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Company Information:

Name: Perceptronics Solutions, Inc.
Address: 3527 Beverly Glen Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423-
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (818) 788-1025

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,793,565.00 34
SBIR Phase II $16,968,244.00 21
STTR Phase I $468,997.00 5
STTR Phase II $1,750,000.00 2

Award List:

A Command Language for Composable War Fighting Behaviors Of Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles In The Future Battle Space

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $98,995.00
Abstract:
Unmanned Combat Systems including robotic unmanned vehicles (UVs) are increasingly being deployed to improve the survivability, lethality and sustainability of combat operations. Two factors are critical to the exploitation of UV war-fighting power: acapability for commanders to specify and insert… More

Model-Centered Tactical Group Decision Analysis System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
At the center of today's military command and control operations is the need for distributed real-time collaborative tactical planning and decision-making associated with rapidly changing events as well as with response to asymmetric warfare and counter-terrorist operations. Of particular concern… More

A Mixed Initiative Team Performance Assessment System (MITPAS) For Use in Training and Operational Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $924,956.00
Abstract:
Military forces of the future will use mixed manned /unmanned forces for a broad variety of functions. Measurement of overall effectiveness in these mixed initiative systems will be essential in order to achieve optimal system performance levels. Behavioral measures of both human and unmanned… More

A Mixed Initiative Team Performance Assessment System (MITPAS) For Use in Training and Operational Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $119,950.00
Abstract:
Military forces of the future will use mixed manned /unmanned forces for a broad variety of functions. Measurement of overall effectiveness in these mixed initiative systems will be essential in order to achieve optimal system performance levels. Behavioral measures of both human and unmanned… More

Meta-Cognitive Shared Awareness in Collaborative Decision Making

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $98,988.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a system to support shared awareness of team functions in net-centric collaborative decision making. Our goal is to enhance team decision making by enabling the team to better coordinate its critical team cognitive processes. These processes, which include information… More

Model-Centered Tactical Group Decision Analysis System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $374,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a proto

Rapid Formation of Virtual Organizations Using Modeling and Multi Agent System Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: UNIV. OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $98,997.00
RI Contact: M. Tambe
Abstract:
Perceptronics Solutions, Inc. and the USC Computer Science Department present this proposal to develop an adaptive software system that will automatically form 'virtual' human networks. Our objective is to develop an automated system capable of: (1) identifying groups of people who should be in… More

Integration of Naturalistic Decision Making and Subjective Information Assessment with Quantitative Decision Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: MIT
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Mary Cummings
Abstract:
Perceptronics Solutions and the MIT Humans & Automation Laboratory propose to develop a decision support system that creates cognitive bridges among subjective information assessment, naturalistic decision-making, and a collaborative net-centric decision analysis infrastructure. The objective is to… More

Optimizing Team Composition Using Modeling and Multi Agent System Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
Perceptronics Solutions, Inc. and the USC Computer Science Department, joined by consultants Dr. Eduardo Salas of the UCF Institute of Simulation Technology and Dr. Marvin Cohen of Cog-Tech, Inc, are pleased to present this proposal to develop an adaptive system that will automatically form and… More

Technology for Enhanced Command and Control of Small Robotics Assets (TECRA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
Perceptronics Solutions, Inc., with the George Mason University Arch Lab and consultant Nathan Schurr of the USC Computer Science Department, presents this proposal for Technology for Enhanced Command and Control of Small Robotics Assets. Our approach will use adaptive display methodology to… More

Automated Mission Scheduling by Distributed Constraint Optimization for Collaborative and Shared Control of Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
Perceptronics Solutions, Inc., with the USC Computer Science Department Teamcore Research Group and Charles River Analytics, and supported by Professor Mary (Missy) Cummings of MIT presents this proposal to develop an Automated Mission Scheduler (AMS). The AMS will automatically create a mission… More

Specialized Robot / Human Teams for Limited Tactical Maneuvers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $98,999.00
Abstract:
Perceptronics Solutions, Inc., together with the University of Southern California Computer Science Department's TEAMCORE Group and Robotics Research Lab, presents this proposal to develop a Multi Agent Adjustable Autonomy Framework (MAAF) to support multi-robot, multi-human teams in performing… More

