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DHS S&T, Google, IJIS Hold Text-To-911 Event

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate partnered with Google and the Integrated Justice Information Systems Institute to conduct an event to help optimize public safety communication technologies for people with limited English language capacities. The Text-to-911 Translation TechFest delivered insights in current translation platforms and promoted the need for research and development efforts to reinforce efficient 911 call response, DHS said Wednesday

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NGA Releases GEOINT App for Govt Users on Apple App Store, Google Play

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched its latest application on the Apple‘s App Store and the Google Play Store in an effort to help authorized government user access unclassified geospatial intelligence through mobile devices. NGA said Friday its Tearline app is accessible to the intelligence community, Defense Department, allies and academic and private sector …

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NGA Launches GEOINT App For First Responders on iTunes, Google Play

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched a mobile application to the public via the iTunes and Google Play app stores in efforts to aid first responders during natural disasters. NGA said Tuesday the Mobile Awareness GEOINT Environment app works to help users create geo-tagged field reports; take photos, videos and voice recordings; and share the reports and multimedia …

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House Bars Lawmakers’ Access to Google Cloud Apps, Yahoo Mail

The information technology personnel at the House of Representatives has cut lawmakers’ access to Google cloud-hosted software applications due to potential security threats, Reuters reported Wednesday. Dustin Volz writes the House blocked devices used by legislators from gaining entry to the appspot.com domain, where Google hosts custom applications for use …

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NASA to Back Up ISS Robots with Google-Built Smartphones; Chris Provencher Comments

NASA plans to install Google-developed mobile devices with three-dimensional sensors into robots that perform routines inside the International Space Station, Reuters reported Monday. Noel Randewich writes Google’s smartphones will serve as “brains and eyes” for the Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites robots. NASA intends for the SPHERES machines to …

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