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Company Information:

Company Name: DataSoft Corp.
City: Scottsdale
State: AZ
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (480) 763-5777

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,520,057.00 19
SBIR Phase II $7,658,050.00 10

Award List:

Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Wideband Network Waveform (WNW) Host Simulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeff Lenschow, Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $94,571.00
Abstract:
A WNW Host Simulator (WHS) can be considered an indoor open-air range in which a JTRS radio is given the various electronic stimuli it needs to 'think' it is in flight operation over a geographic area. The JTR Set and its waveforms are then 'operated' in simulated conditions and its performance and… More

Automated Analysis of Datalink Transmissions (AADT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Software Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $99,890.00
Abstract:
The focus of this Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) topic is to investigate the feasibility of developing an automated tool for collecting and analyzing data in a JTRS test environment. The tool would provide Automated Analysis of Data link Transmissions (AADT) where a single JTRS terminal… More

End-to-End Performance Management for RF Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Software Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $99,991.00
Abstract:
The needs of the future Airborne Network present unique challenges for performance monitoring, beyond the capabilities of conventional approaches: a fast-moving, dynamically adapting, heterogeneous RF network in need of real-time, end-to-end performance monitoring. We propose to research and develop… More

Broadband Solid-State LINC Power Amplifier

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Matt Spencer, Senior RF Engineer
Award Amount: $79,936.00
Abstract:
Current and future waveforms including those proposed under the JTRS programs contain wideband complex signals. The platforms that deploy these waveforms require high power amplifiers capable of delivering the signals generated by these waveforms without spectral re-growth caused by non-linearity.… More

Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Wideband Network Waveform (WNW) Host Simulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeff Lenschow, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $647,101.00
Abstract:
A WNW Host Simulator (WHS) can be considered an indoor open-air range in which a JTRS radio is given the various electronic stimuli it needs to "think" it is flight operation over a geographic area. The JTR Set and its waveforms are then "operated" in simulated conditions and its performance and… More

Innovative Electronics Components and Circuit Designs for UHF RF Diplexer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Roger Paulsen, Principal RF Engineer
Award Amount: $68,001.00
Abstract:
The UGS/IMS gateway node is an important aspect of the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) network. The gateway node provides UGS networks with long haul communications and can be used to perform mission tasks such as perimeter defense, surveillance, target acquisition and situational awareness (SA),… More

Software Defined Radio Tool Suite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal System Engineer
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Core Framework Analysis Tool (DSCFAT) and the DataSoft SCA-SDR Probe (DSSP) will provide Software Defined Radio programs new diagnostic capabilities that synthesize the processes to accurately estimate software complexity, porting metrics, and provide detailed real-time online standards… More

Middleware Specification for Low-Power Distributed Processing Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $68,845.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Small-form factor Power management Middleware (DSPM) solution provides a new portable cross-cutting way that existing solutions can be unified in a single power context. This is characterized by a middleware abstraction layer where software components can either actively themselves… More

Next-Generation Mobile Software Defined Radio

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bart Jackson, Principal Software Engineer
Award Amount: $68,914.00
Abstract:
The U.S. military's next-generation radio system, Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), is based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology and will create new opportunities, methods, and applications for generating and sharing tactical data. One of the many challenges in realizing the JTRS vision is… More

Automated Analysis of Datalink Transmissions (AADT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $719,862.00
Abstract:
The focus of the Phase II of this SBIR topic is to build a prototype of an automated tool for collecting and analyzing over-the-air data in a JTRS test environment. The tool will provide Automated Analysis of Data link Transmissions (AADT) where a single JTRS terminal may be part of one or more JTRS… More

End-to-End Performance Management for RF Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal System Engineer
Award Amount: $704,663.00
Abstract:
The needs of the future Airborne Network present unique challenges for performance monitoring, beyond the capabilities of conventional approaches: a fast-moving, dynamically adapting, heterogeneous RF network in need of real-time, end-to-end performance monitoring. We propose to research and develop… More

Universal Radio Frequency (RF) Communications Transceiver

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Rod Kronschnabel, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
The U.S. military''s next-generation radio system, Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), is based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology and will create new opportunities, methods, and applications for generating and sharing tactical data. To realize the JTRS vision, a universal RF transceiver,… More

Wideband Networking Waveform (WNW) Enhancement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
The Wideband Networking Waveform (WNW) utilized by the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) provides a tactical wireless internetworking capability for both users and backbone infrastructure. WNW uses an adaptive networking architecture that optimizes network routing performance and overall network… More

High Power Hopping Filter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Roger Paulsen, Principal RF Engineer
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
Mobile command and control vehicles must communicate on several communication nets. With several radio systems on board, the antenna signature of these vehicles can get very large and increase the vehicle's rate of identification by unfriendly forces. Co-site interference is also an issue on these… More

