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Leveraging connected vehicle, infrastructure tech to protect pedestrians

Can smart cities and connected vehicles protect pedestrians?

Nevada is looking for prototype solutions that can minimize vehicle-pedestrian collisions.

Trickle of data limits federal water management efforts

Trickle of data limits federal water management efforts

Water resources are being stretched thin in drought-riddled parts of the nation, but the government doesn’t have the data it needs to monitor consumption and plan for the future.

The hackable election?

The hackable election?

According to a new report, a hack targeting only a few systems in a swing state could be enough to alter the outcome of a national race.

County turns to analytics to better protect at-risk children

County turns to analytics to better protect at-risk children

Predictive analytics will help New Hanover County, N.C., better identify and track children at risk of abuse and neglect.

Array of Things takes off in Chicago

Array of Things takes off in Chicago

The first sensors in Chicago’s Array of Things project have been installed; 50 are expected to be mounted by September.

Boston shares its CityScore secrets

Boston shares its CityScore secrets

The city posts the code for its CityScore performance management dashboard on GitHub.

Facial recognition tech nabs ID fraudsters

Facial recognition tech nabs ID fraudsters

Since the New York Department of Motor Vehicles upgraded its technology in January, the agency has opened 900 new investigations and made 100 arrests.

Washington takes the pain out of health data exchange

Washington takes the pain out of health data exchange

The state’s Department of Labor and Industries is making it easier for claim managers to gather timely and accurate clinical data on injured workers from healthcare organizations.

Crowdsourcing the Louisiana flood response

Crowdsourcing the Louisiana flood response

With the advent of mobile devices, crowdsourced information can be integrated into situational awareness applications.

Arizona and Illinois election systems targeted by foreign hackers

Arizona and Illinois election systems targeted by foreign hackers

The hack that took data on 200,000 registered voters in Illinois and another that penetrated an Arizona election system are suspected to have originated in Russia.

Revitalizing Appalachian towns with broadband

Revitalizing Appalachian towns with broadband

Ten communities in the Cool & Connected program will get planning support to help improve broadband services to boost economic development.

Social media may work for recovery, but not yet for emergency response

Social media may work for recovery, but not yet for emergency response

For now, issues related to speed, accuracy and workflow keep social media from becoming a mainstream communication platform for emergency response.

City leaders support local broadband decisions

City leaders support local broadband decisions

The recent overruling of the FCC’s attempt to block states’ laws restricting municipal broadband services has sparked an opposing response from 42 mayors and city leaders.

Dig IT Award Finalists: Editor

Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Editor's choice

Open data -- and the infrastructure to support it -- are driving a remarkable degree of innovation at all levels of government.

Telehealth success depends on integration with electronic health records

Telehealth success depends on integration with electronic health records

In Texas and South Carolina, seamlessly connecting the remote visitation technology to the health records system has solved the workflow problems that had been holding telehealth back.


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