Emerging Tech

Patrick Marshall

Emerging Tech

  • office

    Making smart buildings smarter

    Researchers have used smartphones, laptops, wireless routers and wired networks to track building occupancy and manage lighting, environmental controls and other services.

  • BYOD

    A vision for BYOD: Virtual smartphones

    With AT&T's Toggle, two virtual smartphones can exist within the same device; one is open and unsecured for the user. The other is locked down for government service.

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  • mobile devices

    Some hidden pitfalls of government BYOD

    How competition among smartphone makers might pose problems for government mobile device management.

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  • social monitoring

    Police get tool for patrolling social media

    Social Media Monitor helps police use social media for investigations and to look for signs of criminal activity such as gang violence, drug dealing, crimes against children and human trafficking.

  • Dell fully rugged notebook

    Theater of the not-so-absurd: Dell dramatizes Mil-Std testing

    With its comic video depicting an unlucky lawyer running laptop endurance tests, Dell hopes to inspire its users to share their stories of rugged gear.

  • Police line do not cross

    Police officers get their own private Facebook

    BlueLine, created by William Bratton, is a closed social media platform for law enforcement that lets officers interact and share best practices.

  • Google barge

    Google's mystery barges keep world guessing

    If Google is involved, is a floating data center that far-fetched?

  • Flirtey Zookal

    Literary drones ready to drop books instead of bombs

    In some parts of the world, drones overhead can send people diving for cover. But in Australia, drones may soon be delivering books and other reading materials across the continent.

  • LADEE launch

    NASA sets a record with laser space communications

    The agency's Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration sends data back from lunar orbit at 622 Mbps.

  • human geography

    DOD wants to use satellites to look inside other cultures

    The Defense Department's Special Operations Command is awarding a contract to GeoEye Analytics to build a geography information system that uses satellite imagery to help map human behaviors and culture.

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