State & Local

 
  • States turn to tech for tracking marijuana

    As legalization spreads, RFID and online inventory tracking are being deployed to keep cannabis sales regulated.

  • Panasonic debuts lightweight, body cam suite

    Panasonic debuts lightweight, body cam suite

    The solution includes the body-worn camera, the Arbitrator 360° HD in-car digital video recording system and evidence management software.

  • When tornadoes are near, states flash warnings on digital billboards

    When tornadoes are near, states flash warnings on digital billboards

    State and local governments are increasingly turning to private billboard companies to warn citizens about natural disasters and emergencies.

  • Watson, Twitter to help Smarter Cities Challenge winners

    Denver, Detroit, Memphis and Rochester, N.Y., will get technology consulting services as winners of the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge.

  • Seeking greater citizen engagement by taking town hall feedback to the cloud

    Boosting engagement by taking town hall feedback to the cloud

    Hanford, Calif., is setting up Accela Civic Voice, a cloud-based solution that could help its 55,000-plus residents become much more engaged.

  • Energy infrastructure critical in disaster response

    Local gov: Energy infrastructure critical in disaster response

    Local governments cite the importance of energy systems planning for disaster response.

  • Open data, analytics key to Police Data Initiative

    Open data, analytics key to Police Data Initiative

    The Police Data Initiative aims to accelerate the development of data transparency and analysis tools to build trust between local police and the communities they serve and improve internal accountability.

  • NY pilots program to teach English via mobile phones

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a program that will give English language learners free access to self-paced audio and text lessons through their mobile phones.

  • Struggling with sluggish VDI? Try graphics acceleration

    Adding graphics acceleration to a Texas town's virtual desktop system gave users performance equal to or better than their existing computers, accessible from almost any location.

  • Chicago busts bus bunching

    Chicago is implementing a Bus Transit Management System to address the "bunching" that has contributed to inefficiency in its public transportation.

  • When your phone tells you to stop texting and drive

    When your phone tells you to stop texting and drive

    An app alerts drivers sitting at red lights in Walnut Creek, Calif., that the light is about to change and refocuses them on the road.

  • DC turns to the cloud to boost building efficiency

    The District of Columbia has partnered with BuildingIQ to use its cloud-based based heating, ventilation and air conditioning management solution in eight government buildings.

  • Hiring cybersecurity staff is hard for states

    Facing recruitment, retention and retirement hurdles, states are finding creative solutions to attract and keep cybersecurity talent.

  • Frustrated drivers in traffic jam

    Big data takes on the traffic jam

    Inrix’s new services will help transportation officials better understand GPS-data driven traffic patterns.

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