Scale AI Selected by U.S. Department of Defense to Accelerate Government’s AI Capabilities
Scale AI, the data infrastructure for AI, announced its selection as a government-wide AI partner under a $249 million-ceiling Blanket Purchase Agreement issued by the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC). Through this agreement, Scale’s commercially-proven, market leading technology will be made readily available to all federal agencies to solve their most critical AI challenges and advance operational AI/ML capabilities across the U.S. government.
As the JAIC’s AI readiness partner, Scale will develop Test & Evaluation (T&E) capabilities spanning machine learning, deep learning, and neural networks, with a focus on critical use cases including:
- Image analysis, testing deep learning-based visual search and image classifier
- Autonomous systems
- Humans augmented by machines (to include human-machine interfaces) and improved methods to measure warfighter cognitive and physical workloads (to include AR/VR test services)
- NLP-enabled products and services
Scale’s end-to-end AI solution enables the U.S. government to manage the entire ML lifecycle – from data annotation to dataset curation and management (via Scale Nucleus), to model testing and evaluation, to model development – all in one place. Analysts and operators can understand, visualize, curate, and collaborate on their data – aiding in their mission objectives through process automation, enhanced decision support, and insight generation.
“AI is not a one-and-done technology, and we’re thrilled to see the JAIC embrace the continuous approach to T&E that Scale was founded on. By adopting this framework, the government’s AI programs will be more resilient, responsible, and equitable, ensuring that U.S. investments in AI lead to successful deployments of new, impactful technologies.” – Alexandr Wang, Scale founder and CEO.