Common Operating Picture for Information Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
A growing challenge for Joint Forces commanders concerns the integration of information operations (IO) capabilities and resources into an overarching campaign strategy relevant to the full spectrum of operations, from the strategic down to the tactical level. Perceptronics Solutions, Inc. and the… More

Net Centric Adaptive Information Management System (NAIMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $749,996.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for a Net Centric Adaptive Information Management System (NAIMS) that will facilitate shared awareness and improve decision making among distributed teams. NAIMS will provide a mechanism for prioritizing information based on relevancy within a mission-specific decision making… More

Technology for Enhanced Command and Control of Small Robotics Assets (TECRA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal from Perceptronics Solutions, Inc. and the George Mason University (GMU) Arch Lab is for a Phase II continuation of their SBIR Phase I project to develop Technology for Enhanced Command and Control of Small Robotics Assets (TECRA). The challenge addressed in this SBIR project is to… More

Automated Planning Software For A Dynamic Heterogeneous Collection Of Manned And Unmanned Entities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a "Distributed Automated Planning System (DAPS) for a Dynamic Collection of Heterogeneous Manned and Unmanned Entities". This system will create plans of action that integrate and optimally leverage the diverse range of capabilities provided by manned and unmanned… More

Collaborative Assistance and Rapid Team Optimization System (CARTOS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: USC
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Milind Tambe
Abstract:
Perceptronics Solutions and the USC Computer Science Department are please to submit this proposal for a Phase II continuation of its STTR Phase I project to develop an Adaptive Rapid Team Formation System (ARTFS). The present proposal is a joint effort of Perceptronics Solutions, Inc. and Aptima,… More

Multiagent Adjustable Autonomy Framework (MAAF) for Robot-Human Teams Performing Specialized Tactical Maneuvers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal from Perceptronics Solutions, the USC Computer Science Department's TEAMCORE Group and SAIC's Integrated Mission & Simulation Systems (IMSS) is for Phase II continuation of their SBIR Phase I project for an Multiagent Adjustable Autonomy Framework (MAAF) for multi-robot, multi-human… More

Automated Mission Scheduler (AMS): Agent Facilitated Collaboration for Optimal Utilization of Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $450,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for Phase II of an SBIR project to develop an Automated Mission Scheduler (AMS) system that employs agent facilitated collaboration for optimal utilization of multiple unmanned vehicles (UVs). A major requirement is therefore to create a collaboration management system and… More

Automated Planning Software For A Dynamic Heterogeneous Collection Of Manned And Unmanned Entities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $723,117.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to continue development of a "Distributed Automated Planning System (DAPS) for a Dynamic Collection of Heterogeneous Manned and Unmanned Entities". This system will create plans of action that integrate and optimally leverage the diverse range of capabilities provided by manned and… More

Digital Common Operating Picture for Information Operations (DICOP-IO)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Vice President, Principal
Award Amount: $1,964,959.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for a Phase II continuation of an SBIR Phase I project to develop an innovative cognitive- and decision-based system to provide a Digital Operating Picture for Information Operations (DICOP-IO) in coordination with systems currently being used for Kinetic Operations. The DICOP-IO… More

Multiagent Autonomous Reasoning System (MAARS) for Satellite Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $98,999.00
Abstract:
In this document, we propose to carry out the research and development required to establish a distributed multi-agent system that will provide planning and execution capabilities that is aimed at protecting U.S. space capabilities against offensive space technologies. The uncertainty in detection… More

Stress Resilience Training System (SRTS) for Inoculating the Warfighter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $49,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop the research, theoretical, and technical basis for an innovative Stress Resilience Training System (SRTS) to inoculate the warfighter against the adverse effects of stress -- both during exposure and in the post traumatic situation. Our scientific and technical approach… More

Adaptive Interface Management System (AIMS) for Network-Centric Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for an Adaptive Interface Management System (AIMS) for Netcentric Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Our objective is to enhance multi-UAV operator performance by extending capabilities and reducing workload through a toolset of task-oriented decision aids and… More

Optimizing Team Composition Using Modeling and Multi Agent System Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Vice President, Principal – (818) 788-1025
Award Amount: $779,994.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for a Phase II continuation of Perceptronics Solutions"Phase I research and development on factors affecting superior team performance and automated means of helping to form optimal, mission-oriented teams in military and non-military environments. Our primary SBIR project… More

