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Company Information:

Company Name:
TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS, INC.
Address:
1845 Northwestern
Suite B
El Paso, TX 79912-9912
Phone:
(915) 877-3366
URL:
N/A
EIN:
742275894
DUNS:
116243825
Number of Employees:
12
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,637,113.00 25
SBIR Phase II $8,316,451.00 14
STTR Phase I $69,996.00 1

Award List:

CONTOUR DESCRIPTIONS FOR MACHINE VISION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,125.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
N/a

CONTOUR DESCRIPTIONS FOR MACHINE VISION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$487,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
Normalized interval/vertex descriptors (ni/vd) allow a simple, yet exact representation of a contour by coding the length of straight line segments and the angle connecting these segments into a chain code. by normalizing the lengths the representation is made scale invariant. by choice of a… More

NEXT GENERATION VIDEO TRACKER TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$51,636.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
N/a

SIMULATION/MODELING OF ROBOTIC VEHICLES ON THE BATTLEFIELD

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,337.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr alton l gilbert
Abstract:
The recent technological advances in computer systems, primarily those related to integrated circuits, have resulted in moving the robotic system from the conceptual drawing board to a feasible system with several prototypes, such as the darpa automated land vehicle (alv), currently under… More

TARGET AREA MONITORING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,577.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr alton l gilbert
Abstract:
An important requirement exists for a system to track multiple small airborne objects over an array of ground vehicles. this system must be able to locate and monitor both the airborne objects and the ground vehicles. it is desired that the airborne objects require no modifications to be tracked.… More

OPEN SYSTEMS INTEGRATION OF INTELLIGENT SUBSYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,733.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
N/a

MONITOR FOR AIRBORNE LEAD

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,337.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

REAL-TIME IMAGE PRE-PROCESSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,733.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
N/a

NEXT GENERATION VIDEO TRACKER TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$431,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
Video tracking has evolved over the past fifteen years from simple contrast trackers to more complex and "intelligent" tracking systems based upon scene interpretation and object identification methods. research in the past decade in automatic target recognition and realtime tracking methods has… More

ADVANCED WEAPON STATION AUTOMATION/INTEGRATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,922.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
N/a

OPEN SYSTEMS INTEGRATION OF INTELLIGENT SUBSYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$495,173.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
A requirement exists to integrate the results of a high-level functional emulation of finite state machines and various intelligent subsystems into multiple co-operating physical subsystems that preserve the function of the emulation, integrate stand-alone components,and perform the tasks associated… More

REAL-TIME IMAGE PRE-PROCESSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$484,320.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
In real-time tracking and post-flight videotape data extraction applications an important requirement exists for reconstructing and enhancing images in real-time (60-fields per second). various filtering techniques must be applied to the images for noise removal, edge enhancement or other… More

ADVANCED WEAPON STATION AUTOMATION/INTEGRATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$452,714.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert
Abstract:
The requirement exists for the development of a system that will support on-going laboratory efforts to develop, implement, test, and evaluate advanced weapon station automation technology. the support system to be developed must provide a means for modeling and display of the weapon system under… More

COMPUTER MODEL FOR INDIRECT FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM SIMULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,983.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
George C Ober , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

MONITOR FOR AIRBORNE LEAD

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$496,160.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alton L Gilbert , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

COMPUTER MODEL FOR INDIRECT FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM SIMULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$493,301.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
George C Ober , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
An opportunity exists to develop a comprehensive analytical simulation of fire control processes of indirect fire. the investigator will be able to develop both standard and conceptual fire control systems and evaluate their effectiveness in a user defined threat environment. as a result of the… More

AGILE MANUFACTURING-A NEXT GENERATION CONTROLLER PARADIGM AND DEMONSTRATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$56,875.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alton L. Gilbert
Abstract:
The objective of agile manufacturing is to increase competitiveness of the US manufacturing base, while addressing DoD priorities, with a combined goal of improving US global competitiveness and national security. To achieve this objective, significant changes in technology and infrastructure must… More

Generation of Terrain Databases for VCDD

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,854.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alton L. Gilbert
Abstract:
The Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) is the primary provider of terrain data to the military services. Other agencies, such as the US Army Engineering Topographical Laboratory, provide terrain data products as well. DMA currently provides Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) and Interim Terrain Data… More

Embedded Training for ITCS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alton L. Gilbert
Abstract:
N/a

In-Situ Measurement of Plasma Deposition Coating Thickness

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,330.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Alton Gilbert
Abstract:
A significant problem in precision manufacturing of large parts/assemblies is the requirement to make measurements over the surfacesof these parts for a variety of reasons including inspection/quality control; control of surfacing operations such as coatings, abrasive erosion, buffing, and… More

Embedded Training for ITCS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$598,405.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alton L. Gilbert
Abstract:
The US Army is continually faced with the task of providing the crew members of weapon systems with realistic, high-quality training. This training must be based on known principles of instructional design, yet meet the needs of specific weapon system based training issues. The problem of providing… More

Fire Control and Damage Assessment Decision Aid for Video Trackers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,917.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alton L. Gilbert
Abstract:
The crew of direct fire weapon systems in an active fire fight are subject to information overload and conflicting priorities, particularly in a target-rich environment. Such parameters as distance to target, immediacy of threat, target value assessment (TVA), lethality against a specific target… More

Integration of Performance Models Into Virtual Prototyping Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,962.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
George C. Ober
Abstract:
N/a

