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  • Innocon Mini Falcon UAV software

    UAV video quality gets a boost from new software

    Software such as Inmint’s Vidhance lets UAVs track objects, reduce blur and stabilize video feeds.

  • WiFi 11ac 60MHz beamforming

    High-wireless act: Can high-frequency WiFi be practical?

    The 60 GHz band to be used with the 802.11ac will add a huge amount of bandwidth, but risks signal loss over distance. "Beamforming" could solve the problem.

  • NASA X1 robotic exoskeleton

    NASA’s ‘Iron Man’ technology could help people walk again

    The X1 robotic exoskeleton, which fits around the body, can help a user stand, walk and, importantly, stop.

  • Maryland online voter registration

    Report: 2 states' online registration systems vulnerable to hackers, fraud

    Flaws in the voter databases in Mayland and Washington state would allow hackers to effectively prevent people from voting, the New York Times reports.

  • New GCN

    Welcome to the new GCN.com

    Our new look highlights analysis and commentary on the latest technology, tools and tactics in public sector IT.

  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon

    What an agency ultrabook should be: Tough and light

    The sleek ThinkPad X1 Carbon has the performance, toughness and security features you need — and the same thing that makes it light is what makes it rugged.

  • Tron MIT cyber defense gaming

    How a ‘Tron’ model can improve agency IT security

    MIT engineers develop a game interface for protecting networks that puts the human element, and a bit of fun, into the mix.

  • Processsor future smart phones

    Smart phone of the future: A chip in your head?

    Speculation that, in 75 years or so, a brain microchip could enable communications sounds like science fiction, but such as technology would have practical applications.

  • Win 8

    If migrating to Windows 8, leave no app behind

    Laplink’s PCmover can automate the process and can solve some of the difficulties of moving from an older versions of Windows.

  • Louisville

    3D printing can’t build a city (yet), but it can help plan one

    ‘Vision Louisville’ invites the public to use 3D models to plan what the city will look like in 2040.

Topic Resources

  • Increase Data Security through Your Print Solution

    You’ve consolidated your desktops with virtualization and moved your data to the cloud. What else can you do to obtain additional costs savings and increase security while keeping your network flexible? Connect print and digital information from across your organization with the people who need it, exactly when they need it. Join this webcast to learn how security software and printing solutions work together to eliminate extraneous printers at multiple sensitivity levels, allowing organizations to recognize significant savings from reduced hardware, space, power, support and supplies.

  • Everything Storage: Learn How to Store All Your Data Underneath a Single, Extremely Scalable, Software-Defined Architecture

    Join us as we discuss scalable, software-defined storage architecture and integration, along with hardware and software technologies that empower Everything Storage. You will also be introduced to the leading massive-scale, open-platform solution for object storage. Be sure to tune-in to learn and ask questions about how open-platform solutions can bring you enterprise-class reliability, performance and simplicity without vendor lock-in and the associated price tag.

  • 'Mocking' Reality: The Power of Service Virtualization

    A large government agency was struggling to provide stable test environments to support their partner landscape. Duplicating production using traditional methods would have resulted in infrastructure cost blowouts, misalignment issues and resourcing issues. This webcast will explore how the agency leveraged service virtualization to meet their evolving needs and the challenges and successes involved in the program.

  • Investigative Teamwork: The Case for Case Management

    Investigations hinge on good teamwork. To collaborate effectively, team members need to be confident that everyone has a complete, shared view of case details. They also need flexibility in managing the content of a case, easily bringing in new evidence and artifacts and securely managing updates to that content. That is why a case management system is so critical. Join this webcast to learn how your organization can leverage case management capabilities.

  • Flash Storage: The Next Generation of Storage has Arrived

    Today, Government IT organizations are being forced to do more with less due to budget cuts and increased requirements for performance, features and scalability. Storage infrastructure is a key component of overall database, virtual server and VDI environments that has a direct influence on performance. But the complexity and cost of creating the best storage environment to support high performance architecture can be daunting. Join this webcast to learn how to take the complexity out of storage infrastructure and deliver breakthrough performance for your tier-1 applications.