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PARC Moves on to Next Round of DARPA’s Ocean Data Collection Tech Project

DARPA Ocean of Things

Xerox's PARC subsidiary will build additional solar-powered drifters under the second phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency effort to collect ocean data using a floating distributed network. PARC produced 1,500 floating devices during the initial phase of DARPA's Ocean of Things program and aims to provide up to 10K compact units for the next round, Xerox said Thursday.

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PARC, University of Wisconsin Partner to Develop AI-Based Design Automation Tool for DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected a team of Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to create artificial intelligence software that would automate design of complex mechanical systems. Xerox said Tuesday PARC and UW-Madison will collaborate to develop the Design by Function-sharing thrOugh Compositional qUalitative Synthesis platform through DARPA’s  Disruptioneering program. D-FOCUS …

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Xerox’s PARC Subsidiary to Develop Interactive Sense-Making Tech for DARPA

Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary has received a multimillion dollar contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency create an interactive sense-making platform as part of efforts to advance scientific research on artificial intelligence. PARC said Monday it will develop the Common Ground Learning and Explanation system that may explain the performance capacity …

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DARPA Taps PARC-Led Team to Develop Computational Framework for Product Design

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected Xerox’s PARC subsidiary to lead a team to create a new computational model designed to eliminate limitations in computer-aided design technology platforms and advance digital manufacturing processes. PARC said Tuesday it will work with Oregon State University and Intact Solutions on the Fabricating …

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Xerox’s PARC Subsidiary Gets DOE Funds for Sensor Sticker Development

Xerox subidiary PARC has received funds from the Energy Department‘s Building Technologies Office to develop wireless sensor stickers in an effort to help cut energy consumption in buildings, factories and cities. PARC’s “peel-and-stick” sensors are designed to help collect data about a building’s environment as well as support auto-locating, commissioning and automatic wall mapping operations, Xerox said …

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NextFlex Opens New DoD-Backed Flexible Hybrid Development & Manufacturing Institute in Silicon Valley

NextFlex has launched a new technology facility in Silicon Valley with the task to deliver new manufacturing technologies designed to develop and produce flexible hybrid electronics. The 34,000-square-foot Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute will include laboratory space dedicated to flexible hybrid manufacturing and Class 10,000 pilot manufacturing lines, the company said Wednesday. The …

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Army Rapid Equipping Force Orders CyPhy Works’ ‘PARC’ Tethered Drone

The U.S. Army‘s Rapid Equipping Force has placed an order to CyPhy Works for a Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications tethered unmanned aerial system designed to perform long-endurance flights. CyPhy Works said Monday the PARC’s Kevlar-strengthened microfilament tether acts as its power supply to support the drone in flights over hundreds of hours and facilitate communication and …

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Galois to Help DARPA Detect Advanced Persistent Threats; David Archer Comments

Galois has received a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a technology platform that will work to identify cyber threats within enterprise network and system environments. The company said Monday it will collaborate with the University of Edinburgh, Xerox’s PARC company and Oregon State University to build the Diagnostic …

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PARC Receives DARPA Funds to Develop Autonomous ‘Vanishing’ Air Delivery Tech

Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary has received funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to support a program designed to develop a prototype autonomous air vehicle that delivers small payloads and “vanishes” upon completing the mission. PARC said Monday it will work with AeroVironment to create specialized materials for an autonomous air delivery system under a project …

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Stephen Hoover: PARC-Zinnov Partnership to Focus on Disruptive Innovation

Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary and Zinnov have entered into a memorandum of understanding to develop new technology and offer disruptive innovation expertise to businesses in India. PARC seeks to combine its research-and-development platforms with Zinnov’s consulting and research services as part of the alliance, Xerox said Wednesday. “Our partnership joins Zinnov’s knowledge, talent and understanding of specific …

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PARC, DZYNE Technologies Land Contracts Under DARPA’s Vanishing Air Delivery R&D Program

Xerox’s PARC subsidiary and DZYNE Technologies have been awarded separate contracts under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program aimed at developing a “vanishing” air delivery platform. DARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted June 10 DZYNE Technologies will receive $2.9 million under the initial phase of the Inbound, Controlled, Air-Releasable, Unrecoverable Systems …

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DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program

The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program. DOE said Monday ARPA-E’s SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings …

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PARC Lands DARPA Contract to Develop Printer for Macroscopic Objects

PARC has been awarded a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contract to build a nanotechnology-enabled printer that uses micrometer-size particles to produce macroscopic objects. The company said Wednesday the contract was awarded as part of DARPA’s Atoms to Product program, which began research efforts in December 2015. PARC said it will employ the help of Johns Hopkins University and …

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