SCORE Success Story, Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR Transition Program

Disasters and crises requiring U.S. response have been made more complex due to the technological and social changes wrought by mobile phones and information technologies. New information systems, from social media to YouTube, spread the word about rapidly evolving crises with greater speed; however, the reliability of the information is highly variable. Because of this, the Navy sought a means to develop actionable intelligence and to discover and enhance information so that it can be used in the planning, monitoring, and proactive execution of humanitarian missions.

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