Technology

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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Charles River Analytics VP Talks Robotic Swarms for National Security Mission

Mike Farry, principal scientist and vice president for socio-cognitive systems at Charles River Analytics, has said drone swarm technology offers new research opportunities related to human-machine collaboration. He delivered a presentation about the Swarm Algorithms and Tactics for Urban Reconnaissance and Isolation project and similar efforts during a recent workshop held at …

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Intel Develops Computing Logic Device With Quantum Materials

Intel has used quantum materials to develop a logic device prototype as part of efforts to drive energy efficiency and increase performance of computing platforms. Researchers at Intel, Energy Department‘s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California published a research paper about the magneto-electric spin-orbit technology in the journal “Nature,” …

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DARPA Tests CACI, Lockheed Situational Awareness Tools Under ‘Squad X’ Experimentation Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tested portable systems from CACI and Lockheed Martin as part of a program that seeks to help small, dismounted units obtain situational awareness across multiple domains. CACI’s BIT Systems subsidiary and Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business have developed technologies for infantry squads to synchronize maneuvers and …

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DHS Announces Planned Pre-Solicitation Topics for Small Business Innovation Research Effort

The Department of Homeland Security has announced the topics for the 19.1 pre-solicitation under the department’s Small Business Innovation Research program. The pre-solicitation covers eight planned topics for DHS Science and Technology Directorate projects and two subject areas that support the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office’s missions, DHS S&T …

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Raytheon Gets Follow-On USAF Contract for Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System Support

Raytheon has received an $18.7M follow-on contract from U.S. Air Force to provide logistics support for a targeting system used to counter sophisticated radar threats. The company will perform depot repair and sustaining engineering work on the High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile targeting system, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract has a one-year base period that …

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Lockheed to Update Exoskeleton Tech for Army Field Tests

Lockheed Martin will update components of a company-developed exoskeleton for use in U.S. Army demonstrations under a two-year, $6.9M contract from the military branch’s Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. The University of Florida will evaluate Onyx updates ahead of soldier demonstrations that NSRDEC plans to conduct next year, Lockheed said Thursday. …

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