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Company Information:

Company Name: ONTAR CORP.
City: North Andover
State: MA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (978) 689-9622

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,581,395.00 32
SBIR Phase II $4,831,143.00 8
STTR Phase I $99,985.00 1

Award List:

INFRARED CLOUD/SEA MODELING AND UNDERLYING FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder
Award Amount: $86,021.00

INFRARED CLOUD/SEA MODELING AND UNDERLYING FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder
Award Amount: $471,000.00
Abstract:
The navy is currently developing a passive infrared system for fleet defense to detect airborne targets against a clutter background. the background measurement and analysis program (bmap) is supporting this effort in the acquisition and analysis of archival quality imagery data of cloud and sea… More

OPTIMAL TARGET-CLUTTER DISCRIMINATION FOR AUTONOMOUS HOMING MUNITIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr John Schroeder
Award Amount: $39,219.00

OPTIMAL TARGET-CLUTTER DISCRIMINATION FOR AUTONOMOUS HOMING MUNITIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr John Schroeder
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed work will provide the army with a software package to define, implement and evaluate discriminants for autonomous homing munitions. during the program: a data base of visible, infrared, and millimeter wave data will be assembled; a set of discriminants based on target size, shape,… More

INFRARED BACKGROUND/CLUTTER/TARGET SIGNATURE MODEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr John Schroeder
Award Amount: $49,464.00
Abstract:
The navy is currently developing fleet defense systems to detect targets against a clutter background. these systems will provide threat warning and target track information. the use of an autonomous, infrared sensor (operating in the 3-5 um and 8-12 um spectral bands) to perform these tasks is… More

INFRARED BACKGROUND MODELING AND ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr John Schroeder
Award Amount: $49,512.00
Abstract:
The navy is currently developing fleet defense systems to detect targets against a structured background. these systems will provide threat warning and target track information. the use of an autonomous, infrared sensor (opterating in the 3-5 um and 8-12 um spectral bands) to perform these tasks is… More

ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING METHODS FOR SMART MUNITIONS SEEKERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr John Schroeder , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,918.00

ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING METHODS FOR SMART MUNITIONS SEEKERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr John Schroeder , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $476,845.00
Abstract:
The u.s. army, through the army research, development, and engineering center (ardec), has a requirement to develop weapons systems for the detection and identification of ground vehicle targets in a clutter environment. autonomous homing munitions (ahm) using infrared, visible, millimeter wave and… More

Automatic Smoke and Obscurant Cloud PR from Visible and Thermal Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Schroeder
Award Amount: $49,148.00
Abstract:
The US Army has a requirement to develop and deploy systems to automatically detect smoke and obscurant clouds using visible and infrared imagery. The proposed program will implement a method to determine the spatial extent of clouds using a combination of techniques such as advanced image… More

Environmental Ingeraction for EOSAEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Schroeder
Award Amount: $69,759.00

Environmental Ingeraction for EOSAEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Schroeder
Award Amount: $675,022.00
Abstract:
The Proposed program will implement a consistent, user-friendly, Microsoft Windows based framework for the EOSAEL. We will provide ARL/BED with user-friendly model integration through a knowledge based interface, electronic and "conventional" documentation, customer training (formal, informal),… More

Simulation Model Validation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Schroeder
Award Amount: $69,821.00
Abstract:
The proposed program will implement a consistent, user-friendly, Microsoft Windows (C++) based framework for the "Simulation Model Validation". Software will be written in such a way as to be easily portable to UNIX class workstations. The Phase I objective will be to demonstrate the feasibility… More

Helicopter Weapon System Evaluation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Schroeder
Award Amount: $69,666.00
Abstract:
In this proposal we will extend a simulation techinique we used in cooperation with P&P Services of Moldova to produce the KONKRUS-TM trainer. Both the KONKRUS-TM trainer and the ASW helicopter have similar requirements. Each has a set of sensor and weapons systems which need to be emulated in an… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $99,897.00

