DHS S&T announced a Phase 1 Other Transaction award to customize its commercial artificial intelligence solution and create an adaptable anomaly detection system to secure soft targets.
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
DHS S&T announced a Phase 1 Other Transaction award to Volt Athletics, Inc. to further develop its Artificial Intelligence powered software system, “Volt,” that will help the DHS workforce improve its overall health and wellness, especially for personnel who operate in high-stress and dangerous conditions.
Pursuant to Executive Order 13960 Promoting the Use of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in the Federal Government, Federal agencies are required to create and make publicly available an inventory of non-classified and non-sensitive Artificial Intelligence (AI) use cases, to the extent practicable and in accordance with applicable law and policy.
S&T has teamed up with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and others to develop the enhanced analytic platforms, tools, and capabilities required to countering human trafficking across the country and around the world.
DHS SBIR 22.1 Solicitation is now open for U.S. small businesses to submit research proposals for a broad range of 11 homeland security technology needs.
Admiral Douglas Schofield, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition & Chief Acquisition Officer, United States Coast Guard (USCG) provided a keynote, and seven SVIP startups demonstrated their technologies, followed by an AI, Society's Collective Approach to Getting It Right panel discussion.
Plan identifies research S&T will conduct to understand the opportunities and risks that accompany the rapidly changing AI/ML technology landscape and its impacts to DHS missions.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) presents goals that will enable S&T to conduct Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) research, development, test, and evaluation activities to support DHS mission needs, and to advise stakeholders on developments in AI/ML and the associated opportunities and risks.
DHS SBIR Program recently awarded funding to two small businesses to develop non-contact, inexpensive machine learning training and classification technologies.