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Development of Low-Cost Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2010 / STTR
Agency Tracking Number:
N09A-031-0060
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
N09-T031
Solicitation Number:
2009.A
Small Business Information
SA Photonics
130A Knowles Dr. Los Gatos, CA 95032-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Development of Low-Cost Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N00014-10-C-0445
Award Amount: $1,499,990.00
 

Abstract:

SA Photonics, in conjunction with our teammates at the University of Arizona, have developed LARS, the low-cost augmented reality system. This system is a see-through HMD used for training and simulation. LARS was designed using an innovative freeform prism combiner which is small, lightweight and has very little obscuration of the outside world. We have partnered with Rockwell Collins Optronics (RCO) as our commercialization partner. With their extensive track record in ruggedized HMDs, RCO is a great partner to ensure the commercialization of LARS.

Principal Investigator:

Michael Browne
VP Product Development
(408) 348-4426
m.browne@saphotonics.com

Business Contact:

Andrea Singewald
CFO
(970) 778-2353
a.singewald@saphotonics.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

SA Photonics
650 5th Street Suite 505 San Francisco, CA -

EIN/Tax ID: 611427995
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Research Institution Information:
The University of Arizona
2540 Dole Street
Hall 402
Honolulu, HI 96822-
Contact: Professor H. Hua
Contact Phone: (520) 626-8703