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VIEVU debuts hosted cloud service for bodycam video

VIEVU debuts hosted cloud service for bodycam video

VIEVUSolution.com lets agencies upload evidence and manage case files in a secure cloud-based web interface.

Nelson Moe Virginia CIO

Virginia gets a new CIO

Gov. Terry McAuliffe named Nelson Moe as the state’s new CIO and head of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency.

Pennsylvania traffic stop app

More efficient traffic stops… for police

A new mobile app lets officers query multiple databases during roadside traffic stops.

Tulsa okla gets new 311 system

Consolidated 311 boosts efficiency, savings

The new 311 system in Tulsa, Okla., consolidates customer services across city departments.

States flex cyber leadership muscle

States flex cyber leadership muscle

New Jersey is the latest state to establish an information-sharing unit, while several other states are trying different tactics.

State CIOs get advice on drones

State CIOs get nudge on drone policies

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers tells state officials to put unmanned aerial systems on their radar.

To collect revenue, some states put tax scofflaws in virtual

To collect revenue, some states put tax scofflaws in virtual 'stocks'

Publishing the names of tax scofflaws and the amounts they owe on the Internet works spectacularly well, bringing in millions to states eager for the revenue.

NIST maps the future of location services in public safety

The Location-Based Services R&D Roadmap outlines how public safety communications will evolve over the next 20 years.

Can states afford to wait on chip and PIN cards?

Before state and local agencies rush to accept chip cards, they need to understand what the liability shift really means for them -- and then evaluate the benefit of replacing existing card readers against the related cost.

machine translation

Machine translations: Good enough for government work?

Governments agencies struggle to make information available to non-English speakers.

States turn to tech for tracking marijuana

As legalization spreads, RFID and online inventory tracking are being deployed to keep cannabis sales regulated.

Panasonic debuts lightweight, body cam suite

Panasonic debuts lightweight, body cam suite

The solution includes the body-worn camera, the Arbitrator 360° HD in-car digital video recording system and evidence management software.

When tornadoes are near, states flash warnings on digital billboards

When tornadoes are near, states flash warnings on digital billboards

State and local governments are increasingly turning to private billboard companies to warn citizens about natural disasters and emergencies.

Seeking greater citizen engagement by taking town hall feedback to the cloud

Boosting engagement by taking town hall feedback to the cloud

Hanford, Calif., is setting up Accela Civic Voice, a cloud-based solution that could help its 55,000-plus residents become much more engaged.

Watson, Twitter to help Smarter Cities Challenge winners

Denver, Detroit, Memphis and Rochester, N.Y., will get technology consulting services as winners of the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge.