Emerging Technology

DOE wants to bridge their 'Valley of Death'

Energy officials envision a cross-disciplinary team to bring advanced research topics focused on emerging technologies to life.

Readiness gaps at center of Air Force's white paper call

The service wants ideas on how to address challenges involving its cyber, human capital and facility resources.

GSA considering new vehicle focused on small biz tech

Research is underway to build a contract that could give agencies easier access to new technologies emerging out of Small Business Innovation Research programs.

Tech wanted: government calls on industry to help with net-zero carbon buildings

Two agencies released a request for information this week asking for ideas to achieve net-zero carbon emissions.

PROJECT 38: How the metaverse is already here with more to come

The metaverse is changing how agencies operate and how contractors deliver solutions. To hear Chris Copeland and Kyle Michl of Accenture Federal Services explain things to our Editor Nick Wakeman, the concept is more than a buzzword.

25 emerging tech trends to watch

The selected technologies in the 2022 Gartner Hype Cycle feature immersive tech, accelerated AI and innovation around how products and services are built.

How 'observability' can keep your data lake clean

The use of data lakes is growing in the federal market, and they have great potential for better analysis and data-driven decision-making -- as long as they are kept clean and pollution-free.

PROJECT 38: Inside Peraton Labs' applied research focus

Thanks to the acquisition of two other large companies, Peraton has gone through a transformation that includes the addition of an applied research organization with roots to Bell Labs. Hear how the newly branded Peraton Labs has evolved and where its technology focus is today in this Project 38 episode featuring the group's president Petros Mouchtaris.

IBM puts 50B transistors on a single chip

IBM has developed a new chip that is smaller but can pack in 50 billion transistors on a chip the size of a fingernail, proving once again that Moore's Law continues.

Huntington Ingalls brings digital bent to new unmanned center

Ground now broken, Huntington Ingalls Industries' unmanned center of excellence is all about positioning the company for the same kind of leadership in that domain as in larger manned ships. HII's unmanned systems business leader shares how the center will work and what is to come.

BAE nurtures Riptide acquisition for larger opportunities

With year one in the books, BAE Systems Inc. is looking to take the next steps in making its acquisition of underwater vehicle maker Riptide a success story.

In-Q-Tel enters new quantum, synthetic data investments

In-Q-Tel makes two investments in quantum and synthetic data platforms as part of its mission to invest in promising technologies for the intelligence community.

How Elastic prioritizes speed & partnerships in the federal market

Elastic builds partnerships to pilot and then scale its open source search products and has captured at projects at DHS for ECS Federal to build a dashboard for the department's government-wide CDM initiative.

AI in the hype cycle again; will it emerge this time?

Artificial intelligence has been around for decades and has gone through preview hype cycles only to disappointment. So why will things be different this time?

ManTech CEO offers global perspective on federal tech priorities

The technology journey many government agencies are on falls within the context of larger, global technology trends, ManTech CEO Kevin Phillip told a crowd of Northern Virginia executives.

Inside In-Q-Tel's latest tech scouting find

CIA venture arm In-Q-Tel's newest partnership with AI-driven data analytics outfit Forge is another example of the broader tech scouting function agencies and industry are on.