Charles River Analytics awarded contract to develop predictive AI-enabled maintenance tool for electrical transformers

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Charles River Analytics received a $1.1 million sequential Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to deliver condition-based maintenance of electrical transformers to keep critical power systems running. Probabilistic Operations Warranted for Energy Reliability Evaluation and Diagnostics (POWERED) integrates large amounts of available transformer data to diagnose equipment health and predict the possibility of […]

NASA awards Charles River Analytics additional contract to advance concepts for robots working as a team for lunar exploration

NASA awards Charles River Analytics additional contract to advance concepts for robots working as a team for lunar exploration Charles River Analytics, in collaboration with Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was awarded a $750,000 contract from NASA to enable robots to work together to explore the Moon. Under the Autonomous Swarming for Teams of Exploration Robots […]

United States Space Force Unit 13th Delta Operations Squadron (13 DOS) using augmented and mixed reality for training and education

(MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, AL/CAMBRIDGE, MA) – Space Force Unit 13th Delta Operations Squadron (13 DOS), responsible for Guardian education, including institutional professional military education, continuing education, advanced education programs, and USSF officer accessions, today announced it will use the extended reality suite, SOLAR, developed by Charles River Analytics, to teach space operational concepts and […]

Army taps Charles River Analytics to develop personnel safety system for autonomous ground systems

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Charles River Analytics was awarded a $1.7 million contract from the Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to develop a personnel safety system for autonomous ground systems. Operational safety is paramount to successfully deploying driverless systems, as they will operate alongside soldiers, bystanders, and hostile actors. Therefore, these systems must be equipped with a […]

Charles River Analytics completes NASA contract, develops hybrid AI system to identify and assess wildfire risk

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Charles River Analytics has completed the first phase of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop an AI-assisted wildfire risk assessment system. The Wildfire Integrated Modeling, Prediction, and Learning Environment (WIMPLE) uses hybrid artificial intelligence (HAI) to analyze data from multiple sources and provide a better overall understanding […]

Charles River Analytics nets contract to enhance Naval situational awareness at sea

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Charles River Analytics received a $1.8 million contract to classify and identify ships and other vessels at sea. The Automatic Text Extraction for Awareness in the Maritime (A-TEAM) system works with existing labeled image datasets and banks of unannotated maritime images to enable automated systems to recognize text on ships at sea. Knowing the ship’s […]

National Institute of Health award extends grant for Charles River Analytics to build VR training technology to help workers manage hazardous materials safely

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Charles River Analytics was awarded an additional Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to create VR modules that enhance training for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER). Following a successful Phase I and supplemental COVID-19 grant, Charles River continues to build VR content to bridge […]

Charles River Analytics awarded Phase II SBIR contract to help Department of Defense analyze personnel sentiment using natural language processing

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Charles River Analytics received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the Department of Defense (DoD) to develop software that uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to analyze free-form text for sentiment. The Jargon Association for Language Analysis in Domains (JALAD) program will save the DoD time and money, as the software automates the […]

Charles River Analytics spin-out, Veero™, goes to market with precision virtual-fit solution for eyewear retail

New company delivers breakthrough commercial solutions using advanced human-modeling, AI, and computer-vision technology originally developed at Charles River Analytics. Charles River Analytics spin-out, Veero™, today introduced its EyeSize virtual-fit solution for eyewear retail, leveraging a cross-section of advancements in human modeling, AI, and computer-perception technology developed at Charles River over the past five years. EyeSize […]

Charles River Analytics wins Army contract to develop AI-based adaptive cybertraining tool

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Charles River Analytics won a contract, in two phases, to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning-based cyber opponent that would enable more frequent and less resource-intensive cybersecurity training. The $1.1 million Phase II contract, awarded through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, will run through July 2023. Given the growing threat of cyberwarfare, […]

Charles River Analytics nets SBIR contract to achieve smarter cyber resilience of aircraft systems

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Charles River Analytics received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to improve cyber resiliency of aircraft systems. Cyber Grammar Representations for Attack Meta-Monitoring including Analysis and Response (CyGRAMMAR) is the result of this effort. Aircraft pose a special challenge for cybersecurity: If a breach were to occur, […]