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  • traffic

    New York redirects E-ZPass data for traffic analysis

    The city's Department of Transportation has been reusing RFID data from E-ZPass readers to manage city’s traffic nightmares.

    Comments: 1
  • library

    Large-scale pilot to get a read on Super Wi-Fi

    The far-reaching technology, which uses white spaces in the TV broadcast spectrum, could be key in bringing wireless service to underserved areas.

    Comments: 1
  • hands

    VA scans veterans' health records for signs of suicide

    Veterans Affairs researchers are using natural language processing technologies to flag veterans' electronic health records for evidence of a predilection toward suicide.

    Comments: 3
  • Early surveyors in Alaska

    Digital mapping reaches the Last Frontier

    USGS and Alaska spearhead an effort to digitally remap topographical features of the state to benefit transportation planning, climate change science and emergency response.

  • handshake

    Air Force, Army plan to share network and security systems

    The Air Force is looking to piggyback on an Army IT modernization plan that speeds up its networks while potentially saving billions.

    Comments: 1
  • university

    NY colleges to share video resources via the cloud

    A consortium of six colleges plans a cloud-based streaming video infrastructure that it will share across its campuses.

  • XP support available with custom support

    Support for XP will extend past April 2014 -- for a price

    Agencies that haven't moved completely off of Windows XP by the April 2014 deadline could still get some patches, but it will cost them. Is doing nothing an option?

    Comments: 9
  • data center robot

    Next role for robots: data center diagnosticians

    EMC, IBM offer robots that rove data centers in search of temperature anomalies and other indicators of how well the center is maintaining an efficient power curve.

  • transport

    Navy's Expedia-style software 'revolutionary' for logistics

    Cloud-based software tool developed by Navy logistics planners helps find the fastest and cheapest route for moving cargo and personnel around the globe.

  • Buffalo out west with clouds in background

    Interior accelerates its drive to the cloud

    The Interior Department has awarded a set of 10 individual indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contracts for cloud services.