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Company Information:

Name: Aware, Inc.
Address: 40 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (781) 687-0367

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,001,334.00 16
SBIR Phase II $6,453,656.00 9
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

AN ACTIVATED SLUDGE MODIFICATION TO ELIMINATE BULKING, MINIMIZE REACTOR VOLUME AND ENHANCE NUTRIENT REMOVAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Sam E. Shelby
Award Amount: $33,768.00

AN ACTIVATED SLUDGE MODIFICATION TO ELIMINATE BULKING, MINIMIZE REACTOR VOLUME AND ENHANCE NUTRIENT REMOVAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Sam E. Shelby
Award Amount: $149,489.00
Abstract:
A modification of the activated sludge process has been developed to eliminate sludge bulking, minimize reactor volumes, and enhance nutrient removals. the flow sheet utilizes two segments in series. the first employs a 10 minute mixed liquor contactor to adsorb 50-60% of the soluble carbon… More

ZONE I SOIL DECONTAMINATION THROUGH IN SITU VAPOR STRIPPING PROCESSES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $44,620.00

ZONE I SOIL DECONTAMINATION THROUGH IN SITU VAPOR STRIPPING PROCESSES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The remediation of contaminated soils and grounds to ensure protection of public health and the environment is difficultand costly. there is a critical need for the development oftechnologies which are both technically sound and cost- effective. the potential removal of roganic chemicals from… More

WAVELET ANALYSIS AND NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS OF PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr Wayne M Lawton
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The principal purpose of this proposal is to develop solution methods for initial and/or boundary value problems for differential equations based on the recently discovered wavelet basis functions. the basis functions have properties of orthogonality, local support, scaling behavior, and inherently… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr wayne m lawton
Award Amount: $50,000.00

PHASE SPACE SAMPLING AND INTERPOLATION APPLICATIONS OF COMPACTLY SUPPORTED WAVELETS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Howard L Resnikoff
Award Amount: $49,287.00

PHASE SPACE SAMPLING AND INTERPOLATION APPLICATIONS OF COMPACTLY SUPPORTED WAVELETS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Howard L Resnikoff
Award Amount: $241,292.00

PARALLEL WAVELET METHODS FOR COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr John Weiss
Award Amount: $74,088.00
Abstract:
Numerical methods have been developed for solving nonlinear partial differential equations, using the family of compactly supported wavelet functions that are orthogonal. being both compactly supported and orthogonal, the wavelets combine the advantages of finite element, spline, and fourier… More

Wavelet Methods for the Compressible Euler and Navier-Stokes Equations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John Weiss
Award Amount: $49,726.00

PARALLEL METHODS FOR THE SCHROEDINGER EQUATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: John Weiss
Award Amount: $46,548.00
Abstract:
We will develop wavelet-based domain decomposition procedures for the solution of the initial value problem for the schroedinger equation on multidimensional spatial domains. accurate and practical numerical calculations would be of great use in the implementation and extension of the… More

Scalable Real-Time Video Compression for Data Link Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Karl B. Jagler
Award Amount: $66,130.00

Wavepacket Detectors and Waveforms for Scale Separation of Low Altitude Targets from Clutter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven Delmarco
Award Amount: $69,316.00

High Performance Video Compression for Narrow Band Channels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Karl Jagler
Award Amount: $98,685.00

High Performance Video Compression for Narrow Band Channels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Karl Jagler
Award Amount: $374,726.00
Abstract:
This project will develop and demonstrate a design for a wavelet-based compression system that will support the tranmission of video and still data bia UHF satellite communication channels and twisted-pair cuircuits. The system will feature real-time teleconferecing and the ability to rapidly… More

Wavepacket Detectors and Waveforms for Scale Separation of Low Altitude Targets from Clutter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven Delmarco
Award Amount: $581,452.00
Abstract:
Subclutter visibility may be achieved using wavelets and wavepacket methodss. Wavelets offer the ability to separate features based on scale. Wavepackets and the best-basis algorithm offer the further advantage of adaptability; bases adapt to the signal to provide optimum signal representation. We… More

Wavelet Image Compression Workbench

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter N. Heller , Sr. Member of Technical Staff
Award Amount: $49,943.00
Abstract:
Digital imagery is an increasingly prevalent in the computerized workplace; however, the increasing volume of this data is stressing storage and communications systems. One of the most competitive solutions to these stresses is wavelet-based data compression. A wide variety of wavelet image… More

M-Band Acoustic Data Compression

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stephen P. Del Marco
Award Amount: $69,994.00

Very Low Bit-Rate Error-Resilient Video

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jerome M. Shapiro, Ph.d
Award Amount: $59,682.00
Abstract:
Aware will develop a preliminary design for an operationally effective, scalable, error-resilient video communications system for the real-time one-way transmission of video over wireless channels having a raw (uncorrected) data rate ranging from 64 Kbps to 1.5 Mbs. The work will leverage Aware's… More

Scalable Real-Time Video Compression for Data Link Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Karl B. Jagler
Award Amount: $736,313.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a preliminary design for an operationally effective, scalable, real-time wavelet-based compression system for data link applications that can process still frames, continuous line scanned imagery and video sequences. The system will feature a single decoder design capable… More

M-Band Acoustic Data Compression

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stephen P. Del Marco
Award Amount: $599,059.00
Abstract:
Prototype, wavelet-based lossy compression algorithms will be developed, for compression of both transient and narrowband sonar signals. An appropriate wavelet-related signal energy into the transform will be designed, with the goal of optimally concentrating 1 fewest number of coefficients.… More

Personal Area Network for Warfighter Physiological Status Monitoring (WPSM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard DeVaul, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
During Phase I, AWare developed hardware, firmware, and software for a bench-testable prototype inductive near-field Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) for Warfighter Physiological Status Monitoring (WPSM). We tested and characterized that prototype, which includes multiple channels with error… More

Personal Area Network for Warfighter Physiological Status Monitoring (WPSM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard DeVaul, Chief Techncial Officer
Award Amount: $119,988.00
Abstract:
We describe an effort to design and implement a reliable, secure, medium-bandwidth wireless personal area network (WPAN) that supports routine, continuous ambulatory physiological status monitoring of physically active warfighters. This proposal primarily addresses the development of a Warfighter… More

Minimalist Short-Range Wearable Network for Soldier Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: MIT
Principal Investigator: Richard DeVaul, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Alexander Pentland
Abstract:
Army warfighter training involves strenuous, demanding physical activity, often under sleep deprived conditions in the night-time woods, that poses non-negligible risks to trainees. Instructors need to keep track of trainees to know that they are OK, to coach them when necessary, and sometimes to… More

Aware Proposal for the DoD 2008.3 SBIR Solicitation Topic 08-210

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James Maurer, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,559.00
Abstract:
This Portable Multimodal Biometric Device (PMBD) will provide an integrated capability to employ individual-oriented identity information in the conduct of maritime and expeditionary operations. It will rapidly establish and verify the identity information of unknown individuals encountered in the… More

Portable Multimodal Biometric Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: James Maurer, principal investigator – (781) 687-0562
Award Amount: $2,891,325.00
Abstract:
The Portable Multimodal Biometric Device (PMBD) application developed by Aware Inc. will provide an integrated capability to employ individual-oriented identity information during the conduct of maritime and expeditionary operations. The PMBD application will rapidly establish identity information… More