Tag Archives: transportation

NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins: Executive Order Calls for Government to Take Leadership Role in AI Efforts

Anthony Robbins, vice president for the North American public sector at NVIDIA, said the new White House executive order on artificial intelligence seeks to recognize the capability of AI and the government’s role in advancing AI adoption to ensure the security and prosperity of citizens. Robbins wrote in a Nextgov article published Thursday how AI could help improve health care, cybersecurity, transportation, disaster relief, defense system sustainment efforts and other initiatives in the public sector.
 

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Charles River Analytics Scientist Highlights FHWA-Funded Motorcyclist Safety Tech Project

Michael Jenkins, senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, discussed the company’s efforts to develop an augmented reality display through a Federal Highway Administration-funded project aimed at hazard awareness for motorcyclists. He delivered a presentation about the BARRACUDA initiative at the third-annual meeting of the FHWA’s Motorcyclist Advisory Council last month, …

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AECOM, ARTBA Partner to Facilitate Safer Transportation Infrastructures; Matt Cummings Comments

Los Angeles, Calif.-based firm AECOM has agreed to support the American Road and Transportation Builders Association in boosting its efforts in developing and managing safer transportation sites. The engineering company said Thursday the agreement involves education and certification of AECOM employees which will result in earning the American National Standards …

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Tim Conway on the NTT DATA-Dell Services Integration Process & Systems Integrators’ Roles for Agencies

NTT DATA closed its estimated $3 billion acquisition of the former Dell Services business in November 2016 to expand information technology services and consulting work for public sector agencies with the backing of a global IT company. Shortly after the deal’s March 2016 announcement, NTT DATA Public Sector President and 2017 Wash100 …

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IBM’s Greg Souchack: Army Could Leverage AI Platform to Analyze Transportation Costs

Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM’s global business services unit, has said the U.S. Army could leverage the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to help analyze spending on the transportation of spare parts and other shipment, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. “The Army would like to see if Watson …

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Kratos, HawkEye 360 Sign MoU to Integrate Geolocation, RF Services

HawkEye 360 and Kratos Defense and Security Solutions have inked a memorandum of understanding to integrate the latter’s carrier monitoring, interference detection and geolocation offerings with the former’s planned space-based radio frequency detection and geolocation services. The alliance will look to augment Kratos’ sensor network technologies with HawkEye 360’s RF detection and geolocation …

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Cubic to Help Develop Transport Systems for Australia via Public-Private Consortium

Cubic is part of a public-private consortium that has received a 10-year, $41.3 million grant from the government of Australia to develop smart transport and mobility technologies. Cubic said Tuesday it aims to build multimodal systems intended to help address Australia’s transportation challenges through the iMOVE Cooperative Research Center — a consortium comprised of technology companies, academic institutions and government …

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McKinsey Unveils Methodology to Measure Government Spending Productivity

McKinsey and Company‘s government performance research hub has developed a database and benchmarking methodology that works to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of government spending in efforts to advance productivity. The company said that the McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope aims to identify public sector productivity opportunities across healthcare, education, public safety, …

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