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Company Information:

Company Name: Diamond Visionics LLC
City: Vestal
State: NY
Zip+4: 13850-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (607) 729-8526

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,052,626.00 22
SBIR Phase II $8,434,728.00 12
STTR Phase I $69,959.00 1
STTR Phase II $496,689.00 1

Award List:

Low Cost Alternatives to the CCTT Commander's Popped Hatch (CPH)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Werner Kraemer
Award Amount: $749,500.00
Abstract:
The US Army's stated need is to devlop a low cost alternative to the CCU CPH display. The CCU is the first in a family of interoperable simulators for training a combined arms force in a real-time synthetic environment. The focus of the CCU is sustainment training for collective tasks and skills… More

Low Cost Alternatives to the CCTT Commander's Popped Hatch (CPH)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Werner Kraemer
Award Amount: $138,180.00

Wireless & Cableless Binocular Simulator Subsystem for CCTT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David L. Peters
Award Amount: $99,444.00
Abstract:
The US Army's stated need is to develop a Binocular Simulator for the CCTT. The CCTT is the first in a family of interoperable simulators for training a combined arms force in a real-time synthetic environment. The focus of the CCTT is sustainment training for collective tasks and skills in command,… More

Advanced Control Features to Adapt Low-Cost Digital Display Based Projectors to Training Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Peters
Award Amount: $66,587.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David L Peters
Award Amount: $748,809.00

Low Cost PC Based Real-Time Dynamic Terrain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton
Award Amount: $99,822.00
Abstract:
Not Available Pulse tube cryocoolers are the cutting edge of regenerative cryocooler development. Their simplicity, ruggedness and reliability recommend them over older technology. Innovative improvements (the double inlet, the inertance tube) have brought orifice pulse tube cooler performance… More

Low Cost PC Based Real-Time Dynamic Terrain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton
Award Amount: $822,735.00

Advanced Technology for Real-Time Image Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $749,952.00
Abstract:
DVC will develop a prototype implementation of a platform independent, generic, configurable software library to provide the ability to add sophisticated spatial access methods to an existing IG. This library will spatially group all data registered withit and provide a number of spatial access… More

Advanced Technology for Real-Time Image Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $119,895.00
Abstract:
During the last several years advances in PC and Graphics computational power has been nothing short of phenomenal. Diamond Visionics LLC has been developing software and hardware products to take advantage of the technology advances. In this Phase Iproposal DVC has described features and tools that… More

Imagery Manipulation for Simulator Databases

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $99,973.00
Abstract:
"In military simulation, there is an ever-increasing demand to support more complexity in the visualization of synthetic environments. Tools that automate the generation of terrain databases from overhead imagery are necessary for simulations that requirea high degree of geo-specific 3D cultural… More

Advanced Ureteroscopy Simulation Workstation for Medical

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
"The challenges associated with surgery are diverse and often subtle. In order for a surgeon to become proficient, a thorough understanding of a wide range of surgical techniques is required. This includes the ability to assess a given situation and takethe appropriate actions. These techniques… More

Imagery Manipulation for Simulator Databases

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $749,906.00
Abstract:
The goal for Phase II is to develop tools that provide significant improvements in automated database generation from imagery. These tools will focus on the automatic removal of time-specific artifacts including shadows and vehicles. They will also beused to extract information from the image to… More

Medical Modeling & Simulation - Assessment Tools to Support Medical Readiness Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $69,985.00
Abstract:
Medical Simulation Training industry is striving to achieve the same magnitude of commercial value as the Aviation Simulation Training Industry. Whereas the aviation simulation the industry is fast becoming mature, the medical simulation training industryis still in its early stages. Medical… More

Deployable Simulation Training for Operational Medical Personnel & Emergency Responders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: James P. Pendrys, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $99,872.00
Abstract:
Large numbers of nurses, emergency medical technicians, emergency physicians, Army medics, and medical personnel from different backgrounds need to be trained quickly for chemical , biological and radiological threat detection, assessment and response .The solution to such a complex training problem… More