Physical Process Modeling & Simulation for Distributive Interactive Simulations (DIS) Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$66,500.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Alton Gilbert
Abstract:
A need exists for a reasonable representation of the physical properties and interactions of weapons, soldiers and structures on urbanized terrain, including: A reasonable representation of buildings by class as describe in FM90-10, A characterization of the degree of protection afforded by each… More

Acoustic Sensor Simulation and Environment Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alton Gilbert
Abstract:
A quality simulation which allows a user to simulate the acoustic emissions in a multi-source environment and then study the effects these conditions have on a set of acoustic sensors would be of great value. As acoustic sensors technology continues to advance with robust algorithms for detection,… More

Integration of Performance Models Into Virtual Prototyping Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$745,056.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
George C. Ober
Abstract:
An opportunity exists for performance models to be integrated into a continuous data flow process receiving data from design tool output and providing results to wargames used for analysis. Design tool outputs an providing results to wargames used for analysis. Design processes specify shape,… More

Agile Manufacturing-Simulation and Integration Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$743,760.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alton L. Gilbert
Abstract:
The objective of agile manufacturing is to increase competitiveness of the US manufacturing base, while addressing DoD priorities, with a combined goal of improving US global competitiveness and national security. To achieve this objective, significant changes in technology and infrastructure must… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,922.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Alton L. Gilbert
Abstract:
N/a

Adaptable Cognitive Decision Aids For Embedded Weapon Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Alton Gilbert, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
A heavy mortar platoon providing immediate indirect fire (IF) support to an Infantry or Armor Battalion (BN) generates and processes many time-critical and mission-critical events. The effectiveness of the platoon is directly related to its ability todeliver On Order missions and Final Protective… More

Adaptable Cognitive Decision Aids For Embedded Weapon Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$699,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Alton Gilbert, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Decision aids, in the perspective of the soldier, exist to assist him in seven distinct operational areas - Plan, Deploy, Detect, Evaluate, Decide, Deliver, and Sustain. These represent

Integrated Remote Battlefield Surveillance System (REMBASS) - AN/PPS-5D Man Machine Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,986.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
William Oseles, Senior Professional
Abstract:
The objective in Phase I will be to develop a Universal Ground Surveillance Controller (UGSC) that is in compliance with the JTA Appendix F, and the Weapon System Technical Architecture Working Group guidance. The UGSC will be fully integrated with FBCB2to be designed such that the integration of… More

Integrated Remote Battlefield Surveillance System (REMBASS) - AN/PPS-5D Man Machine Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,957.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Alton Gilbert, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The objective of this effort is to provide a capability for integrating existing and future unattended sensors into a responsive information enterprise that supports real-time targeting in addition to acquisition of reconnaissance data for intelligenceoperations. The proposed Sensor Integration… More

Virtual System Integration Lab (VSIL) - A Flexible System Integration Tool for Virtual Prototyping & Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,447.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
William Oseles, Principle Investigator
Abstract:
A need exists for collaborative simulation of military systems that exploit advances in network-based communications to improve simulation fidelity and system testing realism. LAN/WAN-based collaborative modeling of complex systems will allow forrepresentation by the best qualified modeler of system… More

Virtual System Integration Lab (VSIL) - A Flexible System Integration Tool for Virtual Prototyping & Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,614.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Alton Gilbert, SENIOR SCIENTIST
Abstract:
The Virtual System Integration Laboratory (VSIL) represents a significant advance in integrated vehicle testing, particularly important for future vehicle programs such as FCS. It provides a means of simulating, testing and evaluating vehicle system components and their interfaces and integration… More

Innovative Intelligent Agent and Cognitive Decision Aids Component Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,973.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John R. Robbins, President
Abstract:
Decision aids, in the perspective of the soldier, exist to assist him in seven distinct operational areas - Plan, Deploy, Detect, Evaluate, Decide, Deliver, and Sustain. These represent "stages" of military operations - and at any stage the soldier may be required to fall back to planning, and a… More

Innovative Intelligent Agent and Cognitive Decision Aids Component Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John R. Robbins, President
Abstract:
The new enabling software components important to employment of multiple sensor/UAV packages (Display Prioritization & Management, and Cognitive Rules) will be addressed to augment the current ARDEC WSCOE-DA SDK. These components will be used with other existing components in the WSOE-compliant… More

Automated Target Hand-Off for Future Force Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Benjamin Tirabassi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Deploying a world wide force that is strategically responsive and dominant at every point on the spectrum of conflict involves the cooperative system development and use of advanced technologies that yield revolutionary capabilities to support the war-fighters needs. One of the advanced concepts… More

Speech Recognition Technology for Air Traffic Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The use of unconstrained natural language speech recognition in chaotic & high noise environments as a control interface to advanced computer, communication & weapon system initiatives is increasingly important to Homeland Security, military & commercial applications world wide. The ability for… More

Near Real Time Structure Mapping for Urban Combat

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Benjamin J. Tirabassi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Due to the change in the nature of security and armed conflict in urba areas, it has become an area of conflict that modern warfare must adapt to. In order to successfully patrol, secure and engage the enemy in urban terrain where unknown buildings and structures provide cover and vantage points… More

Isolating and Locating Speakers in Clutter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Ben Tirabassi, Sr. Technical Manager
Research Institution:
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIV.
RI Contact:
Richard Stern
Abstract:
The challenge is already upon us that our military forces have to perform operations in urban environments. Our adversaries are studying our strategies, doctrine and technologies. While they may not be able to meet these capabilities in a time of conflict, they are doing what ever necessary to avoid… More