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Multi-National Cultural Difference Modeling

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: As demonstrated with recent engagements, US forces will not go into combat alone. Multinational coalition forces will be the norm and our forces must flexibly adapt to the command and control (C2) environment with the newly formed team. Whether a neighbor or long time ally with similar but… more

Hybrid Intrinsic Cellular Inference Network (HICIN)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: The capability to gather, analyze, and integrate vast amounts of information from diverse resources in various types and formats, and to distill valuable and actionable intelligence leads from them has become a top priority for U.S. military commanders. 21st Century Systems, Inc. is pleased to… more

Submarine Automated Simulation (SubAutoSim)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: The Navy has issued a challenge to develop an interactive simulation environment that will model tactical and environmental entities in real time and enable goal-directed scenario generation. This will serve the needs of a myriad of applications, such as system integration, testing, certification,… more

Grid-Group Cm-alpha, Profiling Cultural Factors for Decision Aiding

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: Human biases and routines, capabilities, and limitations strongly influence overall mission effectiveness; whether during real operations or simulations using models of humans. Many missions and environments challenge human capabilities (e.g., combat stress, waiting, fatigue from long hours or… more

Agent-based Reduction of Information Density (ARID)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: Information overload and cluttered user interfaces cause decreased situational awareness and lowered performance of the human operators. Irrelevant data increases searching times for tasks requiring the identification of threats, causing delayed decisions. Cognitive burden on the user increases as… more

Proactive Predictive Machine Maintenance (P2M2)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: Complex relationships between power system components and utilization equipment require large amounts of measurement points along the service train and estimation of service capability. In the past, false alarms, missed failures, mishandled preventive maintenance scheduling, and underutilized… more

C-RAM: Cognitively-Based Rapid Assessment Methodology

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: The essence of information assessment is the process of distinguishing signals from noise. In the military, intelligence analysts are constantly searching for signals that might suggest an adversary's intentions. In each case the analyst must search through a quantity of data, searching for… more

Culture and Modeling of Routine and Non-Routine Behavior

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: Crowd management is an important task for civilian, police, and military groups that can be very difficult on its own, and becomes even more difficult in hostile environments. The difficulty comes from the many levels of granularity that events can happen at. Making such a system automated adds… more

Intelligent Agent Toolset for 4D/RCS Architectures

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: There is an increasing demand for systems with more autonomous operations interacting with other autonomous and human-based systems. What is needed is an architecture bundled with developer tools for the creation of intelligent real-time control systems that marry the talents of modern control… more

Hierarchical Grid Referenced Normalized Display (HiGRND)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: In an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) scenario, the ability for the rescuers to maintain an accurate and comprehensive situational awareness is critical to allow them to maximize their effectiveness in a chaotic and dangerous environment. Timeliness is, of course, paramount to saving lives, and… more

Annular Gas Jet Anode for Decade

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to replace the anode posts of a soft x-ray z-pinch with an azimuthally symmetric shell of high density, low atomic number gas. Once ionized, the gas column carries the current and eliminates particulate debris that is otherwise generated by the… more

Electrical Contacts and Packaging for Diamond and Diamondlike High-Power Devices

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: The purpose of this Phase-I SBIR is to demonstrate the feasibility of using filtered cathodic arc deposition (FCAD) to fabricate improved metal multilayer Ohmic and Schottky contacts to CVD diamond. Polycrystalline CVD diamond substrates will be acquired, on which eight Ohmic and two Schottky… more

A fast pulse, intermediate flux, bench-top, high rep-rate x-ray source for PRS diagnostic calibration

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: DTRA requires reliable X-ray sources to irradiate test objects for customers. One key component of test object irradiation is reliable radiation diagnostics to measure the dose and dose-rate to test objects. Current radiation diagnostics possess unacceptable levels of variation. Alameda Applied… more

Foveated ACquisition, Tracking, and Object Recognition (FACTOR)

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: The ability of U.S. Forces to obtain accurate targeting information from real-time images is limited by time and physical constraints on computer systems. 21st Century Technologies has undertaken the FACTOR project to develop methods which negate these constraints by reducing the amount of data… more

APEX: Adaptive and Peripheral surveillance fusion Engine

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: It is computationally infeasible to implement a complete Level 2/3-fusion solution that has detailed knowledge of all parts of an area of interest all the time. A staged approach is needed where the first stage implements a real time peripheral vision sensor analysis to identify asymmetric threats.… more

TEGO

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: Complex rules governing the release of intelligence to multiple coalition partners subject to treaties and organizational memberships (such as NATO) hinder our soldiers' ability to distribute critical intelligence to our allies and coalition partners in a timely fashion. 21st Century Technologies… more

ATO-STREAM: Streaming ATO Generation

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: The objective of this Phase II effort is the development and operational test insertion of ATO-Stream, an effects-based tool, which supplies the Master Air Attack Plan (MAAP) Chief with a valid MAAP targeting plan for weapon-target pairing in a streaming real-time environment in support of dynamic… more

Passive Acquisition, Tracking, and Handoff of Ground Moving Target Indication (PATH)

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: The desire of the US Air Force to identify and strike Time Critical Targets (TCT) as quickly as possible, has resulted in increased research into sensors and armament for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), and into the algorithms required to support this new technology. When equipped with computer… more

Metrics for Influence Operation Measurement (MIME)

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: The USAF is looking for a reliable, statistically quantifiable technique to predict the results of influence operations in such areas as PSYOPS, military deception, counterintelligence, public affairs, OPSEC, and etc. In response to this solicitation, 21st Century Technologies (21CT) proposes… more

ISR -Stream: Streaming ISR Plans

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: The goal of this project is to provide Air Operations Managers with the ability to build and dynamically adjust an Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) plan. The output ISR tasking plan must meet the collection requirements necessary to develop the intelligence preparation of the… more

Situational Awareness using Graph Evaluation (SAGE)

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: Current situational awareness methods on DoD networks focus on collecting ever-increasing amounts of network generated data while the resources to analyze it remain relatively fixed. The deployment of the Global Information Grid (GIG) will exacerbate this problem in expanding the size of defense… more

Geographical Interdependency Awareness Tool (GIAT)

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: 21st Century Technologies, Inc. (21CT), leveraging our expertise and experience in threat, vulnerability, and criticality assessments throughout the Infrastructure Network, proposes GIAT, the Geographical Interdependency Awareness Tool, which will enable understanding interdependencies among… more

NAVIGATOR

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: 21st Century Technologies, in partnership with George Mason University, present Navigator, a system to inspect and analyze network traffic and configurations in order to prevent and detect intrusions. Navigator's graph-based representation will combine information about configuration (including… more

Dynamically Obfuscating Virtual Execution Engine (DOVE)

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: The United States Army is increasingly dependent on weapons platforms that rely on commercial off the shelf (COTS) hardware coupled with mission critical embedded software. Autonomous weapons platforms such as unmanned aerial reconnaissance vehicles and bomb/mine defusing robots are very effective… more

Dynamically Obfuscating Virtual Execution Engine (DOVE)

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: The United States Army is increasingly dependent on weapons platforms that rely on commercial off the shelf (COTS) hardware coupled with mission critical embedded software. Autonomous weapons platforms such as unmanned aerial reconnaissance vehicles and bomb/mine defusing robots are very effective… more