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Defense Company to Develop New Crowdsourcing Tech For Disaster Response

Richard Burnett wrote an article for the Orlando Sentinal noting that Modus Operandi, a Melbourne based company, has landed a Navy research contract to create a "crowdsourcing" analysis system to assist emergency-response teams in disasters, crowd uprisings, fires, crimes and other crises.


"Ultimately, a system based on the prototype developed by Modus Operandi could potentially give military or civilian response teams accurate details of what is happening 'well in advance of the typical news and intelligence channels,' the company said."