The city of Chicago is partnering with the Argonne National Lab to develop a network of large, remote sensing platforms capable of gathering data on traffic congestion, air quality, buildings' energy consumption and the direction of gunshots on city streets.
The National Institutes of Health is among several federal agencies offering grants for breakthrough projects showing the integration of computational and physical systems.
The Air Force’s PlugFest Plus event adds a contracting component to a technology demonstration.
DARPA issued a call for research proposals to develop a two-way communication platform between humans and computers.
Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are combining infrared cameras with image recognition software to automatically detect and count migrating gray whales.
Google vice president Vint Cerf warns of an upcoming digital dark age, when documents, photos and other historical objects may be lost to history because the software needed to access them no longer exists.
Despite an FAA proposed rule to integrate unmanned aircraft into national airspace for commercial purposes, technology has not allowed for safe long-distance operation,
The Gazebo simulator is helping DARPA develop prosthetic limbs with intuitive controls and sensory feedback.
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.