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USPS Adopts Edge AI to Expedite Package Tracking; NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins Quoted

Anthony Robbins VP of Federal NVIDIA

The U.S. Postal Service has implemented an edge artificial intelligence system on the NVIDIA EGX platform to help speed up the process of identifying and tracking packages within hours instead of several days. The distributed edge AI platform, called the Edge Computing Infrastructure Program, emerged from a three-week sprint in 2019. During the sprint, a USPS data scientist and NVIDIA architects identified ways to accelerate the analysis of billions of images of packages each USPS center generates by designing deep learning models.

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Danielle Rentz Hunt Promoted to Abt Client Account Management VP

Danielle Rentz Hunt VP Abt Associates

Danielle Rentz Hunt, an Abt Associates project director overseeing five COVID-19 studies for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been named vice president of client account management at the research services provider. Hunt will oversee the Rockville, Maryland-based company's CDC business operations and growth initiatives in her new position, Abt said Thursday.

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Leidos Secures Position on DIA’s $12.6B IT Support IDIQ; Vicki Schmanske Quoted

Vicki Schmanske President Leidos Intelligence Group

Leidos announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a spot on potential $12.6 billion Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise III (SITE III) contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). The company will continue supporting DIA and compete for task orders to support the overall information technology (IT) program. SITE III runs for ten years and is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

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Air Force Taps CloudBees to Support Software Development, Implementation Efforts

CloudBees

CloudBees will help the goverment with its adoption of DevSecOps capabilities as part of the U.S. Air Force's Small Business Innovative Research Phase 1 contract award. Michael Wright, director of public sector at CloudBees, said the company's Software Delivery Automation offering is designed to provide the Air Force, Department of Defense and other agencies with assistance in developing and implementing secure software.

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CAE-Pinnacle JV to Update Army Watercraft Training Systems

US Army MITS

A joint venture between CAE USA and Pinaccle Solutions has received a delivery order to update a suite of systems used to train U.S. Army personnel in watercraft operations. Xebec Government Services will refresh expeditionary fast transport, vessel defense and full mission bridge simulator configurations in the service branch's Maritime Integrated Training System, CAE said Tuesday.

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