Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP)

DHS seeks wearable health tech for staff

by • 2 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security is looking for technology that could flag health concerns ahead of time.

Agencies may want to establish a national strategy for contact-tracing apps

by • 3 months ago

The absence of a national exposure notification app led 26 states, territories and Washington, D.C. to seek out their own.

DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups

by • 1 year ago

The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases

by • 1 year ago

The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.

DHS is looking into using blockchain to track raw material imports

by • 2 years ago

The proof of concept will aim to help DHS get more visibility into the import process of timber, diamonds and more.

CBP to test first truck-portable drone for monitoring border

by • 2 years ago

The small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) can be taken on patrols in the back of a pickup truck.