Tag Archives: THOR

NASA to Fund 9 Studies on Sun, Space Environment

NASA has chosen nine research proposals from government, industry and academic institutions that seek to study the sun and space environment. The agency said Friday proposals under the Explorers Program include five Heliophysics Small Explorer missions that will receive $1.25 million each to conduct an 11-month concept study as well as two Explorer …

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Crossmatch to Help IARPA Develop Presentation Attack Detection Tech

Crossmatch has landed a $5.8 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies that will work to detect spoofing attempts in biometric identification systems. The company said Wednesday IARPA’s Thor program will focus on the development of presentation attack detection platforms that can identify true biometric identities and mitigate potential …

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Data.world, Defense Dept Launch Military Open Data Website

Public benefit corporation data.world and the Defense Department have partnered to launch an open data website that works to provide searchable, machine-readable and downloadable military datasets. Data.World said Thursday that DoD’s Defense Digital Service worked with data owners across the U.S. military to create the new Data.mil platform. The new website is designed to facilitate collaboration, …

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