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  • Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard

    Disaster dashboard taps local open data

    The Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard enables citizens, businesses and governments to share resources, request assistance and better understand the potential and timeline for recovery.

  • Dousing wildfires with big data

    Dousing wildfires with big data

    Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center are using sensor data and satellite information for situational wildfire surveillance.

  • UW researchers use ambient Wi-Fi for power and communications

    Cutting the cord: Using ambient Wi-Fi for power and communications

    Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a way to harvest power from Wi-Fi signals and use that power to communicate with standard Wi-Fi routers.

  • Digital delivery trucks

    Postal Service envisions Internet of packages and things

    The Postal Service explores how best to interconnect postal operations with the future Internet of Things, when the network can spot delays before the customer does.

  • University of Maryland opens UAS test site

    The University of Maryland has launched an unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland that will bring together leaders in academia, industry and government to accelerate UAS research.

  • Georgia Tech building a tool to monitor web censorship

    Georgia Tech automates monitoring of web censorship

    Georgia Tech’s Encore automates the process of monitoring web censorship using a single line of code.

  • County sets up next-generation 911 network

    Morgan County, Ohio, launched an emergency 911 system incorporating new standards for transmitting emergency calls over a wide range of IP formats.

  • Digital Democracy

    Using tech to open the legislative sausage factory

    The Digital Democracy site will not only feature a searchable video database of state legislative committee meetings and hearings but transcripts of what was said.

  • Yamaha R-Max helicopter unmanned aerial vehicle being tested by Georgia Tech’s Rotorcraft Center of Excellence

    Making UAVs more maneuverable

    Georgia Tech's Rotorcraft Center of Excellence is developing guidance technologies to allow unmanned aerial vehicles to fly more efficiently and safely.

  • DARPA to test neuroprosthetic devices that help restore memory loss

    DARPA to test devices that help restore memory

    DARPA researchers aim to develop 'neuroprosthetics,' implantable wireless interfaces to help restore memory to victims of traumatic brain injury.

  • HP Apollo 8000 water-cooled system packs more power, less heat for data centers

    Water-cooled system packs more power, less heat for data centers

    Because of its cooling power, the HP Apollo 8000 can pack more servers in a smaller space than traditional systems – up to 144 servers per rack.

  • Army tests driverless vehicles in 'living lab'

    Federal installations and universities are test beds for implementing autonomous vehicles in public environments.

  • Energy consumption dashboard helps conserve energy

    Power to the people: CMU dashboard puts a face on energy use

    A Web-based dashboard developed by a Carnegie Mellon University team shows that energy may be used more efficiently when end users are handed control.

  • Artificial intelligence schedules the massive Hong Kong subway system

    Fears and fantasies about artificial intelligence

    Despite the controversy it sparks, artificial intelligence is no longer an exotic rarity that only thrives in research labs and ivory towers; instead, AI applications are becoming mainstream in the public and private sectors.

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