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Government As Early Adopter

Emerging tech that's being put to real-world tests.

3-D PHOTO MONTAGE
NASA is using Microsoft's Photosynth technology to stitch multiple images of the International Space Station, Hubble telescope, and Mars rover vehicle into 3-D photo composites.

IPV6 PROTOCOL
The Department of Defense is aggressively deploying next-generation IP across the military for larger address space and ability to support many more devices.

ENTERPRISE SEARCH
In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the U.S. intelligence community, is backing Lucid Imagination, a company providing commercial support for the Apache Lucene/Solr full-text search project.

OPEN SOURCE REPOSITORY
The Defense Information Systems Agency's Forge.mil site is modeled after the SourceForge.com open source community site, providing a means for code sharing within the military.

PUBLIC DATA SETS
The recently launched Data.gov site has begun providing a catalog and feeds of nonsensitive data collected by government agencies.

XML CONTENT MANAGEMENT
The Army has created a Web-based battlefield command knowledge system using an XML server that serves as a repository of unstructured data.

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Examples include the Air Force Research Lab's Aristotle system for project planning, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Peer-to-Patent site for peer review, and the TSA's Idea Factory for crowdsourcing.

NETWORKED FIELD INTELLIGENCE
The Army is testing network technology that passes target and image data securely and in real time from vehicles, ground sensors, and launch systems to networked Humvees and central command.

CLOUD COMPUTING
The Defense Information Systems Agency's developing a computing cloud called Rapid Access Computing Environment; NASA is building an internal cloud based on Eucalyptus software.

COGNITIVE COMPUTING
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Personal Assistant that Learns employs machine learning to automate workplace tasks.

DISRUPTION-TOLERANT NETWORKING
Asynchronous messaging technology used by NASA and the military to send data only if network paths are established.

Photo by NASA

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