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NightGuard - Real-Time SWIR Hyperspectral Imaging Sensor for Day/Night…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A2-4675
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
A10-024
Solicitation Number:
2010.1
Small Business Information
CHEMIMAGE BIOTHREAT LLC
7301 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: NightGuard - Real-Time SWIR Hyperspectral Imaging Sensor for Day/Night Operations
Agency: DOD
Contract: W909MY-11-C-0079
Award Amount: $774,934.00
 

Abstract:

ChemImage's shortwave infrared (SWIR) hyperspectral imaging (HSI) prototype system, known as NightGuard, will address the Army's requirement for a high sensitivity, modular, wavelength agile system for covert nighttime or passive daytime threat detection. The NightGuard system will employ covert, active illumination through the use of IR heating lamps coupled with a long pass IR filter and longer wavelength range (1200-2450 nm) to achieve a higher level sensitivity. By providing a higher level of sensitivity, the NightGuard system will have the capability for improved detection and exhibit lower false positives and an improved limit of detection. To provide autonomous, real-time detection of threats, we will incorporate the Real-Time Toolkit (RTTK) Software Package.

Principal Investigator:

Charles Gardner
Director of Program Manag
(412) 241-7335
cgardner@chemimage.com

Business Contact:

Steven Mitts
Business Development Spec
(412) 241-7335
mittss@chemimage.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ChemImage Biothreat LLC
7301 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA -

EIN/Tax ID: 020686715
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No