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.

Governments can -- and should -- join the mobile revolution

Governments can -- and should -- join the mobile revolution

Agencies should evaluate whether their services can be more effectively delivered in a mobile environment.

A mobile digital assistant for Arkansans

A mobile digital assistant for Arkansans

Gov2Go merges services from more than 100 state and local government agencies onto one mobile-accessible platform.

FCC updates rules for wireless emergency alerts

FCC updates rules for wireless emergency alerts

The Federal Communications Commission recently adopted new rules that will better align the regulations with advances in wireless technology.

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SSA brings method to the mobile madness

The Social Security Administration paired a blanket purchase agreement with a managed service to coordinate ordering, expense management and device security.

Cross-agency team hammers out mobile procurement strategy

Cross-agency team hammers out mobile procurement strategy

A governmentwide strategy for mobile service acquisition and usage depends on better data collection, exec says.

FMS2GO drives savings for GSA fleet management

FMS2GO drives savings for GSA fleet management

The Fleet Management System to Go app has improved operational performance and delivered about half a million dollars in savings by replacing handheld scanners with smartphones.

Flight data at your fingertips

Flight data at your fingertips

The Aero app provides the more than 25,000 pilots who use it with cloud-based access to the latest maps and route plans.

USPS proposes smart cities data collection scenarios

The Postal Service suggests five ways it could support smart city initiatives using its vehicles and mail carriers.

Is mobile security finally getting some respect?

At DHS, software assurance goes mobile

A Science and Technology Directorate research project proves that reducing the risk of third-party applications is not such a remote possibility.

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Two-factor authentication in two weeks

HHS' low-cost, open-source 2FA solution protects users who connect to GrantSolutions.gov -- and is poised to do even more.

ICE agents collect biometric ID in the field

ICE agents collect biometric ID in the field

The Eagle Directed Identification Environment gives all 12,000 Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents the ability to collect biometric data in the field using their agency-issued Apple iPhone and a pocket-size Bluetooth-connected fingerprint scanner.


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