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Exelis Updates SpearNet Radio For September Software Release

ITT Exelis has updated its handheld radio systems to increase data transfer speeds and work during network slowdowns, the company announced Monday. The SpearNet systems atransfer voice, data and video through an ad hoc network system. Existing users will perform upgrades through a software download starting in late September. Exelis …

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Kofax To Capture, Process Military Health Forms

Kofax will provide a military branch with document capture programs for processing personnel health forms, medical lab reports, heart test results and other medical documents. The company said the customer will route the resulting images and data to a Microsoft SharePoint application for easy access by employees. Capture scans documents …

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Larry James: Future AF ISR To Be Network-Centric

Air Force service members collect and analyze more than 1.3 million megabytes of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data daily, an official said at the Air Force Association’s monthly meeting on April 26. Lt. Gen. Larry James, deputy chief of staff for ISR at Air Force headquarters, told event attendees the Air Force …

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Farm Service Agency Seeking Cloud-Based Geospatial Data

The Farm Service Agency wants industry advice on how to deliver geospatial imagery data through a cloud-based web service. In a Thursday request for information, the FSA asked vendors to to submit commercially-available technology that can support imagery data. The agency awards contracts on a three-year cycle under the National Agriculture Imagery Program, …

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Middle East Country to Buy Harris Falcon Radios

Harris Corp. won a $14.3 million order to provide a communications, command and control system for a country in the Middle East. The Melbourne, Fla.-based company said Wednesday it will provide Falcon III tactical radios, networking components, accessories and spares. The country will receive RF-7800M Multiband Networking Radios, RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight …

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CSC Taps Technical Computing Firm for NOAA Data Archiving

Computer Sciences Corp. selected technical computing firm SGI to provide storage tier virtualization to support data archiving for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Falls Church, Va.-based consulting and contracting firm said its NOAA account team chose SGI’s DMF solution to support NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. That account …

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BAE to Develop Data Visualization System with Daden

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with Daden to accelerate the development of a 3D data visualization system, with the project established through BAE’s investment in innovation program. The Daden-designed application allows users to import historic or real-time information from various sources, including web feeds, computer network data, GPS devices …

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Contractors Testing Army Comm, ISR Networks

The U.S. Army has increasingly tested communications networks as it looks to upgrade its capabilities, and three contracting firms have helped the service branch conduct exercises. ITT Exelis, recently spun-off from former parent ITT Corp., is currently demonstrating several communications at the Army’s Network Integration Exercise, according to a company …

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SAP's Cloud Solutions Gain Speed with Real-Time Analytics Solution

SAP AG has a new SAP HANA-powered solution to offer. Announced at the India hosted SAP TechEd 2011, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence OnDemand is a solution aimed to let businesses quickly and cost-effectively perform real-time analysis of any data, including from on-demand solutions.  Ad hoc and detailed analyses, that are typically challenging, are made much easier …

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