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Parrot launching smartphone-controlled drones

Parrot launching smartphone-controlled drones

Wireless products maker Parrot unveiled a drone Sunday aimed squarely at smartphone or tablet owners keen on getting bird’s eye views of the world. Parrot billed its Bebop Drone as a flying high-quality camera that will land in the market […]


‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

Today’s consumers enjoy both a common look and feel and interoperability between their computers, tablets and smartphones. Through recent advances in the Common Operating Environment, known as the COE, the Army is well on its way to providing these same […]


NSA locates cell phones even when they are turned off

NSA locates cell phones even when they are turned off

Never mind the non-stop collection of metadata and other sneaky surveillance tools being implemented by the NSA: a new report has revealed that the National Security Agency’s spy powers allow the government to grab location data on just about anyone. […]


US Military Invests in Smartphone Device That Scans, IDs Faces

US Military Invests in Smartphone Device That Scans, IDs Faces

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $3 million research contract to California-based AOptix to develop “groundbreaking” technology that could one day allow troops in the field to use a smartphone to scan and record facial features and […]


DPS urges mobile device safety awareness

DPS urges mobile device safety awareness

The holiday season has gone, and during that time people may have received gifts ranging from new computers to mobile devices, but according to Directorate of Public Safety officials — with new devices comes new responsibilities. Many devices such as […]


Turning smartphones into secure and versatile keys

It’s already possible to open doors using an app – but we are a long way from seeing widespread acceptance of this in the market. Now, researchers have developed a piece of software that will make the technology even more […]


Pentagon to end exclusive deal with RIM’s Blackberry

Pentagon to end exclusive deal with RIM’s Blackberry

The Pentagon will no longer retain an exclusive contract with Blackberry maker Research in Motion and has invited companies such as Apple to offer smart phones to its vast work force. The move, announced Thursday, comes only days after another […]


ONR to Dial Up Faster Data for the Marines

ONR to Dial Up Faster Data for the Marines

Office of Naval Research (ONR) officials announced a new program Oct. 22 to optimize tactical handheld technology for quick decision-making in the field. The Exchange of Actionable Information at the Tactical Edge (EAITE) program, designed to sift through data from […]


Army engineers develop chargers for phones, laptops in combat

Army engineers develop chargers for phones, laptops in combat

Soldiers deployed to remote locations around the world need a lightweight charger for electronic devices that are critical to successful missions in the 21st century. A team of U.S. Army engineers are developing new battery chargers for smartphones, tablet computers […]


 
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