Technology

Charles River Analytics to Release Open-Source Mixed-Reality Training Interface

Charles River Analytics has developed an open-source interface that employs a hybrid reality approach to military medical training and education. Virtuoso is based on a multimodal interface to allow natural human interactions within virtual and augmented reality environments and facilitate transfer of knowledge to trainees, the company said Thursday. The platform works …

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Army Releases Electronic Countermeasure Support RFI

The U.S. Army has issued a request for information on potential providers of electronic countermeasures support services to the military branch’s explosive ordnance disposal mission. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the electronic warfare air/ground survivability division at the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center needs assistance to conduct laboratory tests with …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Secures DARPA Propulsion Tech Development Contract

Aerojet Rocketdyne has received a potential two-year, $13.4M contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop propulsion systems for a ground-launched tactical weapon platform. The contract was awarded in support of DARPA’s Operational Fires program that aims to build new mobile missile technologies, the company said Tuesday. The OpFires …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Immersive Wisdom’s Collaboration Tech

Intelligence community venture capital firm In-Q-Tel has invested in and partnered with Immersive Wisdom to further develop the latter company’s virtual and intelligence platform for government applications. Immersive Wisdom designed its software to help users access information in real time and view live 3D maps through a shared virtual workspace, IQT said Tuesday. The …

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IARPA Unveils Possible Funding Opportunity for Artificial Intelligence Security Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity seeks industry feedback on a draft broad agency announcement about a program that aims to detect malicious behavior in artificial intelligence-based tools. IARPA said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice it aims to gather information from technology vendors that could build or provide software designed …

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Report: DoD Plans Military Comms Tech Modernization

The Department of Defense intends to develop new communications platforms as part of an initiative to optimize and streamline the military’s infrastructure, National Defense reported Friday. DoD plans to leverage cloud computing and satellite communications to support the use of next-generation technologies for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. …

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Report: White House Hosts Innovation Meeting With Tech Industry Execs

CEOs of multiple technology companies met with some administration officials to discuss innovation and emerging technology through a roundtable meeting held Thursday at the White House, CNET reported Thursday. The report said IBM‘s Ginni Rometty, Microsoft‘s Satya Nadella and Oracle‘s Safra Catz participated in the “listening session” that highlighted topics such as quantum computing, …

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Dewberry Selected for Florida Mapping Project

Dewberry will lead an industry team to complete a mapping project in Florida using airborne light detection and ranging technology under a potential $20M contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with seven industry partners to collect lidar, survey the ground and prepare digital …

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