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  • DOE Lab Partnering Service portal

    Energy launches tech transfer portal

    The Lab Partnering Service offers a suite of online applications enabling access to leading experts, projects and patents from across the department.

  • military prism

    DARPA wants AI with baked-in physics knowledge

    Relevant scientific and mathematical knowledge built into core systems may help the Defense Department overcome challenges implementing artificial intelligence applications.

  • A visualization of average carbon dioxide levels around the Salt Lake Valley, measured on the TRAX red and green lines between December 2014 and April 2017. (Logan Mitchell)

    Double duty: Utah puts sensors on public transit to monitor air quality

    Researchers at the University of Utah are using a train-mounted sensor to collect spatial and temporal data on air pollutants.

  • PHADE phone alert (Purdue Simba Lab/YouTube)

    What happens when surveillance cameras can connect with your smartphone?

    Researchers have developed a technology that allows public surveillance cameras to send personalized messages to people without knowing the address of the phone.

  • Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

    Deadline extended for Government Innovation Awards nominations

    You have until July 18 to help us find the exemplars of public sector innovation in six critical categories.

  • biometric scan at airport (DHS Maryland Test Facility)

    Face off: Biometric rally tests facial recognition algorithms

    To help vendors improve their facial recognition technology, the Department of Homeland Security held a competition to find the best facial recognition technology.

  • blockchain surveillance cameras

    Can blockchain ensure integrity of data from border sensors?

    Customs and Border Protection is exploring whether blockchain can detect when data from cameras and sensors along the Texas border has been tampered with.

  • human machine interaction

    DARPA's plan to speed machine learning development

    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Learning with Less Labels program aims to reduce the amount of labeled data required to build a machine learning model.

  • federal blockchain

    Before the blockchain: 4 questions to answer

    Agencies must be able to answer some logistic questions about their blockchain applications, one DHS Science & Technology Directorate official advises.

  • blockchain

    FDA builds blockchain-based health data sharing platform

    A Food and Drug Administration pilot with four hospitals shares electronic health records data through a blockchain platform.

  • augmented reality  (Beros919.Shutterstock.com)

    AF eyes augmented reality for aircraft maintenance

    The Air Force Research Laboratory wants to move away from printed maintenance instructions and toward projecting scaled visualizations of the task onto the machinery being serviced.

  • blockchain for health data (LeoWolfert/Shutterstock.com)

    Harnessing blockchain for electronic health records

    The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics is testing how blockchain can be used to provide access to data in electronic health records.

  • blockchain (Iurii Motov/Shutterstock.com)

    How cities can prepare for blockchain

    Blockchain technology can improve government efficiency by optimizing everyday tasks and interactions, a new National League of Cities report says.

  • digital license plate (Reviver)

    Sacramento drives digital license plate test

    The plates will provide fleet management data to the city, allow drivers to renew registrations online and even flash emergency messages.

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