DOD deploys first artificial intelligence algorithms to process surveillance feeds in Middle East

By Justin Doubleday / December 18, 2017 at 5:15 AM
U.S. special operators are testing out Project Maven's first algorithm for automatically processing, exploiting and disseminating full-motion-video feeds in the Middle East, according to the general in charge of the project. The first test occurred last Thursday, with more expected to follow over the next few weeks, according to Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, the director of defense intelligence and head of Project Maven. The artificial intelligence-based algorithm is designed to take video from Scan Eagle tactical unmanned aerial systems and...

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