IARPA in the News

C4ISR&Networks

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is turning to crowd-sourcing, with the goal of fostering a community that will produce accurate maps from satellite photos.

Executive Gov

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has launched a challenge that aims to encourage participants to develop algorithms that can generate three-dimensional point clouds from satellite images.

Federal Times

The network of satellites circling the globe has given us the ability to capture images from any place on Earth. But two-dimensional photos don’t always tell the full story.

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) wants to be able to create reliable 3-D maps using satellite imagery and is issuing a challenge to the nation’s coders to develop a software package to do just that.

FCW

WHAT: An announcement that the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will hold a Proposers' Day on Aug. 2 to provide information on a program that will use sensors to evaluate employee performance.

SC Magazine

The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) advanced research funding unit is developing a project to assist U.S. intelligence firms in monitoring its spies through wearable devices....The voluntary project, funded through the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), is creating a suite of customized wearable devices that agencies will use to analyze intelligence workers as they complete routine daily tasks.

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announced that today marks the launch of the Multi-View Stereo 3D Mapping Challenge. The challenge aims to foster a community of participants that will produce a solution to accurately produce 3D mapping from satellite photos.

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NextGov

Secret agents typically use tracking devices to monitor foreign adversaries, but now, U.S. spies will assess their own capabilities by outfitting (willing) intelligence personnel with body sensors....The program will measure volunteers' biometric signals during their daily activities, according the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency...