back to article AI-powered monitors to defend Washington DC against aerial threats

The Pentagon will upgrade the air surveillance technology it uses around Washington DC with a computer vision system that can identify and warn officials of suspicious objects flying around or near the capital. The system, built by computer vision vendor and first-time defense contractor Teleidoscope, uses sensors and machine …

  1. StewartWhite

    AI monitors like this you mean?

    Seems a fairly cheap way of dealing with the menace...

  2. Version 1.0 Silver badge

    a $100 million contract

    Is AI now becoming Additional Income, will we see this change continue - well organized by every corporate creation?

  3. TimMaher Silver badge

    Scale AI

    Bet they are using them. Cheap as chips, or whatever Filipinos snack on.

  4. Mike 137 Silver badge

    Can the AI do this?

    On 26 September 1983 a human decided to ignore an automated missile attack alert, thereby quite probably preventing WW3. Can the AI be relied on to do likewise?

    1. cyberdemon Silver badge

      Re: Can the AI do this?

      Let's play a nice game of chess.

  5. EricB123 Bronze badge


    Will it detect a balloon?

    1. Michael 66

      Re: But...

      Ninety-nine of them.

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