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Company Information:

Company Name: Data Fusion Corporation
City: Northglenn
State: CO
Zip+4: 80260-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (720) 872-2145

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,426,955.00 39
SBIR Phase II $10,385,701.00 14

Award List:

Distributed Implementation of Track-Before-Detect

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, Phd
Award Amount: $49,301.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation and Space Computer Corporation proposes a distributed-sensor version of the track-before-detect method for detecting faint moving objects in noisy, cluttered images. Track-before-detect combines multiple images from a single sensor to detect a moving object's trajectory as a… More

AN ANALYTIC-BASED SENSOR MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE PACKAGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr W. Kober
Award Amount: $49,551.00

AN ANALYTIC-BASED SENSOR MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE PACKAGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr W. Kober
Award Amount: $736,740.00
Abstract:
Data fusion corporation proposes the phase i investigation into the mathematical issues involved in the development of an analytical model for the management of sensor resources in tactical aircraft. this model will incorporate the analytic hierarchy process (ah), a matrix eigenvalue-eigenvector… More

Sensor Fusion for Air-to-Ground Precision Targeting

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. W. Kober
Award Amount: $78,700.00

Sensor Fusion for Air-to-Ground Precision Targeting

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. W. Kober
Award Amount: $735,081.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation proposes the Phase I investigation of integrated sensor management and information fusion of distributed sensor resources among flights of tactical aircraft for air-to-ground operations. This effort will examine using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Forward Looking… More

IFSAR and Inverse Radiometric Modeling for Rapid Mapping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. W. Kober
Award Amount: $69,956.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation and the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM) propose the development of a comprehensive software package of image inversion algorithms to support the detection and determination of environmental changes using IFSAR imagery. This software package is intended to… More

A Distributed Sensor Manager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mr. Woody Kober
Award Amount: $79,783.00
Abstract:
Many tactical scenarios include coordinated actions by distributed platforms. Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Lockheed Ft. Worth Company will develop innovative methods for handling sensor management among distributed heterogeneous sensing platforms of varying degrees of coupling. This work… More

Multi-Resolution Tracking for Fire-Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mr. Woody Kober
Award Amount: $79,956.00

Multi-Resolution Tracking for Fire-Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mr. Woody Kober
Award Amount: $749,995.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC), Wright State University, and Unisys Systems Corporation will jointly develop a computationally scalable multiresolution approach for air-to-air tracking and data association. This approach features a wavelet-based multiresolution approach to track estimation. This… More

Multi-Spectral Fusion Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,997.00

Multi-Spectral Fusion Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $749,855.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposed the development of radiometric invariants for automated target recognition (ATR) using thermal imagery in Phase I, together with SAR imagery in Phase II. This development will complement DFC's current efforts for exploiting geometric invariants for… More

Sensor Management Across Multiple Platforms (SMAMPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Woody Kober, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $99,949.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC), together with Lockheed Martin TActical Defense Systems-Eagan, AST Engineering Services Inc. (AES), and Technology Service Corporation (TSC), propose the development of a sensing management architecture (SMAMPS) suitable for multiple platforms scenarios.

Hyperspectral and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Fusion for Concealed Target Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: John Thomas
Award Amount: $97,954.00
Abstract:
DFC, along with TSC and AIG, propose a Phase I effort to study the feasibility of subspace based signal processing algorithms for exploiting multi-spectral, multi-sensor data to detect targets concealed by foliage and/or man-made obstruction. Registration of dissimilar images is accomplished using… More

Sensors (Microwave)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Wolfgang Kober
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Technology Service Corporation (TSC) propose to develop a novel, cost-effective solution to building radar systems. This system uses multiple cheaper, lower-PRF transmitters to create the equivalent of a more expensive higher-PRF system. In addition to achieving the… More

Intersensor Information Assurance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober
Award Amount: $99,879.00
Abstract:
Not Available Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) proposes to develop an innovative airborne system that will deliver soldiers to a precise position at the correct time to initiate tactical combat operations. The vehicle will be capable of delivering 300lb of soldier and equipment deployed from between… More

Multi-Sensor Exploitation Capabilities Enhancements for an Autonomous Analysis/Exploitation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John Thomas
Award Amount: $120,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available WaveBand Corporation proposes to develop a new millimeter-wave (MMW) source compatible with MCM and MMIC technology. The MMW source is based on a specially designed passively mode-locked semiconductor laser (MLSL) with a ring cavity. It does not require coupling out of the radiation… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: John Thomas
Award Amount: $98,901.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Tom Baltzer, Engineer
Award Amount: $99,873.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,523.00

