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Company Information:

Company Name: Design Interactive, Inc.
City: Oviedo
State: FL
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,225,648.00 10
SBIR Phase II $3,498,407.00 4

Award List:

Detection and Evaluation of Team Coordination and Team Readiness (DETECT-R)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kelly Hale, Director, Human Systems Integration – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $99,259.00
Abstract:
Recent work in neuroscience has utilized physiological indicators to predict team cognitive readiness by evaluating synchrony in the cognitive activity of operators during team tasks. However, since the nature of most modern teams is such that team members are distributed and each operator… More

Development of a System for Cognitive Readiness Evaluation through Evolutionary Patterns (CREEP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kelly Hale, Director, Human Systems Integration – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $99,649.00
Abstract:
Measures of cognitive readiness are critical to ensuring deployment of warfighters who perform optimally in today"s dynamic mission settings that require at times rapid shifts between peace making, peace keeping, and combat operations. The proposed System for Cognitive Readiness Evaluation… More

HMD-Compatible Mission Performance Measurement System and Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Meredith Carroll, Sr. Research Associate II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $99,470.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Helmet Mounted Displays (HMDs) will soon replace the Heads-Up Displays (HUDs) found in many tactical combat aircraft, beginning with the F-35, the first 5th generation combat aircraft to exclusively use HMDs as the primary instrument and sensor display. Currently, it is difficult to… More

Virtual Evacuation Vehicles for Training Medics (VEV-TM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DHP
Principal Investigator: David Jones, Sr. Research Assoc. II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $749,690.00
Abstract:
As the Army moves forward with the integration of the MRAP Heavy Armored Ground Ambulance (HAGA) as a ground platform for extraction, there is a critical need to train medics on how to take advantage of the capabilities of the new platform (e.g. access to additional tools and storage space) and… More

Remote Anger and Stress Management (M-SAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kelly Hale, SVP- Technical Operations – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $149,929.00
Abstract:
Anger and Stress are common symptoms that interfere with daily functioning for returning service members, more specifically ones that are suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Current mitigation efforts to help cope and treat these symptoms often rely on face-to-face treatment with a… More

Return on Investment Tool for Effective Medical Training (RITE-MT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Meredith Carroll, SRA II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $149,664.00
Abstract:
An opportunity exists to develop a decision support tool for medical training practitioners/acquisition community which can guide designers through the identification of fidelity level requirements and present trade-offs based on the task that is being trained, the desired level of performance… More

Development of an Approach for Multi-axis Assessment for Diagnosticity Enhancement in Individualized Training (MADE-IT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Meredith Carroll, Sr Research Associate II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $149,650.00
Abstract:
Design Interactive (DI) proposes the Multi-axis Assessment for Diagnosticity Enhancement in Individualized Training (MADE-IT). MADE-IT will be a trainee model development approach and software tool that will support a user in developing a domain-specific individualized trainee model for integration… More

Development of the d-THREE Electronic Toolkit (d3ET)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Meredith Carroll, Sr. Research Associate II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $149,433.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: An opportunity exists to develop methodologies and tools to objectively assess the overall training effectiveness of a simulation and pinpoint specific system characteristics such as fidelity and training strategy support (e.g., measurement technology, feedback methods, etc.) which… More

Helmet-Mounted Display ASsessment System for the Evaluation of eSsential Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Meredith Carroll, Sr. Research Associate II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $749,732.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Under this Phase II effort, Design Interactive (DI) proposes the development of the Helmet-Mounted Display ASsessment System for the Evaluation of eSsential Skills (HMD-ASSESS), which will incorporate [neuro] physiological sensor technology with traditional behavioral and system-collected… More

PETE Portable EEG Tool for Education

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Brent Winslow, Lead Scientist – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $99,796.00
Abstract:
Current EEG technology is restricted to traditional research or clinical venues due to the technical expertise required for use and interpretation of data and the high cost of available systems. Previous attempts at developing low cost systems have resulted in unreliable data output. There is a… More

Ecological Gesturing Ontology (EGO)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Kelly Hale, Sr. VP- Technical Operations – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $148,847.00
Abstract:
Intelligence from strategic areas of interest comes from numerous sources, such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment (RAID) cameras, and in various formats, such as imagery, video, audio, and text. Searching through the information for analysis can be… More

Data Integrator Ship Handling Assessment System (DI-SAMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Roberto Champney, Sr. Research Associate II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $79,951.00
Abstract:
The Data Integrator Ship Handling Assessment Management System (DI-SAMS) will gather and integrate data from the multiple automated sub-systems within the Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE) and will encompass the development and integration of an automated electronic Conning Officer Handling… More

Remote Anger and Stress Management (M-SAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David Jones, Director- Medical Innovat – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $999,643.00
Abstract:
Concern has been raised over the prevalence of behavioral health disorders in military personnel returning from deployment to the Middle East. While not appearing as an overt physical injury, disruptions of a psychological nature are often as debilitating, and there is an increasing need for… More

Return on Investment Tool for Effective Medical Training (RITE-MT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DHP
Principal Investigator: Meredith Carroll, Sr. Research Associate II – (407) 706-0977
Award Amount: $999,342.00
Abstract:
The Return on Investment Tool for Effective Medical Training (RITE-MT) tool aims to substantially improve the decision making process of training system requirements and acquisition professionals by objectively quantifying training system Return On Training Investment (ROTI) based on lifecycle cost,… More