Baltimore is one of the latest cities to install automated meters to collect precise data on utility usage in an effort to provide more accurate billing, increase efficiency and reduce waste.
As security challenges are addressed, the mobile conversation is moving from technology acquisition and introduction to assimilation into agencies' missions.
The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.
Texas will offer satellite-based broadband Internet access to government councils, school boards and other publicly funded affiliates.
Samsung’s Knox containerization technology, together with sophisticated vetting in defense and security circles, is gaining traction in federal, state and local markets.
The Mobile Passport Control app lets eligible travelers submit their passport information and customs declaration form prior to CBP inspection via a iOS smartphone or tablet.
The partnership between Apple and IBM may help overcome traditional barriers to deploying mobile enterprise solutions in the government space: security and long development cycles.
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.
The Pacific Northwest National Lab is looking for organizations to partner with to create wearable advanced communications devices for emergency responders.
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.
Developed by the Centers for Disease Control, the Epi Info viral hemorrhagic fever application is getting its first chance to speed contact tracing of everyone exposed to a person with Ebola and to help with the collection and management of data.
The Federal Communication Commission’s new rules will ensure that all remaining wireless carriers and certain IP-based text application providers are prepared to support text-to-911 by the end of the year.
A team from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., utility department developed an app that speeds up easement clearing – and saves costs.
A new survey from the Mobile Work exchange found that while mobile use is growing in state and local government agencies, barriers still exist to wider implementation.