Data.gov has incorporated third-party tools for data visualization and built a Help Desk feature based on the Open311 specification.
USAID is using 3D printers to build weather stations to better predict flash floods in underdeveloped nations.
The New York Attorney General announced the state will create an application programming interface for access to the state’s open government database.
Amazon’s AWS cloud will host up to 85,000 scenes from the Landsat 8 satellite.
Intergraph and Esri are collaborating to better their CAD and GIS platforms and enhance geospatial capabilities for public safety.
Three rural telecommunications infrastructure projects in Arkansas, Iowa and New Mexico will get loans from USDA to improve broadband service.
Microsoft’s Azure Government cloud is certified to handle criminal justice information in the cloud, the California Department of Justice said.
The state is building the Minnesota Geospatial Commons, a collaborative site for users and publishers of geospatial data, maps, services and applications.
Miami-Dade County Animal Services has partnered with Finding Rover, a free mobile app that helps pet owners find their lost dogs using facial recognition technology.
In pursuit of its open government goals, the Department of Health and Human Services is expanding access to financial data and to the results of its funded scientific research.