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Company Information:

Company Name: PhaseSpace Inc.
City: Pleasant Hill
State: CA
Zip+4: 94523-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (510) 638-5035

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $434,181.00 5
SBIR Phase II $1,199,883.00 2
STTR Phase I $139,512.00 2
STTR Phase II $836,171.00 2

Award List:

Real Time High Resolution Tetherless Optical Tracking System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery
Award Amount: $69,720.00
Abstract:
Not Available IET's goal for Phase I is to define, implement, and evaluate a suite of software components for elicitation and presentation of expertise in video media form for interactive instructional systems. Our software tools will have three dialogue interfaces to service three classes of… More

A Real Time High Resolution Tetherless Optical Tracking System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery, Chief Technology Officer
Award Amount: $449,883.00
Abstract:
"The goal is to advance optical motion tracking technology to meetMarine Corps requirements for accuracy in weapon aiming andprovide immersive tracking for shipboard training at anaffordable cost.PhaseSpace identified technological improvements in Phase I allowa motion capture system to capture a… More

Non-Invasive Model Attitude and Deformation Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery, Project Manager
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
PhaseSpace technology allows optical tracking of point light sources, reflectors or laser illuminated spots in 3D space with position accuracies of 10 microns from as far as 10 meters away and attitude measurements in the hundred micron range. Boeing, Lockheed martin, NRL and Sandia Labs use… More

Non-Invasive Model Attitude and Deformation Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kan Anant, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
PhaseSpace's objective is to track the position and attitude of wind tunnel models, along with the wing vibrations and deformations, with minimal modifications to the model. Using a modified PhaseSpace tracking system, and newly developed software, PhaseSpace demonstrated in Phase I that it is… More

Portable Missile Miss-Distance Identification System (PMMDIS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery, CEO
Award Amount: $98,386.00
Abstract:
PhaseSpace will develop a Portable Missile Miss-Distance Identification system leveraging hardware and software developed for the US Air Force and for commercial broadcasting of sports events. The solar powered monitoring station will record high speed videos with multiple 30 megapixel video cameras… More

Reinventing Max Headroom- Virtual Iconic Presence (VIP) for Training and Mission Rehearsal

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Kan Anant, PI
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Max Headroom two decades ago captured the imaginations of millions with his energy and the concept of an artificial intelligence (AI) able to communicate and interact with humans. Now we can use technological improvements in AI and computer graphics for movies and games to create an AI character… More

Development of Low-Cost Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: USC School of Cinematic Arts
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery, CEO
Award Amount: $69,756.00
RI Contact: Mark Bolas
Abstract:
PhaseSpace proposes a 2 to 4 megapixel foveated head mounted display (HMD) with an apparent resolution of up to 18 megapixels per eye. Using state of the art HDTV projection display technology developed for business projectors and cell phone pico projectors, PhaseSpace will create a custom… More

Untethered Real Time Low Cost Head Tracking

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery, Vice President, Engineering
Award Amount: $66,076.00
Abstract:
PhaseSpace will modify existing optical tracking and inertial tracking systems to create a low cost, highly accurate, highly reliable, and real-time untethered head tracking system using a combination of vision, active marker LED and inertial tracking methods. The proposed system combines the high… More

Development of Low-Cost Tracking System for Infantry Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Southern California
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery, VP Engineering – (650) 281-7796
Award Amount: $445,963.00
RI Contact: Mark Bolas
Abstract:
PhaseSpace and the University of Southern California (USC) propose a hybrid tracking solution that will combine the PhaseSpace Impulse LED tracking technology with computer vision image processing and inertial tracking. The hybrid tracker will track IR LEDs on a soldier''s head, fingers,… More

Development of Low-Cost Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: USC ICT
Principal Investigator: Tracy McSheery, VP Engineering – (650) 281-7796
Award Amount: $390,208.00
RI Contact: Mark Bolas
Abstract:
For this Phase 2 effort related to STTR Topic N09-T031, PhaseSpace proposes building an HMD system using pico-projectors and reflective transparent lenses. The system will be low-cost, but the improved field-of-view (improved compared to current state-of-the-art) will provide a higher quality… More