Integrating the cyber and physical worlds really is a matter of timing, according to a new report by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
USAID is using 3D printers to build weather stations to better predict flash floods in underdeveloped nations.
NASA is testing augmented reality glasses that will give astronauts hands-free access to information.
The AnyPen technology lets users write with a ballpoint pen or graphite pencil, delivering more precise navigation than a finger and eliminating the need for a proprietary stylus.
The growth of big data, analytics and the challenge of getting data consumers to use new tools is driving proliferation of serious games in government.
According to recent reports IBM and Intel – and possibly the Federal Reserve – are considering using the blockchain technology associated with bitcoin to create a new digital payments system.
The Department of Homeland Security's EMERGE! Accelerator program is designed to speed development and validation of wearable technology for first responders.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotics Challenge will test several designs from contestants in simulated disaster areas.
DARPA’s Brandeis project aims to develop tools with “revolutionary” impact that could help bridge privacy gaps that hamper collaboration and technology development.
A researcher at Michigan State University has developed technology that can generate electrical power to buried or implanted sensors.
DARPA is using its Memex technology to search, trace and track illicit activity across the vast, hidden underbelly of the Internet.
The city of Chicago is partnering with the Argonne National Lab to develop a network of large, remote sensing platforms capable of gathering data on traffic congestion, air quality, buildings' energy consumption and the direction of gunshots on city streets.
The National Institutes of Health is among several federal agencies offering grants for breakthrough projects showing the integration of computational and physical systems.
The Air Force’s PlugFest Plus event adds a contracting component to a technology demonstration.