Human resources tools now on the market are likely to offer some combination of analytical and predictive features.
A new generation of workforce applications, from recruitment to insider threat analysis, promises to bring big data tools to government's complex human resources challenges.
DARPA's new Biological Technology Office will create defense technology at the intersection of biology and the other physical sciences.
The National Hurricane Center's Potential Storm Surge Flood Map will be available online within 60 minutes of a hurricane warning, showing where flooding could occur and how deep the water could be.
Federal agencies would lead a global transition to IP-based high-definition voice services under a plan promoted by telecom advocates.
Project Tango, Google's prototype 3D mapping smartphone, will be used by NASA to help the international space station with satellite servicing, vehicle assembly and formation flying spacecraft configurations.
Some data-centric service providers are exploring Google Glass for sending private, secure information to field investigators.
Sensors in LED streetlights can track power consumption, temperature, movement of the fixture, vibrations and ambient light – a data bonanza for cities.
Beacon technology has inspired ideas for the public sector applications including ones to help people find their way around a courthouse or to locate the nearest bailiff.
Researchers at the University of Liverpool made a splash in the media recently when they announced that they had demonstrated the first virus to infect a wireless network.
The new generation of digital pens can do much more than draw lines on tablets, thanks to advances not only in pen technologies but also in biometrics and handwriting recognition.
A USGS project to create 3D maps of the continental United States uses special high altitude, cloud-penetrating radar to collect data across Alaska’s remote expanses.
BAE’s Q-Warrior increases the soldier's situational awareness by providing textual information on warnings and threats as well as enhanced visual tools.
The technology could download an ultra-high definition 4K movie or 40,000 songs from the cloud in seconds at speeds of 200 to 400 gigabit/sec, IBM said.