Courseware Developer's Workbench

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $99,813.00
Abstract:
There is a need in the modern military to optimize the time physician's spend interacting with patients. For example, a goal is for doctors

ADL for Force Protection Training Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Rapid deployment of Force Protection teams throughout the world requires trained personnel prepared to manage all threats and employ all contingencies. The Ontar Corporation has developed a unique approach that leverages off internet technology forAdvanced Distributed Learning, called TENOR, for… More

ADL for Force Protection Training Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $749,956.00
Abstract:
Rapid deployment of Force Protection teams throughout the world requires trained personnel prepared to manage all threats and employ all contingencies. The Ontar Corporation has developed a unique approach that leverages off internet technology forAdvanced Distributed Learning, called TENOR, for… More

Computerized Patient Records System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $749,639.00
Abstract:
There is a large effort in both the military and civilian medical communities to change from paper medical records to Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Currently, only about 3% of civilian physicians are using an EMR system. The DoD's medical facilitiesmust operate over a much larger spectrum of… More

Computerized Patient Records System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
There is a large effort in both the military and civilian medical communities to change from paper medical records to Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Currently, only about 3% of civilian physicians are using an EMR system. The DoD's medical facilitiesmust operate over a much larger spectrum of… More

Cognitive Integrated Medical Data Display System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,976.00
Abstract:
"There is a need in the modern military to optimize the time physicians interact with patients. For example, a goal is for doctors to spend no more than 15 to 30 minutes with the patient during routine outpatient appointments. A great deal must beaccomplished during this time, ranging from a… More

Portable Signal Identification Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,436.00
Abstract:
"There is a need in the modern military to train soldiers in the detection and identification of RF signals such as cellular, radar, INMARSAT, military communications, etc. Currently soldiers are given what amounts to "on the job" training in signalrecognition. There is no specific training system… More

Global Treatment Protocol Course via Advanced

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,977.00
Abstract:
"There is a need in the modern military to optimize the time physicians interact with patients. For example, a goal is for doctors to spend no more than 15 to 30 minutes with the patient during routine outpatient appointments. A great deal must beaccomplished during this time, ranging from a… More

Deployable Simulation Training for Operational Medical Personnel & Emergency Responders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
There is a need in the modern military to train medical personnel rapidly and efficiently to respond to new challenges. The SBIR solicitation noted the need for

Predicting Cognitive Performance of Deploying Health Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
The goal of the proposed research is precisely as described in the SBIR solicitation, namely to develop

Data Mining Longitudinal Clinical Data to Detect Adverse Drug Events

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,986.00
Abstract:
The proposed program will develop a data mining tool to detect both known and unknown safety signals in the CHCS databases. The proposed program will accomplish this through careful, innovative data preparation (code mapping, redundancy removal), advancedscreening algorithms, user-friendly interface… More

Facilitating Post-Deployment Data Mining to Evaluate War-Related

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
There is a need in the modern military to optimize the post-deployment evaluation of war-related illness of unclear etiology. The phenomenon of war-related

Training Military Medical Personnel for Respond for Directed Energy Weapons and Technology Casualties on Humanitarian Missions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Directed energy devices on the battlefield and on humanitarian missions create an increasingly important hazard for our war fighters and for non-combatants. The appropriate education of our war fighters will include the pathophysiology of the effects ofdirected energy sources with tissue, the… More

SCORM-compliant Advanced Distributed Learning Software suite for Medical Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Jean Zhou, Senior Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $69,945.00
Abstract:
Given the increasing threat posed by Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) to our nation, there are tremendouse training needs for medical responses to WMD. This requires enormous amounts of resources and effort. A well designed distributed learning software system for medical response to weapons of… More

New Weather Depiction Technology for Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, President
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
American warfighters must use, and be properly trained in the use of, night vision goggles to maintain our superiority in the modern battlefield. The training must be for realistic weather conditions encountered in the battlefield. The system currently used to insert weather effects into the NVG… More

