Technology

NGA Seeks Remote Sensing Tech for Agricultural Delineation Challenge

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accepting proposals for a new program aimed at developing a system that can visualize agricultural field outlines from satellite sources. The Agricultural Delineation contest tasks industry to contribute ideas for a remote sensing platform that utilizes satellite imagery to outline large homogenous and heterogeneous fields …

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Siemens Government Technologies Receives Extended Energy Savings Performance Contracts; Tina Dolph Quoted

Siemens Government Technologies will resume its energy conservation and infrastructure modernization work at two of the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center’s facilities under two separate contracts worth a total of $60.8M. The company said Tuesday it will help the Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas to modernize its balancing …

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SAP NS2 Adopts Drone Aviation’s Video Technology for Analysis Uses

SAP National Security Service is integrating Drone Aviation Holding‘s drone-based video footage application into the former’s portfolio of cloud-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies. The video technology integrates with SAP NS2’s machine learning application to generate real-time data analyses for security missions, Drone Aviation said Tuesday. SAP NS2’s seventh annual solutions …

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Red Hat, NVIDIA Team Up to Support AI, Deep Learning Workloads; SAIC’s Charles Onstott Quoted

Red Hat and NVIDIA have agreed to advance the use of open-source platforms to support artificial intelligence, data science and deep learning workloads in enterprise data centers. Red Hat said Tuesday it secured certification to deploy its Enterprise Linux operating system and Kubernetes platform on NVIDIA DGX-1 hardware systems through the …

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Accenture Federal Services’ Dominic Delmolino: Artificial Intelligence Should Serve as ‘Assistive’ Tools

Dominic Delmolino, chief technology officer of Accenture’s federal services business, has said agencies should deploy artificial intelligence systems as “subservient or assistive” tools as they decide on veterans benefits, vendor invoices, disputes and other matters, Federal News Network reported Monday. Delmolino noted that potential AI users should watch out for the …

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DoD Orders Additional Savi-Made RFID Tags

Savi Technology has received orders from two Defense Department agencies to supply more than 48K active radio-frequency identification tags. The company said Monday it will provide the tagging systems as part of the second and final option year under DoD’s potential $102M RFID-IV contract. U.S. and international defense clients have received more than …

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