AI Tracks at Sea

Project Description

The goal of this challenge is to engage with the workforce of tomorrow on challenging and relevant Naval problems. The need here is to augment unmanned surface vehicles’ (USVs’) maritime contact tracking capability.

The challenge is to create a computer vision system that will plot the tracks of shipping traffic exclusively using the passive sensing capability of onboard cameras. This technology would also be applicable for the Navy to document vessels performing unsafe navigation on the high seas.

Prizes upto $200,000 will be distributed along with honorable mentions.

This challenge is open to only students at accredited higher education institutions. All Teams must have a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) or Employer Identification Number (EIN) in order to receive a prize. Eligibility is subject to verification before any prize is awarded.

Deadline: 2nd December, 2020

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