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3-D ANALYSIS SOFTWARE OF NEAR EARTH SPACE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
9184
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9184
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Tau Corp
485 Alberto Way Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: 3-D ANALYSIS SOFTWARE OF NEAR EARTH SPACE
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,922.00
 

Abstract:

A FULLY OPERATIONAL IBM PC-AT BASED SPACE SYSTEM CONCEPT GENERATION AND ANALYSIS WORKSTATION WILL BE DESIGNED AND DEVELOPED. THIS WORKSTATION WILL ALLOW THE USER TO VIEW AN ANIMATION OF THE POSITIONS OF THE SUN, MOON, PLANETS, EARTH SATELLITES AND EARTH COASTLINE BOUNDARIES FROM SELECTED ORBITS AND FIELDS OF VIEW. STATE-OF-THE-ART GRAPHICS ANIMATION TECHNOLOGY WILL BE ENGINEERED SPECIFICALLY FOR THIS APPLICATION. EXISTING SATELLITE EPHEMERIS ALGORITHMS WILL BE HIGHLY ACCELERATED. THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CAPABLE OF ANIMATING ALL OBJECTS VISIBLE IN THE USER-DEFINED VIEWPORT AT RATES OF UP TO 10 TIMES REAL-TIME WHILE MAINTAINING MINIMAL INTER-FRAME AND SCREEN REFRESH TIMES. THE OBSERVER'S VANTAGE POINT MAY BE SPECIFIED AS AN EARTH-CENTERED ORBIT, A SUN-CENTERED ORBIT, OR STAR-FIXED.

Principal Investigator:

Jim reynolds
4083959191

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Tau Corp
485 Alberto Wy - Bldg D Los Gatos, CA 95032

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No