Emerging Tech

Here Come AI-Enabled Cameras Meant to Sense Crime Before It Occurs

The future of video surveillance is about detecting not just faces, but behaviors.

FAA Greenlights Drone Company to Deliver Food in One Virginia Town

The Federal Aviation Administration gave its first OK to drone company to deliver commercial goods.

SEC Pulls On-Ramp For $2.5 Billion IT Contract

The agency is reworking the on-ramp solicitation for its massive enterprise IT vehicle, which, if officials aren’t careful, could take down the entire contract.

How GSA Is Helping the Government Embrace Automation

The agency, which plans to have more than two dozen bots deployed by the end of the year, is standing up a community of practice around the technology.

FDA Approves First Device to Treat Kids with ADHD

A nerve-stimulating medical device sends therapeutic signals to parts of the brain thought to be involved in ADHD.

TSA Wants A Vendor To Manage Its Third-Party Tech Testing Ecosystem

The new process will let the agency leverage private sector testing organizations instead of relying solely on Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate.

How Humans Will Design the First Full-Time Habitat on the Moon

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), in partnership with the ESA and MIT, wants to accommodate research and maybe even tourism on the moon.

The Pentagon is Investing in Space Robots to Repair Satellites

The robots would service military, government and commercial spacecraft more than 22,000 miles above the Earth.

FCC Commissioner Wants Community Colleges to Become Pipelines for America’s 5G Workforce

An FCC Commissioner hopes to mirror Aiken Technical College’s Tower Installation Program in other schools across the country.

Moving from Random Acts of Digital to Real Transformation

Too often, government agencies and businesses alike pin their hopes on a single type of transformative technology.

FBI’s Facial Recognition Programs Under Fire Over Privacy, Accuracy Concerns

The bureau has largely ignored the Government Accountability Office’s concerns about its use of facial recognition in criminal investigations.

White House Taking its Artificial Intelligence Messaging International

The Trump administration is making its voice heard across global organizations.

The U.S. Military Must Win the Battle for Innovation

The Defense Department shouldn't be developing technology through inefficient bureaucratic processes developed in the 1950s.

HHS Seeks to Spur Breakthroughs in Treating Kidney Disease

The KidneyX Innovation Accelerator incentivizes entrepreneurs and innovators to revolutionize the way kidney disease is treated.