IBM is leading a group of software firms and developers to build tools to help track, diagnose and even predict the behavior of pandemic illnesses.
Government IT managers will soon have more options for Office 356 data loss protection and mobile device controls.
The $160 million initiative will upgrade the NYPD’s mobile platform, allowing the department to outfit up to 6,000 police cars with rugged tablets and provide 35,000 handheld devices for police officers.
Docs@Work lets users access, annotate and share enterprise content regardless of location, in a variety of cloud repositories, while providing IT a centralized way to secure and manage mobile content and device policies.
Winning apps in New York City’s Connected Intersections Challenge used wearable devices and smartphone sensors in effort to drive down traffic fatalities and injuries.
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.