visual intelligence

February 17, 2012
By George Seffers

SRI International, Menlo Park, California, is being awarded a $12,735,834 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to create visual exploitation and indexing tools to rapidly extract mission-relevant visual intelligence from large quantities of diverse, ill-defined, unstructured imagery captured from multiple adversary sources. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

May 27, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Analysts and warfighters may not have to sift through reams of footage from a stationary surveillance system if the camera itself is programmed to determine exactly what's happening within its view. Maryann Lawlor's article, "Seeing Eye Systems Learn to Discern," in this issue of SIGNAL Magazine, describes the Mind's Eye program, a visual intelligence project underway at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in cooperation with the U.S.