The soil moisture data from NASA's SMAP mission will benefit farmers and ranchers as well as those who do flood modeling and drought monitoring.
Recent research shows machines are getting smarter and more agile, giving them the potential to replace humans in a wide array of jobs.
The Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard enables citizens, businesses and governments to share resources, request assistance and better understand the potential and timeline for recovery.
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center are using sensor data and satellite information for situational wildfire surveillance.
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a way to harvest power from Wi-Fi signals and use that power to communicate with standard Wi-Fi routers.
Georgia Tech’s Encore automates the process of monitoring web censorship using a single line of code.
The Digital Democracy site will not only feature a searchable video database of state legislative committee meetings and hearings but transcripts of what was said.
Georgia Tech's Rotorcraft Center of Excellence is developing guidance technologies to allow unmanned aerial vehicles to fly more efficiently and safely.
A Web-based dashboard developed by a Carnegie Mellon University team shows that energy may be used more efficiently when end users are handed control.
While big data tools are very powerful, the results they deliver tend to be only as good as the strategy behind their deployment.