DOT sees future with vehicle integration, hydrogen fuel

Intelligent transportation systems will be a large part of future innovations in highway travel. The Department of Transportation will release its Transportation Vision 2030 soon.

Air Force awards dual GPS contracts

Northrop Grumman and Raytheon will upgrade the Global Positioning System's Next Generation Control Segment System.

Clearer view of cold continent

Representatives from three federal agencies and the British Antarctic Survey have revealed an online digital map of Antarctica based on Landsat images.

IT touted at TIDES tour

Pentagon highlights IT for disaster response.

Columbus police go virtual

Virtual reality model shows 30 buildings that could be targets for attack.

Crunch time

States find IT consolidation is key to staying creative amid budget shortfalls.

Online rental housing app helps fire victims relocate

Californians displaced by destructive wildfires can find new quarters faster with the help of an online housing locater built by HUD following the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

Modeling, simulations aiding military planners

High-tech modeling and simulation support is taking on increasing importance and sophistication in military decision-making, U.S. Air Force Gen. Lance L. Smith said at this week's MILCOM conference.

GIS hits a higher gear

GCN Lab Test Drive | MapInfo's new version adds a lot of flexibility/

Microsoft joins OGC

Microsoft has formally joined the Open Geospatial Consortium, a move that will make its geospatial applications conform to open standards.

Google-eye view of fires

The general public now has access to detailed maps of areas affected by the fires in Southern California, thanks to Google Earth's map posted on San Diego County's Emergency Home Page.

Chicago to do clean sweep of parking violators

Chicago officials issued a RFQ for digital cameras for the city's street sweepers to enable them to take photos of illegally parked vehicles and their license plates.

IT on front line of Calif. conflagration

FEMA, state agencies, vendors step up to help firefighters' IT infrastructure.

NGA aims to get its maps in the fast lane

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency works on an electronic distribution system for its highly detailed intell maps.

Air Force GIS developers honored

Project team feted for creating Situational Awareness Geospatial Enterprise system.

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