Media Coverage

General Dynamics Mediaware news and press coverage

October 14
“Valuable Video: How to make every pixel count.”

Dr Kevin Moore, chief technology officer at General Dynamics Mediaware, explains how video processing and exploitation devices (PEDs) dramatically improve the intelligence value of imagery collected by law enforcement agencies.

July  19-20
Police Aviation News
"ALEA Phoenix"
A reporter visits the General Dynamics Mediaware booth during ALEA 2014 to learn about our next-generation video exploitation and archival solutions and how law enforcement agencies can leverage our solutions to advance their mission.

July 9
Executive Biz
"General Dynamics Mediaware Delivers Video Tool to Int'l Police Department"
In addition to saving valuable time and resources, D-VEX's real-time and forensic video exploitation and data management capabilities can easily scale to meet future operational requirements and provide the Victoria Police force with the necessary agility and flexibility to continue to protect the community.

June issue
Australian Defence Magazine
"Aussie Developed Software Sold to US SOCOM"
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has delivered nine of its next-generation TAC-MAAS processing, exploitation and dissemination (PED) systems to the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). These commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tactical systems process full motion video (FMV) from most intelligence.

Avionics Today
"Insitu Pacific Demonstrates Advanced UAS Fire Monitoring"
Kevin Moore, chief technology officer at General Dynamics Mediaware, discusses the power of the cloud and highlights the intelligence reporting capabilities of D-VEX.

February 4
Executive Biz
The D-VEX platform is built to integrate with unmanned aerial systems and display live or recorded digital images in the battlefield. 

February issue
Geospatial Intelligence Forum
Mike Manzo details how General Dynamics is helping customers find the activity in activity based intelligence.

October 29
Defense News

"Software Innovations Boost Australian UAV Tracking Capabilities"
"We are committed to continuously improving the capabilities of D-VEX to solve the complex data challenge of extracting actionable intelligence from thousands of hours of video footage," said Kevin Moore, General Dynamics Mediaware's chief technology officer. 

October 22
Geospatial Intelligence Forum
"Tackling the Bandwidth Issue"
Mike Manzo, director of geospatial solutions, discusses the challenges agencies face when it comes to full motion video storage.

Geospatial Intelligence Forum
FMV System Adds Automatic Target-Detection Software
General Dynamics' TAC-MAAS integrates with Sentient's automatic detection software to enhance situational awareness by identifying small, moving targets from airborne sensors and unmanned surveillance platforms.

October-November Issue
Defense Systems
"GEOINT Tradecraft: Human Geography"
"ABI [activity-based intelligence] has been around in different forms in the past, but what has made it more attractive now is computing power," said Mike Manzo, director of Geospatial Solutions at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.

September 13
Dynamics Extra
 "General Dynamics Shows its Strength at DSEI"
General Dynamics Mediaware demonstrated the capabilities of D-VEX, the next-generation tactical video exploitation system for the end-to-end, real-time analysis of full motion video from manned and unmanned airborne platforms, at this year's DSEI show in London. Please see page 6 for additional information. 

September 9

C4ISR & Networks Journal

"General Dynamics Finishes Risk Reduction for Knifefish UUV" (Please see page 7)
Knifefish will be a critical part of the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship mine warfare mission package, providing the fleet mine warfare commander and sailors with enhanced mine-hunting capabilities.

September issue
Geospatial Intelligence Forum
"Industry Interview: General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems"
Nadia Short discusses GDNexus, the online community of technology providers that allows General Dynamics to match state-of-the-art solutions to validated customer requirements rapidly and efficiently.

"Many Sides of Multi-INT"
"Multi-INT includes any form of intelligence that can be aggregated and assimilated to provide a better understanding of what the disparate forms of intelligence don't provide on their own," said Mike Manzo, director of motion imagery solutions at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.

August 15

Defense News
"Improving Real-time Intelligence for the Warfighter"
General Dynamics' TAC-MAAS integrates with Sentient's automatic detection software to enhance situational awareness by identifying small, moving targets from airborne sensors and unmanned surveillance platforms.

August 14
Australian Defence Magazine

"Early Tests for Knifefish Unmanned Minesweeper"

General Dynamics successfully completed the comprehensive risk reduction program for Knifefish, a critical component of the Littoral Combat Ship mine warfare mission package that provides the fleet and sailors with enhanced mine-hunting capabilities.

August issue
National Defense Magazine
"Companies Combine Video Analysis Software to Meet Customer Demands"
General Dynamics Mediaware and Sentient Vision Systems are integrating their video processing and target detection technologies in hopes of saving customers time and money. 

"Target Detection, Video Exploitation Systems Linked" (page 15)
The product collaboration between General Dynamics Mediaware's D-VEX's intelligent video technology and Sentient's automated detection enables customers to extract significant value from the large volumes of full motion video captured from sensors deployed in the field.

June/July issue
On the Frontlines
"Leverage Existing Cloud Infrastructure" (page 14)
Mike Manzo, director for geospatial solutions, Imagery Systems division, discusses General Dynamics' open architecture solutions that allow customers to harness the power of the cloud to enhance capabilities to address current and future mission needs.
June 12
Australian Defence Magazine
"Mediaware and Sentient Team-up"*
Sentient's automatic target-detection plug-in strengthens intelligence reporting capabilities for Mediaware's award-winning D-VEX end-to-end video-exploitation system. 
*Please note, a membership to this publication is required to view full article.

May 1
Australian Defence Magazine
"Software Brings Focus to Eyes in the Sky"
This article discusses the synergies between General Dynamics Mediaware's next generation video exploitation system, D-VEX, and Sentient's Kestrel software to improve real-time situational awareness and strengthen post-mission forensic analysis and intelligence reporting.

April 1
Geospatial Intelligence Forum
"Electro-Optical Innovation"
General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies Director of Engineering, Lafe Redd, discusses the world of electro-optical sensors and how his group leverages this technology to meet customer's evolving mission requirements. 

March 19
Defense World
"General Dynamics' D-VEX Video Exploitation Systems Receives High Praise" 
General Dynamics Mediaware awarded for innovation at the 2013 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition.

January 15
GovCon Wire
"General Dynamics Names 30-year Vet Fran Zenzen as AIS Business Development Lead" 

January 14
"People: Fran Zenzen"
Fran Zenzen named director of business development for Imagery Systems at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.  

January 14
Washington Business Journal
"People on the Move: Fran Zenzen"
Fran Zenzen named director of business development for Imagery Systems at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.  

January 7
Shephard's UV Online
"Australian Army Receives General Dynamics D-VEX" 
General Dynamics Mediaware delivers two D-VEX video exploitation systems to the Australian Army to help provide real-time, actionable intelligence to forward deployed forces. 

January 3
"Mediaware Delivers Video Analysis Systems"
This article discusses General Dynamics Mediaware's work with the Australian Army to integrate the next-generation video exploitation system D-VEX into unmanned aerial systems operating in Afghanistan.