Firefighter using Michigan public safety network

How Michigan set the pace for state public safety networking

After Detroit established the first city police radio system, the state maintained an upgrade path that kept it at the forefront of local public safety communications.

Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT

Windows RT gets access to 'desktop' apps via Azure RemoteApp

Microsoft's Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT devices gives users a way to access apps that they can't install on their machines.

Students on campus using wireless devices

Survey finds continuing campus bandwidth squeeze

SIIA’s annual survey finds that bandwidth is not keeping up with demand at higher-ed institutions.

API tier

API first: Shifting how government delivers services

An API tier provides a simple interface to complex internal systems, making it easy to deliver services on any device or interface.

Total Communicator Solutions project boundary wellness app

Gamifying healthy behavior in the workplace

HHS's Project Boundary uses an indoor ecosystem of proximity beacons that send context-appropriate triggers to users via their cellphones to encourage healthy behaviors within the workplace.

Nautical chart

NOAA charts course toward open nautical data

This summer, NOAA's Coast Survey office plans to offer a new service that will make it easier for application developers to use NOAA charts in their products.

Man texting on smartphone against backdrop of legacy computer equipment

FCC tackles data mobility across 200 legacy systems

The Federal Communications Commission wants to ensure efforts now underway to redesign hundreds of legacy systems will support data mobility.

Toughpad FZ-E1 and Toughpad FZ-X1 are fully rugged, 5-inch enterprise-class handheld tablets

Smaller Toughpads get voice connectivity

Panasonic announced two fully rugged, 5-inch enterprise-class handheld tablets for mobile professionals.

HP Pro x2 612 and Elite 700

HP debuts IT systems fit for public sector demand

HP announced mobile devices and virtual workstation technology the company says meet the demands of its government customers.

Army Network Integration Evaluation at Fort Bliss Texas

Army tests commercial networking tech for the battlefield

4G LTE infrastructure is part of a new collection of advanced commercial technologies, including first responder capabilities and Wi-Fi for command posts tested at this spring's Network Integration Evaluation.

digital fingerprints discovered with mobile forensics

Mobile forensics tools hammer out evidence

Proprietary and open source forensic tools are helping law enforcement extract evidence from mobile devices and even recover data that has been deleted.

Digital forensics on mobile phones

Can digital forensics keep up with smartphone tech?

Smartphones provide a wealth of evidence for forensics investigators, but the escalating number and variety of mobile devices coupled with a growing case backlog has put digital forensics development to the test.