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Company Information:

Company Name:
BCL COMPUTERS
Address:
990 Linden Dr.
Suite 203
Santa Clara, CA
Phone:
(408) 249-4126
URL:
N/A
EIN:
770343635
DUNS:
848536975
Number of Employees:
18
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
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Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $912,099.00 10
SBIR Phase II $2,970,633.00 5

Award List:

Integration of Information from Heterogenous Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Integration of Information from Heterogenous Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$394,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Papins- A Principle-and-Parameters Based Universal Voice Command Interpretation System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$96,311.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam
Abstract:
BCL proposes developing a portable, efficient,'principle-and-parameters' based Universal Voice Command Interface System called Papins that can operate and control computers and machinery with spoken English. By using off-the-shelf voice recognition system and a government and Binding (GB) Theory… More

FaxAssist

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam
Abstract:
N/a

FaxAssist

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$350,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam
Abstract:
BCL proposes developing FaxAssist, a system that automatically converts incoming fax to electronic mail and transmits the message along with all it's components to the intended recipient. FaxAssist will allow fax receivers to receive faxed messages anywhere in the world sent to a single number from… More

Adaptive Personal Assistant (APA)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,937.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam
Abstract:
BCL proposes developing an Adaptive Personal Assistant (APA) to assist professionals dramatically improve productivity of office automation tasks. The APA will take normal spoken English requests and perform tasks such as electronic mail, meeting coordination, and flight scheduling, and then adapt… More

Spoken Language Generic User Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam
Abstract:
N/a

Warrior-Centered Knowledge Management

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$118,540.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, President
Abstract:
"BCL proposes to make any electronic document of any format universally accessible to the Mobile Warrior from any electronic device, including handheld Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) using wireless connections. This forms the backbone of awarrior-centered knowledge management system where a… More

Universal Information Access for the Mobile Warrior: BCL Knowledge Management Center (KMC)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,036.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, President
Abstract:
BCL proposes developing a Knowledge Management Center (KMC) that allows mobile warriors to access information quickly and easily. Key innovations in the KMC are aggregation of knowledge in an XML meta-database, access to the database via PDAs, Laptops, andDesktops over secure land and wireless… More

Enhanced Understandability and Effectiveness for Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Automatic Logistic Products

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,818.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, President
Abstract:
BCL proposes to research and build a repository of Simplified English Language (SEL) documents (IETMS) used for aircraft maintenance and logistics. The repository will have semantics attached at the sentence level. The use of semantics promises to improveuser productivity by enabling rapid and… More

Enhanced Understandability and Effectiveness for Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Automatic Logistic Products

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$747,244.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, President
Abstract:
Rapid maintenance allows aircraft to be repaired and available for duty faster, thus improving aircraft availability and helping our fight against terrorism and aiding homeland defense. One method of improving repair time, and subsequently aircraft availability, is to simplify maintenance manuals by… More

Linguist's Ambiguity Tutor and Rehearsal System (LATARS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,831.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, President
Abstract:
BCL plans to research methods to develop Linguist's Ambiguity Tutor and Rehearsal System (LATARS) that trains US military personnel in a new language along with the subtleties of correct semantics of ambiguous, double meaning, and slang phrases. The overall approach will use COTS language specific… More

Artificial Intelligence Technique Applied to Cross-Domain Solution

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,723.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, President
Abstract:
BCL proposes researching an AI/Natural Language Processing based Information Classification and Filtering System that finds and extracts relevant concepts from free text. The proposed approach utilizes syntactic-semantic information from input text to come up with 'semantic classifications' of… More

Linguist's Ambiguity Tutor and Rehearsal System (LATARS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,353.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, President
Abstract:
BCL proposes developing a Linguist's Ambiguity Tutor and Rehearsal System (LATARS) that will disambiguate idiomatic Arabic, Korean and Urdu text. The Phase II research will be built on BCL's Phase I investigation into possible methods for developing the LATARS. In its Phase I research, BCL's… More

Multi-Lingual Semantic Author Identification (MLSAI)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,939.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Hassan Alam, CEO – (408) 249-4126
Abstract:
n its SBIR Phase I work, BCL Technologies, using deep syntactic-semantic feature analysis of the text, will research and develop a baseline proof-of-concept system that would (1) extract syntactic, semantic and cognitive features from the text using SVM classifier techniques; and (2) identify the… More