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February 6, 2020 | Local, C4ISR

Xtract Technologies Secures $975,000 DND Contract

Xtract Technologies Secures $975,000 DND Contract

Xtract Technologies, a subsidiary of Patriot One Technologies, has secured a $975,000CAD Contract with Canada’s Department of National Defense through the Public Works and Government Services Canada Division.

The contract is for a project related to improving situational awareness for the Canadian Armed Forces and security personnel using video analytics, artificial intelligence and augmented reality. This project will continue previous work completed by Xtract.ai for the CAF to develop technology solutions to augment the situational awareness of their soldiers and address the following challenges:

  • detect, recognize, and identify persons or objects of interest in a physical environment, and/or
  • track identified persons and objects of interest using seamless information sharing across a decision network.

Work will proceed in multiple phases, including the design, development and deployment of advanced machine learning models, proprietary data sets and integration with advanced visualization hardware.

“We’re very excited to leverage the Xtract.ai team’s expertise in video analytics, object detection and artificial intelligence with the Canadian Department of National Defense,” expresses Martin Cronin, CEO of Patriot One Technologies. “With the work Xtract.ai has be doing with several clients, as well as on Patriot One’s PATSCAN Multi-Sensor Covert Threat Detection Platform, the team brings tremendous experience in video analytics and threat object detection and look forward to delivering a high-performing solution that we hope will augment our military personnel in their service to our country.”

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