IoT growth is skyrocketing, with an annual growth rate of 23%. The number of IoT devices is on track to surpass the number of smartphones to become the largest category of connected devices by 2018. The low cost and wide availability of sensors and radios used to connect everyday objects, like traffic signals and thermostats, to the […]
Have you ever wanted to visit the White House? A new app — created for the White House Historical Society by PTC’s Vuforia team, in coordination with Unity and Nexus Studios — hopes to give everyone that opportunity. All they need is a smartphone running iOS or Android and a single dollar bill. Upon placing […]
In an effort to drive continued innovation in a handful of key areas of technology and science, President Obama hosted the White House Frontiers Conference, a one-day conference in Pittsburgh. This conference is a joint venture between the White House, the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. During the conference, President Obama announced a number […]
After last year’s initial investment of $160 million, The White House has stated that it is placing an extra $80 million into technology and smart city projects. A large portion of the funds will be used by the National Science Foundation. The NSF plans to spend $60 million on investments and grants for smart city projects […]
Wireless broadband is an essential part of the United States’ digital infrastructure. Millions of Americans are presently connected to 4G and LTE networks, but with a swarm of new IoT devices demanding resources from these networks, the White House is taking steps to give development of a new generation of wireless devices a boost. The Advanced […]
The POTUS wants his staff to stand and deliver.
Because it could blow the rust off government services.
It’s not really an endorsement, and it doesn’t really change payments.
But critics warn that it will need real teeth.
Hobbyist devices or killing machines? Right now, they’re both.
Laws that limit competition also limit innovation, says White House
Officials suspect Russian origins.
The Google exec will have a role in Washington.
It’s not a good thing.
It’s what’s on the inside that counts.
It aims to prevent future HealthCare.gov disasters.