Algorithms for Run-Time Terrain Deformation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $99,960.00
Abstract:
In recent years, the volume and accuracy of data available for use in synthetic environments has increased exponentially. Current tools and techniques for utilizing this data have not evolved at the same pace, however. Traditional approaches to database modeling still require a significant amount… More

Fractured Femur Simulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $99,971.00
Abstract:
Fractures of the femur have a very high incidence of catastrophic early and late complications. Prompt and judicious management of concurrent local visceral and systemic problems is essential. While training in proper techniques for these procedures is critical, finding acceptable models for… More

Algorithms for Run-Time Terrain Deformation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Lynn Harrison, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $749,836.00
Abstract:
Current image generator architectures force topographic features to conform to an underlying terrain model. This technique is backwards in terms of training value, because the positional accuracy of topographic features is of greater interest to pilots versus the general accuracy of a featureless… More

Medical Simulation Training for First Response to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Events

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Graham Upton, VP Engineering
Award Amount: $69,965.00
Abstract:
Diamond Visionics in collaboration with RTI International, will develop a concept plan and proof-of-concept demonstration for a deployable PC-based simulation training system for chemical, biological and nuclear emergency scenarios. We plan to develop an innovative product that will provide first… More

Management of Imagery Data in Simulation Training Systems Via Content Based Retrieval and Indexing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Lynn Harrison, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $149,854.00
Abstract:
Diamond Visionics will develop new and automated processes for the creation of training simulator databases with scaleable fidelity and worldwide coverage. Diamond Visionics will provide tools that can automatically index large amounts of geo-specific imagery from various sources and provide a… More

Real-Time Management and Manipulation of Imagery Data in Virtual World Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tim Woodard, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Imagery related products are being generated at an ever-increasing rate, both from government and commercial sources, and are essential consumables in the construction of modern simulation visual database systems. Diamond Visionics will develop new and automated processes for the creation of… More

Geospecific Night Imagery for Real-time Training Simulators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Lynn Harrison, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $79,940.00
Abstract:
At present, display of nighttime lighting is primarily geotypical because of the cost to generate geospecific databases manually. However, the combination of two technologies can permit automatic extraction of light source data, including latitude, longitude, and elevation. These two technologies… More

Automated Texture Synthesis from Multi-spectral Satellite Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
Principal Investigator: Timothy Woodard, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,959.00
RI Contact: Yiannis Papelis
Abstract:
In the past, visual database development was a labor-intensive process. As newly available satellite imagery became available, databases would have to be rebuilt to incorporate updates. More recently, Diamond Visionics has developed technology to address this need, allowing for source data,… More

Cross-Cockpit Collimated Displays for Flight Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James Pendrys, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $79,916.00
Abstract:
At present, multi-viewer cockpit displays that provide accurate collimation and consistency of other display characteristics, such as intensity and tint, require expensive projection systems. The capability to accomplishing these functions with PC based software would provide both reduced cost and… More

Realistic High Fidelity Dynamic Terrain Representation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: James Pendrys, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,951.00
Abstract:
The capability to modify terrain in real-time to create realistic modifications will provide training value by assisting in the visualization of the occurrence in the training scenario. For example, the capability to display the creation of craters with explosions or the tracks of vehicles as they… More

Automated Texture Synthesis from Multi-spectral Satellite Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: OLD DOMINION UNIV.
Principal Investigator: James Pendrys, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $496,689.00
RI Contact: Yiannis Papelis
Abstract:
In Phase II, the goal is to develop software capable of producing and rendering an extremely high-fidelity synthesized environment from Landsat imagery and other sources, expanding upon the Phase I proof of concept implementation. The use of realistic synthesized terrain imagery and features will… More

