State & Local

 
  • Wearable gateway bridges responder devices

    Wearable gateway bridges responder devices

    The Mutualink Wearable Smart Gateway lets first responders share multimedia information with command posts and other agencies in real time over secure wide-area networks.

  • NYC launches hyper-local websites

    NYC launches hyper-local websites

    New York City is creating 400 websites that will give residents hyper-local information on their neighborhoods.

  • SimpliCity: Asheville’s answer to citizen questions

    SimpliCity: Asheville’s answer to citizen questions

    With a Google-like design and guided navigation, a one-stop citizen services portal serves up Asheville’s open data.

  • Pennsylvania spins up 21st-century financial system

    Pennsylvania spins up 21st-century financial system

    After a mainframe failure, state officials took advantage of the opportunity to build a system that would automate payments and standardize data collection.

  • In Charlotte, 4G public safety infrastructure is designed with room to grow

    How Charlotte built a 4G public safety infrastructure with room to grow

    Connecting 950 police and fire public safety vehicles, the secure network is intended to provide desktop-like access to mobile officers.

  • Helping Ohioans understand and embrace organ donation

    Helping Ohioans understand and embrace organ donation

    The Swipe to Donate Life project used existing systems to build a much better process and reach more would-be organ donors.

  • Building a better network for connected cars

    Building a better network for connected cars

    To expand the number of connected cars, researchers are developing middleware that uses Wi-Fi and LTE cellular services to enable vehicle communications.

  • Drone defense options grow from detection to disruption

    Drone defense options grow from detection to disruption

    While detecting drones can be a challenge, thwarting them once discovered can be even more difficult.

  • Detroit ups its app game

    Detroit ups its app game

    Detroit has released three apps to improve non-emergency services, make public transit more transparent for riders and connect with police.

  • LA County unravels a web of child care fraud

    LA County unravels a web of child care fraud

    Los Angeles County built a platform that links data mining, social network analysis and rules management to fight child care fraud.

  • 911 butt dials

    Butt dials behind surge in 911 calls

    San Francisco’s 28 percent increase in 911-call volume seems to be caused largely by accidental calls.

  • Mesh networks drive law enforcement, public sector applications in motion

    Mesh networks drive law enforcement, public-sector apps in motion

    Media, Pa., deployed Rajant mesh technologies to power a private mesh network that operates between mobile or “kinetic” nodes and that supports HD video processing at the ends of the network.

  • Alameda County CIO Tim DuPuis

    'It's less about our ERP and more about open data'

    Alameda County CIO Tim DuPuis is still spending the bulk of his time and budget keeping the lights on. But that’s not what his bosses want to talk about.

  • Philly 311: Innovation that was worth the wait

    Philly 311: Innovation that was worth the wait

    A funding crunch put plans for Philadelphia’s 311 non-emergency system on hold for years, but the payoff was better technology and new levels of citizen service.