JAIC's Smart Sensor to improve UAV data sharing with autonomous imagery detection

By Sara Sirota / December 3, 2020 at 12:48 PM
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is working with General Atomics to enable unmanned aerial vehicles to autonomously detect imagery in captured video to share with ground operators, thereby mitigating the strain on overloaded data transmissions. The JAIC awarded General Atomics a $93 million contract to support the program, called Smart Sensor, the company announced in a Nov. 24 press release. The statement said the contractor would deploy the technology -- an AI processing system -- on its MQ-9 Reaper, which...

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