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  • ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    Lights and sensors monitoring the structure and environmental conditions around New Hampshire’s Memorial Bridge are powered by underwater turbines.

  • Building the foundation for AI-enabled computer vision

    Building the foundation for AI-enabled computer vision

    Sandia National Laboratories and the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity are working together to find ways to equip computers with algorithms that can recognize visual subtleties the human brain can divine in an instant.

  • Drones get sightline tracking, facial recognition tech

    Drones get sightline tracking, facial recognition tech

    Privacy-protected video and geopositioning data from multiple drones can be live-streamed between field agents and command centers.

  • Department of Education wants simulations that help students learn

    Department of Education wants simulations that help students learn

    The EdSim Challenge seeks virtual and augmented reality-based educational experiences that teach academic and technical skills.

  • Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

    Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

    A White House initiative to improve economic development in coal communities will fund training for drone operators in southwest Virginia.

  • Promises and perils of quantum computing

    Promises and perils of quantum computing

    The rise of quantum computing is sure to bring new risks, but it also provides an opportunity for greater security.

  • Making identity federated, portable and trusted

    Making identity federated, portable and trusted

    Residents of Austin, Texas, and the state of Maine are closer to having a digital identity that would allow them to conduct business with the government and other entities.

  • AI could speed transit security scan times

    AI could speed transit security scan times

    Evolv Technology is testing its system that speeds scanning by applying artificial intelligence and machine learning.

  • virtual reality for data visualization

    Diving into data via virtual reality

    With VR technology, users can immerse themselves in data and find new insights.

  • Pushing the potential of piezoelectric devices

    Pushing the potential of piezoelectric devices

    States are exploring the use of piezoelectric sensors for generating electricity, detecting stress on bridges and monitoring pavement conditions.

  • GSA opens digital communities for AI and virtual reality

    GSA opens digital communities for AI and virtual reality

    The General Services Administration has added two new collaboration hubs to its Digital Communities portfolio.

  • artificial intelligence

    The AI-enabled future

    At a recent panel on artificial intelligence, industry experts said the technology is getting mature enough to make an impact.

  • Pennsylvania Avenue

    DC revs up smart-city project

    The second phase of Washington’s PA2040 smart-city project will extend to trash cans, parking, environmental sensing and public safety technology.

  • Building a better voting machine

    Building a better voting machine

    A panel of election technology experts point to projects in California and Texas counties that are developing secure, auditable systems.

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  • Universities building California Policy Lab

    Universities building California Policy Lab