The Internet of things will soon contain 50 billion devices, and machine-to-machine programming is how they will talk to each other.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory will open a facility this summer that will reuse every bit of its energy.
Virginia Tech team plans multidisciplinary approach to low-power computing in simulating tiny unmanned aircraft.
A Texas county's plans for a bookless library underscores the point that research, training and teaching methods must be redesigned for new technologies or learners will disconnect.
Hybrid 4-Dimensional Augmented Reality, developed at Virginia Tech, can give responders situational awareness, detail what's inside a building or tell how something works.
The space agency has been using its Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter to map the moon's surface, which made it a perfect platform to test out laser communications across space.
Too many agencies stick with the tried, true and the outdated rather than upgrading to more efficient new technology.
The X-47B stealth drone, designed to fly missions on its own, represents something of a breakthrough in robotic technology.
The system's instruments monitor everything from temperature to soil moisture.
Next year is likely to be a tipping point when agencies will have to make landmark decisions about the types of client machines they use.
Plans to develop automated systems for cybersecurity will build on models like DOE's Smart Grid and FAA's Next Generation air traffic control system.
Government researchers are using the human immune system as a model for building a cybersecurity ecosystem, whose features would include automation, interoperability and authentication technologies.