Army aims to take its training game to the next level

The Army is looking for a Next Generation Game training solution that will provide various degrees of immersion for small to medium units in a shared environment.

Army eyes cloud-based virtual training

The Army is making plans for a fully immersive training environment that will make soldiers’ time in the field more productive and meaningful, regardless of physical location.

Think fast: Game trains sailors in missile response

Strike Group Defender is the Navy’s first multiplayer, game-based training program to test and evaluate personnel in surface electronic warfare.

Video game trains soldiers to work with dogs

Using the Virtual Battlespace platform and a Kinect controller, a computer scientist at the Naval Research Lab built ROVER, a simulator that allows human handlers to practice emergency response with canine partners.

Gartner: 10 trends for smart government

The market research firm identified 10 strategic technology trends and described how government IT managers can apply them to their innovation efforts.

Simulation and Game Institute opens at GMU

George Mason University and Prince William County have opened the Simulation and Game Institute on the school's Prince William Campus to encourage entrepreneurship in serious gaming.

DHS-Army game engine gives first responders an EDGE

The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment joint virtual training platform supports scenarios in which multiple organizations must coordinate with each other, as would be necessary in an active-shooter scenario.