US DARPA Investing $2 Billion In AI

By: IPVM Team, Published on Sep 11, 2018

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is granting more than $2 Billion to companies developing new AI technologies. The money will be awarded via the AI Next Campaign with multiple awards given to companies innovating AI systems.

Historically, DARPA has been a significant source of funding for emerging technologies and its output or outgrowth can ultimately become part of civilian and corporate products, like for video surveillance or physical security.

In this note, we review:

  • What The Particulars Of The Campaign Are
  • Areas Related to Physical Security And Video Surveillance
  • The D60 Symposium: What Surveillance Specific Projects Are DARPA Funding Already
  • Who Can Apply
  • How To Apply
  • What Opportunities There Are for Video Surveillance Manufacturers

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