Carnegie Mellon wins Navy contract to develop improved biometric surveillance

Carnegie Mellon University has won an $8.9M Navy contract to research and develop new algorithms for the U.S. Navy’s aerial and biometric surveillance efforts.

The one-year contract focuses on “basic and applied research of unconstrained resolution, occlusion, pose, and aging-tracking, surveillance and identification (UROPA-TSI) in support of the Special Surveillance Program,” according to the Department of Defense contract announcement.

The research will provide next-generation algorithms and cutting edge fundamental research to solve difficult scientific problems, such as low-resolution, occlusion, pose, and aging that are typically encountered during aerial and biometric surveillance.

UROPA-TSI will combine existing and emerging technologies to dramatically, but unobtrusively, increase the safety, speed and efficiency of biometric surveillance and identification.

Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; East Lansing, Michigan; Warminster, Pennsylvania; La Jolla, California; Menlo Park, California, and; Morgantown, West Virginia, and is expected to be completed in May 2017.

Article Topics

 |   |   |   |   |   |   | 

Comments

10 Replies to “Carnegie Mellon wins Navy contract to develop improved biometric surveillance”

Leave a Reply to rawlsonking2 Cancel reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics