehicles will learn to navigate the complexities of urban and suburban driving in two recently established off-road cities.

Tiny Titan

Energy labs show off high-tech innovation

Directors of the Department of Energy’s national labs system joined Senate leaders to raise awareness of the labs’ accomplishments in high performance computing, energy innovation.

GSA picks green building tech for federal test bed

GSA picks green building tech for federal test bed

The General Services Administration announced a list of nine technologies it will evaluate as part of its 2014 Green Proving Ground program to develop energy saving systems for federal buildings.

Digital delivery trucks

Postal Service envisions Internet of packages and things

The Postal Service explores how best to interconnect postal operations with the future Internet of Things, when the network can spot delays before the customer does.

DARPA to test neuroprosthetic devices that help restore memory loss

DARPA to test devices that help restore memory

DARPA researchers aim to develop 'neuroprosthetics,' implantable wireless interfaces to help restore memory to victims of traumatic brain injury.

Army tests driverless vehicles in 'living lab'

Federal installations and universities are test beds for implementing autonomous vehicles in public environments.

HP Apollo 8000 water-cooled system packs more power, less heat for data centers

Water-cooled system packs more power, less heat for data centers

Because of its cooling power, the HP Apollo 8000 can pack more servers in a smaller space than traditional systems – up to 144 servers per rack.

RFID and NFC enabled government identification

The future of government ID cards

Employee IDs cards are incorporating some relatively mature technologies that increase the level of interaction and tracking potential.

3D printed model of an influenza virus

NIH launches 3D print exchange

The public website lets users share, download and edit biomedical 3D print files that can be used to print custom laboratory equipment or models of bacteria and human anatomy.

Topic Resources

  • Three Essential Steps in Navigating the Unified Communications Landscape

    Unified Communications (UC) enables a wealth of opportunity for federal, state and local governments, allowing agencies to be more mobile and flexible than ever before. Join us for an informative discussion about how to navigate the UC landscape.

  • Managing Regulatory and Compliance Requirements with a Quality Management Tool and Process

    This webcast will focus on a major healthcare organizations journey to use better Quality Management approaches to address challenges that were impacting their ability to achieve compliance for regulatory requirements.

  • The Central Role of Content Management in Case Management

    MWD Advisors report on how Case Management technology can help drive effective outcomes & how a clear Content Management strategy underpins success in Case Management.

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.

  • 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.