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Company Information:

Company Name: Harmonia Holdings Group LLC
City: Blacksburg
State: VA
Zip+4: 24060-
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: Yes
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $815,601.71 9
SBIR Phase II $5,387,348.54 7
STTR Phase I $169,067.00 2

Award List:

Using Semantic Recommendation, End-User Programming, and an Ecosystem to Radically Shorten DHS Adoption Time

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $99,997.71
Abstract:
This work contributes to the transition from visualization tools to the integrated environment envisioned in DHS S&T`s Precision Information Environment (PIE). We seek to enable DHS operating components and first responders to rapidly access and deploy new products from DHS Centers of Excellence… More

Coupling Collaboration to SOA Services and Decision Support for the Warfighter via Navy Wave

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Virginia Tech
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI
Award Amount: $69,079.00
RI Contact: Eli Tilevich
Abstract:
Collaboration between Navy warfighters at the Operational Level of War is essential. In the Navy today collaboration to achieve Commander's Control Actions is done ashore and on large deck afloat platforms with video teleconferencing and voice over IP. But only those platforms have sufficient… More

Architecture X: End User Computing with Shadow Environment in a Provably Assured Manner

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $95,751.00
Abstract:
Given the volatility of the commercial markup tool market, with Microsoft and Google recently withdrawing products, and the fact that other mashup tools require mashup code and data to reside on public servers (e.g, Yahoo Pipes), we instead use a Harmonia-developed mashup tool called XpditeIt from… More

LiquidAppsr: Consistent Battle Command System Visualization through a Second Generation Model Based Approach

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI
Award Amount: $69,982.00
Abstract:
We propose a comprehensive system to support the definition and governance of user interface (UI) standards, and to simplify compliance with standards across diverse platforms as designers create new UIs. However, we also allow platform-specific features to be exploited, so the consistency is in… More

Global Missile Defense Battle Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $999,364.00
Abstract:
Using our 50+ person-years of experience with business process (BP) modeling, BPEL, SOA, and HCI design, we developed a proof-of-concept of a real-time battle management solution for MDA that will coordination with multiple dispersed and disparate weapon platforms in achieving accurate and reliable… More

Redescription, Malleable Visualization, and Storytelling for Causal Data Mining

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI
Award Amount: $69,991.00
Abstract:
Harmonia proposes creating a dynamic Bayesian networks and redescription/story telling (DBN-RS) tool to help solve problems such as the problem of condition-based maintenance for vehicles. DBN-RS offers two means of data mining. The first is DBN which is used in an automated mode on discrete event… More

Designing Large Data Handling Architectures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, President
Award Amount: $95,112.00
Abstract:
We focus on a solution for ultra-scale data handling, into the terabyte range and beyond. Our solution leverages the latest advances in storage technology, and can be used in a cloud, to exploit cloud-native features. We address the following functional requirements: discoverability of data… More

Navy Cash Next Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jai Saboo, PI – (571) 435-1300
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
The Navy currently uses a Smart Card based stored value system to provide sailors with the ability to make purchases on board a ship This system, called Navy Cash, has been implemented on a majority of the ships but the Navy is encountering problems of cost and maintenance is looking for an… More

Business Process Transformation Tool for Rapid Reconfiguration of Navy Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI
Award Amount: $599,527.00
Abstract:
We propose a comprehensive solution to dynamically compose command and control components in semi- and even fully- automated fashion. We can create FORCEnet Engagement Packs (FnEPs) that combine weapons, sensors, mission threads, business process definitions, and simulations via a 4-layer model.… More

Automated Analysis and Verification of Application Program Interfaces (APIs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI
Award Amount: $64,891.00
Abstract:
The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program has defined a set of standard application programming interfaces (APIs) to facilitate construction of software-defined radios. The standards define how an Operating Environment and Waveforms interact with each other. The APIs are defined in the… More

STOC: Secure, Tactical On-Demand Cloud

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Virginia Tech
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $99,988.00
RI Contact: Edwina Lamm
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: We present a novel architecture for on-demand clouds, which means creating a cloud computing environment when needed that opportunistically takes advantage of available processors. The processors are located on mobile computers at the tactical edge of a network and connect via wireless… More

BIOMEDICAL (BASIC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams – 540-951-5900
Award Amount: $292,222.00
Abstract:
The purpose of this Phase II effort is to research and develop an innovative approach to empower people who do not have the skills to write programming code or a scripting language, to create simple user interfaces (UIs) to calculation engines written in various programming languages. The… More

SPAA: Software Priority Assurance Assessment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $99,974.00
Abstract:
Harmonia proposes to create"SPAA: Software Priority Assurance Assessment"which is designed to automate software assurance assessment. The final tool will allow for risk assessment of commercial software through a formal risk acceptance approval process enabling the software to be… More

HUMINT Fusion without Coding (HFWC): An Automated HUMINT to Multi-INT Analytic Tool and Scalable Architecture to Support Navy Intelligence Analysts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $69,968.00
Abstract:
HUMINT includes text based message traffic, other text document sources composed by humans, particularly the free-form prose text of these messages/documents that can be processed to produce information of value, and other human-produced media types (e.g., video, pictures). Harmonia proposes a new… More

AIR Framework: Assess, Identify and Remediate the Usability of Graphical User Interfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $149,935.00
Abstract:
We present the Assess, Identify, Remediate (AIR) framework to integrate disparate tools and manual non-computer based methods for usability assessment. AIR is integrated into Microsoft Office so that it leverages a familiar user interface, and minimizes the knowledge, skills, and abilities required… More

Designing Large Data Handling Architectures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $1,246,335.00
Abstract:
Harmonia proposes to continue development from Phase I of a Large Data Handling Architecture (LDHA). Given sufficient amounts of commodity hardware, its goal is to scale up to ingest a terabyte or more of data per hour from each open source or sensor; store tens of thousands and more of terabyte… More

Using UIML to Automate Generation of Usability Prototypes and Tactical Software

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, PI – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $749,965.00
Abstract:
Harmonia proposes a novel approach to automatically generating tactical human/computer interface (HCI) code and object design data from the user interface design developed through usability prototyping. This approach uses the User Interface Markup Language (UIML), an open specification language… More

Augmenting Inductive Loop Vehicle Sensor Data with SPAT and GrID (MAP) via Data Fusion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Marc Abrams, President and CTO – (540) 951-5901
Award Amount: $749,937.54
Abstract:
Our goal is to create a demonstrable software system that we call IntelliFusion, which fuses Connected Vehicle data with data from traditional inductive loop detectors and uses this data to improve traffic control at intersections across the country. Our work will improve the safety of… More