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Company Information:

Company Name:
Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc.
Address:
425 Oser Avenue
Hauppauge, NY 11788-
Phone:
(202) 360-4419
URL:
N/A
EIN:
112972554
DUNS:
606421105
Number of Employees:
200
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,386,289.25 18
SBIR Phase II $5,243,967.00 7
STTR Phase I $369,472.00 4
STTR Phase II $1,236,992.00 2

Award List:

Active Sonar Data Fusion Operator Associate

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,975.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Neil J. Malloy
Abstract:
N/a

Active Sonar Data Fusion Operator Associate

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$472,422.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Neil J. Malloy
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to develop and demonstrate a data fusion system for all active and passive submarine acoustic sensors. The system will perform association of all data associated with a common contact. Associated data will be used to provide improved track estimates and classification… More

Full Band Acoustic Localization Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,931.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Neil J. Malloy
Abstract:
This Phase I project will investigate the feasibility of a submarine passive localization system which will localize and track short duration intentional and unintentional emissions from submarines and weapons. The approach combines radius of curvature ranging using time delay measurements from… More

Acoustic Interference Rejection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,931.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Neil J. Malloy
Abstract:
This SBIR project will determine the feasilibility of acoustic interference rejection techniques for a submarine acoustic intercept system. The signal processing techniques developed will permit the continuous tracking of active weapon sonars in the presence of interference from countermeasures and… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,710.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Neil J Malloy
Abstract:
N/a

Acoustic Interference Rejection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$773,783.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Neil J. Malloy, Vice President
Abstract:
"Under Phase I array-processing techniques were developed andanalyzed which provided an effective interference rejectioncapability for acoustic intercept systems. This was demonstratedvia computer analysis and simulation of these techniques asapplied to a volumetric acoustic intercept sensor. It… More

Acoustic Interference Rejection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Neil J. Malloy, Vice President
Abstract:
"Under Phase I array-processing techniques were developed andanalyzed which provided an effective interference rejectioncapability for acoustic intercept systems. This was demonstratedvia computer analysis and simulation of these techniques asapplied to a volumetric acoustic intercept sensor. It… More

Automated Acoustic Monitoring of Birdstrike Hazards

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,753.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Pinezich, Sr. Systems Engineer
Research Institution:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
RI Contact:
Athena Kalandros
Abstract:
"Bird strikes and ingestion of birds into engines pose serious threats to aircraft during takeoff and landing operations at many air bases. AAC and Cornell propose to mitigate these threats by developing an acoustic bird monitoring system that provides bothreal-time snapshots and historical… More

Application of Cortical Processing Theory to Acoustical Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,847.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Pinezich, Sr. Systems Engineer
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF MARYLAND
RI Contact:
Barbara Cohen-King
Abstract:
Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc. (AAC) proposes to implement a computational model of human auditory processing based upon cortical theory and to demonstrate its utility to evaluate and improve systems for speech communication and automated recognition ofspectro-temporal patterns. Specifically, AAC… More

Development of a Supportability Performance Assessment System for Training Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,843.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dave Battista, Sr. Systems Engineer
Abstract:
In order to win the war for recruitment and retention, the CNO has stated that sailors of today and tomorrow must be well trained and equipped. Given the diverse needs of training communities, acquisition managers, and curriculum developers it isultimately important to provide accountability and… More

Automated Acoustic Monitoring of Birdstrike Hazards

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$488,163.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sam Pascarelle, Sr. Systems Engineer
Research Institution:
Montana State University-Bozeman
RI Contact:
Rebecca W. Mahurin
Abstract:
Bird-aircraft collisions (birdstrikes) present a significant threat to military and commercial aircraft, and as bird populations and air traffic continue to grow, and airport/airbase operations continue to expand, the problem will steadily get worse. A majority of the efforts to solve this problem… More

Compact Variable Depth Sonar (CVDS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,538.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mark Levine, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Recent sea tests with a Variable Depth Source (VDS) (e.g. IUSW-21, LBVDS) have demonstrated increased submarine detection capabilities with a broadband active source that provide continuous active acoustic coverage below the layer and along the entire water column. The primary disadvantage of a VDS… More

In-Harbor/At-Sea Ship Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,906.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
To be provided

Application of Cortical Processing Theory to Acoustical Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,829.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Pinezich, Sr. Systems Engineer
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF MARYLAND
RI Contact:
Shihab Shamma
Abstract:
Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc. (AAC) proposes to extend its Phase I work in Auditory Cortex based sound classification. During Phase I AAC demonstrated the feasibility and accuracy of a computational model of human auditory processing based upon this cortical theory. AAC also demonstrated the… More

Development of a Supportability Performance Assessment System for Training Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$899,960.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dave Batistta, Technology Line Manager
Abstract:
In order to win the war for recruitment and retention, the CNO has stated that sailors of today and tomorrow must be well trained and equipped. Given the diverse needs of training communities, acquisition managers, and curriculum developers it is ultimately important to provide accountability and… More

Distributed Buoy Vessel Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,635.25
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Sebastian M. Pascarelle, Senior Systems Engineer/R&D – (410) 872-0024
Abstract:
Protection of U.S. coastlines must begin with a front line situated significantly far enough seaward that potential threats to the Homeland can be detected and tracked, allowing enough time to interrogate and intercept if the threat is verified. The team of ACC and Sparton Electronics proposes a… More

