As a showcase for Austin’s innovation-based economy, the South by Southwest festival and its public and private technology partners support a vision of the future unhampered by bandwidth limits of the past.
The Real-Time Crime Center Starter Kit from Motorola integrates systems so that municipal police departments can improve their effectiveness.
Dayton, Ohio, embedded radio frequency identification tags in street cuts, reducing time spent on street inspection and repair.
The Cross Boundary Corrections Information Exchange Policy Academy will help states improve their ability to share data in support of corrections reform, offender reentry and public safety.
The geospatial mapping software supplier launches a multifaceted program to support the White House’s Climate Data Initiative.
Microwave networking provider Aviat Networks finishes testing the interoperability of its LTE networks in public-safety and first responder environments.
North Carolina is testing cloud-based tools to integrate its property data silos for a range of uses, including taxation, emergency management and environmental protection.
Lightweight wearable cameras gather high-quality video for police in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and a secure database on the back end provides evidence-grade management.
The MTA plans to install an advanced video surveillance program that is expected to improve security and cut costs.
AT&T is a rolling out broadband fiber and wireless 4G networks in two cities following a decision by the FCC to run trials of IP-based phone networks.
Data center managers are coaxing more performance from their systems with workarounds that will eventually be defined in software that makes better uses of storage media.
Michigan archivists chose Preservica, a Web-based workflow-based application that ingests and curates content of all types and stores it in the Amazon cloud.
Maine business owners and registered agents have a new tool that will notify them automatically of any filing completed against their businesses.
Chicago recently released its first open data report, providing a progress report on current and new initiatives for 2014.
The Next-Generation Incident Command System is being used by emergency management agencies in California for planning, response and recovery for risky and hazardous events – many of them wildfires.