Ministry of Defence to deploy chatbots for soldiers
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is exploring the use of Chatbot digital assistants, utilising artificial intelligence to help tactical military users to rapidly access information in the field. This technology will enable soldiers to have conversations with a text chat interface system to find and discover the data they need to perform their mission.
Envitia selected by US Army Geospatial Center for project
Envitia has announced that it was selected by the US Army Geospatial Center (AGC) to develop an innovative capability that will improve interoperability across the Army Geospatial Enterprise and between Coalition partners. Envitia will rapidly develop and deploy a prototype Portrayal Registry for the AGC that will manage and share standardised mapping elements as a centralised service.
Why 'Free Open Source Software' isn’t actually free?
So often we hear the term Open Source Software (OSS) and closely connect that term with the word ‘free’. But what does this actually mean? Is it free? And are there risks involved, especially for enterprise customers in the public or private sector? OSS is software where the software code is publicly accessible and anyone can modify, enhance and share. This differs from proprietary software which is governed by a license is...