Technology

ONC Releases New Paper on Health IT Quality

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has released a new paper that outlines strategies on how to further build up the quality of health information technology tools and systems. ONC also seeks alliances with clinicians, consumers, hospitals, technology developers, researchers, policymakers and other health IT stakeholders in order to …

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Navy Deploys Ship-Based Prototype Laser Weapon in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy amphibious transport ship that patrols the Persian Gulf has been carrying a prototype laser weapon that works to counter drones, small vessels and other enemy targets since its August deployment to the region, Bloomberg reported Saturday. Tony Capaccio writes that the Laser Weapon System on USS Ponce was deployed as part of …

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Mike Pozmantier: DHS Eyes December for Cyber Tech Transfers to Commercial Market

The Science and Technology Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security aims to facilitate technology transfer from government to the commercial market with the release of new cybersecurity technologies in December, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes that DHS wants to help build up cyber offerings for federal agencies and their partners in the private …

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Office of Naval Research Demos Simulation Training System; Peter Squire Comments

The Office of Naval Research has demonstrated a simulation-based virtual training system in Virginia, where U.S. marines trained in the field using augmented reality effects. The Augmented Immersive Team Trainer transmitted computer-generated display and effects to a video see-through display during last week’s testing at Lejeune Field at Marine Corps Base Quantico, the U.S. Navy said …

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Jennifer Edgin: Navy, Marines Adapt Commercial Techniques for Continuous Cyber Tests

The Naval Surface Warfare Center – Crane Division is working with the Marine Corps Systems Command‘s Program Manager Marine Intelligence to perform proof-of-concept tests on information security measures. NSWC Crane said Thursday it will utilize a virtual private network and the Defense Department‘s cybersecurity range to conduct continuous scans on PMMI tactical intelligence systems. “The virtual approach …

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