Canada taps Patriot to develop full-motion video detection app

Canada’s Department of National Defense has awarded a contract worth nearly one million Canadian dollars ($786,840) to Patriot One Technologies to develop an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled full-motion video analytics application .

According to the company, the application will detect, classify and track objects and events of interest in the maritime, land, air, space and cyber domains.

Titled “RECCE,” the project will leverage the expertise and technologies of Patriot One and its innovation and development arm Xtract AI to enhance solutions that enhance soldiers’ situational awareness.

According to the CEO of Patriot One Peter Evansthe advanced object recognition technology can be applied in a number of ways, including providing a higher level of security for people on the street and integrating it with drone cameras for surveillance.

“Imagine the value of detecting and categorizing very high threats in environments where people, cameras and other elements are in motion,” he said. noted in a press release.

“These types of foundational innovations are a key part of Patriot One’s overall business strategy to integrate advanced AI analytics into our existing and future products.”

The company is expected to deliver the solution by March 2022.

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