EPA's How's My Waterway web application was designed to conserve technology, operate across multiple devices and maintain a bond of information transparency to the public.
Purdue University researchers' VALET combines crime, traffic, geospatial, weather and other data on one screen for real-time situational awareness and predictive capabilities.
The Long-Term Evolution network lets personnel on the two ships receive real-time video streaming from air nodes mounted on helicopters, which in turn allows officers to make quicker and more accurate decisions based on what advance units are doing.
Dallas-Fort Worth and Portland are among the latest to let customers buy bus and rail tickets with their smartphones, and riders are responding.
The TRIDENT mobile ad-hoc network, pressed into service after Superstorm Sandy, improved communications for a fraction of the price, and is now being deployed elsewhere.
The app, which works with the company's Mesa Geo rugged notepad, takes into account a user's mode of transportation in considering the accuracy of signals.
The SHOUT Nano, a pocket-sized Iridium communicator and tracking device, is being used by the Army Air National Guard for to keep troops in touch.
The Algiz 10X from Handheld Group easily passes every ruggedness test and can run all day, though its Atom processor has performance limits.
NIST's update provides minimum technical requirements for remotely authenticating users over open networks.
The latest revision of FIPS 201, which sets the requirements for PIV cards, includes credentials for mobile devices and new interfaces to enable access with contactless connections.
If opened to app developers, Apple's Touch ID could give another authentication option to agencies looking to manage mobile devices, especially if other smartphone manufacturers follow suit.
A system to block contraband cell phones in prisons must be continually tuned to ensure that it covers the required footprint but does not step out of bounds.