ZeroEyes, creators of the only A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the US Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, announces that the U.S. Air Force AFWERX has awarded the company with a Direct-to-Phase II SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant for Drone-Robot Enabled Active Shooter Deterrence (DRASD).
The research proposal, submitted under the 21.1 SBIR cycle, has been approved for a $750,000 contract for research and development (R&D) and deployment at Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, home of the multi-billion dollar B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber.
Creating transformative opportunities
AFWERX is the Air Force’s team of innovators who encourage and facilitate connections across industry, academia, and military to create transformative opportunities and foster a culture of innovation. This announcement marks the first time that an integrated weapon and intrusion detection system has been deployed at scale for the Department of Defenc…