Automated Patient Safety Ordering System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: David L. Peters, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $99,852.00
Abstract:
Diamond Visionics (DVC) will leverage its application software development experience to evaluate the feasibility and develop a Clinical Decision Support (CDS) system for CPOE used by the Military and VA system. DVC will design and develop a modular CDS system that will have an editor capability and… More

Improving patient safety by enhancing the medication delivery and administration process into a seamless system that is integrated into the electronic

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: David L. Peters, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $99,965.00
Abstract:
Diamond Visionics (DV) will leverage its application development experience and existing Electronic Health Record (EHR) application to integrate with vendor and non-proprietary pharmacy management applications to develop an integrated system. This system will be focused on providing a common order… More

Dynamic Terrain System Process Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: James Pendrys, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,954.00
Abstract:
With the recent advancements of CPU, network, and video card throughput and capabilities, hardware is no longer a deterrent for dynamic environments. The Modeling and Simulation industry has been in a holding pattern with regards to dynamic environments for a various reasons. Without having the… More

Automated Patient Safety Ordering System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Rakesh Mehta, Marketing Research Specia
Award Amount: $749,964.00
Abstract:
We propose the enhancement of the Patient Safety Rule Engine developed in Phase I as a prototype. The proposed system will be a rule based module that will monitor the Military Health Services (MHS) CPOE and PDTS and ensure safe prescriptions by alerting providers of various drug prescription… More

Hyper-Elevation Modeling of Terrain, Topography, and Urban Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Timothy Woodard, Director Of Research & De
Award Amount: $79,772.00
Abstract:
Image Generation systems today currently can not easily represent Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) with unique but important topographical features such as tunnels, overhangs, multi-level highways, etc. These types of features must be hand-crafted in an off-line process with the final static… More

Realistic High Fidelity Dynamic Terrain Representation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Timothy Woodard, Director, Research and De
Award Amount: $367,292.00
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR is to research the latest state of the art computer graphics technology and implement realistic, high-fidelity dynamic terrain in a visual simulation environment to improve the realism of the soldier-machine/terrain interface, thereby improving the reliability of modeling… More

Cross-Cockpit Collimated Displays for Flight Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory Amend, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $746,980.00
Abstract:
Cross-Cockpit Collimated Displays for Flight Simulation

Geospecific Displacement Maps for Real Time, Stereoscopic Training Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gregory Amend, Sr. Sw Engineer – (607) 729-8526
Award Amount: $79,936.00
Abstract:
Displacement mapping is a rendering technique which allows small details, represented as height displacements (often in the form of a texture map), to be applied to a polygonal mesh. The objective of the proposed effort is to develop an innovative automated process that unlocks the advantages of… More

Hyper-Elevation Modeling of Terrain, Topography, and Urban Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Timothy Woodard, Director of Research&De – (607) 729-8526
Award Amount: $749,878.00
Abstract:
The objectives of the proposed effort for this SBIR is to develop abstract methods of defining mixed topographical features on rural and urban terrain and to develop optimized real-time rendering algorithms that allow dynamic interaction with the above complex features in a training simulation… More

Decoupled Rendering Channels to Reduce Logistical Support Spares Requirements of Large Scale Training Centers.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Timothy Woodard, Director of Research and – (607) 428-0340
Award Amount: $79,837.00
Abstract:
Diamond Visionics proposes a solution to decouple rendering channels from simulators and displays by developing a novel architecture consisting of both hardware and software. Modern video processing and networking techniques will be utilized such that any display in the system can be connected to… More

Decoupled Rendering Channels to Reduce Logistical Support Spares Requirements of Large Scale Training Centers.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Timothy Woodard, Director of Research and – (607) 428-0340
Award Amount: $749,876.00
Abstract:
Diamond Visionics proposes a solution to decouple rendering channels from simulators and displays by developing a novel architecture consisting of both hardware and software. Modern video processing and networking techniques will be utilized such that any display in the system can be connected to… More