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Company Information:

Company Name: NEXT CENTURY CORP.
City: Columbia
State: MD
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (443) 545-3106

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $538,778.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,634,846.00 3
STTR Phase I $169,868.00 2

Award List:

Threat Warning Software

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Hyam Singer, Director
Award Amount: $99,963.00
Abstract:
"Next Century Corporation of Laurel, Maryland and Southwest Research Institute of San Antonio, Texas have teamed to develop a comprehensive, threat warning solution for SOF tactical users. This innovative solution integrates body-worn and other portablethreat detection receivers with location and… More

Threat Warning Software

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Hyam Singer, Director, Defense Technol
Award Amount: $374,965.00
Abstract:
The goal of this SBIR effort has been to extend the relevance of SIGINT information to operators without extensive training in that domain. The Phase I contract produced a working demonstration of an innovative Threat Warning System prototype thatprocessed SIGINT information acquired via a bodyworn… More

Portraying Uncertainty in Battlefield Weather Situational Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Clark Dorman, Project Leader and Lead D
Award Amount: $99,956.00
Abstract:
The proposed initiative will yield a working prototype of our innovative Weather Risk Analysis and Portrayal (WRAP) system that helps quantify uncertainty in disparate weather forecasts and presents this information to users in highly intuitive ways thatfacilitate at-a-glance analysis and rapid… More

Portraying Uncertainty in Battlefield Weather Situational Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Hyam Singer, Director
Award Amount: $749,336.00
Abstract:
The goal of Next Century's comprehensive Weather Risk Analysis and Portrayal (WRAP) solution (as presented in our Phase I proposal) was to provide an easy-to-use, highly intuitive decision support tool that enables decision makers (ranging from the battlefield planner to the warfighter) to… More

Team Transportable Communications/Collection Suite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Hyam Singer, Director, Defense Solutio
Award Amount: $99,988.00
Abstract:
Next Century Corporation and Southwest Research Institute have teamed to design and build the Team Transportable (T2) system proposed herein. Our T2 solution is designed to provide forward-deployed ground forces and commanders with an easy-to-deploy, remote, unmanned signal collection and… More

Soldier Advanced Video/Audio Cueing System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Hyam Singer, Director
Award Amount: $69,911.00
Abstract:
Next Century Corporation proposes to develop the Integrated Situational Information and Tactical Exploitation (InSITE) system, providing actionable alerts and at-a-glance situational awareness to the warfighter in real time. Our team is augmented by the domain-relevant expertise of General Dynamics… More

High Resolution Micro-meteorological Tools for Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Contaminant Transport and Dispersal Predictions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF WASHINGTON
Principal Investigator: Hyam Singer, Director
Award Amount: $69,955.00
RI Contact: Clifford F. Mass
Abstract:
Next Century Corporation and the University of Washington's Department of Atmospheric Sciences propose development of the Micro-Meteorological Modeling (M3) system with the goal of rapidly performing high-resolution atmospheric dispersion modeling, ideally down to the microscale level, with a high… More

Mobile Toxic Hazard Transport and Diffusion Analysis and Prediction Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Clark Dorman, Senior Systems Architect
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
Next Century proposes to create the Toxic Observation and response Aid (TORA), an innovative tool combining weather, toxicology, dispersion modeling and network awareness, providing the first responder with the ability to report and identify a toxic release, to obtain immediate guidance about what… More

Hierarchical Situation Visualization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Clark Dorman, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $98,962.00
Abstract:
Next Century is proposing to research, design, and build the Command Hierarchical Intelligent Portrayal (CHIP) system, a system that will dramatically increase the complexity and scaling of the neocortical model as applied to the problem of interpreting and displaying battlefield data for commander… More

Hierarchical Situation Visualization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Clark Dorman, Senior Systems Architect
Award Amount: $1,510,545.00
Abstract:
Our primary objectives for Phase II are: 1) Demonstrate HTM applicability to the analysis of IED data under multiple use cases. We will work with analysts to determine appropriate analytical capabilities where HTMs can provide value and integrate them with their methodology; 2) design and implement… More

Visual Interaction for Network Information (VINI)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Principal Investigator: Todd Hughes, Principal Investigator – (443) 545-3175
Award Amount: $99,913.00
RI Contact: Wayne Gray
Abstract:
Next Century and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) propose to demonstrate a combination of theoretically-guided experimental-design, complex data sets, and embodied cognitive models to study and predict design and data factors that influence human performance in complex visualizations of large… More