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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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Octo Wins Spot on Army Visual Augmentation System Contract; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani CEO Octo

Octo has partnered with QinetiQ on the RS3 92 Situational Awareness and Augmented Reality Technologies contract to deliver machine learning (ML) and deep learning capabilities in support of the U.S. Army's Integrated Visual Augmentation System program (IVAS). “Winning contracts like IVAS is part of our focus on emerging technologies as a means of helping the government leverage these newly available solutions to maximize mission effectiveness,“ said Mehul Sanghani, CEO of Octo.

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AEI Acquires Linkware, Pangiam for Integrated Travel & Security Tech Push

AE Industrial Partners

AE Industrial Partners has acquired Linkware, a company that specializes in custom software solutions and government consulting, and Pangiam, a security and travel consulting services provider, to create an integrated travel solutions technology platform, AEI announced Wednesday. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "Combining Linkware with Pangiam will create a compelling travel and security solutions technology platform with unlimited potential," said Kevin McAleenan.

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AWS’ Dave Levy on Early Learnings From COVID-19 HPC Consortium

Dave Levy

Dave Levy, vice president of federal business at Amazon Web Services and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said there are three early lessons from the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium and one is the capability of new technology platforms to help researchers expedite their work. "Tools including deep learning and artificial intelligence are reducing time to insight for researchers around the world," Levy wrote in a blog post published Thursday.

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NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins: Data, Training, Computing Systems Key to US Leadership in AI

NVIDIA's Anthony Robbins: Data, Training, Computing Systems Key to US Leadership in AI - top government contractors - best government contracting event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 13, 2019 “” Anthony Robbins, vice president of NVIDIA‘s (Nasdaq: NVDA) North American public sector business, said the federal government can optimize the potential of artificial intelligence by furthering its efforts in data, computing infrastructure and training, ExecutiveBiz reported April 30. Robbins, a 2019 Wash100 awardee, …

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Josh Elliot: Booz Allen Engages in Federal Deep Learning, AI Tech Development Projects

Josh Elliot: Booz Allen Engages in Federal Deep Learning, AI Tech Development Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Josh Elliot, principal and director of artificial intelligence at Booz Allen Hamilton, told Datanami in an interview published Thursday about the company's involvement in deep learning programs within the federal government. “We have probably 60 or more [projects] right now, today, active in deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence types of projects across the federal government right now,“ Elliot told the publication at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, Calif.

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