Oosto/AnyVision And SightX Military Relationship Examined

By Charles Rollet, Published Dec 14, 2021, 08:17am EST (Info+)

AI's use for military purposes has become controversial, with Anyvision (now Oosto) being scrutinized for this in 2020.

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Now, Oosto has pivoted, touting ethical AI development, e.g. criticizing Clearview AI. However, its relationship with Israel's SightX, established by a state-owned defense manufacturer for military uses, has raised scrutiny.

Inside this note, we examine the relationship of the two companies and overview plans for SightX, including comments from Oosto and SightX.

SightX *********

** ********* ****, ****** ******** ******* Systems, ** ******* *****-***** ******* ************,*********** *** ************ ****** "******** **** AnyVision" ** **** "********** ************ ************ that **** ** ******* *** ******** uses":

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****** ***** ********* ****** *********** ** a *** *** ****, ****** **** AnyVision's ** ************ "**** **** ** integrated **** *** ******** ****** *******" and "****** **** ** ***** ** the ******** ********** ************** ** *********".

****** **** ** **"*** ** ******’* ***** ******* ******* companies, **** *,*** *********", ********* ***** of $*.* ********* ******** $** ******* ** *******.

Leadership **********

******'* *** *** **-******* ***** ******, ****** ********* ******* ***** ******** Officer:

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********* **-*******/**-************* ********** **** * ****** **-*******, ****** "together **** ** ******** ** *** defense **** ** ********* *** ******, we ******* ******":

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********* ***** ******* ********** ************, ******.** ** ****-***** ** ****** Defense ******* *** **** ** *** entityסטולרו מניות א.ו (נאמנות) בע"מ ******* Ao ****** (*****) ******** ** ***** ** ****** *******, a *********** ********** ***** ************ *** ** *********'* ***********. *********** **-*************** ******* *******, ** ******* ******** drone************, **** ****** *******.

Oosto/SightX **** ******* ********

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****** **** ******* **** ********* * non-recurring, ********* *** ********** ******* *** all ************ ********* ***/** ** ** developed ** ********* ** *** ** months ********* *** ******* ** *** agreement. *** ******* **** ******* *** exclusive ***** ** *** ************ ** the ***** ** ********, ********* ****** protection, *** **** ******* * ***-******* clause ******* ********* *** ****** ** the *******'* ***** ** ******** [...] SightX **** *** ********* $*.* ******* in ******** *** * ******* ******** by **

*** ******* **** ***** ****** *** right ** *** ********* ********** ********* until ************* ***** ****. ****** **** "undertook ** ***** *** *********** ****** [from ******] ** *** ****** ** $12 *******" **** * ** ***** period (***** ********* ****) **** ** option ** ****** ** ** ******.

SightX ********** ********

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*** **** *** ** ****** *********** but ****** ******/****** *********, *.*. * dummy ******** ** * "******" **** 64% **********:

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** * "*****" **** **% **********:

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********* *****, ******'**** *****, *********/** ******* ** **************** ******* Directorate, **** ***** ******** ****** ***** be ****** **** ** "***** ******** vehicle" *** ******** **** ********* ** avoid ******** ****** ** ****** ******* themselves:

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******* ****** **, ***'* *** ** of ***** ****** **** ** ** armor ******** *******, ******* **** **** a ********, *** ******* *****'* **** need ** ** ***, ** **** everything **** **** ***** ******** *******, and ***'** ******* **** ****** *** that ************ **** ** *****. ************ which, ** *** ***, ******** ********* target ***********

***** **** **** ****, ****** *** stayed *****, ********* *** *********** **** *** "****** *****" *** that **** "***** ***'* *** **** about **** ** **":

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Human ****** ******** ****** ******** *** *** "**** ****"

** ****,*** **** ************ "*********’* ********** ****** * ****** military ************ ******* ********** *** **** Bank". ********* ****** *** ****** *** Microsoft******** ** ****(*********'***************** *** ******* *** *******'* ********* based "** ********* ********".)

**** *****,*** ********** **** ************ ******'* ******** ***** "**** ****", a "***** ************ ****** ** *** occupied **** **** ** ******* ************ by *********** ****** *********** **** * growing ******* ** ******* *** ***********". The **** *** *** ******** *** supplier *** ***** *** ***************** *********.

Oosto ********* **** ******, **** *** ******** ** **** ****

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***** **** ***** *** ****-******* **** license *** ***** ****, *****'* ******* *****************, ******* *** ***** *** "****" and ********* **** ***** "********** ****** ** ****** ****** *** does *** *********** **** ****** ************, in ******** ** ** *** ***** way", ****** ***** ** "*** ********" in ********** "******* ** ******** ************":

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*. ****** *** ******* ** ****** and **** ** *********’* ************.

*. **** ****** *** *******, ********* licensed ****** ******** ********* ** *** field ** ******* ****** *** ********* not ** ******* **** ****** ** specific ***** ** ******** **** *** not ** *** *******'* ***** ** activity.

*. ********* / ***** ********** ****** ** ****** ****** *** does *** *********** **** ****** ************, in ******** ** ** *** ***** way.

*. *** ***** ******* ********* ** the ********'* ******* *** ******** ** SightX ** * "***** *******" / "joint *******" - *** *** ********.

*. ***** ** ******* ** *** cases ** ******** *** ****** ** the ******** ******. ***** ** *** involved ** *** *********** ** ******* or ******** ************.

SightX **** "**** *** ******" ****** ***********, ****** **** ****

****** **** **** ** "**** *** employ ****** *********** ********" *** ****'* involved ** **** **** (** ***** Wolf, * ******* *** ******* ********), directly ** **********:

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****** **** *** ****** ****** *********** programs ** ******** ** *** ********** and **** *** *** ******** ** indirectly ******** **** **** **** ***/** White **** ****** *********** ********.

*******,******* ********* ********* ************ "** *** ******, [******] ****** will **** ** **** ** ***** identify ****** ** *** ******** **** AnyVision's ****** *********** **********". ************* ************ "****** ****** *** ***** ** facial ***********" **** ****** **** ** launched. *********, ******** ******** ****** **** ****** *********** this ****,********** ***** ****** *** *** ***** to *** ***** *** *******.

****** ********** *** ******** ********* *** said "** ***'* **** ** ***** this **** ** ********** ** *** future":

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** ***'* **** **** ** *** to *** ******** ********* ** *** matter *** * ***** **** *** you ** ***** **** ** **** we ****** ***** ***** ***** ****. We **** ***'* **** ** ***** this **** ** ********** ** *** future, ********* ** ***'* **** **** to ********** ** ******* ** **** inquiry.

Conclusion: ***** ***** ***** ******/******** ********

***** ***** ***** ****** ******** ***** the ******* ************, ***** *********** *** challenges ** ******** ********* ********** *** marketing **** ********** *** **** ********** and ******** ************.

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