Location-based wireless services are in high demand, especially in public safety, but getting an accurate fix on mobile devices remains a challenge.
Nearly half of the government IT professionals in a survey said their state or municipality has migrated or plans to move applications to the cloud, according to a Unisys study.
Mountain View police recently tested an opt-in system from Polaris and found that it mostly works, though there are trade-offs.
Reducing costs, improving security, boosting efficiency are the top priorities for federal, state and local agencies, according to a Cisco survey.
The city of Richmond, Va., and its partners developed the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol that offers a better way to deliver information from alarm monitoring companies to emergency operators.
The Windows Azure U.S. Government Cloud for state, local and federal agencies will be hosted in U.S. data centers and managed by U.S. citizens.
The Austin Police Department's digital video recording system in its police car fleet that gives officers total confidence that their interactions with the public will be recorded, uploaded and archived.
Purdue University researchers' VALET combines crime, traffic, geospatial, weather and other data on one screen for real-time situational awareness and predictive capabilities.
Dallas-Fort Worth and Portland are among the latest to let customers buy bus and rail tickets with their smartphones, and riders are responding.
Despite anecdotal reports of glitches with the launch of federal and state health insurance exchange sites under the Affordable Care Act, most performed well, according to website monitoring service Keynote Systems.
The "Mayor's Geek Squad" builds a DataBridge to integrate data from 40 agencies and find previously unknown patterns and relationships for the city to follow up on.
IBM Smarter Cities software offers advanced cloud-based analytics to help cities run more efficiently and offer better citizen services.
With a new generation of municipal Wi-Fi coming online to support smart city infrastructure, parking management turns out to give a good bang for the buck.
Cisco is betting that a new generation of municipal Wi-Fi, incorporating the Internet of Things, will enable smarter management of city infrastructure and better delivery of city services.
Company's Data ONTAP software will provide a storage and data management foundation.