NYC tests two systems to keep city buses out of accidents

NYC tests two systems to keep city buses out of accidents

The MTA is testing collision-avoidance and turn-warning systems to see if citywide deployment makes sense.

Could 3D printing help the Postal Service fabricate a brighter future?

Could 3D printing help the Postal Service fabricate a brighter future?

A report on the future of 3D printing, shipping and supply chains urges USPS to carve out a new niche.

Air Force successfully tests wearable biometric sensors

Air Force successfully tests wearable biometric sensors

A flexible and wearable patch, the BioStampRC monitors performance and body signatures from electrocardiogram to temperature.

NASA

NASA's new software could save time and fuel on flights

NASA will be testing its Traffic Aware Planner software that reads the plane's current position, altitude, flight route and other information then looks for changes that can save time and fuel.

Dynamic firewall to help defend from DDoS attacks

Dynamic firewall to help defend from DDoS attacks

With DHS funding, Waverly Labs is developing a software-defined perimeter that would open up the firewall only when it gets single packet authorization from the network client.

Array of things in Chicago

NSF funds an 'Array of Things' for environmental study in Chicago

The $3.1 million project will put 500 sensor arrays on street light poles throughout the city.

DOT funds connected-vehicle pilots in NYC, Tampa and Wyoming

DOT funds connected-vehicle pilots in NYC, Tampa and Wyoming

The Department of Transportation is testing programs for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure technology.

Marines test augmented reality

Marines test augmented reality with real-world explosions

Marines recently conducted the first live-fire training exercises involving augmented reality.

MIT CSAIL MultiFab 3D printer

3D printing as we always imagined

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a device that can print with 10 materials at once.

Who

Who's getting UAS exemptions from the FAA?

As more unmanned systems take to the air, government missions remain a distinct minority.

States rush to regulate drones ahead of federal guidelines

States rush to regulate drones ahead of federal guidelines

In the absence of federal regulations, states are eager to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles, but advocates for the technology say legislatures are overstepping their authority and hamstringing an industry ripe for growth.

mobile and wearable technology

Closing the gap between mobile and wearable

The use of mobile technology in field work shows how the stage is being set for wearables in government.


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