IDenTV Awarded SBIR Phase II Contract by U.S. Air Force

Company will adapt content-driven Artificial Intelligence
capabilities for Twenty-Fifth Air Force Intelligence Analysts

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDenTV, a developer of advanced computer vision technology, today
announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research
Phase II contract by the U.S. Air Force via their AFWERX innovation
program. The contract will support adaptation of IDenTV’s artificial
intelligence (AI)-based, advanced video analytics platform, named
VideoJuicer, to meet Air Force requirements, and its integration into
the U.S. Intelligence Services’ Commercial Cloud Services (C2S)
environment. The 15-month contract, sponsored by Twenty-Fifth Air Force
(25th AF), follows a successful Phase I feasibility study
IDenTV conducted under the AFWERX/AFRL Small Business Innovation
Research (SBIR) initiative. Twenty-Fifth Air Force is the Air Force’s
primary Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance organization
supporting Air, Space, and Cyber warfighting capabilities.

In Phase II, IDenTV is teaming with RAZ Logic to collaborate and
integrate with the Air Force to gather requirements for a variety of
problem sets. The target is to provide intelligence analysts with
readily available capabilities such as facial recognition; detection of
objects, weapons, activities, and illicit content including extremist
speech; and highly accurate Automatic Speech Recognition and Machine
Translation and transcription. The ultimate goal of this project is for
25th AF analysts to gain advantages using VideoJuicer’s
capabilities to turn enormous volumes of data into actionable insights
and expedite intelligence dissemination to the war-fighter. Dr. Denis
Delaney, 25 AF Advanced Programs Operations, believes the partnership of
IDenTV and 25 AF will provide the best return possible on the AFWERX
investment and “provide the AF with computer vision tools to enable
analysts to accomplish twice as much work in half the time with a
high-level of confidence and accuracy.”

IDenTV’s Federal Project manager Nikki Maquindang noted that “We are
honored to be awarded the opportunity to move on to Phase II of this
important SBIR initiative, which has significant potential to enhance
intelligence activities for the Twenty-Fifth Air Force. Such a highly
innovative technology as computer vision holds great promise for
strengthening national security, providing the unprecedented ability to
quickly and accurately extract and analyze large volumes of digitized
images and sounds. We’re thrilled that the Twenty-Fifth Air Force has
chosen VideoJuicer for further research on how this leading-edge
technology can support its critical intelligence mission.”

About IDenTV

IDenTV is a front runner in developing the industry’s best computer
vision technologies integrating Machine Learning and Artificial
Intelligence. The experienced Ph.D. scientists comprising the IDenTV
team have specializations in AI, deep learning and computer vision, with
proven records delivering large government and private sector projects.
Delivering the perfect combination of talent and technology to help
customers overcome their most significant challenges, IDenTV solutions
are deployed in both the commercial and federal sectors. For more
information, please visit http://www.identv.com.

About SBIR

AFRL and AFWERX have partnered to streamline the Small Business
Innovation Research process in an attempt to speed up the experience,
broaden the pool of potential applicants and decrease bureaucratic
overhead. Beginning in June 2018, and through 3 repeat calls for ideas a
year, the Air Force has begun offering ‘Special’ SBIR topics that are
faster, leaner and open to a broader range of innovations.

Contacts

Nikki Maquindang
IDenTV
702-460-5622
Nikki@identv.com

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