Virtual RF Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
We plan to develop a Virtual Radio Frequency (RF) Environment for testing Command, Control, Communications (C3) systems. Testing the large tactical C3 systems requires fielding hundreds of nodes and providing thousands of signals/messages to meet the operational requirements. This is very expensive… More

High Speed Digital Video on Legacy Aircraft Wiring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Matt Spencer, RF Engineer
Award Amount: $99,986.00
Abstract:
The low data rate of the MIL-STD-1553B bus is limiting the capability and performance of current applications. These applications and others under development could be augmented by increasing the data rate under which these systems communicate. The Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) is one… More

Spoofing Network Architectures in Response to Hostile Reconnaissance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Network Obfuscation and Virtualized Anti-reconnaissance system (NOVA) detects hostile network reconnaissance and denies access to real network information while simultaneously providing false network information to attackers. This results in attackers expending significantly extra time… More

SDR Tool Suite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator – (480) 763-5777
Award Amount: $827,546.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Software Defined Radio (SDR) Tool Suite (STS) provides a new and enhanced capability to the SDR developers via two independent tools: the STS-WF Analysis Tool and the STS-Probe Toolbox. The STS-WF Analysis Tool can reduce cost and schedule by assessing new waveform (WF) and platform… More

Next-Generation Mobile Software Defined Radio

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $1,061,276.00
Abstract:
The U.S. military's next-generation radio system, JTRS, is based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology and will create new opportunities, methods, and applications for generating and sharing tactical data. One of the many challenges in realizing the JTRS vision is to create small, lightweight,… More

Universal Radio Frequency (RF) Communications Transceiver

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Rod Kronschnabel, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $437,612.00
Abstract:
The U.S. military''s next-generation radio system, Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), is based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology and will create new opportunities, methods, and applications for generating and sharing tactical data. To realize the JTRS vision, a Universal RF Transceiver… More

Automated Analysis and Verification of Application Program Interfaces (APIs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,985.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Interface Verification Application (DIVA) provides an automated robust solution for accurate and repeatable verification of developer source code compliance to a set of Standard API's. The tool then generates customized compliance reports for the user that accurately summarize all… More

Network Operations (NetOps) Data Transport Optimization Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,994.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Cost-Effective Approaches to NetOps Optimization Engine (CANOE) limits the scope of NetOps data gathered at the source and cross-network by dynamically identifying the fraction of data that is most relevant to the current network status and transmitting or forwarding only that data.… More

Agile Space Radio (ASR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Rod Kronschnabel, Radio Systems Engineer – (480) 763-5777
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: DataSoft leverages its considerable military and commercial SDR experience to determine the desired ASR capabilities and critical enabling technologies, including SDR and CR technologies, which are essential to developing the ASR. Any gaps in technology are identified, and target… More

Spectrum Fragmentation of Networking Waveforms with Distributed Network Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Shahzad Aslam-Mir, Principal Investigator – (480) 763-5777
Award Amount: $69,993.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Spectrum Fragmentation of Network Waveforms with Distributed Network solution identifies several candidate approaches for efficiently fragmenting and reconstituting spectrum using adaptive network control for enhanced MANET spectrum flexibility. Our candidate approaches respond to… More

Real-Time RF Channel Impairment Emulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator – (480) 763-5777
Award Amount: $79,996.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Advanced Real-time RF Channel Impairment Emulator (DARRCIE) provides the required channel emulation capabilities in support of evaluating next-generation wireless technologies by a detailed study, evaluation, and comparison of the enabling technologies and concepts offered by the… More

Tactical Android Apps for the Rifleman

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jeff Lenschow, Principal Investigator – (480) 763-5777
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) integration activities held during the summer of 2010 at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama and at the White Sands Missile Range in White Sands, New Mexico demonstrated the need for tools to support JTRS radios and the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) network.… More

Automated Analysis and Verification of Application Program Interfaces (APIs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Principal Investigator – (480) 763-5777
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Interface Verification Application (DIVA) provides an automated robust solution for accurate and repeatable verification of developer source code compliance to a set of Standard API"s. DIVA generates customized compliance reports for the user that accurately summarize all vendor… More

Spoofing Network Architectures in Response to Hostile Reconnaissance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Larry Dunst, Chief Engineer – (480) 763-4777
Award Amount: $779,997.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Network Obfuscation and Virtualized Anti-reconnaissance system (NOVA) detects hostile network reconnaissance and denies access to real network information while simultaneously providing false network information to attackers. This results in attackers expending significantly extra time… More

Virtual RF Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Rod Kronschnabel, Principal HW Engineer – (480) 763-4777
Award Amount: $729,994.00
Abstract:
The DataSoft Virtual Radio Frequency (RF) Environment (VRE) functional prototype provides a system for immersing a few representative Command, Control, Communications (C3) Systems-under-Test (SUT) in an emulated environment of virtual emitters and realistic environmental RF channel effects to stress… More