The attributes of precision, repetition and scale make robots ideal for tackling one of the country's biggest economic challenges: maintaining the deteriorating infrastructure of the U.S. highway system.
As robots have gotten more sophisticated and their costs have dropped, they are now taking on new roles in the broader civilian government workspace.
Although robots are not yet "smart," a new breed is emerging that can reach out and manipulate its environment in routines so precise and synchronized that a form of electronic intelligence seems to be at work.
The all-day event showcased the wide array of DARPA projects addressing national security challenges posed by the information revolution and the availability of sophisticated information technologies.
Robonaut's new legs have prehensile feet, which will give it an edge over humans, letting it climb ladders while its hands are free to work or hold objects.
Move to SDN said inevitable in new world of mobility, social, big data and cloud computing.
In partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton, the 1776 group helps startups tackling important challenges in government connect with established firms that are seeking new ideas and opportunities.
This year's FOSE conference and expo presents some of the most innovative technologies and services aimed at, and designed for, government.
The North Dakota test site will begin research using UAS to check soil quality and the status of crops in support of precision agriculture research studies.
NASA’s new software catalog, which pulls together programs from across the agency, is the initial effort of what could eventually result in a huge repository of NASA-developed code that will be made available to users outside of the organization.
Human resources tools now on the market are likely to offer some combination of analytical and predictive features.
A new generation of workforce applications, from recruitment to insider threat analysis, promises to bring big data tools to government's complex human resources challenges.