Drones get sightline tracking, facial recognition tech

Drones get sightline tracking, facial recognition tech

Privacy-protected video and geopositioning data from multiple drones can be live-streamed between field agents and command centers.

Department of Education wants simulations that help students learn

Department of Education wants simulations that help students learn

The EdSim Challenge seeks virtual and augmented reality-based educational experiences that teach academic and technical skills.

Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

A White House initiative to improve economic development in coal communities will fund training for drone operators in southwest Virginia.

AI could speed transit security scan times

AI could speed transit security scan times

Evolv Technology is testing its system that speeds scanning by applying artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Making identity federated, portable and trusted

Making identity federated, portable and trusted

Residents of Austin, Texas, and the state of Maine are closer to having a digital identity that would allow them to conduct business with the government and other entities.

Promises and perils of quantum computing

Promises and perils of quantum computing

The rise of quantum computing is sure to bring new risks, but it also provides an opportunity for greater security.

virtual reality for data visualization

Diving into data via virtual reality

With VR technology, users can immerse themselves in data and find new insights.

artificial intelligence

The AI-enabled future

At a recent panel on artificial intelligence, industry experts said the technology is getting mature enough to make an impact.

Building a better voting machine

Building a better voting machine

A panel of election technology experts point to projects in California and Texas counties that are developing secure, auditable systems.

Pennsylvania Avenue

DC revs up smart-city project

The second phase of Washington’s PA2040 smart-city project will extend to trash cans, parking, environmental sensing and public safety technology.

Listening to the universe from rural West Virginia

Listening to the universe from rural West Virginia

The Green Bank radio telescope allows researchers to see astronomical phenomena often invisible or hidden in the electromagnetic spectrum.

NYC looks to tech to improve pedestrian safety

NYC looks to tech to improve pedestrian safety

As part of its goal to eventually eliminate pedestrian fatalities in its streets, New York City is considering smartphones or wearable devices to help visually impaired pedestrians safely cross streets.


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