emerging technology
 
  • Q-warrior

    DOD may get helmet-mounted display

    BAE’s Q-Warrior increases the soldier's situational awareness by providing textual information on warnings and threats as well as enhanced visual tools.

  • chip

    Scientists develop chips for super fast cloud data transfers

    The technology could download an ultra-high definition 4K movie or 40,000 songs from the cloud in seconds at speeds of 200 to 400 gigabit/sec, IBM said.

  • phased array

    World War II tech re-enlists as a smart antenna

    “Beamsteering,” which uses antenna arrays to point radio signals at a specific target, is drawing interest from industry and the Defense Department.

  • DARPA

    DARPA seeks to automate battlefield decision aids

    Advanced algorithms, software and human-machine interfaces are needed to help battlefield commanders manage the growing scale and complexity of operations.

  • AT&T, IBM to help cities build out Internet of Things

    AT&T, IBM join forces to help cities, utilities and commercial firms develop and capitalize on the Internet of intelligent devices.

  • flooding

    Flood-risk planners await next-generation laser mapping

    USGS, NOAA and FEMA use LiDAR elevation mapping technology to improve flood-risk assessments.

  • Survey: Agencies save with automation technology

    A SolarWinds survey of 162 public-sector IT employees found that investments in automation technology have saved time and money for agencies.

  • Navy virtual reality

    Virtual reality headset helps Navy simulate future workspaces

    The Office of Naval Research, working with USC's Institute for Creative Technologies, has developed a way to give Naval leaders a virtual view of their operational future.

  • radiation

    Smartphones may be our first line of defense against radiation

    Researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory have come up with a new application for smartphones that Mr. Spock would appreciate: detecting gamma radiation.

  • killswitch

    Cellphone kill switch a no-brainer

    A California legislator has proposed a cellphone kill switch to curb rapid rise in smartphone thefts. Arguments against it just don't hold water.

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.

  • GameChanger: NoSQL

    Big data is big business for government. It’s clear in the funding provided for big data-related projects, and it’s clear in the response from agencies at all levels of government. Download this informative whitepaper to learn how NoSQL can expand possibilities by tapping into the unrealized value of your organization’s big data.

  • The STAND: Cybersecurity

    Advanced persistent threats. Zero-day attacks. Insider threats. Cybersecurity experts say that if IT leaders are not concerned about the ongoing evolution of the cyber landscape, it just means they are not paying enough attention. The problem is that these and other emerging cyber tactics are designed to evade traditional cyber defenses and escape detection until it’s too late. The good news is it’s not a lost cause. In this special report, two subject matter experts discuss cybersecurity technologies and strategies that can help agencies defend their systems and data against the latest cyber threats, today and into the future.

  • i2 Intelligence Analysis Platform

    IBM® i2® IBM® i2® Intelligence Analysis Platform is a scalable, extensible, service oriented intelligence analysis environment that is designed to provide organizations with access to intelligence when and where they need it, enabling faster, more informed decision making.