A few years ago, the state decided to create what amounts to a marketplace for government technology. Now, one of Virginia’s tech leaders details how that model is helping to save money and innovate.
The new features allow police to, among other things, upload a photo of a vehicle from a private camera and then search for that vehicle on the agency’s cameras. And it can find vehicles based on more than just a plate.
The company, which delivers safety notifications to drivers about things such as the presence of an emergency vehicle, hasn't aggressively raised money from investors. But it's still managed to grow a lot.
The latest deal for the Canada-based emergency response tech vendor brings in software to help law enforcement agencies keep better tabs on evidence. The move comes amid other such deals in the emergency services space.
My90, a San Francisco Bay Area startup that’s just five years old, gathers anonymous and aggregated input from residents in order to give law enforcement a better picture of when and where communities have concerns.
A Texas startup has started selling drones and software designed to give police, fire and medical workers a better view of emergency scenes. The move comes amid a broader push to improve dispatch technology.
The deal, only the latest in a hot streak for the gov tech market, comes after CivicPlus took on new private equity owners earlier this year. It brings together two companies with a strong foothold in local government.
The move closely follows ArchiveSocial's acquisition of NextRequest, meaning the combined company now covers social media communications, websites and public records requests in one organization.
The latest acquisition in government technology could help agencies better fulfill records requests from citizens and others. Those requests have increased significantly during the pandemic.
The company, which captures photos of the ground by plane two or three times a year, now offers imagery for about 80 percent of the U.S. population. Government officials use the photos for a variety of purposes.
A new product could make it easier for municipalities to plan capital projects and budgeting. The product launch comes as an infrastructure bill makes its way through the federal government.
If the country's infrastructure is to continue supporting its people — and if new federal funding is to be used well — then government officials must digitize, argues the CEO of Aurigo Software Technologies.
A company called Rescu says it can enable people to get quicker help in emergencies — and help governments improve 911 services. The tool joins other efforts at upgrading dispatch tech in this increasingly mobile age.
The new funding, guided by a major Florida politician, could help spark more activity around local and state technology deployments. It’s another sign of increasing activity in this space this year.
The app will make certain route and scheduling information available only by subscription. The company’s co-founders said they’re doing so to avoid ubiquitous ads or selling user data.
After a successful pilot program using what3words’ location detection tool, the Los Angeles Fire Department has officially adopted the technology to reduce the time required to locate and help callers.
The Coalition for Urban Innovation includes tech vendors such as Sidewalk Labs, planning groups and others. They will push for federal investment in cities as they face climate change and other challenges.
The funding is among the latest signs of growth for government-centric subscription software. Esper’s platform allows a single collaboration point for policymakers, potentially removing friction from the process.
The company is digitizing the vehicle title process using blockchain, which could help state governments offer more efficient services to residents. The move comes as sellers promote more online vehicle purchases.
Periscope, which offers e-procurement technology to the public sector, will join a global e-commerce vendor under the deal. The company is 20 years old and recently helped Oregon launch a statewide procurement portal.
The acquisition of MUNIRevs stands as the first major deal for the new Kofile subsidiary. The deal also gives GovOS a presence in the short-term rental space, which is trying to recover from the pandemic.
State, local, territorial and tribal entities have used $150 billion from the Coronavirus Relief Fund — part of the CARES Act — for many things. But with the Dec. 31 deadline approaching, some still have a lot left.
A visual, data-driven look at the 52 winning counties in the 2021 Digital Counties Survey, from IT spending and CIO priorities to emerging tech and the future of workforce.
State and local governments are set to receive billions if the legislation passes, including funding to support cybersecurity, broadband, transit, roads, water and more. Here are the details.