A USGS project to create 3D maps of the continental United States uses special high altitude, cloud-penetrating radar to collect data across Alaska’s remote expanses.
The technology could download an ultra-high definition 4K movie or 40,000 songs from the cloud in seconds at speeds of 200 to 400 gigabit/sec, IBM said.
Advanced algorithms, software and human-machine interfaces are needed to help battlefield commanders manage the growing scale and complexity of operations.
USGS, NOAA and FEMA use LiDAR elevation mapping technology to improve flood-risk assessments.
The Office of Naval Research, working with USC's Institute for Creative Technologies, has developed a way to give Naval leaders a virtual view of their operational future.
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force partnered with Local Motors to develop ArmyCoCreate, an online platform that lets soldiers and civilians collaborate on Army solutions.
As radio frequency communications near the limit for sending data in outer space, NASA says ultra-fast laser-based technology is ready to fill the role.
The national lab is using a new technique, topological data analysis, to extract meaning from large and varied data sets through a collaboration with commercial DARPA spinoff, Ayasdi Inc.
With advances in research on new token-based and biometric identification systems, it's time for the government to bid adieu to the common password.
Public-sector cybersecurity experts predict that threats will not change dramatically in 2014 but will seek new platforms, including bring your own cloud, the Internet of Things and wearable computing.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency researchers have broken a barrier in the use of solid-state electronics that could lead to gigabit-speed networks and sensors that see through clouds.
The IBM Watson Developers Cloud could help agencies tap the cognitive computing for fraud analysis, intelligence surveillance and more.