Army Research Lab
The Army has built the largest facial recognition database of thermal images
Thermal facial recognition is particularly important for organizations that run 24/7 operations and don't always have the benefit of sunlight when identifying a subject.
The Army looks to pave way for autonomous vehicles with new AI research
New research in reinforcement learning systems could help the Army make better use of its data and training of robots in battle.
The Army wants soldiers to talk with robots, and for the robots to talk back
The dialog system could be critical for multi-domain operations where autonomous systems can receive commands and relay information back to operators.
Army wants help with virtual critical-care services in COVID-19 field hospitals
The Army wants to link its new field hospitals to emergency room information networks to better use new make-shift ICUs that will house coronavirus patients.
Senate bill would direct DOD to create a quantum computing consortium
The bill would direct the DOD to form the Quantum Computing Research Consortium to oversee research and grant funding to address the development of quantum communication and quantum computing technology.