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PARC, University of Wisconsin Partner to Develop AI-Based Design Automation Tool for DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected a team of Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to create artificial intelligence software that would automate design of complex mechanical systems. Xerox said Tuesday PARC and UW-Madison will collaborate to develop the Design by Function-sharing thrOugh Compositional qUalitative Synthesis platform through DARPA’s  Disruptioneering program. D-FOCUS …

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Xerox’s PARC Subsidiary to Develop Interactive Sense-Making Tech for DARPA

Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary has received a multimillion dollar contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency create an interactive sense-making platform as part of efforts to advance scientific research on artificial intelligence. PARC said Monday it will develop the Common Ground Learning and Explanation system that may explain the performance capacity …

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Xerox PARC to Collaborate With Siemens, 2 Universities on DARPA’s Design Modeling Tool Devt Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected a team composed of Xerox’s PARC subsidiary, Siemens, Georgia Tech and Michigan State University to build digital modeling tools designed to transform manufacturing processes through the TRAansformative DESign program. DARPA’s TRADES program seeks to further develop computer-aided design software to fabricate complex objects …

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DARPA Taps PARC-Led Team to Develop Computational Framework for Product Design

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected Xerox’s PARC subsidiary to lead a team to create a new computational model designed to eliminate limitations in computer-aided design technology platforms and advance digital manufacturing processes. PARC said Tuesday it will work with Oregon State University and Intact Solutions on the Fabricating …

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Xerox’s PARC Subsidiary Gets DOE Funds for Sensor Sticker Development

Xerox subidiary PARC has received funds from the Energy Department‘s Building Technologies Office to develop wireless sensor stickers in an effort to help cut energy consumption in buildings, factories and cities. PARC’s “peel-and-stick” sensors are designed to help collect data about a building’s environment as well as support auto-locating, commissioning and automatic wall mapping operations, Xerox said …

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USPS Deploys Honeywell-Built Handheld Computers to Track Parcels

The U.S. Postal Service has begun to use more than 5,000 Honeywell-built handheld computers in efforts to expand the agency’s parcel tracking network. Honeywell said Wednesday its CN51 rugged handheld computers will support USPS’ Surface Visibility program and help postal workers internally track packages from pickup to delivery. “As consumers continue to expect …

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NIH Awards SPARC Grant to Purdue to Aid Stomach Neural Circuitry Research

Purdue University will lead a $10 million study to research the stomach’s neural circuitry and discover if bioelectronics medicine could help treat conditions such as diabetes or obesity. Purdue said Tuesday the grant was received from the National Institutes of Health‘s Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions program, which supports research projects …

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Elizabeth Buske to Lead SPARC as Marc Murphy Steps Down

SPARC is an Agile Systems Delivery Hub of Booz Allen Hamilton, located in Charleston, SC. Elizabeth Buske, a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton has been selected to succeed Marc Murphy at the Charleston, South Carolina-based software development firm, The Post and Courier reported Wedneday. Thad Moore writes Murphy, who also …

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Army Rapid Equipping Force Orders CyPhy Works’ ‘PARC’ Tethered Drone

The U.S. Army‘s Rapid Equipping Force has placed an order to CyPhy Works for a Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications tethered unmanned aerial system designed to perform long-endurance flights. CyPhy Works said Monday the PARC’s Kevlar-strengthened microfilament tether acts as its power supply to support the drone in flights over hundreds of hours and facilitate communication and …

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PARC Receives DARPA Funds to Develop Autonomous ‘Vanishing’ Air Delivery Tech

Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary has received funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to support a program designed to develop a prototype autonomous air vehicle that delivers small payloads and “vanishes” upon completing the mission. PARC said Monday it will work with AeroVironment to create specialized materials for an autonomous air delivery system under a project …

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Stephen Hoover: PARC-Zinnov Partnership to Focus on Disruptive Innovation

Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary and Zinnov have entered into a memorandum of understanding to develop new technology and offer disruptive innovation expertise to businesses in India. PARC seeks to combine its research-and-development platforms with Zinnov’s consulting and research services as part of the alliance, Xerox said Wednesday. “Our partnership joins Zinnov’s knowledge, talent and understanding of specific …

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PARC, DZYNE Technologies Land Contracts Under DARPA’s Vanishing Air Delivery R&D Program

Xerox’s PARC subsidiary and DZYNE Technologies have been awarded separate contracts under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program aimed at developing a “vanishing” air delivery platform. DARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted June 10 DZYNE Technologies will receive $2.9 million under the initial phase of the Inbound, Controlled, Air-Releasable, Unrecoverable Systems …

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