Software slows smartphone power drain

Software slows smartphone power drain

The new tool reduces smartphone battery drain by intelligently suppressing background activities.

How agencies can boost their search results

How agencies can boost their search results

Making government sites easily discoverable by search engines ultimately helps citizens, allowing them to find and use the services and information that agencies make available.

Dedicated apps and discreet monitoring could keep teen offenders out of jail

Apps and discreet monitoring could keep teen offenders out of jail

Technology that pairs GPS, Bluetooth and smartphones with lightweight ankle bracelets will allow officials to keep some teenage offenders out of jail as they await trial.

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In San Antonio, it's now free 4G for everyone on the city's transit system

San Antonio’s VIA Metropolitan Transit put routers on all its buses, paratransit vans and at transit centers to give its riders free 4G Wi-Fi access.

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Mobile software helps soldiers coordinate firing info

The Army is testing a mobile suite that helps soldiers more easily relay tactical information on the battlefield.

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Closing the gap between mobile and wearable

The use of mobile technology in field work shows how the stage is being set for wearables in government.

FAA tests app for safe hobby drone operation

FAA tests app for safe hobby drone operation

The FAA’s B4UFLY mobile app is aimed at providing hobbyist and novice drone pilots with situational awareness.

In Oklahoma, beacon-powered app helps students navigate university library

Beacon-powered app helps students navigate university library

The University of Oklahoma worked with Aruba Networks to create an app to help students navigate libraries, exhibits and campus landmarks.

Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

The state's Department of Transportation is testing mobile driver license software with employees who will assess and validate the solution.

Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

The state has teamed up with Rave Mobile Safety to give key personnel a mobile app that promises faster response to active shooter situations and other emergencies.

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers' pockets

Intellicheck is piloting its Law ID mobile device-based authentication solution with three different law enforcement agencies.

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Mobile data system cuts the static for Frederick County fire and rescue

Maryland’s Frederick County installed mobile data terminals into 172 fire rescue vehicles that enable real-time data and reduce dispatch-generated voice radio traffic.

Topic Resources

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