Tag Archives: mobile app

IRS Seeks Info on Mobile Tax Collection Apps

The Department of the Treasury’s Internal Revenue Service wants information on applications that will enable field revenue officers to collect tax payments through non-cash payment methods. IRS issued a request for information posted Thursday on FedBizOpps to seek potential vendors that could provide mobile apps, low-frequency beacons, online payment apps, electronic payment devices and other portable technologies for electronic tax collection.

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Charles River Analytics Gets Additional Army Funds for Casualty Care Mobile App Development

The U.S. Army has awarded Charles River Analytics a 29-month, $1M contract to continue to develop a mobile application designed to predict outcomes in military patients with traumatic injury. Charles River said Thursday it aims to help the service branch cut the rate of preventable trauma deaths through the Ensemble Prediction for Combat …

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Maximus Helps Louisiana Manage Medicaid Enrollment Process With Mobile App

A mobile application Maximus developed for Louisiana’s Medicaid program has helped beneficiaries explore and select coverage plans with the use of smartphones. The Healthy Louisiana app is equipped with authentication and encryption features meant to secure protected health and personnally identifiable information, Maximus said Wednesday. The volume of digital enrollment applications under the state’s managed care program through …

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VA Issues Mobile Cloud Services Infrastructure RFI

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a request for information on potential contractors that can support the development of a mobile cloud services infrastructure for VA. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the VA MCS system will replace the department’s mobile infrastructure services platform that works to facilitate common …

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VA Issues Mobile Navigation App RFI

The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun its search for potential contractors that can deliver an application designed to provide veterans and their families outdoor and indoor navigation support at VA’s medical facilities. VA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted May 10 the MyVA Way app seeks to provide 24/7 …

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Motorola Solutions to Debut Public Safety Mobile Apps Suite

Motorola Solutions will launch a suite of mobile applications designed to help public safety personnel communicate and collaborate with each other. The company said Tuesday the portfolio comprises the Messaging, Mapping, WAVE and Telephony apps. Messaging is designed to help first responders share text messages and photos to individuals or talk groups across smartphones and two-way radios. Mapping …

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Swiss Rail Operator Adopts Red Hat’s Cloud-Based Container Application Platform

Red Hat has provided a cloud-based container platform for a Switzerland-based railway operator’s information technology modernization and application development efforts. Swiss Federal Railways implemented the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to create digital services such as a mobile app designed to help passengers buy train tickets and view arrival and departure times in real time, Red Hat said Tuesday. OpenShift is based on the Enterprise Linux …

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Cubic’s Ventra Mobile App for Chicago Transit Users Reaches 1 Million Downloads

Cubic Corp.‘s Ventra mobile application has achieved more than one million downloads and was utilized for roughly $110 million in fare payments by Chicago-area transit users a year after its launch. Cubic Transportation Systems, the Chicago Transit Authority and transit partners Pace and Metra collaborated to launch the transit app designed to help users …

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Xerox Survey Discovers Demand for Innovation in Transportation Tech; Pat Elizondo Comments

A Xerox study reports that 49 percent of respondents from 23 cities around the world believe one application will support all transportation needs while 27 percent see themselves using a self-driving car by 2020. Xerox said Monday the upcoming Global Transportation Survey report reflects citizens’ increased expectations for integrated transportation services and innovation over the coming …

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CrowdOptic, SOFWERX Partner to Develop Target-Locating Mobile App for USSOCOM

CrowdOptic has entered into an alliance with SOFWERX to deploy a mobile application that will work to help U.S. Special Operations Command field operatives relay data on specified targets to central command. The app will utilize CrowdOptic’s focal clustering technology and proprietary algorithms to deliver live-streams of targets and their GPS location, CrowdOptic said Thursday. “SOF partner forces …

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