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Development of Virtual Reality Tools for Assessment of Return-to-Duty Status…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Award ID:
91373
Program Year/Program:
2009 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
O091-H04-3016
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Anti-Terror Technologies Corp.
13900 CR 455 Unit 107 #306 Clermont, FL 34711-
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2009
Title: Development of Virtual Reality Tools for Assessment of Return-to-Duty Status following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Contract: W81XWH-09-C-0104
Award Amount: $99,999.00
 

Abstract:

The aims and opportunities of our adding on VR-Assessment-Modules (VRAM) to existing small arms training systems are focused on providing an easy-to-understand, ease-to-use rehabilitation interface customized for medical staff uses for assessments of return-to-duty status. This VRAM effort opportunistically integrates and exploits A2-T2/ODU ongoing rehabilitation, simulation&training, and next-generation multi-modal interface efforts funded by OSD, US Army, DARPA, and our own IR&D efforts with VA Hospitals and other TBI groups. VRAM enables our research team to evolve our current limited assessment features that are narrowly focused to a much wider context and user base. For example our current audio/visual assessments built-in to our Internet-Based Rehab product are narrowly focused on rehabilitation for mild to moderate TBI recovering warfighters to regain their "listening-skills". We envision near-term evolution to much wider wholistic return-to-duty status assessments by modularly adding on to existing operational training systems used for military certifications and combining medically useful exercise instrumented-equipment already in use. We selected adding on VRAM first to small arms trainers based upon: warfighters' current critical needs, availability, and our teams' system architecture and software/hardware extensive expertise with the Engagement Skills Training (EST), FATS-Small-Arms-Training(SAT), and HLA/DIS tools for interfacing to multiple types and levels of simulations.

Principal Investigator:

Martin Lahart
PI
7039220433
Mjlahart@aol.com

Business Contact:

Elizabeth Alessi
PM CEO
4073103440
lalessi@a2-t2.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ADVANCED ANTI-TERROR TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (A2T2)
896 W Minneola Ave Suite 57 Clermont, FL 34711

EIN/Tax ID: 562617363
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No