Multi-Sensor Exploitation Capabilities Enhancements for an Autonomous Analysis/Exploitation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John Thomas
Award Amount: $729,657.00

Automatic Target Recognition Characterization for Electro-Optical Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,706.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes the development of a methodology and software toolbox for predicting the automatic target recognition (ATR) performance of an ATR system. DFC will create a quantitative theory of Extended Operational Conditions(EOCs) and incorporate these into information… More

Dynamic Operational Re-Tasking of ISR Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,903.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC), OptTek Corporation, and the Institute of Medical Cybernetics, Inc. (IMC) propose the development of algorithms and software for re-tasking distributed, multi-platform air-to-ground ISR sensing assets, as well as potentiallyre-routing these platforms. The approach will… More

Global Reference Information Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and The Boeing Company propose the development of an integrated package of software analysis and simulation tools, called GRIM, suitable for analyzing the performance of space-based imaging and other sensors for

Global Reference Information Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, President
Award Amount: $749,837.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and The Boeing Company propose the development of an integrated package of software analysis and simulation tools, called GRIM, suitable for analyzing the performance of space-based imaging and other sensors for

Multi-Sensor Data Exploitation Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,796.00
Abstract:
"DFC propses the development of a multisensor sensing, fusion, and exploitation capability, the Multi-Sensor Exploitation Capability (MSDEC) to support detailed parametric signature collection, mission planning, and sensor tasking, onboard sensormanagement, and onboard and post-mission analysis data… More

An Optical Neural Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: A. Steven Younger, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $69,973.00
Abstract:
"Optical Neural Networks can perform function mapping problems, such as target classification, faster than any other technology available today. However, they are slow at learning new mappings. This is because learning requires changing the optical synapticweights, which us usually done off-line by… More

Innovative Phenomenology Characterization and Advanced Algorithms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,958.00
Abstract:
"DFC proposes the development of algorithms and software for inversion of microwave scattering data to obtain permittivity and conductivity profiles suitable for vegetation canopies and underground penetrating radar scenarios. Commercial benefits includegeological exploration."

Template Generation From A Small Number of Views

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: W. Kober, President
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
"Data Fusion Corporation (DFC), along with Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space Co. (LMSC), propose the development of a system for synthesizing alternate viewpoint images of an object which has been previously sensed via a short series of images. Thissystem will be used to support model-based object… More

Munitions Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,948.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and The Boeing Company propose the development of a prototype real-time next-generation GPS receiver that is tolerant to constructive interference, jamming and spoofing for use with precision-guided munitions, particularlythose associated with UCAV scenarios. … More

Combining Unattended Ground Sensor & ISR Information for improved SA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,942.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC), along with ADA Technologies Inc., proposes the development of a fusion system for incorporating both Intelligence, Surveilance, and Reconnaisannce (ISR) data with data from unattended ground sensor (UGS) networks. Advancedground stations and platforms that have… More

Optimized and Rapid Employment of Loitering Weapons in Response to Calls for Fire

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $69,904.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes the development of algorithms and an interactive software system that optimizes the planning for and near real-time employment of loitering weapons, maintains situational awareness, and supports critical userdecisions.

Advanced Avionics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $69,905.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and The Boeing Company propose the development of a prototype real-time next-generation GPS receiver that is tolerant to constructive interference for use with highly dynamic precision-guided munitions, specifically targetedto enhance the capability of interceptor… More

Global positioning system Software Radio (GSR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Research Engineer
Award Amount: $99,960.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and The Boeing Company propose the development of a Global Positioning System (GPS) Software Radio (GSR) receiver that is resistant to structured interference. The design and architecture will be ideally suited to evaluate advanced GPS applications for the Air Force. … More

Advanced Avionics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Research Engineer
Award Amount: $749,939.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems propose the development of a prototype, next-generation GPS receiver that is resistant to structured interference and jamming. This next-generation GPS receiver shall be employed in the navigation systems of THAAD… More

Algorithms for Real Time Corrections of Multi-Path Errors using Modernized GPS Signals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $89,902.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and The Boeing Company propose the development of leading-edge tracking algorithms using Markov-Chain Monte-Carlo (MCMC) methods for Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers to make real time corrections and minimize navigation and timing errors due to signal multipath… More

Munitions Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC), in collaboration with The Boeing Company or the Raytheon Company, propose the development of a prototype, next-generation GPS structured interference, smart jamming and multipath mitigation module that can be incorporated into the Miniature Navigator Demonstration… More

Optimized and Rapid Employment of Loitering Weapons in Response to Calls for Fire

