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Company Information:

Company Name: Anacapa Sciences, Inc.
City: Santa Barbara
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (805) 966-6157

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,103,048.00 35
SBIR Phase II $12,075,326.00 19
STTR Phase I $169,910.00 2
STTR Phase II $496,762.00 1

Award List:

METHODS PURPOSES AND REPRESENTATIONS IN KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION FOR EXPERT SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr James Geiwitz
Award Amount: $48,633.00

METHODS PURPOSES AND REPRESENTATIONS IN KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION FOR EXPERT SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr James Geiwitz
Award Amount: $460,354.00
Abstract:
This proposal seeks to examine the feasibility of research on the knowledge-acquisition phase of the development of expert systems. the general objective will be pursued in terms of three specific objectives: (i) to develop a conceptual model of the knowledgeacquisition process, relating knowledge… More

DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTELLIGENT ON-BOARD MISSION PLANNING SYSTEM FOR ADVANCED ROTORCRAFT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven P Rogers
Award Amount: $49,965.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTELLIGENT ON-BOARD MISSION PLANNING SYSTEM FOR ADVANCED ROTORCRAFT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven P Rogers
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a plan and methodology for determining the technical merit and feasibility of developing an intelligent onboard mission planning system for advanced army rotorcraft. onboard mission planning, although extremely difficult, is already necessary in some army operations, and the… More

FEASIBILITY OF AIDING DECISIONS THROUGH AUTOMATED DATA RETRIEVAL FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF PRACTICING PHYSICIANS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James Geiwitz
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The aim of this proposal is to determine the feasibility of a sophisticated system for retrieving statistical data aboutrisk and prognosis, as a means of aiding decisions for physicians whose practice includes breast-cancer patients. such systems are made possible by increased data and by… More

Designers Aid for Infusion Pumps to Minimize User Error

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Susan Fischer
Award Amount: $75,206.00

Development of a Mission-Information Collection, Analysis, and Reporting System (MICARS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker
Award Amount: $78,357.00
Abstract:
This project will determine the feasibility of developing a mission-information collection, analysis, and reporting system (MICARS) to meet the specific needs of an AF Special Operations Forces (AFSOF) squadron. MICARS will be maintained in a computerized relational database, and will generate… More

Development of an intelligent symbology management system for HMDs in rotorcraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Rogers
Award Amount: $85,447.00

Development of an intelligent symbology management system for HMDs in rotorcraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Rogers
Award Amount: $699,858.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of the proposed project is to determine the feasibility of an innovative intelligent symbology management system for use with helmet mounted display (HMD) systems on military aircraft. Current thumb-control moding approaches to HMD symbology selection result in high manual,… More

Designers Aid for Infusion Pumps to Minimize User Error

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Susan Fischer
Award Amount: $437,810.00
Abstract:
This research evaluates the feasibility of a computer-based design tool for I.V. infusion pumpmanufacturers that mitigates user error associated with cancer, infection, or AIDS related treatment.Phase I has three aims. The first is to establish a typology of user errors associated with major… More

Area of Interest & Image Warping Presentation of Large Schematics on Small Computer Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker
Award Amount: $99,747.00

COMPUTER PROG TO REDUCE HUMAN ERROR WITH INFUSION SY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Susan C. Fischer
Award Amount: $122,020.00
Abstract:
Not Available Infrared guided missiles generally use two distinct optical systems to intercept enemy targets - a guidance system and a fusing system. The guidance system usually consists of a moderate field of view (FOV), moderate resolution optical system. The fusing system usually covers a… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Susan C. Fischer
Award Amount: $119,862.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Rogers
Award Amount: $119,881.00

Innovative Materials for Lightweight Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Susan Fischer, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $729,749.00
Abstract:
The Phase II objective is to develop web-based training that increases Army officers' critical thinking ability. The need for such training was confirmed by the results of Phase I where it was shown that (1) critical thinking (CT) skills are important toBattle Command success, (2) poor CT… More

Lightweight Personal Protective Head Gear Communication System for the Dismounted Soldier

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven Rogers, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $697,418.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the Phase II effort is to improve the Army aviator's ability to perform night missions by developing innovative symbols that capitalize on the advantages of new wide-field of view (WFOV) helmet-mounted displays (HMDs). We willbuild upon the successes of the Phase I effort,… More

A Knowledge-Based Indications and Warning Toolkit for Mixed-Initiative Information Warfare Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,947.00
Abstract:
The purpose of this SBIR is to develop and evaluate a Web-based instructional tool (WBIT) that can be used by officers and enlisted personnel to design courseware for traditional classrooms and distance learning environments. The WBIT will be organizedaround the five phases of ISD/SAT (analysis,… More

