State & Local

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    San Diego libraries install self-checkout kiosks

    The machines will allow the libraries to better manage the increasing number of patrons.

  • Los Angeles is launching Cyber Lab

    LA launches Cyber Lab to share threat data

    The public-private partnership will disseminate threat intelligence generated by the Los Angeles Integrated Security Operations Center.

  • HERE HD driving maps

    Iowa preps maps for automated vehicles

    The high-definition maps will help vehicles "see" beyond what their on-board sensors show.

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    Austin selects GigaTECHs App challenge finalists

    Eleven entrepreneurs are pitching gigabit apps that support local transportation, education, clean energy, health and safety.

  • drone near an airport (Jag_cz/

    Kansas signs on for statewide drone traffic management

    By partnering with AirMap, the state will make it easier for drone operators to exchange flight information with airports about conditions in the surrounding airspace and on the ground.

  • traffic headed into Austin, Texas (Philip Lange/

    Austin opens data to transportation projects

    The city expands it open data services with a site designed to track $720 million in transportation and mobility improvements.

  • man sketching out cloud idea (winui/

    Cary's cloud co-creators

    The North Carolina city pushes creativity to the edges of the organization by training city employees to use, configure and develop cloud platforms.

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    Predictive policing shows promise in Chicago

    Districts where predictive software is fully operational have experienced fewer shootings and homicides.

  • Oregon

    Managing eclipse traffic with location intelligence

    User-friendly web applications, with relevant data layers for use by government personnel, have made massive public events manageable.

  • enterprise services (Joe Techapanupreeda/

    Streamlining Louisiana’s IT consolidation

    The state's enterprise architecture provides the foundation for consolidating IT infrastructure and enabling shared services.

  • unlocked padlock on circuit board (wk1003mike/

    DefCon hackers made short work of voting machines. Now what?

    Even machines not connected to the internet can be hacked, so election officials must ensure they’re using secure technology and locking down the entire voting process.

  • illuminated box (balein/

    Announcing the dig IT Award finalists

    From mobile security to smarter transit to swarming drones, these 25 projects represent the best of discovery and innovation in government IT.

  • Flint River (Linda Parton/

    Tracking Flint's water crisis through data

    Michigan State University researchers are building a digital registry of individuals exposed to lead-contaminated water in Flint, Mich.

  • connected vehicles (Karsten Neglia/

    Do you speak V2V? Understanding the language of connected vehicles

    Huei Peng, director of University of Michigan's connected vehicle test bed, explains how dedicated short range communications powers vehicle safety and traffic optimization applications.

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    LENSAlert touches residents where they live (literally)

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