Automated Creation of Multi-Media Training Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
The technical objectives are based on, and guided by, those specified in the original SBIR solicitation, to "devise an innovative method for automating the production of system training materials." Ontar will specifically address the goals of "automated adaptation of this material to various media… More

Digital Archive and Access to Lifetime Military Medical Records

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, president
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
In current military medical records manage system, upon entry of US military on to active duty, new recruits have created for them, individual paper military medical records. These records accompany the military members and are normally stored at supporting military health system clinics or… More

Tool for Pharmacovigilance: for Infectious Disease, Combat Casuality Care and Biological Warfare and Chemical Defense Medications and Vaccines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
Ontar proposes to design and implement a pharmacovigilance system and analytic database to rapidly and accurately evaluate the safety of marketed and to-be-developed drugs, vaccines or other treatment agents from disparate pre- and post-marketing clinical data trials and other sources. This will… More

New Weather Depiction Technology for Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $965,749.00
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR program is to "Develop innovative technology to depict various weather/atmospheric conditions to aircrew undergoing Night Imaging and Threat Evaluation (NITE) training in conjunction with the 10' by 10' static Night Vision Terrain Board (NVTB)." To meet this goal, Ontar… More

Team decision making training and rehearsal exemplar for the air and space operations center (AOC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, President
Award Amount: $99,946.00
Abstract:
Computer network defense is only as effective as the training provided to the system maintainers with respect to the tools and procedures at their disposal. Trainees need procedural knowledge and performance exercises in order to properly integrate the two areas seamlessly into a cohesive tool. … More

Automated Creation of Multi-Media Training Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, President
Award Amount: $642,932.00
Abstract:
Creation, modification and deployment of multi-media training material for Navy tactical systems is currently a highly labor-intensive process. The authors of training material must first review technical systems manuals and training source material such as pictures of electromechanical parts or… More

Embedded Training Enhancement Support Devices for Ground Soldier Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,955.00
Abstract:
An Army goal is to create a holistic system of soldiers that is better equipped, informed, protected and trained than before. Presently, there is a gap between the vision of embedded training for the Future Force Warrior and the capabilities vs. cost analysis of most training systems. Due to the… More

Micro Games for Proactive Preventive Medicine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schoeder, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The OSD is aware that our nation's younger generations are gamers and have the potential to learn through gaming. OSD has expressed interest in using short duration video games, called micro games, to promote learning in the domain of preventative medicine. Our primary focus during Phase I of this… More

Training Leaders to Manage Emotions in an Interpersonal Context

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF OKLAHOMA
Principal Investigator: Alyssa Douglass, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,985.00
RI Contact: Leslie Flenniken
Abstract:
The ability to recognize, control, and appropriately express emotions has become increasingly important in an organization as dynamic and complex as the Army. In addition to facing many of the challenges of leading groups and individuals, such as providing encouragement or negative feedback to… More

Utilization of Affective Computing for Cognitive and Physical Rehabilitation of Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, President
Award Amount: $99,968.00
Abstract:
Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury is difficult for many reasons. The symptoms are pervasive, the brain is a complex organ to rehabilitate, the manifestations of symptoms are hard for the unaffected to understand and exceedingly frustrating to the patient. The increasing numbers of military… More

Medical Gaming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Chief Scientist – (978) 689-9622
Award Amount: $149,997.00
Abstract:
Web based training has matured into fully immersive, interactive scenarios that enhance the student"s retention of critical study information through experience based simulation. Creation and use of web based Serious Games can be quite complicated, depen

Decision Support: Cognitive Readiness Assessment and Reporting

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Schroeder, Principal Investigator – (978) 689-9622
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
Ontar"s technical objective for this program is to develop a hardware and software solution for both understanding of and augmentation of cognitive readiness at both the individual and command levels. During Phase I we will define the following features and capabilities: Develop a detailed… More