Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP)

DHS seeks to automate video surveillance on ‘soft targets’ like transit systems, schools

by • 2 months ago

The broad solicitation risks blanket surveillance, with AI monitoring every previously unwatched camera feed at sites deemed soft targets, per an ACLU expert.

DHS seeks wearable health tech for staff

by • 7 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security is looking for technology that could flag health concerns ahead of time.

Agencies may want to establish a national strategy for contact-tracing apps

by • 8 months ago

The absence of a national exposure notification app led 26 states, territories and Washington, D.C. to seek out their own.

DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups

by • 2 years ago

The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases

by • 2 years ago

The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.

DHS is looking into using blockchain to track raw material imports

by • 3 years ago

The proof of concept will aim to help DHS get more visibility into the import process of timber, diamonds and more.