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Dynamic Aviation to Supply King Air E90 Aircraft for US Forest Service Firefighting Operations

Dynamic Aviation has started work under a contract to provide a King Air E90 utility aircraft for the U.S. Forest Service. The company said Wednesday Forest Service will use the aircraft over LaGrande, Oregon and Alamogordo, New Mexico during wildfire season. USFS aerial tactical group supervisors on planes direct land-based firefighters to manage wildfires. Virginia-based Dynamic Aviation has …

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Accenture Releases Human Services Suite Version 7.1 for Benefits Application Processing; Adelaide O’Brien Comments

Accenture has launched a new version of a set of software platforms designed to help government agencies manage and track applications for Medicaid benefits and other public services. The company Thursday Human Services Suite version 7.1 is comprised of Citizen Self-Service Portal, Accenture Public Service Platform and Benefits Management System. The …

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HP Taps CenturyLink for IT Service Provider Partnership Program; Eric Koach Comments

Hewlett-Packard will offer CenturyLink’s set of information technology platforms and services to its commercial clients as part of an agreement with the latter company. The HP PartnerOne for Service Provider Program deal allows HP clients to choose, purchase and use CenturyLink’s big data, managed hosting, cloud, storage and colocation offerings to help manage …

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Scott Smith: Iridium Subjects NEXT Satellite Network to Compact Antenna Range Test

Iridium Communications has moved closer to the launch of the Iridium Next satellite network after the completion of the Compact Antenna Test Range test phase for the satellite constellation. The company said Wednesday it conducted the CATR test to evaluate the functionality of feeder link, crosslink and mission antennas of the satellites through a radiated …

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ImageWare Systems Licenses Biometrics Platform to Lockheed

ImageWare Systems‘ biometrics platform will be incorporated into Lockheed Martin’s Identity as a Service offering in the cloud as part of a three-year licensing agreement between both companies. Lockheed will offer its IDHaystack IDaaS offering with ImageWare’s Biometric Engine platform ifor identity management to government and commercial clients through SolaS cloud, ImageWare said Tuesday. …

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HP-NEC Alliance Seeks to Help Providers Deploy Network Functions Virtualization Tech-Based Communications Services

Hewlett-Packard and NEC have agreed to combine their offerings in an effort to help communications service providers develop and introduce services based on the network functions virtualization concept. HP said Tuesday it will integrate its OpenNFV Platform and Helion OpenStack Carrier Grade cloud-based offering with NEC’s virtual network tools in order …

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TCS’ Interoperability Lab Aims to Help Firms Test Software for Text-to-911 Service; Lynne Seitz Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has expanded the testing services its interoperability laboratory offers to companies that seek to test their software platforms used to process and send emergency text messages to public safety answering points. TCS said Tuesday Solacom, Airbus DS Communications, ModUcom and Emergency CallWorks completed testing their interfaces for text-to-911 messaging service …

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