High Risk Rapid Ethnographic Assessment Tool (HRREAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: UCLA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Rick Grannis
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a High Risk Rapid Ethnographic Assessment Tool (HRREAT) that will provide commanders and their staff with a fully-integrated, user-friendly suite of tools for the rapid collection, management, analysis, modeling, and visualization of ethnographic data in denied areas to… More

Collaborative Information Infrastructure for Planning, Operations and Evaluation (CIIPOE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Vice President – (818) 788-1025
Award Amount: $149,671.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop an integrated Collaborative Information Infrastructure for Planning, Operations and Evaluation (CIIPOE). The CIIPOE will include capabilities for critical information integration, COA development and evaluation, operations pla

SHIELD (Novel Techniques for the Synthesis of High Fidelity Social Network Data)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for developing Novel Techniques for the Synthesis of High Fidelity Social Network Data (SHIELD). The objective is to develop scalable methods, tools and techniques to synthesize and validate high fidelity social network data and to provide these to researchers in a modular,… More

Multi-Agent Simulation and Causal Model (MSCM) System for Enhancing Team Cognitive Readiness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Marvin Cohen, Senior Research Scientist – (703) 247-2636
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal id to develop a"Multi-Agent Simulation and Causal Model (MSCM) System for Enhancing Team Cognitive Readiness."The MSCM system will include methods, metrics, visualizations, and interventions for optimizing team mental model effectiveness and convergence. The proposed work… More

Prediction and Kinetic Visualization System (PKVS) for Analysis of Behavior in Dynamic Meta-Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This project develops methods and tools to assist with analysis, interpretation and decision making regarding data about the co-evolution of multiple, interdependent, temporally-embedded, complex, social meta-networks. Models that narrowly focus on networks with only one relational type do not… More

Knowledge Extraction for Prediction and Visualization of Terrorist Networks (PVTN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a system for Knowledge Extraction for Prediction and Visualization of Terrorist Networks (PVTN). The PVTN system will provide tools to discover, extract and display trends in the evolution of terrorist networks as an aid to the tactical decision maker. We propose a… More

Intelligent Toolset for Accessing Situational Knowledge (ITASK)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a model-driven, agent-based Intelligent Toolset for Accessing Situational Knowledge (ITASK). This system will support Commanders and Battle Staffs in collecting and filtering data, from large information repositories in a net-centric environment, and in organizing and… More

Stress Resilience Training System (SRTS) for Inoculating the Warfighter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Vice President – (818) 788-1025
Award Amount: $1,524,967.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for continued Phase II development of the Stress Resilience Training System (SRTS). The SRTS goal is to inoculate military personnel against the adverse effects of stress and enable the productive use of stress in order to improve performance during traumatic exposure and prevent… More

Adaptive Interface Management System (AIMS) for Network-Centric Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $749,995.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This proposal is for the Phase II continuation of research and development for an Adaptive Interface Management System (AIMS) for Netcentric Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Our Phase II proposal is based on a full understanding of the problem to be solved and a… More

Adaptive Visualization of Social Networks (ADVIS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: UCLA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Rick Grannis
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a new system for Adaptive Visualization of Social Networks (ADVIS). Numerous social network visualization systems have been produced in recent years. But even in the few top systems cognitive science and design principles have been applied in an ad hoc and non-systemic… More

Remote Anger and Stress Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Principal Scientist – (818) 788-1025
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for development of the remote Anger and Stress Management Tool (ASMAT). Our proposal meets the goal of the SBIR solicitation:"to develop a remote, technology enabled, anger and psychological stress treatment and management tool derived from current evidence-based interventions… More

Apps for Rapid Epidemiological Analysis (AREA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for Apps for Rapid Epidemiological Surveillance (AREA) that will equip warfighters with innovative capabilities to address population healthcare and disease management in SSTR and HA/DR operations. We are joined in this project by a team of expert consultants in epidemiology,… More

Visual Representation and Implementation of Culturally Significant Information for Enhanced Tactical Decision-making

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a Cultural Information and Value Visualization System (CIVVS) that will provide new and powerful tools for analyzing, selecting, and visualizing critical cultural factors and applying them immediately in the context of military tactical planning. By integrating… More

