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    Harris KnightLite Designed for Backpack 4G Comm; Sheldon Fox Comments

    Harris Corp. has developed a new mobile tactical cellular network system to connect warfighters with high-bandwidth networks and provide them applications for use in the battlefield, the company announced Wednesday. KnightLite is a backpack version of the company’s KnightHawk system and is designed to support voice, high-speed data, video and text messaging. The company has […] More

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    Survey; 75M Adults Use Mobile Phones For Healthcare

    A Manhattan Research survey says 75 million adults in the U.S. use mobile phones for health-related activities including research, a jump from the 61 million users found in a 2011 survey, Information Week reports. The survey also found 29 million people use tablet computers for healthcare information and related activities, a jump from 15 million […] More

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    Harris Develops Android LTE Smartphone for First Responders; Steve Marschilok Comments

    Harris Corp. has developed a smartphone designed for first responders that runs on public or private Long Term Evolution networks, the company announced Friday. InTouch RPC-200, is an interoperable, Android-based smartphone that runs third-party applications acquired from the Android Play Store. Steve Marschilok, president of safety and professional communications, said in a release the InTouch […] More

  • Raytheon Partnership Aims for First Responder Mobile Comm Tech Interoperability; TJ Kennedy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Partnership Aims for First Responder Mobile Comm Tech Interoperability; TJ Kennedy Comments

    Raytheon has partnered with communications applications maker Twisted Pair Solutions to develop technology so police, fire and emergency rescue workers can communicate using several types of mobile devices. Raytheon said Twisted Pair will integrate its WAVE software with Raytheon's interoperability server to securely connect smartphones and tablets to existing land mobile radio systems. Police departments […] More

  • Report: DISA Starts Secure Wireless Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: DISA Starts Secure Wireless Procurement

    The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to issue a request for proposals for a secure enterprise wireless system by Sept. 30, Nextgov reports. According to Bob Brewin’s story, DISA wants a contractor to develop, test and help operate the system, which would include smartphones, tablet computers and an application store. DISA hopes to have 25,000 […] More

  • NASA Gives Astronauts Remote-Controlled Assistants - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Gives Astronauts Remote-Controlled Assistants

    A volleyball-sized, free-flying robot on the International Space Station helped astronauts complete tasks with a smartphone controller, according to a recent report by NASA. The first successful flight took place last month. As part of NASA’s Technology Demonstration Missions, the agency launched the Human Exploration Telerobotics project where it installed the SPHERES Satellites with a Samsung Nexus […] More

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    Marines to Use Lockheed Smartphone Network for Disaster Relief Exercises

    The U.S. Marine Corps will soon beginning using a Lockheed Martin-developed tactical smartphone network to support the service branch’s disaster relief mission exercises and humanitarian assistance. The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Experimentation Center has acquired the MONAX system, a portable private 4G network that provides voice, data and video services through commercial smartphone technologies. The network […] More

  • McAfee Releases Security Solution Made for All Internet Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee Releases Security Solution Made for All Internet Devices

    McAfee has made available a cross-security device solution for individuals and families, empowering them to protect their Internet-connected devices. McAfee All Access enables consumers, from console, to secure smartphones, tablets, netbooks, PCs, and Macs with security protection for each device. The program allows consumers to secure their data and systems, safeguard Internet activities, and monitor children […] More

  • IBM and 3M Develop New Adhesives to Create 3D Semiconductors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM and 3M Develop New Adhesives to Create 3D Semiconductors

    IBM and 3M today announced their plan to jointly develop the first adhesives that can be used to package semiconductors into densely stacked silicon “towers.” This new class of materials will make it possible to build commercial microprocessors of layers of up to 100 separate chips. The developments of this effort could lead to dramatically […] More

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    SafeNet Releases ‘SAM’ to Help Secure Corporate Networks

    SafeNet, Inc. announced today the immediate release of its new mobile device credentialing solution that allows organizations to secure and manage the access of consumer mobile devices on corporate networks. SafeNet's Authentication Manager allows organizations to implement an authentication strategy for multiple devices, such as smartphones and computer tablets, to ensure only authorized devices have […] More

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