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Company Information:

Company Name: XIGEN, LLC
City: Gaithersburg
State: MD
Zip+4: 20879
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (301) 637-6828

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,630,367.00 18
SBIR Phase II $2,104,752.00 4

Award List:

A Novel In-Vivo Capsule Camera with High Resolution Optically Unwarpped 360-Degre

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Every year, diseases of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract account for more than 30 million office visits in the United States alone. GI tract disorders are easy to cure in their early stages but are difficult to diagnose. Common exam procedures, such as endoscopy,… More

SBIR Phase I: Neo360 Scope - A Novel Endoscope with High Resolution Optically Unwarpped 360-Degree Imaging Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jason E. Geng, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project aims to develop an endoscope with a 360 degree field of view that is based on the 360 degree optical unwrapping technique recently developed by the company. The proposed technology obviates the need for turning the endoscope to… More

A Novel Volumetric 3D Display System with Static Screen

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
The physical world around us is three-dimensional (3D), yet most existing display systems with flat screens can handle only two-dimensional (2D) flat images that lack the third dimension (depth) information. This fundamental restriction greatly limits the capability of human being in perceiving and… More

SBIR Phase I:A Novel 360-Degree Video Surveillance Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a novel 360ýý video camera with direct optical unwrapping capability. It can obtain high resolution undistorted (unwrapped) 360ýý video of surrounding scene without requiring external computer for performing digital… More

True 3D Display for IGRI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The physical world around us is three-dimensional (3D), yet most existing display systems with flat screens can handle only two-dimensional (2D) flat images that lack the third dimension (depth) information. This funda mental restriction greatly limits the… More

GI Video-to-3D: Gastrointestinal Tract 3D Modeling and Visualization for In-Vivo

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng
Award Amount: $281,544.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Recent advances in miniature camera technology have lead new generation endoscopic devices called capsule cameras [1~5] which use a swallowable pill-size miniature wireless video sensor to acquire and transmit video ima ge sequences while traveling along the… More

SBIR Phase II: A Novel 360-Degree Video Surveillance Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, PhD
Award Amount: $435,129.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop a novel 360ýý video surveillance camera which provides a simultaneous panoramic 360ýý field of view (FOV) using optical unwrapping, instead of digital unwrapping. The company's proprietary imaging technology can… More

SBIR Phase I: A Novel True 3D Display System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a device capable of volumetric 3D images providing true 3D measurement of and spatial relationship among the displayed 3D objects, while the multiview 3D images provide photo-quality textured surface properties of the… More

A Novel Smart Pan/Tilt/Zoom Visible/Infrared Sensor for UAV On-Board Video Surveillance of Launch Range

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
NASA has a pressing need for increasing the efficiency of launch range surveillance during mission launch operations. Difficulty in verifying a cleared range causes significant launch delay that may significantly affect the operation safety, cost and schedule. We propose this SBIR to develop a novel… More

A Novel Wireless Capsule Camera with High Resolution Optically Unwrapped 360-Degr

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng
Award Amount: $369,623.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Every year, diseases of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract account for more than 30 million office visits in the United States alone. GI tract disorders are easy to cure in their early stages but are difficult to diagnose. Common exam procedures, such as endoscopy,… More

Novel Static Screen Volumetric 3D Display for Medical Image Visualization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Novel Static Screen Volumetric 3D Display for Medical Image Visualization Phase I proposal in response to NIH SBIR PAR-07-160 Innovations in Biomedical Computational Science and Technology Initiative , Submitted by Xig en LLC on 08/05/2008, in collaboration with… More

Novel Ultra-Miniature LIDAR Scanner for Launch Range Data Collection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology plays important roles in NASA's space missions. Specifically in KSC's launch vehicles operations, break-through in LIDAR technology could provide ability to economically measure incremental ballistic wind velocities along the predicted trajectory of… More

Novel Smart Pan/Tilt/Zoom Sensor for Launch Range Video Surveillance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
NASA has a pressing need for increasing the efficiency of launch range surveillance during mission launch operations. Difficulty in verifying a cleared range causes significant launch delay that may significantly affect the operation safety, cost and schedule. With the increase of workload on… More

Ultrathin Intraoral 3D Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng – 301-637-6828
Award Amount: $149,848.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Intraoral three-dimensional (3D) imaging capability promises to revolutionize traditional dental practice workflow by allowing chairside real-time 3D digital model acquisition without taking traditional impressions, thus facilitating speedy and accurate… More

Novel Ultra-Miniature Flexible Videoscope for On-Orbit NDE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Conventional videoscopes for NDE suffer many shortcomings, including large diameter, limited flexibility, inadequate image quality, high cost and lack of 3D imaging capability.The primary objective of this SBIR is to demonstrate the feasibility of a novel ultra-miniature flexible videoscope (UMFV)… More

SBIR TOPIC 306 - DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE ALGORITHMS/SOFTWARE FOR PROCESSING and ANALYSIS OF IN VIVO IMAGES IN ONCOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, ph.d. – 301-637-6828
Award Amount: $198,131.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR, Xigen proposes to develop a set of novel 3D registration algorithms and a software package for image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT). This novel software synergistically correlates cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) phase-binned (or amplitude-binned) volumetric 3D images with real-time… More

A Novel Hemispherical and Dynamic Camera for EVAs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,999.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of this SBIR project is to develop a novel Hemispherical and Dynamic Camera(HDC), with unprecedented capability of optically unwrapping, thus can obtain directly the high resolution undistorted (unwrapped) 360?hemispherical video or still images without requiring any external… More

3D Single Fiber Endoscope for Minimally Invasive Surgeries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng – 301-637-6828
Award Amount: $298,298.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The primary objective of this SBIR effort is to develop a novel ultrathin (1~2 mm in diameter) scanning fiber endoscope (SFE) with simultaneous 2D/3D surface imaging capability. The proposed 3D-SFE will be able to provide, for the first time, dense 3D XYZ surface… More

Novel True 3D Display Tools for Effective 3D Visualization in Biomedical Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng – 301-637-6828
Award Amount: $678,579.00
Abstract:
The physical world around us is three-dimensional (3D), yet most existing display systems have flat screens and can handle only two-dimensional (2D) images that lack the third dimension (depth) information. This fundamental restriction greatly limits the capability of human being in perceiving and… More

IGF::OT::IGF OTHER FUNCTIONS NOVEL ALGORITHMS FOR IN VIVO ENDOSCOPIC 3D SURFACE IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION, MEASUREMENT, and REGISTERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng – 301-637-6828
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
Primary objective of this Phase 1 SBIR is to develop advanced algorithms and software that enable in vivo processing of endoscopic stereo images for 3D surface reconstruction, measurement, visualization and registration (3D-RMVM). Based on the reconstructed 3D surface profile, quantitative… More

A Novel Hemispherical and Dynamic Camera for EVAs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $700,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project is to develop a novel Hemispherical and Dynamic Camera(HDC) with ultra-wide field of view and low geometric distortion. The novel technology we proposed would lead to ultra-compact, low-power, light weight, and high resolution hemispherical camera for EVAs. We successfully… More

Neuroimaging tools for presurgical brain mapping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jason Geng – 301-637-6828
Award Amount: $298,970.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The physical world around us is three-dimensional (3D), yet most existing display systems can handle only two-dimensional (2D) images that lack the third dimension (depth) information. This fundamental restriction greatly limits human being's capability of… More