AFWERX awards Edgybees contract to enhance USAF situational awareness

Visual intelligence company Edgybees has announced it has been awarded its largest contract by AFWERX, to integrate reality enabled software platform into current USAF technology, the company said.

Edgybees´ computer vision technology, in the form of its augmented reality (AR) software solution Argus, will integrate with the US Air Force´s systems to bolster situational awareness in complex operational scenarios.

Edgybees is one of 21 small businesses slated to receive four-year, fixed contracts with the combined worth of USD 550+ million through AFVentures´ Strategic Financing (STRATFI) program, including more than USD 100 million in Air Force funding, over USD 100 million in SBIR funds, and more than USD 350 million in private investment.

Edgybees´ Argus solution provides commanders detailed insight into operational environments by augmenting live video footage with layers of precise, real-time, geospatial information. Edgybees´ solution is facilitating unprecedented situational awareness, efficient planning and clear communication for teams on the ground and in the air.

Edgybees offers real-time collaborative Visual Intelligence Technology, augmenting any live video feed with precise geo-information layers from any human input or other data sources to create a detailed and contextualized understanding of any operational environment. The company´s Argus solution enables teams in any sector, from military and public safety, to broadcast, automotive and industrial, to collaborate more effectively and intelligently in complex environments.

AFWERX is a catalyst for agile Air Force engagement across industry, academia and non-traditional contributors to create transformative opportunities and foster an Air Force culture of innovation.