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Mary Harper: IARPA Wants Speech Recognition Tech for Reverberant Environments

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency aims to find speech recognition software for deciphering conversations in noisy areas through a $50,000 prize challenge. IARPA’s ...
Rick Holgate

Rick Holgate: ATF Transitions to ‘Broader’ Device Options

Rick Holgate The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is upgrading its computers into Microsoft‘s modern operating system and deploying mobile devices to users, ...
Katrina McFarland

Katrina McFarland Defines Intellectual Property Scope of DoD Projects with Private Sector

Katrina McFarland Katrina McFarland, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, has outlined the scope of intellectual property involved in the Defense Department‘s projects ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: Agencies Must Harness Innovation to Deliver Services

Beth Cobert Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, has urged agencies to take advantage of new technologies for service delivery functions, ...
Reginald Brothers

DHS Announces Long-Term Science and Technology Directorate Goals; Reginald Brothers Comments

Reginald Brothers The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled new goals for the science and technology directorate in a move that Undersecretary Reginald Brothers says aims ...
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NASA Picks 4 Teams for Tech Engagement Program; Michael Gazarik Comments

NASA has chosen four teams of early career technologists to engage in echnology development for future agency missions. The space agency said Friday it wants to create a collaborative work ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: DoD Pushes Next-Gen Warfare Systems Efforts

The Defense Department has begun to explore new warfare technologies in an effort to retain U.S. dominance in combat, DoD News reported Tuesday. Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense ...
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Frank Kendall Tours Arlington TechShop Facility

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, has visited an Arlington, Virginia-based workshop and fabrication studio as part ...
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Frank Kendall: Pentagon to Promote Competition, Affordability Through BBP 3.0 Initiative

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, acquisition chief at the Defense Department, said the agency’s new acquisition initiative seeks to increase government-industry partnerships in building ...
Steven VanRoekel

Steve VanRoekel Joins USAID, Will Coordinate Gov’t Ebola Response

Steve VanRoekel Steven VanRoekel, formerly chief information officer for the federal government, will join the U.S. Agency for International Development and coordinate the government’s ...