Wireless Offers New Opportunities
Government now has several choices for sending data over the airwaves. But the wireless environment can be unpredictable, making it prudent to know the costs, as well as benefits, of going mobile.
Texas Issues Digital Licenses
In an effort to better serve the public and create a forge-proof driver's license, Texas turned to an imaging solution.
Traffic Jams Not Radio Jams
Police in Washington state are using digital radio and PCs to make communications lines run smooth once again.
New Jersey Maps its Wetlands
To more efficiently regulate the preservation of its wetlands, New Jersey has developed a GIS basemap accurate to within an acre.
Justice & Technology
Direct Supervision and Records Automation
Instead of typical jail cells with steel bars, the Knox County Detention Facility incorporates direct supervision through the use of a computerized justice management system.
Pentium: Power to Burn
Pentium processors are giving users the power and speed they want and forging the 200+MHz machines of the future.
Search Tools for Information Quests
A new generation of search and retrieval tools have improved the way text documents can be found in computers. Some software can even look for images.
Aggressive Parking Meters Hit the Streets
A new computerized parking meter raises revenues, conducts parking surveys and helps free up parking spaces. But if it's so great, why are cities reluctant to unleash it?