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Radiant Solutions to Back NGA-DIUx Machine Learning Tech Challenge: Tony Frazier Comments

Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions business has received a contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to help expedite the development of machine learning algorithms designed to gather data from satellite images. Radiant Solutions said Tuesday it will provide NGA access to high-resolution satellite images of at least 1 million labeled objects …

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NGA Seeks Info on Potential Geospatial Data-Based AI Algorithm Developers

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has posted a request for information on companies, universities or inventors that can help NGA develop artificial intelligence algorithms trained on geospatial data. NGA said Tuesday in a FedBizOpps notice it aims to produce computer vision algorithms on geospatial training data, such as overhead video and still photography, through …

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KeyW to Develop RF Exploitation Tech for Air Force

KeyW has won a potential $23.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop radio frequency exploitation technology. The Defense Department said Tuesday KeyW will explore algorithmic approaches to help the military branch boost sensing and exploitation performance as well as detect, track, image and identify targets simultaneously …

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DigitalGlobe Unveils Results of Satellite Imagery-Based Algorithm Competition; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe has announced that top five developers won $35,000 in total prizes as part of a challenge to develop machine learning algorithms through the use of high-resolution satellite imagery. DigitalGlobe said Tuesday the winning algorithms of the inaugural SpaceNet Challenge were selected out of 242 platforms submitted by 42 developers …

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AeroVironment Unveils Integrated Drone & Data Analytics Platform

AeroVironment has unveiled an integrated commercial information system comprised of a drone and a cloud-based data analytics platform that will work to generate actionable intelligence in real time. The Quantix drone is designed to combine vertical liftoff and horizontal flight functions as well as “land now” and “return home” command safety features, AeroVironment company said Tuesday. AeroVironment added its …

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DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, AWS & NVIDIA Introduce SpaceNet Repository; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, NVIDIA and Amazon Web Services have collaborated to develop a web-based repository of satellite imagery and training data that could support the development of machine learning and deep learning algorithms. DigitalGlobe said Thursday the SpaceNet repository provides open access to curated, high-resolution satellite imagery that includes the company’s multi-spectral satellite imagery and 200,000 curated building …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Data Digitization, Open Source Platforms Could Help in Law Enforcement, Intelligence Operations

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, told CNBC Asia in an interview aired Wednesday that commercial open-source platforms that companies use for consumer sentiment can now be applied in intelligence and law enforcement operations. Testoni said that law enforcement agencies have started to use such platforms to identify individuals …

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Carnegie Mellon University to Research, Develop Surveillance Algorithms for Navy

Carnegie Mellon University has been awarded an $8.9 million contract to research and develop new algorithms for the U.S. Navy’s aerial and biometric surveillance efforts. The Defense Department said Monday the university will research tracking, surveillance and identification systems intended to address challenges in resolution, occlusion, pose and aging as part of the UROPA-TSI …

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DARPA Launches New Mathematics, Algorithms Research Program for Fabrication Methods

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled its Transformative Design research program to develop new mathematics and algorithms that will work to help apply new materials and fabrication methods. DARPA said Friday the TRADES project’s goal is to develop new tools that addresses potential mismatches between technologies, representations and algorithms do with nexisting material properties. “Structural and functional …

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Booz Allen, Kaggle Hold Competition for Algorithm-Based Medical Data Analysis

Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle co-sponsored a data science competition that has challenged participants to produce algorithms to enable automated analysis of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging scans. More than 993 people of different genders and ages submitted approximately 1,392 algorithms for Kaggle’s second annual Data Science Bowl contest, Booz Allen said Wednesday. “This particular challenge was …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Days on Implantable Neural Interface Program; Phillip Alvelda Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will conduct Proposers Days on Feb. 2 and 3 to discuss its Neural Engineering System Design program with potential contractors. DARPA’s NESD initiative seeks to develop implantable neural interface systems that will work to facilitate information transfer and signal resolution between the human brain and digital networks, the agency …

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