Imagine you’re a soldier, and you’ve got a map that can tell you where the next hidden roadside bomb is. Our next guest has developed a smart phone app that could make it reality. The app is a map-routing system that lets soldiers input obstacles and threats. Luke Catania is a Computer Scientist for the Army Engineer Research and Development Center. And he’s a winner in the Apps for the Army contest. He joins us to explain how his project might change things for soldiers. This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily DoD Report. For more defense news, click here.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.