The project will help make government information available to consumers via personal digital assistants such as Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana, Google Assistant and Facebook Messenger.
IARPA is developing technologies that will enhance analysts’ decision-making capabilities.
With Microsoft Cognitive Services, agencies can beef up their applications with emotion and video detection; facial, speech and vision recognition; and speech and language understanding.
Automated systems that teach themselves can be manipulated by adversaries.
The shortcomings of today’s artificial intelligence technologies are often the result of our own biases, a Rand report says.
As facial recognition becomes more common in immigration and law enforcement applications, we must understand the issues of accuracy, privacy and ethics this new capability raises.
GCN spoke with Meagan Metzger, the founder of the Dcode42 accelerator, about its partnership with Amazon Web Services to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to address government challenges.
Once technology and regulations are in place for beyond-visual-line-of-sight and multiple-drone piloting operations, unmanned aerial systems will really take off, experts say.
Government services could be just a voice command away if agencies could easily launch their own virtual assistants.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans.
The space agency is developing laser communication technology that will make data transmission between space and earth much faster.
NASA’s Raven module uses sensors, machine-vision algorithms and a radiation-tolerant processing platform to automate navigation and docking.