HBO’s John Oliver explores why emergency call centers can’t accurately locate mobile callers

Need an ambulance? Better call Uber.

HBO’s John Oliver explores why emergency call centers can’t accurately locate mobile callers.

Louisiana moves levee inspection to the cloud and saves

Louisiana moves levee inspection to the cloud and saves

When a custom-built application began to fail, levee inspections moved to TerraGo’s Edge, a cloud-based subscription mapping and forms service.

Low-cost beacon solutions keep tabs on firefighters

Low-cost beacon solution keeps tabs on firefighters

The Firefighter Accountability and Proximity system locates firefighters with an Android app that measures the relative distance between the beacons they each wear.

How ID can move out of the wallet and onto the smartphone

How ID can move out of the wallet and onto the smartphone

HID Global’s goID platform lets government agencies issue identity credentials over the air to users’ smartphones, from which they can transfer relevant ID data to requestors.

DOT pushes for personalized transportation research

The Federal Transit Administration is awarding $8 million for projects that demonstrate an integrated, automated, accessible and connected transportation system in which personalized mobility is a key objective.

Services push new mobile apps

Services push new mobile apps

The Army and Navy produced new mobile applications recently to help improve soldier readiness and increase access to mandatory training.

Louisiana revs up electronic driver’s licenses

Louisiana revs up electronic driver’s licenses

Legislation would allow motorists to download a digital copy of their driver’s licenses to their smartphones.

Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

Kansas City, Mo., streamlined its towing process with help from AutoReturn's cloud-based municipal logistics solution.

Keeping mobile employees on track

Keeping mobile employees on track

Agencies must not only authenticate users and track their devices and locations, but also give their teleworkers the skills and workflows they need to leverage the technology.

Next-generation telework: not just for snowstorms

Next-generation telework: not just for snowstorms

Telework might have started as a solution for continuity of operations, but now it’s critical to issues of space utilization, human capital, IT strategies and costs savings.

Telework’s future: collaboration and outcome-based management

Telework’s future: collaboration and outcome-based management

New tools will be necessary to deliver what some consider the next era of telework: linking managers and employees in ways that improve performance.

Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

The California Department of Transportation will use the Pavia Headlight mobile inspection system to collect real-time data on construction work.