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Orlando is done testing Amazon's facial recognition software

by • 7 months ago

City officials said they cannot dedicate the resources needed to continue using the much-criticized technology.

Kansas' digital services app has reached one-third of eligible users, IT chief says

by • 8 months ago

Kansas Chief Information Technology Officer Lee Allen said the state's iKan mobile app has been downloaded by more than 350,000 of the state's residents since its April 2018 launch.

More state legislatures are scrutinizing facial recognition technology

by • 8 months ago

California is among the states considering a statewide ban, while some software makers and state leaders call for federal regulation.

Amazon and Google devices can now look up Iowa government services

by • 10 months ago

Iowa joins a growing list of states seeking new ways to provide information to the public.

Seattle innovation council tackles homelessness, social services in first projects

by • 10 months ago

The group comprised of local technology companies, university deans and city leaders has named seven new technology projects designed to improve life for the city's residents.

Utah expands AI use with Google Home notary quiz

by • 2 years ago

The Beehive State continues to build on its reputation as a fervent supporter of artificial intelligence as it seeks new ways to ease the public's interactions with state government.

What it means to be a 'smart city' in 2018 — and why we should consider another name

by • 2 years ago

From railroads to sewers to paved roads, cities must improve their infrastructure to avoid fading away. "Smart city" upgrades add a different dimension to the story.

The next generation of flood monitoring is being built in Southeastern Virginia

by • 2 years ago

Newport News, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach are among the cities testing sensor stations that will allow predictive alerts.

Voice assistants are helping Utah keep the conversation going with citizens

by • 2 years ago

Devices like the Amazon Echo are the latest channel the state's government is using to "maintain interest and outreach" for services.