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Emerging Technologies

Touch technologies are among the emerging solutions NIC is researching for the eGovernment market.

NIC's eGovernment experts are always looking for new technologies to help our government partners more effectively serve constituents. Our research & development teams are constantly identifying and testing promising new technologies to meet the needs of citizens & businesses in the future.

New eGovernment Emerging Technologies:

  • iPad

    NIC introduced the first eGovernment apps developed specifically for the iPad when it launched free driver’s license practice tests for five states (Kentucky, Nebraska, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia).
  • Touch technologies

    Many of the latest solutions incorporate touch and other non-keyboard input devices, including the Microsoft Touch Table and HP TouchSmart personal computer.
  • Virtual worlds

    NIC has created a state-of-the-art visual presence in Second Life to demonstrate the possibilities of using virtual environments to help government present information, deliver training, and interact with constituents. Visit eGov Island in Second Life.
  • Augmented Reality

    These technologies combine real-world and computer-generated data to provide users with a powerful new way to see the world around them.
  • Location-based Services

    NIC is providing users with relevant government information based upon their physical location, which allows citizens to quickly find locations and services in their neighborhood, city, county, and state.

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Vice President of Sales

NIC Inc. is the nation's leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The NIC family of companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States.