Enhancing Decision Making through Adaptive Trustworthiness Cues

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This proposal is for an Adaptive Trustworthiness Calibration Interface (ATCI) using real-time measurement and cognitive agent modeling. Our objective is to enhance an operator's decision making by providing trust cues so that the perceived trustworthiness matches the actual… More

Dynamic Agent-based Reallocation and Tasking (DART)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Elan Freedy, VP Engineering – (703) 342-4667
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In this proposal, we present the set of steps and the technology needed to develop the Dynamic Agent-Based Reallocation and Tasking (DART) system for performing tasking and coordination operations of air, space and cyber assets in response to rapidly changing environments such as… More

Diagnostic Engine for Cognitive Improvement and Decision Effectiveness (DECIDE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Raj Ratwani, Senior Scientist – (310) 483-9494
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for development of the Diagnostic Engine for Cognitive Improvement and Decision Effectiveness (DECIDE). Our proposal meets the goals of the SBIR solicitation to optimize the cognitive performance diagnostics process and"establish approaches that extend existing debrief methods… More

Dynamic Consensus Analysis of Social Media (DCASM) for Rapid Crisis and Disaster Response Information Discovery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
The abundance of social media in crisis situations offers tremendous opportunity for filling the information vacuum that typically exists in HA/DR operations. However, current systems for extracting information are limited by human-in-the-loop processing of media, and do not provide automated… More

Lines Of Operation Plan Modeling and Assessment Tracking Services (LOOPMATS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Marvin Cohen, Vice President – (703) 577-5678
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop"Lines Of Operation Plan Modeling and Assessment Tracking Services (LOOPMATS)."LOOPMATS will provide a unique capability for Maritime Operations Center (MOC) planners to collaboratively construct Course of Action (COA) models to describe Lines of Operations… More

Intelligent Toolset for Accessing Situational Knowledge (ITASK)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Elan Freedy, VP Engineering – (703) 200-4104
Award Amount: $724,610.00
Abstract:
The Intelligent Toolset for Accessing Situational Knowledge (ITASK) will provide a suite of services and user interface modules that allow a user to more effectively find, retrieve, manage, disseminate and visualize critical data to support better knowledge management practices operational planning.… More

Collaborative Information Infrastructure for Planning, Operations and Evaluation (CIIPOE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Principla Scientist – (818) 788-1025
Award Amount: $999,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for Phase II development, implementation and evaluation of an integrated Collaborative Information Infrastructure for Planning, Operations and Evaluation (CIIPOE). The CIIPOE will include capabilities for critical information integration, COA development and evaluation, operations… More

SHIELD (Novel Techniques for the Synthesis of High Fidelity Social Network Data)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $999,998.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to extend into Phase II our development of Novel Techniques for the Synthesis of High Fidelity Social Network Data (SHIELD). Our objective in the SHIELD project is to develop scalable approaches, algorithms and tools to synthesize, validate and employ high fidelity social network… More

Aviator Mission Tasker of Distributed Unmanned Assets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for development of a Development and Run-time Environment for Aviation Mission-tasking and Mission-management (DREAMM) for manned-unmanned teams. Our proposed system will support Army system developers, tacticians, and aviators in defining and tailoring cockpit automation, aiding,… More

Aviator Mission Tasker of Distributed Unmanned Assets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Robert Jacobs, Senior Research Scientist – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for a Phase II program for further development and prototyping of a Development and Run-time Environment for Aviation Mission-tasking and Mission-management (DREAMM) for manned-unmanned teams. Development and modification of the tightly integrated avionics in a combat aircraft is… More

Causal Model-based Measurement and Visualization System (CMVS) for Team Performance in Command and Control of Unmanned Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a"Causal Model-based Measurement and Visualization System (CMVS) for Team Performance in Command and Control of Unmanned Systems."CMVS will include methods, metrics, displays, and quantitative analysis to diagnose, visualize, and help remedy deficiencies in… More

Team Oriented Programming for Dynamic Automated Target (TOPDAT) Area Threat and Route Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop Team Oriented Programming for Dynamic Automated Target (TOPDAT) Area Threat and Route Optimization. TOPDAT will dynamically plan and update air vehicle routes and response to threats in real-time for teams of manned and unmanned air vehicles on complex missions in hostile… More

