Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are combining infrared cameras with image recognition software to automatically detect and count migrating gray whales.
Google vice president Vint Cerf warns of an upcoming digital dark age, when documents, photos and other historical objects may be lost to history because the software needed to access them no longer exists.
Despite an FAA proposed rule to integrate unmanned aircraft into national airspace for commercial purposes, technology has not allowed for safe long-distance operation,
The Gazebo simulator is helping DARPA develop prosthetic limbs with intuitive controls and sensory feedback.
The Defense Department’s research arm has developed a search engine that lets investigators find and analyze data in the ‘deep web,’ a swath of the Internet inaccessible with conventional tools.
Endaga's CCN1 low-power, open source cellular network provides voice and data service to standard mobile phones.
The announcement of the OnSight application jointly developed by NASA and Microsoft is just the latest experiment by government to harness augmented reality to advance agency missions.
NASA will use its Onsight software with Microsoft's HoloLens goggles to expand the way its scientists interact with machines on Mars or collaborate in virtual workgroups.
A three-hour protosketching session allows for more timely and less risky software development, according to 18F, the government’s digital services agency.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service wants to use the Internet of Things to glean data from sensors on farm machinery in an effort to boost precision agriculture.
A group of computer and networking firms formed an alliance to standardize on the use of low-power wide-area networks to support the Internet of Things.
The Census Bureau issued a request for information for tools to flag potential changes in addresses, roads and boundaries that might affect the accuracy of the 2020 census.
Veniam’s networking service not only collects data from sensors – whether stationary or deployed on fleets of vehicles – but also delivers Wi-Fi connectivity to those within range of the vehicles.
Consumer technologies are finding new uses in government as agencies find ways to deliver services to citizens wherever and however they need them.