AI and Automation

Sacramento tests AI-powered cameras for school buses

Buses in Sacramento will be testing stop-arm cameras and artificial intelligence-enabled software that capture and analyze driver behavior around stopped buses.

Data transparency helps builds public faith in police

Making reliable data available quickly to local communities can foster the transparency that builds trust between law enforcement agencies and the general public.

Virginia builds AI-, RPA-as-a-service offering for state agencies

Already deploying robotic process automation as a service, the Virginia Information Technologies Agency is working to offer artificial intelligence as a service to the commonwealth’s 65 agencies.

IRS’ bot shop streamlines IT services

Through early adoption of artificial intelligence and robotic process automation, UNS has strategically targeted IT support issues with RPA, specifically ones that require substantial resources.

Machine learning service streamlines data input for FDA

The machine-learning-as-a-service platform is a collection of cloud-delivered ML solutions, tools and technologies that accelerate the delivery of solutions that help the Food and Drug Administration deliver on its regulatory mission.

Census rebuilds construction data collection, analysis processes

By automating the classification of construction activities shown in satellite images, the Census Bureau has eliminated the need to manually collect and process data from thousands of survey responses.

Machine learning spots language disparities to improve COVID-19 tracing

Thanks to researchers at Stanford University, public health officials in Stata Clara County, California, can better predict individual’s language needs, helping contact tracers resolve cases faster.

States bullish on chatbots, report finds

Digital assistants helped states deliver critical information to constituents during the pandemic.

USPTO’s path from open data to AI

A foundation in open data laid the groundwork for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s artificial intelligence journey.

Cybersecurity blind spot: AI’s inherent vulnerabilities

Artificial intelligence systems’ need for access to many large datasets often doesn’t align with current cybersecurity fundamentals and implementations.

Sharpening the focus for smartphone-based evidence

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a system that provides a faster way for people to share selected phone data with law enforcement, potentially speeding investigations.

Cutting through data silos to reduce unemployment

Using, cloud computing, data lakes and artificial intelligence, a nonprofit is helping states bring together previously siloed administrative data to better understand and resolve unemployment issues.

Long Beach tests traffic lights that respond to real-time congestion

The California city will test whether artificial intelligence-driven connected vehicle technology can alleviate traffic congestion and improve air quality.

Wisconsin looks to AI, cloud to improve professional licensing process

Using the Maverick AI platform by Google Cloud and MTX, Wisconsin’s Department of Safety and Professional Services will automate data entry and get insights into where bottlenecks typically occur in the licensing process.

Oregon automates hospital capacity data analysis

The Oregon Capacity System allows any health system in the state to visualize occupancy by type and location in real time.

6 tech trends defining future cities

Sustainable neighborhoods, a supercharged infrastructure and inclusive innovation that strikes back at surveillance capitalism will shape the future of urban technology, a new report says.

Tech advances, continuous training build contracting compliance

Applying new technologies and incremental training will help agencies increase their overall compliance with evolving requirements and focus their training processes where the need is the greatest.