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The Madison City Council will again take up whether police officers should be equipped with body cams — a technology that's been contentious in Wisconsin's most liberal city but is increasingly standard in the country.
Michael Hamel has been hired as the city's chief information officer by City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr., and in that role, Hamel replaces Eileen Cazaropoul, who retired in May after a 34-year career.
Merced County leaders say the $2.1 million expansion of the self-driving car testing site is now complete after months of construction — signaling the next chapter in the county's quest to attract the AV industry.
The San Francisco-based startup, Pano AI, is installing panoramic cameras on California mountaintops to help spot signs of wildfires. The system uses rotating cameras to snap photos of the landscape every 60 seconds.
The Tahlequah Police Department is training officers to use drones for assistance on certain emergency calls. So far, the department has received two drones to assist in day-to-day operations.
Even in California — the largest electric vehicle market in the country — getting chargers installed in multi-unit housing is met with significant obstacles that range from ownership inertia to power supplies.
When it comes to technology plans that involve hardware and equipment, state and local government IT leaders are feeling the pinch because of global supply chain delays. What can be done as the crisis continues?
The company's new portal gives public procurement officials the ability to search for requests for proposals and other similar documents for a wide range of purchases as they seek to conduct their own projects.
A partnership between the city of San Antonio and CPS Energy is on the verge of opening a $4.2 million center to protect the Central Texas region from cybersecurity threats.
The early stages of a new pilot program are forming and could incorporate blockchain into the city's government. Officials have asked technologists to show how the tech might improve service delivery and solve challenges.
Plus, Rhode Island is investing $1.7 million worth of grants into Internet expansion efforts for that state, and the USDA has started to accept applications for its own grants to overcome rural broadband challenges.
The Braintree Electric Light Department in Massachusetts is selling its broadband service to Comcast, affecting a total of 2,500 customers. The transition begins this month, ending a 20-year municipal broadband run.
Researchers have long known that communities of color, which tend to be lower income, are more vulnerable to air pollution. A new study using Google Street View cars quantifies the exact size of those disparities.
A new technology platform launched by the Madison, Wis., Police Department on Wednesday will send automated text messages to people who call 911 or are victims of crimes, department officials said.
The New York police department is aiming to improve public safety and communications with an integrated technology ecosystem that includes a real-time crime center, cloud-based software and more.