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Company Information:

Company Name:
Microvision, Inc.
Address:
6222 185th Avenue N.E.
Redmond, WA
Phone:
(425) 936-6821
URL:
EIN:
911600822
DUNS:
838707941
Number of Employees:
160
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:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $840,230.00 8
SBIR Phase II $2,771,905.00 4

Award List:

Development of Wide Field ofView Display Technology for C4I Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$88,531.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Lewis
Abstract:
The Air Force's capability to manage decentralized forces through centralized command and control organizations is highly dependent on the ability of the theater commanders to rapidly sort, analyze, and process a tremendous amount of real-time data. The presentation of visual data to the commanders… More

Development of Wide Field ofView Display Technology for C4I Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$583,222.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Lewis
Abstract:
The Air Force's capability to manage decentralized forces through centralized command and control organizations is highly dependent on the ability of the theater commanders to rapidly sort, analyze, and process a tremendous amount of real-time data. The presentation of visual data to the commanders… More

Full Color High Definition Head-Mounted Display for Pilot Training

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$138,339.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dave Melville
Abstract:
Modern avionics systems provide a tremendous amount of data to the pilot regarding navigation, instrumentation, aircraft systems and threats/opportunities. Often this data is being presented through the pilot's visual field via heads-up displays and helmet mounted displays. Modern training… More

Full Color High Definition Head-Mounted Display for Pilot Training

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$709,858.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dave Melville
Abstract:
Modern avionics systems provide a tremendous amount of data to the pilot regarding navigation, instrumentation, aircraft systems and threats/opportunities. Often this data is being presented through the pilot's visual field via heads-up displays and helmet mounted displays. Modern training… More

The Virtual Retinal Display as New and Innovative Display Technology for Presenting Visual Imagery and Symbology to Helicopter Pilots

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,903.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Mr. Ned Nestorovic
Abstract:
The Virtual Retinal Display (VRD) is innovative display technology with the performance characteristics (high resolution, high brightness, high contrast) needed for the presentation of visual imagery and symbology to helicopter pilots. The VRD is fundamentally different from previous display… More

Autoscope: The Application of Virtual Retinal Display (TM) (VRD(TM)) Technology to the Design and Development of a High Performance Stereogr

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,627.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Abraham Gross
Abstract:
N/a

Glass Turret Visualization Implementation Research & Technical Areas: Human Systems Interface; Command, Control and Communications (C3)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Baldwin Ng
Abstract:
Not Available We propose to build a high-performance, moderate cost optical multicomputer system using commodity Intel PC workstations and previous SBIR-funded optical computing technologies -PicoLight, Inc., VCSEL short wavelength transceivers, with long wavelength transceivers in future… More

Replacement of CRT-Based Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$120,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Martin Kykta, Image Quality Engineer
Abstract:
Microvision, Inc. will develop a CRT replacement platform using its MEMS-based scanned beam display technology. Microvision's effort will leverage the knowledge gained in internally funded monochrome feasibility demonstrator and existing MEMS products to jumpstart an effort aimed at developing a… More

Replacement of CRT-Based Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Martin Kykta, Sr. Staff Engineer
Abstract:
Microvision, Inc. will design, fabricate, integrate, and test a prototype full-color display platform using its MEMS-based scanned beam display technology to replace high voltage and high power consumption CRTs. The Phase II effort leverages the Phase I research that analyzed three candidate… More

Coherence Collapse - Speckle Reduction at the Laser Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Taha Masood, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Laser projection systems deliver the highest resolution, contrast ratios, color purity, and screen uniformity as compared to other display technologies used in flight simulation but suffer from an image artifact called speckle that manifests as random variations in the image intensity resulting from… More

Coherence Collapse - Speckle Reduction at the Laser Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,825.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Taha Masood, Senior Systems Engineer – (425) 882-6743
Abstract:
Laser projectors provide brilliant and reproducible colors and large depth of infinite focus on flat or curved screens without compromising color saturation and brightness. However, lasers bring the speckle problem that manifests as random variation in image intensity resulting from interference of… More

Flight Deck I-Glasses

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,854.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Mason Thomas, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Flight Deck i-Glasses is a color, stereoscopic 3-D display mounted on consumer style eye glass frames that will enhance operator performance and multi-modal interface research for NextGen operators. This innovative project will prove that Microvision's new Pico Display Engine and new waveguide… More