Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE:SAIC) has announced that it has been named as a 2019 Industry Innovation Winner by the Government Innovation Awards, recognizing SAIC´s Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT) solution, the company said.
The awards, presented by Washington Technology, honor best examples of discovery and innovation in government IT.
SAIC created the IoBT solution to address a capability gap for near-real-time communications, sensing and collaboration for US warfighters. The IoBT solution ensures that warfighters have real-time and multi-domain situational awareness and communication capabilities, including the ability to function in a disconnected mode using cloud technology. SAIC is enabling more mission functionality at the tactical edge.
The IoBT solution is housed on ground vehicles currently in use by the Department of Defense and meets the requirements of the military. The vehicle is customizable and includes features such as a data center, suite of sensors, hardened military communications, and advanced analytics capabilities that can function in any operational environment.
Washington Technology´s 2019 Industry Innovators are part of the Government Innovation Awards, a celebration of the US government´s IT disruptors, innovators and emerging leaders. The Industry Innovator awards recognize private-sector companies´ vital role in the government IT community and their broader contributions and leadership. The Government Innovation Awards are presented by FCW, GCN Washington Technology, and Defense Systems, SAIC will be formally honored at the Government Innovation Awards dinner on November 7, 2019 in Virginia.
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