A system from Tecore Networks lets prisons establish their own cellular base stations so they can keep prisoners from using illegal phones while giving legitimate users access.
Silent Circle releases its latest end-to-end encryption tool, which enables secure texting between Apple iOS and Android platforms. A secure, peer-to-peer email app is due next year.
Universities are teaching students on their own terms, conducting coursework with the help of mobile applications.
A sampling of smartphones and tablets by Fiberlink Communications shows government is more likely than other sectors to require strong passcodes for mobile devices.
JKO releases a mobile app for DOD’s Trafficking in Person’s general awareness training.
Before devices can be secured and managed, agencies should answer questions about GPS tracking, personal/business use and other issues.
As the agency moves to new platforms it is using a cloud-based service to learn how to effectively manage mobility across the enterprise, and possibly allow personal devices.
Combining cellular and other digital communications with traditional police radio networks increases interoperability and extends coverage areas, but there are limits to its uses.
Replacing an end-of-life radio dispatch system with an IP platform linking smartphones with traditional radios extends the reach and the functionality for San Luis Obispo County's first responders.
The Hydro Edge is a waterproof smartphone with good features -- including Kyocera's Smart Sonic Receiver -- with a low price.
The department is piloting programs to help developers get their apps up to VA's standards. Note to developers: Know your Scrum.
Berkeley makes room for the OS on its BOINC grid so owners can lend their idle computing time to research projects.