Unmanned Aerial System Operator Selection Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gershon Weltman, Principal Scientist – (818) 788-1025
Award Amount: $79,990.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop new Operator Selection Tools for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Our goal is to enhance the effectiveness of UAS operator selection by adding to the conventional methodology of selection tests new measures for the new skills and aptitudes associated with the control of… More

Dynamic Agent-based Reallocation and Tasking (DART)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Elan Freedy, Vice President – (703) 324-4667
Award Amount: $745,737.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Human planners face significant challenges in attempting to coordinate and synchronize operations across the unique complexities of the air, space and cyber domains in a way that maximizes utility of the available resources for addressing mission objectives. The significant disparities in… More

Apps for Rapid Epidemiological Analysis (AREA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $999,165.00
Abstract:
Managing basis health needs in HA/DR and STTR operations is of critical importance due to the increased risk of disease and health crises stemming from ecological changes, population displacement, population density changes, or the disruption of public utilities. Despite the critical needs for… More

Adaptive Trustworthiness Calibration Interface (ATCI)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This proposal is for Phase II continuation of research and development for an Adaptive Trustworthiness Calibration Interface (ATCI) for Cyber Warfare and Supervisory Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Our Phase II proposal is based on a complete understanding of the problem to be… More

Causal Model-based Measurement and Visualization System (CMVS) for Team Performance in Command and Control of Unmanned Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $497,016.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for Phase II continuation of a Causal Model-Based Measurement and Visualization System (CMVS) for Team Performance in Command and Control of Unmanned Systems. Our Phase I accomplishments that justify Phase II continuation are: (1) Development of a unique Dual Track Transition… More

Multi-Agent Robust and Scalable Cooperative Indoor Mapping (MARSCIM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Timur Chabuk, Sr. Research Scientist – (703) 342-4684
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
The problem of sending a team of robots into an unknown environment to create a map is one of the most studied problems in robotics, and is referred to in the literature as Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) or Distributed SLAM (DSLAM) when there are multiple robots. Here we propose to… More

Visual Representation and Implementation of Culturally Significant Information for Enhanced Tactical Decision-making

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $508,738.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to extend into Phase II our development of a new system for Cultural Information and Value Visualization System (CIVVS). We are joined in this effort by subcontractor the University of California at Irvine (UCI) Department of Sociology with Principal Investigator Professor Rick… More

Forecasting Dynamic Group Behavior in Social Media

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: University of Maryland
Principal Investigator: Georgiy Levchuk, Simultion&Optimization Engineer – (818) 788-4230
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: William Rand
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a new system for Recognition of Communities and Heterogeneous Analysis of Group Interactions and Dynamics (RC-HAGID) for Social Media Forecasting. Social media enables individuals and groups to quickly coordinate, recruit and direct people to take action in support of a… More

Embedded Model-based Service for User In-situ Training (EMSUIT )

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marvin Cohen, Vice President – (703) 577-5678
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop an Embedded Model-based Service for User In-situ Training (EMSUIT) for enabling soldiers to rapidly learn to employ mission command applications as mission demands dictate. EMSUIT will develop methods, displays, metrics, and an application developer's kit for… More

Heterogeneous Analysis of Group Interactions and Dynamics (HAGID) for Social Media Forecasting

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: University of Maryland
Principal Investigator: Amos Freedy, President – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
RI Contact: Bill Rand
Abstract:
This proposal is to extend into Phase II our development of a new system for Recognition of Communities and Heterogeneous Analysis of Group Interactions and Dynamics (RC-HAGID) for Social Media Forecasting. Social media enables groups, including terroris

Decision Analytic Visualization of and Interaction with Extreme Data (DAVIED).

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Marvin Cohen, Vice President – (703) 577-5678
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop a new system for Decision Analytic Visualization of and Interaction with Extreme Data (DAVIED). We propose to synthesize evolving technologies at the University of Maryland"s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMD) and Perceptronics Solutions and apply them… More

Team Oriented Programming for Dynamic Automated Target (TOPDAT) Area Threat and Route Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Jacobs, Senior Research Scientist – (818) 788-4830
Award Amount: $500,001.00
Abstract:
TBDThis proposal is for continued Phase II development of Team Oriented Programming for Dynamic Automated Target Area Threat and Route Optimization (TOPDAT). We are joined in this effort by Dr. Paul Scerri of the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute. The goal of this SBIR program is to… More