Some in the private sector argue that legislation will be needed to provide the incentives necessary for the NIST standards to be widely adopted.
NASA now has 35 patents on its Marblar page, where it invites the public to propose practical applications of the agency's technology.
The move is the latest in the administration’s effort to free up spectrum for use in wireless broadband to meet the growing demand for data-intensive mobile services.
A solicitation said the database service should track vehicle license plate numbers captured by several sources, including cameras, law enforcement and repo men.
Advances in cloud computing, mobile technology, networking, data transfer and computing speed allow for immediate access to geospatial data, and the intelligence community is ready to put that data to use.
In a recent survey, 94 percent of state and local IT professionals said their agencies were not prepared for the coming IT challenges.
Harris Corp. has warned that hacking is much less difficult in IP and wireless environments than with hardwired systems, which could prove problematic for air traffic control.
Research agency says that while current iterations of search engines have proven successful commercially, they don't always work as well for some government applications.
Lawmakers are weighing several options, but disagreements about definitions and regulatory reach could stymie the effort.
The agency's scale, vision and customer base have put it on the leading edge. But that also means being the first to face technical and operational challenges.
Department wants vendor input on storage-on-demand options.
Response has been generally positive, but concerns remain about privacy, incentives and other items not addressed by the framework.