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Company Information:

Name: Vista Research, Inc.
Address: 755 North Mary Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-2909
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (408) 830-3318

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $745,171.00 12
SBIR Phase II $1,241,609.00 3
STTR Phase I $98,204.00 1

Award List:

CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: J g caldwell
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a research program to develop fast algorithms for real-time estimation, prediction and control. such algorithms would provide a solution to a critical problem faced in both industrial and military applications - - the fact that the algorithms used to implement… More

LASER-DIODE LINEAR MEASURE SENSOR FOR DYNAMIC/HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr alan a burns
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed non-intrusive sensor is an optical analog of a radar altimeter. the carried is an infrared beam generated by a laser diode, which is modulated by a microwave signal. a comparison between the phase of the rf modulating signal and that of the detected optical signal provides the distance… More

AN ON-BOARD PASSIVE TECHNIQUE FOR MEASURING ELECTRON DENSITY IN MODEL BOUNDARY LAYERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Alan A Burns
Award Amount: $49,624.00

RESEARCH IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR NON-COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONIC WARFARE SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr J G Caldwell
Award Amount: $50,000.00

TACTICAL THEATER AIR WARFARE METHODOLOGIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J g caldwell
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal proposes to develop an ai-based methodology for generating tactical and operational-level scenarios, strategies, plans, and tactics. the approach incorporates concepts from artificial intelligence (ai), game theory, and simulation technology. the purpose of the methodology is to have… More

CAD MICROWVE COUPLING CODE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeff neilson
Award Amount: $49,840.00
Abstract:
This software development program will result in a microwave coupling code package capable of interfacing with output from varied cad systems. this package will greatly ease generation of structural and electrical data for microwave coupling codes.

RESEARCH IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR NON-COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONIC WARFARE SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr J G Caldwell
Award Amount: $493,716.00
Abstract:
This proposal proposes to investigate the feasibility of developing a rapid deployment capability for tactical combat models. the capability is necessary to support sampling of alternative simulated tactical deployments (stds), which is presently not feasible to do on a scale and level of detail… More

AN ON-BOARD PASSIVE TECHNIQUE FOR MEASURING ELECTRON DENSITY IN MODEL BOUNDARY LAYERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Alan A Burns
Award Amount: $402,097.00
Abstract:
This novel and innovative technique employs on-board harmonic and intermodulation-product frequency generation to provide rf signals that can be used to measure electron densities in the laminar and turbulent boundary layers on a hypersonic model. the only on-board component(s) is (are)a microwave… More

INFRARED PROPAGATION NEAR THE AIR-SEA INTERFACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Alan A Burns , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,941.00

INFRARED PROPAGATION NEAR THE AIR-SEA INTERFACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Alan A Burns , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $345,796.00
Abstract:
Development of a propagation code to deal exclusively with ir propagation immediately above the air-sea interface and design of an experimental system tailored to testing and verifying the code is proposed. besides accounting for refraction and absorption, the code will employ an advanced method for… More

Near Ocean Environment Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Alan A Burns
Award Amount: $49,127.00

Advanced Systems for Detecting and Localizing Mines or Submarines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Charles Rino
Award Amount: $98,736.00
Abstract:
Electronically steered phase arrays are ideally suited for rapid surface surveillance and sea-spike removal to detect exposed submarine periscopes and cruise missiles. Because of the limited space available on typical warships, the necessary aperature cannot be realized with conventional… More

AA Matlab-Based Toolbox for Locally Stationary Signal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Utah
Principal Investigator: Dr Charles L Rino
Award Amount: $98,204.00
RI Contact: N/A

A System for the delivery of data from remote unattended platforms using a Low Earth Orbit Satellite (LEOS) system

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Raul Martinez, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $68,330.00
Abstract:
A novel data compression algorithm will be developed for the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC)system. Key features of the algorithm include high speed, low cost, and interoperability with encryption.The algorithm will be computationally fast to satisfy CEC's latency requirement. By reducing… More

Technology Development for a Multi-Mission Passive Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Turret Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: George Moe, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $79,613.00
Abstract:
The electro-optic passive ASW system (EPAS) is a research-and-development, packaged, passive electro-optic camera system in a 16-inch turret developed for use by the Navy in ocean surface and subsurface imaging. The core of EPAS consists of four different non-acoustic detection technologies… More

Sensor Suite and Signal Processing for a Southern Border Surveillance System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Michael Clark, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $99,960.00
Abstract:
Vista Research will develop and demonstrate the feasibility of an automated, integrated, and real-time sensor suite and a highly innovative approach to signal processing for a Southern Border surveillance system. Sophisticated algorithms enable the use of low-cost, COTS and GOTS sensors by shifting… More