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  • 21 cutting-edge solutions for standing up to Zika

    21 cutting-edge solutions for standing up to Zika

    The U.S. Agency for International Development challenged global innovators to develop cutting-edge solutions to combat Zika, and a number of IT-based nominations will be funded.

  • NIST develops portable wireless network platform for responders

    NIST develops portable wireless network platform for responders

    The Rapidly Deployable Public Safety Research Platform allows first responders to communicate in areas where a nationwide communications network might not be available.

  • Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

    Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

    Magic Carpet software is designed to reduce stress on Navy pilots by simplifying aircraft carrier landings.

  • DHS accelerator expands to bring wearable tech for responders

    DHS accelerator expands to bring wearable tech for responders

    The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is reinvesting in its EMERGE program to tap the start-up technology community for innovative gear for first responders.

  • For sale: 2,719.32669068 government-owned bitcoins

    For sale: 2,719.32669068 government-owned bitcoins

    The U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning cryptocurrency seized in various federal cases.

  • Disaster-resilient cloud architecture

    Disaster-resilient cloud architecture

    Researchers propose a cloud resource management architecture that makes it easier to transmit video in disaster situations.

  • Moving DOD tech to responders

    Moving DOD tech to responders

    The Pentagon’s Defense to Response Technology Program is looking for DOD-funded technologies that can be used to enhance public safety and homeland security.

  • VR advocates look for congressional support

    VR advocates look for congressional support

    Virtual reality advocates held an Aug. 3 event on Capitol Hill to encourage broader backing for VR technologies.

  • Finally, a way to defang ransomware

    Finally, a way to defang ransomware

    Developed by University of Florida researchers, CryptoDrop can halt a process that appears to be tampering with a large amount of the user’s data.

  • How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

    How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

    A new report on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency explains how it has continued to deliver innovative solutions.

  • DARPA’s all-machine cyber challenge

    DARPA’s all-machine cyber challenge

    This year’s Cyber Grand Challenge will be the first all-computer hacking tournament where machines will try to find and fix bugs in real time.

  • Visual whitelisting software helps secure video chats

    Visual whitelisting software helps secure video chats

    Software developed by Duke University researchers lets users of camera-equipped devices specify what others can see, preventing inadvertent disclosure of restricted information.

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    NASA tracks climate change in its own backyard

    By assembling historical imagery and data, GIS specialists will be able to run time-series analyses of changes in vegetation, land use/land cover changes and land surface temperatures.

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    Justice eyes smart gun tech to secure officers’ firearms

    With a smart gun challenge and draft baseline specifications on securing service pistols, the National Institute of Justice wants to find technologies could be used to help secure federal law officers' handguns.

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  • flood video

    Crowdsourced mapping for flood tracking, prediction


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