Lockheed to Help Army Build, Test Electric Laser

Lockheed to Help Army Build, Test Electric Laser

Lockheed Martin will work with the U.S. Army to design, build and test a 60-kilowatt electric laser under a $25 million contract as the military seeks to acquire laser technology for… Read more »

Siemens to Use Teradata Analytics Tech on Industrial Data; Hermann Wimmer Comments

Siemens to Use Teradata Analytics Tech on Industrial Data; Hermann Wimmer Comments

Siemens is set to deploy Teradata technology to leverage data from sensors, machines and other traditionally structured and unstructured sources to optimize its manufacturing services and product quality. The companies said Wednesday that the deployment… Read more »

Nick Fraser: Unisys to Implement Facial Recognition System for UK Passport Application Process

Nick Fraser: Unisys to Implement Facial Recognition System for UK Passport Application Process

Unisys Corp. will apply its new facial recognition system to the passport application process in the UK. Her Majesty’s Passport Office awarded a five-year contract for Unisys to automate passport… Read more »

Anne Altman: Gov’t Wants to Merge Data Sources as IBM Makes Federal Health Investments

Anne Altman: Gov’t Wants to Merge Data Sources as IBM Makes Federal Health Investments

IBM has moved to help address healthcare technology demand in the U.S. public sector market through a series of investments into the company’s federal healthcare practice. The company has launched Watson-based… Read more »

Adm. Robert Day: UN Org to Review Iridium’s Mobile SATCOM Provider Application

Adm. Robert Day: UN Org to Review Iridium’s Mobile SATCOM Provider Application

The International Maritime Organization is studying Iridium Communications’ application to be a mobile satellite communications provider for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System. “We see Iridium’s inclusion as a… Read more »

Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility to Compete on $2.5B USAID Overseas Peace Project IDIQ

Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility to Compete on $2.5B USAID Overseas Peace Project IDIQ

An Engility Holdings subsidiary will compete with eight other companies for work under a potential five-year, $2.5 billion contract covering technical consulting services to U.S. Agency for International Development partners working in countries… Read more »

Boeing, CASIS Aim to ID ‘Flight-Ready’ Space Research Concepts Through Accelerator

Boeing, CASIS Aim to ID ‘Flight-Ready’ Space Research Concepts Through Accelerator

Boeing has joined forces with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space for an initiative to identify flight-ready concepts with the goal of advancing the U.S. National Laboratory… Read more »

Report: NASA to Use Google’s 3D Navigation Tech on Int’l Space Station

Report: NASA to Use Google’s 3D Navigation Tech on Int’l Space Station

A model of a three-dimensional navigation technology built by Google will support NASA‘s floating service robots at the International Space Station, EE Times reported Monday. Kevin Fogarty writes that Project Tango is an… Read more »

David Blankenhorn: DLT to Connect Cloud Users With Amazon, Red Hat

David Blankenhorn: DLT to Connect Cloud Users With Amazon, Red Hat

DLT Solutions has released a private cloud computing offering to integrate Red Hat‘s OpenShift Enterprise and Amazon Web Services into an environment for users to develop, test and deploy applications. CODEvolved is designed to expedite… Read more »

Sikorsky, Army Test Fly Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter; Mark Miller Comments

Sikorsky, Army Test Fly Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter; Mark Miller Comments

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and the U.S. Army have demonstrated an autonomous version of the Black Hawk helicopter to further work on cargo delivery methods. The company and the Army flew… Read more »

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