Advanced Acoustic Intercept Array for Underwater Surveillance and Threat Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,274.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Protection of the Homeland must include the monitoring of our airspace, borders, and most importantly, shorelines. Securing our waterside assets is a difficult task that must utilize a multi-sensor surveillance system that requires a reliable underwater threat detection sensor. AAC produces for the… More

In-Harbor/At-Sea Ship Defense

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$998,716.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mark Levine, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Terrorists can employ small water craft, boats, submersibles and swimmers to detonate explosives along side ships, or attach devices to the hull above or below the waterline. Ship defense against "asymmetrical threat" targets such as multiple small boats in the complex littoral environment are made… More

An Integrated Hardware-Software Platform for Real-Time Modeling and Simulation of TMACNs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,971.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
Ilia Baldine
Abstract:
The Army's Future Combat System will rely on a data communications backbone based on the tactical mobile ad-hoc communications network (TMACN). The unique nature of TMACNs - their mobility, adaptability, and potentially substantial sizes - makes performance prediction a difficult task, and one that… More

Use of Adaptive, Non-line of Sight Smart Sensors to Recognize and Locate Threats to Physical Assets and Field Forces

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,685.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sebastian Pascarelle, Sr. Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Protection of ground troops and physical assets against hostile attacks on the battlefield is a crucial capability that must be provided by a combination of sensors and automated signal processing software that can function at all times, including in low-light/no-light and non-line-of-sight… More

Maritime Surveillance Sensing Using Underwater High Frequency Acoustic Communication Receivers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,941.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Alan Sassler, Sr. Systems Engineer
Abstract:
High-frequency acoustic modems are required to provide undersea communication networks to support covert surveillance operations. These modems can also be used as platforms for compact, low power surveillance sensors and processing. A natural first step would be to integrate a capability for passive… More

Cost Effective Distributed Buoy Vessel Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,996.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Sebastian M. Pascarelle, Senior Systems Engineer / R&D – (410) 872-0024
Abstract:
A layered approach to Maritime Domain Awareness begins with surveillance of vessel traffic as far offshore as possible to allow the advantage of time and space to identify and intercept threats before they can get close enough to affect the Homeland. The team of Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC) and… More

Biologically Based Non-Language Speech Sound Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bruce Stewart, Sr. Systems Engineer
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the application of new acoustic processing technologies to automatically identify and eliminate non-language speech sounds as a pre-processing stage to improve audio processing. Non-language speech sounds make up a large part of natural human language use, but contemporary… More

Binaural Capture and Synthesis of Ambient Soundscapes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,936.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Bouchard, Technology Line Manager
Abstract:
Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC) will develop a reliable, validated, and fully documented system for digitally recording ambient soundscapes and resynthesize the desired soundscape for binaural presentation to human listeners via headphones. The system will take advantage of the established… More

Unmanned Vehicle Security System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sebastian Pascarelle, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) deployed beyond the direct observation of the host Littoral Combat Ship are susceptible to significant threats due to vandalism, piracy, and/or fouling from fishing gear. Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC) and Accurate Automation Corporation propose a multi-sensor… More

Acoustic Detection and Verification of Intrusions against Military Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,924.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Sebastian Pascarelle, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Large military installations and training complexes are difficult to secure because they consist of largely remote and/or unoccupied areas that are open to trespassers and contain numerous sites of localized high-value assets that are vulnerable to vandalism. An acoustic surveillance system that can… More

Biologically Based Non-Language Speech Sound Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,380.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bruce Stewart, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the application of new acoustic processing technologies to automatically identify and eliminate non-language speech sounds as a pre-processing stage to improve audio processing. Non-language speech sounds (coughing, breathing, 'ah,' 'uhmm') make up a large part of natural… More

Acoustic Intercept Receiver for Naval Special Warfare Undersea Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,901.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sebastian Pascarelle, Senior Systems Engineer
Research Institution:
Montana State University
RI Contact:
Robert C. Maher
Abstract:
The current generation of high-frequency active 3-D acoustic imaging systems presents a challenge to the covert use of Underwater Vehicles (UVs) by Special Forces teams. An acoustic intercept capability is needed to detect active signals before the UV is detected, so that it can vector away from the… More

Technologies for Reduced Source Level Sonar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,933.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dennis Kershner, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC) will develop a spread spectrum waveform for use with the Continuous Active Sonar (CAS). CAS uses the AN/SQS-53C as the sonar source operating at 100% duty-cycle. It then uses a Multi-Function Towed Array (MFTA) as the receiver. This is an ideal application for a… More

Handheld Sonar Intercept Receiver for Divers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,931.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sebastian Pascarelle, Senior Systems Engineero
Abstract:
As the use of commercially available diver detection systems becomes more widespread, Navy divers will face a greater risk of being detected while conducting clandestine operations. If a diver is conducting an operation in enemy waters where an active diver detection system is employed, the entire… More

Spread Spectrum Techniques for Sonar Ping Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,933.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dennis Kershner, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC) will develop a spread spectrum waveform for use with the existing receive-only sonobuoys. Ideally the sonar source will be constructed to operate at 100% duty-cycle. This is an ideal application for a spread spectrum waveform as the largest reduction in transmit… More