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  • NYC Mayor Bloomberg and officials standing in front of Domain Awareness System screen

    'Person of Interest' has the Machine, NYC has Dashboard

    The Domain Awareness System, developed by Microsoft and New York City police, combines data gathered by 3,000 cameras and other sensors with crime data for a better picture of events as they unfold.

  • WobbleWorks 3Doodler 3D pen

    A 3D printer… in a pen?

    The 3Doodler might not be able to make fine-tuned machine parts, but it could come in handy for repairs in the field, and it might be the first step into a new frontier for 3D printing.

  • Concept image of Bexar County Texas BiblioTech bookless library

    Bookless library foreshadows next-gen students, learning technologies

    A Texas county's plans for a bookless library underscores the point that research, training and teaching methods must be redesigned for new technologies or learners will disconnect.

  • Virginia Tech Wu Feng with supercomputer HokieSpeed

    Air Force project could 'transform' supercomputing

    Virginia Tech team plans multidisciplinary approach to low-power computing in simulating tiny unmanned aircraft.

  • President Obama giving the 2013 State of the Union address

    The state of the union for 3D printing is strong

    If there were any doubts about the potential for this quirky, fascinating technology, its place in the president's State of the Union speech should erase them.

  • Visually impaired computer user

    Section 508 compliance doesn't get lost in the cloud

    The move to cloud services and mobile access hasn't changed agencies' focus on ensuring access for people with disabilities.

  • DARPA image of dissolving electronics

    Electronics that dissolve when not in use?

    DARPA wants to develop 'transient electronics' that will degrade into the environment when left behind on the battlefield.

  • Demo of Hybrid 4 Dimensional Augmented Reality at Virginia Tech

    Take a picture, and 4D app gives you the details

    Hybrid 4-Dimensional Augmented Reality, developed at Virginia Tech, can give responders situational awareness, detail what's inside a building or tell how something works.

  • Tape backup library

    Tape storage systems are down, but not out

    Agencies are moving more of their data to the cloud and considering disk systems for local storage, but tape isn't quite dead yet.

  • Image of Mona Lisa sent to moon via laser

    How NASA beamed Mona Lisa to the moon, one pixel at a time

    The space agency has been using its Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter to map the moon's surface, which made it a perfect platform to test out laser communications across space.

Topic Resources

  • Best Practices in Web-based Application Security

    Security experts make it clear: The application is the new network perimeter. Agencies looking to ensure the security of their networks and systems need to ensure the security of the application layer. Fortunately, even as Web applications come under increasing attack, security professionals are developing strategies to address these vulnerabilities. In this webcast, a federal expert will share best practices and lessons learned in devising Web-based application security that is both robust and scalable.

  • High Speed Guard: Understanding the Business Case for Cross Domain Data Sharing Solutions

    The need for information sharing across operational domains has never been greater. Agencies in law enforcement, defense and other public sectors need to ensure that mission-critical data is available to users across network boundaries -- quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. But they also need to ensure that those transfers happen securely. In this webcast, Shaheen Parks, an analyst with Forrester Research, will discuss the business case for an automated cross domain information transfer solution, such as Raytheon’s High Speed Guard.

  • Video Surveillance: Emerging Solutions for Securing Agency Assets

    Please note that this webcast, originally scheduled for 10/16, from 2:00-3:00pm ET, has been rescheduled to 12/10, from 2:00-3:00pm ET. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    The Boston Marathon bombings in April 2013 put a spotlight on the stunning advances made in video surveillance and forensics technology and its use in law enforcement and security. The latest generation of video analytic tools and techniques makes it possible to extract valuable information with unprecedented speed and precision. In this webcast, Grant Fredericks, a pioneer in forensic video analysis applications, will provide expert insight into the world of video surveillance and forensics technology.

  • Government on the Go: Strategies for Leveraging Data in the Field

    This webcast will provide insights and lessons learned from one of the pioneering programs in government: The Command Post of the Future. CPOF is an essential piece of the Army's strategy to provide commanders with a common operational picture and enable them to collaborate and share data. Col. Jonas Vogelhut, Project Manager for Mission Command, will explain how CPOF ensures that the warfighters have access to the data need.