State & Local

 
  • Chicago LTE pilot tests real-time video for police

    Chicago LTE pilot tests real-time video for police

    In Chicago, public safety organizations are testing an LTE broadband network to see how well it can transmit data and video in a high-density urban police district.

  • HHS awards grants to support states

    HHS awards grants to support states' health data sharing

    The Department of Health and Human Services awarded the Advance Interoperable Health Information Technology Services program with $29.6 million to support health care information sharing.

  • Broadband deployments: Government gets busy

    Broadband deployments: Government gets busy

    Broadband initiatives are heating up across the United States at all levels of government.

  • text to 911

    Crisis Text Line highlights NG911 potential

    Crisis Text Line provides a glimpse of the possibilities of a successful next-generation 911 implementation.

  • The FBI built a database that can catch rapists – almost nobody uses it

    The FBI built a database that can catch rapists – almost nobody uses it

    For roughly 30 years the FBI has virtually ignored a system meant to help cops track the behavioral patterns of violent criminals.

  • Florida takes aim at juvenile recidivism with predictive analytics

    Florida takes aim at juvenile recidivism with predictive analytics

    The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice will become the first state agency to conduct risk assessments using predictive analytics.

  • Need to know if your neighbor's a felon? In Tennessee, there's an app for that

    The Tennessee Department of Correction launched its Felony Offender Search mobile app that lets citizens look up information about past and present Tennessee felony offenders from their mobile devices.

  • NYC kicks off annual BigApps competition

    NYC kicks off annual BigApps competition

    Teams have until mid-October to create apps, games or other technology products that address the city’s affordable housing, zero waste, connected cities and civic engagement issues.

  • 311 gets an assist from IBM

    311 gets an assist from IBM's Watson

    The Canadian city of Surrey is the first to use Watson’s natural language-based cognitive computing technology to improve 311 responses.

  • Drone relay delivers medical supplies rural clinic

    Drone relay delivers medical supplies to rural clinic

    Patients at a rural outdoor health clinic got treatment and a place in history thanks to a program that used drones to deliver medical supplies.

  • SiteMap on a Microsoft Surface Table

    Quick-and-easy GIS for first responders

    SituMap lets multiple users navigate maps and draw on them while collaborating on a Microsoft Surface table.

  • Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    In an effort to defend against data breaches, the city is investing $3.5 million to develop a firewall that will be operational by the end of the year.

  • An MCU could be mounted in this kind of vehicle

    FirstNet foresees in-vehicle units for remote comm

    The Mobile Communications Unit is a satellite-based communications system that could be installed in responder vehicles to give emergency workers wireless capabilities when they are outside of terrestrial network coverage.

  • next-generation 911

    New Jersey town brings real-time multimedia to 911 calls

    Lakewood's iLoc8 uses WebRTC for two-way multimedia communication between smartphone-using citizens and emergency call centers.

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