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $749,989.00
Abstract:
Advances in the Tactical Tomahawk weapon system enable the concept of stationing the Tactical Tomahawk missiles in loiter paths for rapid responses to calls for fire from ground commanders. Data Fusion Corporation in collaboration with the University of Virginia Department of Systems and… More

Radar Multiscan Processing Algorithm Improvement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $79,989.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Lockheed-Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors-Tactical Systems propose the development and synthesis of algorithmic methods for new radar signal preprocessing, and clutter identification and rejection algorithms that increase the number of non-clutter measurements… More

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Improved Through Waveform Diversity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company propose the development of a technologically feasible radar system using coded waveforms with enhanced Space Based Radar SAR performance. This concept will be relevant to both synthetic aperture radar (SAR) modes as well as… More

Distributed Battle Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, President
Award Amount: $99,996.00

Coded-Waveform Synthetic-Aperture-Radar (SAR) and Ground Moving Target Indication (GMTI) Simulation Package and Performance Analysis Tool for Next Gen

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Steven Kadlec, Research Engineer
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation and Lockheed Martin Space Systems propose the development of a SAR and GMTI simulator package using coded waveforms. Such a simulation tool would be essential in developing the processing routines necessary to incorporate the coded waveform into radar. The package will… More

Advanced, Low Cost, Integrated Avionics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $99,953.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems propose the development of a prototype, tightly coupled GPS/INS navigation/control system that is resistant to structured interference and jamming. This next-generation navigation system shall be employed in THAAD… More

Geometric Pairing (GP) of battlefield entities thru the Combat Net Radio System (CNRS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes the development of a prototype Combat Identification (CID) system that will reduce fratricide, increase situational awareness (SA), and enhance combat effectiveness for Soldier-to-Soldier based CID applications. The system design will use GPS, a… More

Home on Structured Interference/Multipath

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Scientific Applications and Research Associates (SARA), propose the development of a prototype sensor that will be able to detect, geo-locate and home on GPS structured interference and multipath-like signals (HOSIM). This next-generation sensor will be employed on… More

Cross Platform Digital Rights Management (CP-DRM) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: James M. Davis, Research Fellow
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
It is widely believed that the general problem of horizontal integration among US Government agencies has not been adequately solved to date. Many barriers exist that have historically resisted a viable solution, including the "stove pipe" architectures of various agencies, the lack of overarching… More

Geometric Pairing (GP) of battlefield entities thru the Combat Net Radio System (CNRS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $740,128.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and ITT Industries propose the development of a prototype Combat Identification (CID) system that will reduce fratricide, increase situational awareness (SA), and enhance combat effectiveness for Soldier-to-Soldier based CID applications. The system design will use GPS,… More

Advanced, Low Cost, Integrated Avionics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $999,998.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems propose the development of a prototype, tightly coupled GPS/INS navigation/control system that is resistant to structured interference and jamming. This next-generation navigation system shall be employed in… More

Game Theory In Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $99,908.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, see attached support letter, propose the development of a BMD Operation Plan Response (BOPR) gaming framework. BOPR is a testbed that will allow the simulation and analysis of multiple Red team attack strategies and Blue team… More

Networked Positioning of Unattended Ground Sensors using JTRS radios

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,966.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes the development of a prototype combat positioning system that will reduce fratricide, increase situational awareness (SA), and enhance combat effectiveness for UGS-to-Soldier based CID applications. The system design will use GPS, Tactical Unattended Ground… More

Multistatic Sea-Based Radar Concepts and Architectures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Kober, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $99,947.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) and Lockheed Martin Tactical Systems-Naval and Electronic Surveillance Systems proposes the development of Sea-RAD: an analysis and simulation software toolkit for evaluating multi-static sea-based radar registration and data communications algorithms and archi-tectures… More

GPS and JTRS: Concepts for Network Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, GPS Pgm Mgr, Senior Engin
Award Amount: $694,486.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes the development of prototype, next-generation GPS interference detection, geolocation, and mitigation modules that can be incorporated into the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Software Defined Radio (SDR) or a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) SDR.

Game Theory In Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Sr. Engineer / GPS Prog. – (720) 872-2145
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes the continued development of prototype, next-generation GPS interference detection, characterization and mitigation modules that can be incorporated into the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Software Defined Radio (SDR) or a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)… More

Positioning, Navigating, Timing, Communications, Architecture, Mission Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kent Krumvieda, Senior Engineer, GPS Pgm Mgr – (303) 913-3926
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes to extend their existing suite of Global Positioning System (GPS) structured-interference (both known & determinable) mitigation algorithms and software by developing a new algorithm and related software suitable for mitigating unstructured interference… More