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Company Information:

Company Name:
Area I, Inc
Address:
1590 N Roberts Rd
Suite 102
Kennesaw, GA 30144-
Phone:
N/A
URL:
EIN:
264000341
DUNS:
829299747
Number of Employees:
11
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 $754,164.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,148,013.00 3
STTR Phase I $69,998.00 1
STTR Phase II $730,430.00 1

Award List:

Robust Autonomous Maneuvering of Unmanned Air Systems in Challenging Environmental/Weather Conditions for Safety, Mission Effectiveness, and Endurance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Pennsylvania State University
RI Contact:
Jack Langelaan
Abstract:
Area-I, Incorporated, and Pennsylvania State University will combine an innovative real-time technique for estimating local airmass motion, a multi-objective guidance strategy, and a state-of-the-art adaptive control architecture to develop a Reactive Controller for Harvesting Gust Energy… More

A Reactive Controller for Harvesting Gust Energy (RECHARGE) for Small UAS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,430.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Alley, President – (404) 983-1002
Research Institution:
Pennsylvania State University
RI Contact:
Jacob W. Langelaan
Abstract:
Area-I, Inc. and Penn State will continue the development and testing of our Reactive Controller for Harvesting Gust Energy (RECHARGE) for small UAS. The Phase I implementation has already undergone high-fidelity simulation-based testing. These tests demonstrated that the system can increase the… More

Prototype-Technology Evaluator and Research Aircraft (PTERA) Flight Test Assessment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,966.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Alley, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Area-I team has developed and fabricated the unmanned Prototype-Technology Evaluation and Research Aircraft or PTERA ("ptera" being Greek for wing, or wing-like). The PTERA is an extremely versatile and high-quality, yet inexpensive flight research testbed that serves as a bridge… More

Design of Prototype-Technology Evaluator and Research Aircraft (PTERA) Configuration for Loss of Control Flight Research

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,953.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Nicholas Alley, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Area-I team has developed and fabricated the unmanned Prototype-Technology Evaluation and Research Aircraft or PTERA ("ptera" being Greek for wing, or wing-like). The PTERA is an extremely versatile and high-quality, yet inexpensive flight research testbed that serves as a bridge… More

Development of an Extended Endurance Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated, Unmanned System (ALTIUS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,974.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas R. Alley, CEO – (678) 594-5227
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Area-I team propose to leverage their expertise to develop an extended-endurance Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated Unmanned System (ALTIUS). ALTIUS, meaning"higher"in Latin, will provide a paradigm shift in the performance of small, tube-launched remotely piloted aircraft… More

Development of an Extended Endurance Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated, Unmanned System (ALTIUS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,965.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Alley, CEO – (678) 594-5227
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Area-I team propose to leverage their expertise to develop an extended-endurance Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated Unmanned System (ALTIUS). ALTIUS, meaning"higher"in Latin, will provide a paradigm shift in the performance of small, tube-launched remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).… More

Prototype-Technology Evaluator and Research Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$698,086.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Alley, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Area-I team has developed and flight tested the unmanned Prototype-Technology Evaluation and Research Aircraft or PTERA ("ptera" being Greek for wing, or wing-like). The PTERA flew successfully during Phase I of this program, and stands to enhance the already capable NASA Aeronautics… More

Multi-Agent Management System (MAMS) for Air-Launched, Unmanned Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,783.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Kuehme, Aerospace Engineer
Abstract:
The main goal of this work is to design, implement, and demonstrate a guidance and mission planning toolbox for air-launched, unmanned systems, such as guided dropsondes, sonobuoys, or surveillance aircraft, with the primary goal of enabling users to more effectively achieve mission goals by… More

Dynamically Scaled Modular Aircraft for Flight-Based Aviation Safety Research

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$699,962.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Alley, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Area-I, Incorporated personnel have led the design, fabrication, and flight testing of twelve unmanned aircraft and one manned aircraft. Partnered with NASA and Boeing, Area-I has developed the unmanned Prototype-Technology Evaluator and Research Aircraft or PTERA ("ptera" being Greek for… More

Development of an Integrated Multi-mode Propulsion system for UAS Leveraging Speed and Endurance (IMPULSE)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,549.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Kuehme, Aerospace Engineer – (678) 594-5227
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Area-I proposes to develop an Integrated Multi-mode Propulsion system for UAS Leveraging Speed and Endurance (IMPULSE) to provide a paradigm shift in the performance of small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). The development of IMPULSE will lead to a state-of-the-art, high-energy-density… More

Low Magnetic Signature Expendable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,939.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Alley, CEO – (678) 594-5227
Abstract:
The team proposes to leverage their expertise to develop an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) variant of Area-I"s Air-Launched, Tube-Integrated Unmanned System (ALTIUS). ALTIUS, meaning"higher"in Latin, represents a paradigm shift in the performance of small, tube-launched unmanned… More