One approach to gaining control over mobile technology management is unified communications, which can centralize and integrate tools such as VoIP, chat, collaboration, video conferencing and social media.
The Department of Agriculture developed a collection of mobile solutions for field employees who work in offline environments.
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.
BAE’s Q-Warrior increases the soldier's situational awareness by providing textual information on warnings and threats as well as enhanced visual tools.
Iridium GO! is a pocket-sized receiver/transmitter that can also serve as a hot spot, allowing up to five users within a 100-foot radius to make phone calls, send text messages and connect to the Internet.
IDC Government Insights expects slower smartphone growth across government but increased use of tablets, especially among state and local governments.
The federal government has been testing derived credentials for smartphone-based remote authentication, but making the plan work is proving to be tricky.
Advances in traffic safety networks will be driven by the integration of transportation data across the crowd, the mobile phone network and the vehicles themselves, according to researchers.
Government transportation safety planners are experimenting with ways to crowdsource the collection of data on traffic and road conditions, including trading information with consumers and tapping cellular networks to map real-time traffic flows.
The Transportation Department announced plans for a nationwide vehicle safety network, but it left open the role smartphone technology would play as a more efficient and inexpensive means of traffic data collection.
The market for hardware-rooted security for mobile devices is on the rise as anti-virus and other traditional software methods fail to meet tougher requirements from government and security-sensitive businesses.
A vast traffic-monitoring network has been deployed to make sure that all can safely navigate the waters with minimal interference.