In related announcements, Trimble introduced a cloud-based platform for field service management, mobile workforce productivity and scheduling tools and a development environment to improve field business processes.
iRobot announced a multi-robot tablet controller and the uPoint Robot Radio networking solution for first responders and defense forces.
For enterprises looking to equip staff with both tablets and laptops, Microsoft is positioning its Surface Pro 3 as a full-powered business PC and a tablet while sweetening the deal with a discount and new support program.
New mobile patient tracking software will improve healthcare situational awareness at disaster sites.
Apple's latest security improvements in iOS 8 make iCloud backup acquisition the only way for criminal investigators to access the suspect's smartphone data.
The NIST AppVet project developed a framework to evaluate hardware and software for off-the-shelf smartphones in military field operations.
Autonomous vehicles will learn to navigate the complexities of urban and suburban driving in two recently established off-road cities.
Featuring a one universal app platform and integrated data protection, Windows 10 will be the next version of Microsoft's operating system for smartphones, desktops, tablets and laptops.
AirWatch Video simplifies video distribution, security and management, helping organizations to scale and secure video initiatives.
A team from the Air Force’s Software Engineering Office taught themselves the basics of app development well enough to build an app that now saves AF tankers over 30 minutes on in-flight refueling operations.
Using open source technology, in-house development expertise and a scalable cloud architecture, the New York City Transportation Department created iRideNYC, a much-needed mobile transit solution at a fraction of the estimated cost.
As agencies seek to increase productivity in the field they are increasingly looking to get mobile devices like smartphones, tablets and 2-in-1 devices into the hands of their employees.