Cognitive Demands of Warfighter Readiness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,838.00
Abstract:
This SBIR will identify a set of high-payoff training interventions that can be applied to improve the mission planning skills of USAF fighter pilots. The project will focus on the planning needs of warfighters who are using the Distributed MissionTraining (DMT) testbed at AFRL in Mesa, AZ.… More

Professional Leadership Development Skills Training for the 21st Century

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Susan Fischer, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,988.00
Abstract:
In response to quickly changing military environments in which leaders must face non-traditional missions, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) and the individual services have recognized the need for changes to leadership preparedness and training. Thisproject seeks to determine the feasibility of… More

Tactics, Training, and Procedures for the Warfighter Reacting to Crowd Dynamics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Michael Silver, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,942.00
Abstract:
As the military assumes more missions involving operations other than war (including humanitarian operations and support to domestic authorities), our forces will come into increased contact with crowds of varying levels of conflict potential. It is vitalthat our forces be trained to react to crowds… More

Development of a Scenario Design and Assessment Tool for Training (ScenDATT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $721,200.00
Abstract:
"This Phase II project will develop and validate a computerizedtool (Scenario Design and Assessment Tool for Training) to assistinstructors in designing mission scenarios for use in simulatortraining. ScenDATT is an integrated scenario design andeducational tool that takes Navy courseware… More

Tactics, Training, and Procedures for the Warfighter Reacting to Crowd Synamics (8 proposals received)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $746,409.00

Intelligent Advisor for Multi-Modal Human-Computer Interface (HCI) Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Rogers, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,929.00
Abstract:
"The objective of this Phase I effort is to design an Intelligent Advisor for Human-Computer Interface Design (IAHCID) in preparation for demonstration of a prototype system in Phase II. IAHCID will provide the HCI design team with rapid accessibility tothe enormous array of existing design data,… More

Measuring Multi-tasking Ability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Susan Fischer, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
"Multi-tasking requires dealing with information from multiple sources under time constraints and is critical for successful (i.e., safe) performance in many occupations. The primary objective of Phase I will be to design a reliable and valid measure ofthe ability to learn and perform jobs that… More

Warfighter Analysis & Readiness System for Mission Unit-Level Planning/Briefing (WARMUP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
"This Phase II will develop the Warfighter Analysis & Readiness System for Mission Unit-Level Planning (WARMUP). WARMUP is an information technology capability designed to support a continuing cycle of mission analysis throughout planning, briefing,execution, and debriefing. Though developed for use… More

Warfighter Analysis & Readiness System for Mission Unit-Level Planning/Briefing (WARMUP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $374,964.00
Abstract:
"This Phase II will develop the Warfighter Analysis & Readiness System for Mission Unit-Level Planning (WARMUP). WARMUP is an information technology capability designed to support a continuing cycle of mission analysis throughout planning, briefing,execution, and debriefing. Though developed for use… More

Identifying Critical Factors Affecting Warrior Readiness for Coalition and Collaborative Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Michael D. Silver, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,345.00
Abstract:
"As the military assumes more missions involving operations other than war (including humanitarian operations and support to domestic authorities), more of our military leaders will need to become proficient in coalition and collaborative leadershipenvironments. Success in such operations, including… More

Intelligent Advisor for Multi-Modal Human-Computer Interface (HCI) Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven Rogers, Vice President-Principal
Award Amount: $743,013.00
Abstract:
IAHCID will provide the human-computer interface (HCI) design team with rapid accessibility to the enormous array of existing design data, filtered and tailored for the design project at hand.. As an HCI is being designed from components, IAHCID willadvise the designer on all aspects of the HCI by… More

Increasing Shared Understanding in Command and Control Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Susan Beers, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $728,627.00
Abstract:
This project will conduct the research necessary to develop a validated functional training system that promotes shared understanding among command and control teams. Upon completing the multimedia scenario-based training, team members will have a betterappreciation of shared understanding, will… More

Development of a Shared Mental Model Management Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $119,992.00
Abstract:
This SBIR will establish the conceptual foundation for and functional requirements of a computer-based tool to facilitate management of shared mental models (SMMs) within an Army command & control team. A mental model is an internal representation of acomplex situation. Research has shown that… More

Development of the Multi-Tasking Ability Test (MTAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Susan C. Fischer, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $740,366.00
Abstract:
The central goal of research is to develop a commercial test of multi-tasking (MT) ability. The proposed test's utility would be to predict performance in real-world environments that demand high levels of MT activity. In so doing, individuals who are likely to perform well may be selected for… More

