TRADOC app store

Army launches app store

The Army’s Training and Doctrine Command has launched a mobile app store for soldiers to access information on the go.

Marine debris on the beach

Building a marine debris database, one cleanup at a time

With the Marine Debris Tracker app, citizen scientists are helping to clean up the marine environment.

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Newest Wi-Fi option: Manholes

There is a new way cities can provide broadband to residents – via Wi-Fi hotspots embedded into manholes.

Army gets a GRRIP on remote communications

Army gets a GRRIP on remote communications

During the recent Network Integration Evaluation exercise, the Army tested its Global Rapid Response Information Package.

California highway

Smart irrigation saves Caltrans water and money

The California Department of Transportation installed smart irrigation technology to deliver only as much water as it needs to keep the highway’s plants and soil healthy.

PrecisionHawk LATAS drone traffic management system

How to do air traffic control for drones

PrecisionHawk’s LATAS platform combines radar, satellites and cell networks, offering a consolidated interface for tracking and monitoring drone activity within the national airspace.

With infrastructure in place, AF readies mobile HR app

With infrastructure in place, AF readies mobile HR app

The Air Force is working on an app to give personnel access to benefits, payment and retirement information.

Cities kick out smartphone app threatening parking ticket revenue

Cities kick out smartphone app that fights parking tickets

Fixed, a popular smartphone app that fights customers’ traffic tickets for them, has been forced to cease its parking ticket services in three California cities.

In Charlotte, 4G public safety infrastructure is designed with room to grow

How Charlotte built a 4G public safety infrastructure with room to grow

Connecting 950 police and fire public safety vehicles, the secure network is intended to provide desktop-like access to mobile officers.

Helping Ohioans understand and embrace organ donation

Helping Ohioans understand and embrace organ donation

The Swipe to Donate Life project used existing systems to build a much better process and reach more would-be organ donors.

Detroit ups its app game

Detroit ups its app game

Detroit has released three apps to improve non-emergency services, make public transit more transparent for riders and connect with police.

Can connected cars and smarter infrastructure make transit safer?

Can connected cars and smarter infrastructure make transit safer?

A new report from the GAO breaks down the benefits and challenges facing vehicle-to-infrastructure technology.