Researchers attach a lightweight, temporary GPS backpack to the birds to study how they spread seeds.
LIDAR's remote sensing technology, which bounces pulsed lasers, produces more accurate maps more quickly than traditional geospatial tools.
An app built for $30,000 gives crews in Marietta, Ga., an evolving, real-time view of emergencies.
NGIA plans to deploy MiserWare's Granola Enterprise and Datacenter software, which lets organizations track energy use and savings across thousands of computers.
Microsoft released the next iteration of its free planning tool for IT pros, embellishing it with extra cloud assessment capabilities.
The drone can stay aloft at its default flight altitude of 492 feet for half an hour, during which it can photograph nearly a square mile at a time, taking 1,000 photographs.
Even though the Atlantis' 12-day mission marks the close of the shuttle era, you might be surprised at some of the beneficial technologies the program leaves behind.
Sensors in new cars could track bad weather, pinpoint road congestion and prevent crashes.
Two new devices from the Homeland Security Department's Science and Technology Directorate will help track the movements and vital signs of firefighters responding to a blaze.
An Ohio police department supplies wrist bracelets that can track missing elderly people and children.
NOAA needs another satellite in orbit to continue providing accurate long-range forecasts, but Congress has pegged the satellite’s funding for cuts.
Satellite technology is coming to the rescue in the fight against the largest wildfire in Arizona history.
The company behind a proposed 4G wireless network has been given a two-week extension to file a report to the FCC concerning interference with GPS signals.
Agencies are still at work gathering data needed to bring the latest GPS technology to bear in creating more accurate flood maps for the United States.
Apple has followed RIM in rejecting applications that display police DUI checkpoints, after getting a letter from four U.S. senators. Google has not yet responded.