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Company Information:

Company Name: QuickFlex, Inc
City: San Antonio
State: TX
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (210) 824-2348

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $977,107.00 11
SBIR Phase II $3,124,804.00 5

Award List:

One-Size-Fits-All Hardened Electronic Design and Test Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Chreyl Eslinger, PI / Head Software Engine
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Modern FPGA design methodology can aid engineers in the creation of circuit architectures capable of detecting radiation-induced failures and reconfiguring on-the-fly. However, verification tools are not presently available to validate the hardened design.QuickFlex proven, standardized, system-level… More

Q-Crypto Reconfigurable Instruction Set Processor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Michael Wiles, PI/ Lead Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The dramatic improvements in tools to reverse engineer facsimiles of application source code from processor-specific executable files, plus highly subsidized adversarial foreign government-funded organizations using these tools, create threats to vital USgovernment and commercial software. To… More

One-Size-Fits-All Hardened Electronic Design and Test Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dan Brookshire, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Space and military system designers have a significant and growing problem migrating from system solutions using radiation-hardened components to commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and "rad-hard by design" (RHBD) components. Current testing solutions are either custom built "one-off" solutions,… More

QuickCode Automatic Code and Test Generation Suite for Real-Time Embedded Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Smith, PI / Chief Architect
Award Amount: $68,125.00
Abstract:
Sophisticated real-time embedded systems pose a unique challenge to system developers, especially if the system includes a complex mixture of software components and special-purpose hardware, and when the development occurs cooperatively across organizations. QuickFlex, Inc. proposes QuickCode, a… More

COTS Intelligent Network (COSIN)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Smith, PI - Chief Architect
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed COTS Intelligent Network (COSIN) will be a new, innovative security appliance, or optional PCI-X card, that will detect, defend against, and respond autonomically to tamper events, including address bus leakage, message packet capture, data copying, denial-of-service, man-in-the-middle,… More

QuickCore Low-Overhead SCA Core Framework for Small Form Factor, Low Power SDRs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Smith, Chief Architect / Principal Invest.
Award Amount: $69,616.00
Abstract:
The Software Communications Architecture (SCA) builds upon the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), a powerful middleware standard that enables the development of platform-independent, dynamically loadable object-oriented software components. However, the current SCA specification is… More

QuickDirect - Payload Control Software Template Package

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Tarr, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
To address the need to quickly, cost-effectively and reliably develop software to control science instruments deployed on spacecraft, QuickFlex proposes to create a payload control (QuickDirect) software package that can be used by instrument developers as a template for specific missions.… More

QuickCore Low-Overhead SCA Core Framework for Small Form Factor, Low Power SDRs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven Smith, Chief Architect / PI
Award Amount: $374,804.00
Abstract:
The Software Communications Architecture (SCA) holds great promise for advancing standardization and interoperability among both military radios in the DoD Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program and in software defined radio (SDR) systems in general. However, current SCA core framework… More

Central Anti-Tamper Engine (CATE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Matt Robisch, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
CATE (Central Anti-Tamper Engine) is effectively a standardized AT decision engine that can be inserted into any number of AT activities to provide an "off-the-shelf" component for monitoring inputs from the various AT sensors. The inputs, their meaning, and their relationships are unique to each… More

QuickHydra Network Security System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Steven Smith, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
There is an inherent conflict between the goal of high performance networking and secure networking. This conflict is especially due to the fact that attackers are increasingly using application-level attack vectors. Thus, a need exists for strong, low-latency, high-throughput network security… More

QuickMANet - Fault Management and Self-Healing for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven Smith, Chief Architect / PI
Award Amount: $69,414.00
Abstract:
Complex wireless ad hoc networks present unique and substantial challenges in the presence of faults, and unlike wire networks, faults are typically transient and quite common. In response to these challenges, QuickFlex, Inc. proposes QuickMANet, a novel fault management, diagnosis, and self-healing… More

Central Anti-Tamper Engine (CATE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Matt Robisch, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
Modern sensor technology is capable of detecting miniscule changes in an operating environment, and providing a vast supply of precise data regarding potential causes for alarm. Unfortunately, since many tamper-detection responses involve disabling critical program information, the system designer… More

Q-Deploy-Processor and FPGA Rapid-Deployment Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Smith, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
For NASA and other organizations, development using reconfigurable technologies can be time consuming and difficult, with expensive to over-budget development cycles and longer time-to-deployment. The proposed Q-DeployÂ? Processor and FPGA Rapid-Deployment Platform, with the endorsement of a… More

Central Anti-Tamper Engine (CATE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Matt Robisch, Principal Investigator – (512) 473-0007
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Modern sensor technology is capable of detecting miniscule changes in an operating environment, and providing a vast supply of precise data regarding potential causes for alarm. Unfortunately, since many tamper-detection responses involve disabling critical program information, the system designer… More

PowerDyn Real-Time Image Processing Controller

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard Ivy, Principal Investigator – (864) 972-3250
Award Amount: $99,958.00
Abstract:
Soldiers and Unattended Sensors can gain a significant advantage from advances in camera technology and automated image processing techniques. The processing and resource requirements to utilize these advances, however, impose an unacceptable burden in terms of power consumption and/or weight. The… More

Central Anti-Tamper Engine (CATE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Matt Robisch, Principal Investigator – (512) 473-0007
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
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