As a showcase for Austin’s innovation-based economy, the South by Southwest festival and its public and private technology partners support a vision of the future unhampered by bandwidth limits of the past.
Law enforcement units will begin to use wireless technology to monitor the internal body temperature of K9s to protect them from heat-related conditions.
Dayton, Ohio, embedded radio frequency identification tags in street cuts, reducing time spent on street inspection and repair.
The geospatial mapping software supplier launches a multifaceted program to support the White House’s Climate Data Initiative.
The Cross Boundary Corrections Information Exchange Policy Academy will help states improve their ability to share data in support of corrections reform, offender reentry and public safety.
Microwave networking provider Aviat Networks finishes testing the interoperability of its LTE networks in public-safety and first responder environments.
North Carolina is testing cloud-based tools to integrate its property data silos for a range of uses, including taxation, emergency management and environmental protection.
Lightweight wearable cameras gather high-quality video for police in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and a secure database on the back end provides evidence-grade management.
The MTA plans to install an advanced video surveillance program that is expected to improve security and cut costs.
Sensors in LED streetlights can track power consumption, temperature, movement of the fixture, vibrations and ambient light – a data bonanza for cities.
AT&T is a rolling out broadband fiber and wireless 4G networks in two cities following a decision by the FCC to run trials of IP-based phone networks.
Beacon technology has inspired ideas for the public sector applications including ones to help people find their way around a courthouse or to locate the nearest bailiff.
Data center managers are coaxing more performance from their systems with workarounds that will eventually be defined in software that makes better uses of storage media.
Michigan archivists chose Preservica, a Web-based workflow-based application that ingests and curates content of all types and stores it in the Amazon cloud.