Identifying cultural factors affecting the use of non-lethal weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Silver, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,780.00
Abstract:
Non-lethal weapons (NLWs) provide useful options to military commanders in operations other than war such as those currently underway in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, commanders are not well-informed about the psychological and behavioral effects of these weapons on their targets. Relevant data are… More

Identifying cultural factors affecting the use of non-lethal weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael D. Silver, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $707,831.00
Abstract:
This project will produce a new assessment and decision-support tool that will assist US military leaders in their decisions regarding the development and use of non-lethal weapons. This tool will provide commanders with an ability to anticipate psychological and behavioral reactions to the use of a… More

Obstacle Display for Hover in Degraded Visual Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Rogers, Vice President
Award Amount: $119,973.00
Abstract:
The objective of this topic is to design a Rotorcraft Obstacle Avoidance Display (ROAD) for hover in degraded visual environments clearly showing the spatial relationships between the aircraft and potentially dangerous terrain and other obstacles. The ROAD will provide pilots with an easily… More

Obstacle Display for Hover in Degraded Visual Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven P. Rogers, Vice President
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this topic is to develop a Rotorcraft Obstacle Avoidance Display (ROAD) that alerts pilots to hazards in confined areas, especially at night and in degraded visual environments. The Army loses an average of $58 million and 14 lives each year to obstacle strikes and the civilian… More

Automated Techniques to Reduce Operator Workload at the Passive ASW and Human-System Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Dick, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,982.00
Abstract:
*The proposed research will reduce the historically high operator workload in legacy passive ASW systems that arises from grossly inefficient human-system interfaces (HSIs). These problematic HSIs create high operator workload even when automation is applied to contact detection, classification and… More

Identifying Cultural Factors Relevant to Human Behavior Modeling and Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael D. Silver, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $98,785.00
Abstract:
Current models used in military simulations generally do not include representations of human behavior that vary realistically between humans of different cultures. This lack of realism has the potential to result in tragic consequences for US military personnel and others through, for example,… More

Multi-Tasking Assessment for Personnel Selection and Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Susan Fischer, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,932.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of Phase I will be to design a practical, reliable, and valid computer-based assessment of the ability to perform well in a different types of multi-tasking environments, primarily those encountered by first-term Army enlistees. Formal development and validation of the measure… More

Next Generation Software Reverse Engineering Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Robert Dick, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,825.00
Abstract:
The products of this SBIR effort, Phase I through Phase III, will comprise a broad trajectory within the state of the art in next-generation software reverse engineering (SRE). Our Reverse Engineering Advancement Lab (REAL), will perform security auditing; serve as a obfuscator benchmark tool for… More

Conventional Training Versus Game-Based Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: ARIZONA STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Tricia Mautone, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,972.00
RI Contact: Merrill R. Karp
Abstract:
Game-based training (GBT) has been touted as a promising medium for achieving improved training objective performance outcomes and increasing learner motivation, particularly in military training environments. However, there is little empirical research upon which to make informed decisions about… More

Innovative Training System to Accelerate Rapid Formation of Fully Functional Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,965.00
Abstract:
The purpose of this project is to establish the feasibility of an innovative training system to deliver advanced instruction in optimal leadership behaviors that promote cohesion in joint task force (JTF) teams. Termed Stalwart (System to Train Accelerated Leadership in Joint Warfighting Teams),… More

Malicious Code Defuser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Robert Dick, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $98,943.00
Abstract:
Malicious software is an alarming threat - recent studies show: 80% of corporate computers are infected; 23% of surveyed companies reported deliberate malware downloads by employees; and 75% of the top 50 Internet worms were designed for identity theft. We identify three threat scenarios in defusing… More

Collaborative Knowledge Management for Net-Centric Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Susan Fischer, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,969.00
Abstract:
While the Armed Forces are successfully moving toward net-centric systems that provide vast amounts of real-time information about a situation, the distributed human users' capabilities to collaboratively create and share knowledge from that information has not received the attention it warrants. … More

Next Generation Software Reverse Engineering Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Robert Dick, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $697,295.00
Abstract:
Tools from the proposed program will help the Government maintain the upper hand in the "arms race" between software protection and software attack (reverse engineering). Escalating in the commercial sector, this digital war now threatens national assets. The innovative products help achieve two… More

