next-generation 911

New Jersey town brings real-time multimedia to 911 calls

Lakewood's iLoc8 uses WebRTC for two-way multimedia communication between smartphone-using citizens and emergency call centers.

Improved open data nets Transit App service for three cities

Improved open data nets Transit App service for three cities

Chattanooga, Baltimore and Cleveland have recently opened their transportation data to allow Transit App to help citizens view all public transit options in real-time.

CBP tests handheld biometric devices to collect exit data

CBP tests handheld biometric devices to collect exit data

Customs and Border Protection will collect fingerprints and passport information and compare it to the same data that was collected when the traveler arrived in the United States.

Dell rugged tablet

Dell introduces rugged tablet

The Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet is designed for mobile users in the military, public safety and emergency response.

GSA names leading edge technologies

The 10 technologies that will drive public-sector IT

A revised list of "leading edge technologies" for the Alliant 2 contract reflects the General Services Administration's vision for near-future IT.

Double-parked cars in boston

Boston tackles double-parking with Waze data

Boston’s Transportation Department is using data from its partnership with Waze to relieve congestion and send bicycle cops to the city streets with the most double-parked cars.

Agencies adjust FOIA processes

Agencies adjust FOIA processes

In an effort to reduce the backlog in filling Freedom of Information Act requests, the departments of Justice and Homeland Security are making some changes.

Cities show how to make open data usable

The Citygram app, which turns structured data into citizen-friendly local updates, can be a model for federal agencies’ open-data efforts.

derived credentials for smartphones

How to protect data for the always connected employee

The key to enhancing mobile security is combining a secure digital identity with a second authentication factor such as a PIN or fingerprint to let employees use their devices to authenticate themselves for physical and digital access.

Indiana: A showcase for the integration of visualization, mobility and analytics

Indiana: A showcase for the integration of visualization, mobility and analytics

By harnessing newly available data, mobile tools, cloud technology and personalized responses, Indiana has made significant improvements in the effective delivery of government services.

Mobile apps drive fleet management

Mobile apps drive fleet management

Fleet management apps at the General Services Administration and State Department give agencies real-time data integration between the field and home office.

How spectrum sharing works

How spectrum sharing works

A database dynamically allocates frequencies and maintains protocols for user priority so that devices can share the same frequency bands.


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