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Advanced Search is an analytics firm offering a machine learning and artificial intelligence platform using open source technology for national security intelligence and security applications. is an analytics firm offering a machine learning platform that uses open source technologies to support multi-intelligence sources and missions. The company provides an intelligence analysis platform intended for United States National Security organizations and the Intelligence Community. The company's platform geo-correlates multi-source intelligence data using computer vision for understanding at speed and scale, in live and recorded data.


Mirage is's intelligence analysis platform using computer vision and correlation to operators and analysts. The platform uses machine learning to analyze unstructured data and offers data analysis in time sensitive situations. The platform also offers users the ability to detect changes in patterns or networks of meaning in unstructured data for use in national security or business intelligence applications.

The data and analysis developed through Mirage is then given to analysts in order to provide context and understanding to the data, which Mirage works to learn in order to accelerate and automate many of the analysis tasks required. Through the platform's machine learning and computer vision, Mirage offers:

  • Unconstrained facial recognition
  • Vehicle detection and classification
  • Incremental model training
  • Custom object labelling
  • Detection and alerts based on region, object, or person of interest

In 2019, the Mirage platform saw use by the United States Intelligence Community and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency.


October 2, 2019 delivers Mirage into the United States national security market and closes its Series B.
May 4, 2018
TiE Inflect 2018 announced as a 2018 TiE50 Winner.
March 14, 2018
United States artificial intelligence company closes Series A round led by Venrock.
October 9, 2017 announced their selection as a 2017 Defense TechConnect Innovation Awardee.
2017 was founded by Anantha Bangalore, Balan Ayyar and Raj Shah.

Funding rounds


Further reading


Percipient, with Its Security Analysis Machine-Learning Platform, Closes $14.7 Million Series A Round Led by Venrock - Cognitive Business News

Web Delivers Mirage into the Us National Security Market and Closes Its Series B


October 2, 2019 Founder & CEO Balan Ayyar on the Value of Human and Machine Teaming for Mission Success -


October 14, 2020

US Artificial Intelligence Leader Closes Series A Round Led by Venrock


March 14, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts


Balan Ayyar, CEO of Percipient AI, Discusses the OODA Loop Model and Artificial Intelligence

May 15, 2020


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