Accelerated Skill Acquisition for Intelligence Analysts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Douglas H. Harris, Chairman & Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,984.00
Abstract:
The proposed research effort recognizes the growing importance of open-source intelligence for evolving military operations, and is designed to enhance the capability of intelligence analysts to develop inferences from open information sources that can be acted on with confidence in the face of… More

Automated Techniques to Reduce Operator Workload at the Passive ASW and Human-System Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert A. Dick, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $307,815.00
Abstract:
Phases I through III of this SBIR are about developing and implementing a new technology for creating "Tactical User Interfaces" (TUIs) that reduce manpower requirements and increase watchstander performance. Phase I applied this multi-faceted "TUI Technology" to passive sensors, especially ASW. … More

Conventional Training Versus Game-Based Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: ARIZONA STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Tricia Mautone, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $496,762.00
RI Contact: Merrill R. Karp
Abstract:
Game-based training (GBT) has been touted as a promising medium for achieving improved training outcomes and heightened learner motivation, particularly in military training environments. However, there is little empirical research upon which to make informed decisions about when, where, or even if… More

Innovative Training System to Accelerate Rapid Formation of Fully Functional Teams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: V. A. Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $749,798.00
Abstract:
This project will develop an innovative training system to deliver advanced instruction in HQ staff officer competencies that will produce effective joint task force (JTF) teams. Stalwart (System of Training to Accelerate Learning in Joint Warfighting Teams) blends on-line training with small-team… More

Cultural Mobile Intelligence Data Acquisition System (MIDAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Jack Stuster, Vice President, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,991.00
Abstract:
Phase I entails a systematic investigation of handheld devices and wiki-based information sharing in relation to the needs and requirements of PSYOP soldiers in order to produce an optimal design of the Mobile Intelligence Data Acquisition System (MIDAS). The investigation will thoroughly cover… More

Game World

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Tricia Mautone, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $98,982.00
Abstract:
In spite of the growing interest in developing games designed to target specific instructional objectives, and recent improvements accessibility of gaming technology, designing a game from scratch is still an expensive and time consuming endeavor, particularly for non-programmers working on a… More

Software Partitioning to Migrate Critical Software Components to Trusted Hardware

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Robert Dick, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,976.00
Abstract:
Despite the increased levels of application security offered by secure coprocessors, the barrier of entry into this realm has been prohibitively high for software developers. Coprocessors do not incorporate sufficient computational resources to host entire applications; therefore it is up to… More

Trusted Data Distribution with Privacy Protection and QoS through Auditable Anonymity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Robert A. Dick, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,977.00
Abstract:
Currently deployed network security solutions focus on protecting authenticity and integrity, but NOT privacy and anonymity. And, current anonymity technology cannot be leveraged to rectify this situation for net-centric warfare infrastructures like GIG because it does not support highly dynamic… More

Automation of Technical Reachback for PMESII Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Stabilization and Reconstruction Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Research Institution: University of Kansas
Principal Investigator: Jack Stuster, Vice President/Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,938.00
RI Contact: Aaron Kirby
Abstract:
This proposal offers a detailed work plan to conduct the research and development tasks necessary to produce a system for use by U.S. military planners and their U.S. Government interagency partners to access relevant lessons learned and reachback capabilities in stabilization and reconstruction… More

Capturing Insights from Firefights to Improve Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jack Stuster, VP and Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $98,998.00
Abstract:
This proposal offers a detailed work plan to conduct the research necessary to determine whether a correlation exists between soldiers and Marines surviving their first few firefights and long-term survival in a combat environment. If sufficient evidence is found to establish a correlation, the… More

Automatic User Interface Configuration Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: V. Spiker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,887.00
Abstract:
The need for a rational strategy to manage the evolution of user interfaces (UI) during block upgrades in complex tactical weapon systems has been a daunting, and costly, challenge for all services, especially the Navy. The emergence of open and Service-Oriented Architectures has exacerbated this… More

Cultural Intelligence Wiki-Berry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Jack Stuster, Vice President/Principal
Award Amount: $702,955.00
Abstract:
This proposal offers a detailed work plan to conduct the research and development tasks necessary to produce a system composed of software, application servers, PCs, and handheld computers for use by highly-mobile military personnel to collect and process cultural information, intelligence, and… More

Automatic User Interface Configuration Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Alan Spiker, Principal Scientist – (805) 966-6157
Award Amount: $599,864.00
Abstract:
During Phase I of this SBIR effort, Anacapa Sciences, Inc. invented a new technology for analyzing and optimizing the design of critical aspects of the User Interfaces (UIs) for real-time systems that have high urgency for errorless operator performance. The technology is based on machine-learning… More