DHS S&T funds earmarked for AI software development


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Seattle, Washington-based Volt Athletics, Inc., has won a $199,730 award from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate to develop its artificial intelligence (AI) software system ).

“DHS recognizes that wellness is a complex issue and engages the private sector to identify and/or develop capabilities to help employees manage stress, performance, and levels of wellbeing,” the DHS said. SVIP General Manager, Melissa Oh. “SVIP is excited to leverage Volt’s individualized fitness and training programs that will help maintain our personnel at the high level of physical and mental readiness necessary to tackle the Department’s mission.”

Volt is expected to help DHS personnel improve their overall health and well-being, especially for personnel operating under high-stress and hazardous conditions.

“Offering Volt’s wellness programs to DHS staff gives them the extra support they need to maintain their health and stay engaged in their personal health journey,” said Jeremy Ocheltree, Acting Director of the Innovation Team. customs and border protection. “This will lead to positive long-term health outcomes for our employees that will last beyond their time with DHS.”

Volt Athletics will adapt its commercially available fitness training solution to improve the fitness and readiness of DHS users through a platform that each user can customize. The AI-enabled mobile app offers the ability to enter personal information, in addition to data captured from wearable physiological monitoring devices, to gain insight into factors that contribute to their overall well-being.


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