IARPA in the News

The Stack

A new surveillance technology will allow for the immediate, automatic detection of suspicious behaviour in live video feeds....The research project, led by the IARPA unit at the U.S. Office of National Intelligence, proposes a recognition system dubbed Deep Intermodal Video Analytics (DIVA), which is able to scour through multiple live video streams and pick out potential criminal and terror activities.

Federal Times

Intelligence work is often as much about gathering information as it is about disseminating misinformation. To that end, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) is looking for innovative solutions around deceptive cyber defenses.

Defense One

The program is called Deep Intermodal Video Analytics—or DIVA—and it seeks to locate shooters and terrorists before they strike....ODNI’s Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency is gathering academics and private sector experts for a July 12 “Proposers’ Day,” in anticipation of releasing a work solicitation.

Nextgov

The intelligence community is working on amping up people-recognition power to spot, in live videos, shooters and potential terrorists before they have a chance to attack....But Deep Intermodal Video Analytics, or DIVA, a research project out of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will attempt to automatically detect suspicious activities, with the help of live video pouring in through multiple camera feeds. ODNI’s Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency is gathering academics and private sector experts for a July 12 "Proposers’ Day," in anticipation of releasing a work solicitation.

finfacts

There is a bitter truth for economists, as well as professionals in other areas. Non-experts are typically better at forecasting future trends than experts....In his most recent book, 'Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction,' published in 2015 and written with Canadian journalist Dan Gardner, Prof Tetlock and his team focused on how forecasters can improve their accuracy. Tetlock got the cooperation of the US intelligence agency, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), between 2011 and 2015.

Signal

The CIA’s newest directorate consolidates several technology business units into one hub organization focused on deeply embracing innovative approaches and capabilities throughout the agency....Although the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) conducts its own research, beginning with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), Hallman does not see any conflict or redundancy in the establishment of the CIA’s DDI.

City A.M.

The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was having a stressful time in 2013. A rebel militia had just taken control of Goma, a large province with a population of about a million people, and regional powers were putting pressure on him to wrest it back by force....These were set by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), a US agency that supports research into improving intelligence services.