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  • IARPA preps for human-machine forecasting, design tools for superconducting computers

    IARPA preps for human-machine forecasting, design tools for superconducting computers

    At two upcoming proposers’ days, researchers can learn about the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s plans to optimize human-machine forecasting and to build tools that will enable development of a superconducting computer.

  • NASA, Esri speed delivery of cloud-based imagery data

    NASA, Esri speed delivery of cloud-based imagery data

    Using image-compression technology with a meta raster format that breaks files into three parts that can be cached separately, users not only get faster performance but also lower storage requirements.

  • IARPA brain inspired computing

    IARPA scopes out brain-inspired computing

    Neurally inspired computing principles could deliver practical benefits for next-generation computers, according to the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.

  • Facial recognition app may help spot PTSD

    Facial recognition app may help spot PTSD

    Facial recognition technology now being tested to identify autism in children may help screen for other illnesses, such as post traumatic stress disorder.

  • Army scores NFL funding for brain injury mitigation tech

    Army scores NFL funding for brain injury mitigation tech

    The Army Research Lab recently won funding as a finalist in the Head Health Challenge II for its solution to mitigate and prevent head injuries.

  • Researchers at Brown University have found a way to make 3-D scans from digital cameras

    3-D scans from smartphones?

    Researchers at Brown University have found a way to make 3-D scans from inexpensive digital cameras.

  • NASA spinoff techology transfer

    NASA spinoffs: Bringing space tech to Earth

    The latest technology transfer report highlights technologies that have come out of the nation’s space program and entered Earth-based markets.

  • ONR builds an immersive future with mixed reality

    ONR builds an immersive future with mixed reality

    The Office of Naval Research’s new laboratory leverages both augmented and virtual reality for more efficient and cost-effective training, maintenance and operations.

  • Agencies begin smartwatch tech countdown

    Agencies begin smartwatch tech countdown

    Because wearable technology has yet to take off, governments are proceeding with caution, primarily creating citizen-facing apps.

  • next-gen robots

    This year’s drones will soon look like kid stuff

    A quick sampling of recent advances shows that the pace of innovation is picking up steam.

  • Army researches more effective targeting

    Army researches more effective targeting

    By tracking the motions of soldiers on the ground, the Army hopes to improve the accuracy of targeting systems.

  • Researchers patching cellphone leaks of personal data

    Researchers patching cellphone leaks of personal data

    Many mobile apps transmit user identifiers, locations and passwords without providing any obvious benefit to the user.

  • drone technology

    When drones can regulate themselves

    Industry experts recently explained to lawmakers how unmanned aerial systems technology can ease the challenges of integrating drones into the national airspace.

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    Sandia's PANTHER predicts movement

    Researchers have developed a way to store and represent trajectories so that computers can compare them more efficiently -- helping human analysts separate signals from noise.

Topic Resources

  • Transforming Customer Service: Building a Smarter Service-Oriented Workforce

    Whether a public contact center or an internal help desk, government offices managing customer service play a vital role in supporting their agencies missions. Unfortunately, many service centers lack the tools they need to deliver high-quality services in a timely fashion. In this webcast, Michelle Earley, USAJOBS Program Manager at OPM, and Stephanie Wade, Director, Innovation Lab at OPM, will discuss how they are transforming USAJOBS, the federal government's official jobs site to improve the hiring process and elevate the level of customer service that applicants receive. The transformation is comprehensive, involving the adoption of human-centered design principles, the use cloud-based DevOps to create new services, and the modernization of foundational technology, including the cloud.

  • Improve Agency Processes -- Focus Here First

    View this on-demand presentation to learn how agencies can use process improvement to put the U.S. Digital Services Playbook into action. Leading experts used real-world case studies to illustrate how Business Process Management (BPM) can help agencies save resources and meet customer expectations, regardless of location, device, or communication method.


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