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  • Smartphone App Seeks to Help Vets Handle PTSD - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Smartphone App Seeks to Help Vets Handle PTSD

    A veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has developed a smartphone application he hopes can help connect veterans that have post-traumatic stress disorder with each other, Stars and Stripes reported Sunday. Matthew Burke writes POS REP is one of several mobile apps that have sprung up as the number of PTSD cases and […] More

  • Accenture Survey Finds Commuters Want Mobile Tickets on Smartphones; Philippe Guittat Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture Survey Finds Commuters Want Mobile Tickets on Smartphones; Philippe Guittat Comments

    An Accenture survey says more than half of urban commuters in seven countries are willing to pay more than 10 percent extra for mobile tickets using smartphones or other paperless travel options. Travelers from the U.S., Brazil, Germany, Spain, France, South Korea and the U.K. were interviewed for the survey, Accenture said Thursday. Accenture spoke […] More

  • QinetiQ Releases Integrated Management System for Tablets, Smartphones and Computers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QinetiQ Releases Integrated Management System for Tablets, Smartphones and Computers

    QinetiQ North America has introduced an integrated system created to allow warfighters to manage multiple mission systems through a single end user device. According to QinetiQ, the system allows warfighters to manage multiple mission systems through tablets, smartphones or tactical computers. The system was also designed to increase situational awareness and improve access to critical […] More

  • Intel Unveils Microarchitecture Chips for Mobile Devices, Networks; Dadi Perlmutter Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel Unveils Microarchitecture Chips for Mobile Devices, Networks; Dadi Perlmutter Comments

    Intel has unveiled a new microarchitecture that intends to help enterprises manage system performance and power consumption issues. Silvermont contains a 22-nanometer Tri-Gate system-on-chip technology designed to reduce a chip’s energy use by up to five times, Intel said Monday. Dadi Perlmutter, Intel executive vice president and chief product officer, said the company intends for Silvermont […] More

  • Avaya Implements University's Ethernet Tech for Mobile Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Avaya Implements University’s Ethernet Tech for Mobile Devices

    Avaya has helped a Philadelphia-based university implement a new information technology infrastructure for the university to handle mobile technology demands of its 4,000 administrators, faculty and students. The University of the Sciences is utilizing Avaya’s Virtual Services Platform 9000 core switches and Ethernet Routing Switches 5000 Series products, the company said Monday. According to Avaya, the […] More

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    Chinese Tech Firm Using Intel Chip For New Mobile Handsets; Hendrik Unkel Comments

    Chinese technology manufacturer ZTE Corp. plans to use a new Intel processor chip for its handsets as the company seeks to grow its mobile technology portfolio. ZTE will collaborate with Intel under a multi-year partnership to create smartphone products that will run the Atom Z2580 microprocessor, PCMag.com reported Tuesday. Hendrik Unkel, Intel director for marketing […] More

  • BAE, Vodafone Form Mobile Security Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Vodafone Form Mobile Security Partnership

    BAE Systems and Vodafone Group will partner to provide businesses communications security products and services over the next five years, initially focusing on smartphones and tablets. The team will initially release a cloud-based mobile security product  to 1,500 Vodafone global enterprise customers in Spring 2013, RTT News reports. Vodafone Mobile Threat Manager is intended to […] More

  • Symantec Forms Partnership To Secure App Developer Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Forms Partnership To Secure App Developer Devices

    Symantec and Giesecke & Devrient have agreed to develop protected security applications for smartphones and tablets in a move aimed at helping application developers deliver products and services that meet security requirements. Under the partnership, Symantec will use G&D’s Trusted Service Manager to update the company’s mobile apps and protect the apps’ cryptographic keys and […] More

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    Raytheon Releases First Responder Mobile App; Dan De Sollar, TJ Kennedy Comment

    Raytheon has released its mobile application for first responders in a move aimed at providing them situational awareness and collaboration tools on devices such as smartphones, tablets and mobile data computers. One Force Mobile Collaboration is intended to combine technology used in both civilian and military applications and designed to operate on existing 2G, 3G, […] More

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    Lockheed Completes 2nd Navy MUOS Satellite for July Launch

    Lockheed Martin has completed system testing on a U.S. Navy communications satellite scheduled for launch in July, the company said Wednesday. The Mobile User Objective System will have five satellites in full operation by 2015 and the first satellite launched Feb. 24. Last week, the company announced it completed a new software waveform for the […] More

  • Unisys, GSA Mark One Year of Google Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Unisys, GSA Mark One Year of Google Cloud

    One year since Unisys implemented a Google cloud computing platform for the U.S. General Services Administration, agency employees have created and shared more than 274,000 documents and created 500 internal websites using the platform. The company said GSA selected Unisys to install Google Apps for Government in 2010 and the agency began using Google’s email […] More

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