NOAA, NASA support flood response with data

NOAA, NASA support flood response with data

As satellite data and computing power increase, research agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are supporting disaster response operations with real-time data and analysis.

Transforming the programming process

Transforming the programming process

Researchers hope to replace manual programming with computer-generated code based on users’ intent, which might be expressed as examples or via natural language commands.

21 cutting-edge solutions for standing up to Zika

21 cutting-edge solutions for standing up to Zika

The U.S. Agency for International Development challenged global innovators to develop cutting-edge solutions to combat Zika, and a number of IT-based nominations will be funded.

Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

Magic Carpet software is designed to reduce stress on Navy pilots by simplifying aircraft carrier landings.

NIST develops portable wireless network platform for responders

NIST develops portable wireless network platform for responders

The Rapidly Deployable Public Safety Research Platform allows first responders to communicate in areas where a nationwide communications network might not be available.

DHS accelerator expands to bring wearable tech for responders

DHS accelerator expands to bring wearable tech for responders

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is reinvesting in its EMERGE program to tap the start-up technology community for innovative gear for first responders.

For sale: 2,719.32669068 government-owned bitcoins

For sale: 2,719.32669068 government-owned bitcoins

The U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning cryptocurrency seized in various federal cases.

Disaster-resilient cloud architecture

Disaster-resilient cloud architecture

Researchers propose a cloud resource management architecture that makes it easier to transmit video in disaster situations.

VR advocates look for congressional support

VR advocates look for congressional support

Virtual reality advocates held an Aug. 3 event on Capitol Hill to encourage broader backing for VR technologies.

How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

A new report on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency explains how it has continued to deliver innovative solutions.

DARPA’s all-machine cyber challenge

DARPA’s all-machine cyber challenge

This year’s Cyber Grand Challenge will be the first all-computer hacking tournament where machines will try to find and fix bugs in real time.

Visual whitelisting software helps secure video chats

Visual whitelisting software helps secure video chats

Software developed by Duke University researchers lets users of camera-equipped devices specify what others can see, preventing inadvertent disclosure of restricted information.


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