Posts from GovConDaily for 09/23/2014

Frank Kendall: Pentagon to Promote Competition, Affordability Through BBP 3.0 Initiative

Sep 23, 2014 02:07 pm

Frank Kendall, acquisition chief at the Defense Department, said the agency’s new acquisition initiative seeks to increase government-industry partnership in building strategic weapons for the U…
Read More
share on Twitter Like Frank Kendall: Pentagon to Promote Competition, Affordability Through BBP 3.0 Initiative on Facebook LinkedIn

John Kerry: US Could Open $6T Renewable Energy Market Through Grid Updates

Sep 23, 2014 01:13 pm

Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. could modernize its nationwide electricity infrastructure and facilitate wider adoption of energy, moves he believes could help open up a $6 trillion renewable energy market, Reuters reported Monday
Read More
share on Twitter Like John Kerry: US Could Open $6T Renewable Energy Market Through Grid Updates on Facebook LinkedIn

Iridium Caps Tests on New NEXT Satellite Solar Panel Design; Scott Smith Comments

Sep 23, 2014 11:53 am

Iridium Communications has completed a series qualification tests on a new design Spectrolab and Mitsubishi Electric developed for the solar panel arrays that will be fitted to the Iridium NEXT satellites…
Read More
share on Twitter Like Iridium Caps Tests on New NEXT Satellite Solar Panel Design; Scott Smith Comments on Facebook LinkedIn

Study: Biometric Smartphones Revenue to Grow 40% Annually Through 2019

Sep 23, 2014 11:09 am

Frost & Sullivan forecasts that biometrics would be a mature technology by 2019 and be considered an alternative to existing authentication tools for mobile devices. Worlwide revenues of biometric technology embedded in smartphones are projected to grow from $53…
Read More
share on Twitter Like Study: Biometric Smartphones Revenue to Grow 40% Annually Through 2019 on Facebook LinkedIn

IDC: Tech Maturity to Slow Big Data Market Growth Through 2018

Sep 23, 2014 10:07 am

International Data Corp. projects a 26.4 percent compound annual growth rate for the big data technology and services market to $41.5 billion in value by 2018 and sees a slower pace of growth for certain individual segments…
Read More
share on Twitter Like IDC: Tech Maturity to Slow Big Data Market Growth Through 2018 on Facebook LinkedIn