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Company Information:

Company Name: APPLIED MINDS
City: Glendale
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (818) 545-1406

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $319,056.00 3
SBIR Phase II $4,296,645.00 3

Award List:

Robotic Mules Using Leg Pairs as Virtual Wheels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Hillis, Co-Chairman and CTO
Award Amount: $119,395.00
Abstract:
Applied Minds, Inc. (AMI) will build a legged robotic vehicle by replacing the four wheels of a conventional vehicle with four leg pairs (such as those in bipedal walkers), effectively providing a set of very large diameter virtual wheels, resulting in a family of robotic legged mules with high… More

Robotic Mules Using Leg Pairs as Virtual Wheels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William D. Hillis, Co-Chairman and CTO
Award Amount: $729,939.00
Abstract:
Applied Minds, Inc. (AMI) will prototype a transverse two-virtual-wheel robotic mule that will carry a diesel generator and a small rechargeable battery, and which will be capable of carrying additional loads. AMI's concept is to build a legged robotic vehicle by replacing the wheels of a… More

New Technologies in Collaboration and Team Building

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Danny Hillis, Chief Technology Officer
Award Amount: $99,760.00
Abstract:
Applied Minds, Inc. (AMI) seeks to investigate the application of a variety of techniques to enhance its current portfolio of technologies, based on previous research carried out at AMI and on work done for a variety of client organizations including the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). AMI's… More

Data Fusion Visualization Development for OCS/DCS SSA Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bran Ferren, Co-Chairman and CCO
Award Amount: $99,901.00
Abstract:
The present solicitation seeks new designs for an integrated visualization suite for analyzing large heterogeneous data sets relating to satellite and space programs. Applied Minds, Inc. (AMI) has developed a range of technologies that provide innovative data display and assist experts in analysis… More

New Technologies in Collaboration and Team Building

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William D. Hillis, Co-Chairman and CTO
Award Amount: $1,675,966.00
Abstract:
AMI seeks to continue its research into innovative software for forming ad-hoc teams, by collaborative support and enhancement of the People Finder software currently installed at AFRL. We will add features and functionality to the People Finder application that has taken us part of the way to… More

Data Fusion Visualization Development for OCS/DCS SSA Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bran Ferren, Co-Founder and Chief Crea – (818) 545-1402
Award Amount: $1,890,740.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Applied Mind, Inc. (AMI) proposes an effort to design and implement two installations of their Modular Workstation System. The proposed installations will include modular hardware elements and key operational software elements that will include a smart chat application and a one-click… More