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CBP Innovation Team

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Innovation Team (INVNT) resides within CBPs Office of the Commissioner to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative and disruptive commercial technology solutions to keep front-line personnel safer, more effective, and one step ahead. INVNT identifies and pilots cutting-edge commercial technologies, adapts them for government use, and transitions proven capabilities – all while moving at the pace of commercial industry.

Focus Areas

This graphic depicts a circular chart outlining the CBP Innovation Team’s focus areas. Each focus area has its own icon. The focus areas are listed as follows: IT Infrastructure: Novel cloud applications and edge computing Human Performance and Resiliency: Capabilities to improve operator wellness, resilience, and performance Sensors and Data: Next generation low cost, size, weight, and power sensors; commercial data streams, supply chain awareness, identity intelligence Autonomy: Autonomous systems that reduce cognitive load and number of required system operators. AI & Analytics: Automate workflows, expose anomalies, derive greater insight from data.
Communications: Ensures we can get our data to our operators – whether remotely in the field (inclusive of IT infrastructure)

Additional Information About the CBP Innovation Team

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