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Mine Drift Prediction Tactical Decision Aid (TDA)

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Adaptive Methods, teamed with Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC), proposes to develop algorithms for a Tactical Decision Aid (TDA) capable of adaptively tracking and predicting the locations of drifting mines. The TDA is capable of optimizing Mine Counter Measure (MCM) asset deployment plans… more

High Data Rate Acoustic Communication

Company: Azure Summit Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
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Game-Theory Enabled Radio Spectrum Management and Waveform Adaptation for Advanced Wideband Satellite Communications

Company: Cognitive Radio Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This project will identify feasible game-theoretical approaches for joint waveform adaptation, cognitive spectrum sensing & management in hierarchical spectrum sharing games with primary users, secondary users, persistent jammers and asymmetric information structures. Develop… more

Automatic Concept Maps :asA and :inA Dynamic Wiki

Company: Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Representing knowledge in a triple store is trivial, yet querying and visualizing the resulting knowledge is difficult and inefficient when the number of triples is large. Needing to understand the data models from each of the contributing processes and how these data models overlap or interact… more

Distributed Relational Learning for Cloud Data Fusion

Company: Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The US military and intelligence community has been successfully fusing the data it gathers into actionable intelligence. However, the volume of data is increasing such that it cannot be processed on a single server, calling for distributed data fusion algorithms that operate across a cloud. As data… more

Automated Concept Map Elicitation (ACME)

Company: DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Rapid response missions to remote, unknown areas are becoming a primary focus for U.S. military forces. These missions require time-sensitive development of intelligence from all available sources including open source data, historic imagery, and live collections. Capabilities currently exist to… more

Resolving Independent Perspectives by Providing Learning-Enabled Enhanced Fusion For Elastic Cloud Technologies (RIPPLE-EFFECT)

Company: DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: To maintain situational awareness, analysts must sift through and fuse information across multiple documents, data sources, and modalities (text, imagery, and biometrics). The emergence of Big Data has placed an enormous burden on the analyst as the volume of data to examine has increased… more

Automated PrOduct GEneration and Enrichment (APOGEE)

Company: DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Creating information products to answer"Tell Me About"questions requires the ability to identify key pieces of information relevant to a complex set of information requirements. Complicating matters, these key pieces of information exist in multiple modalities scattered across data stores,… more

High Efficiency Low Weight W-Band PolyStrata Antenna

Company: Nuvotronics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Nuvotronics is proposing to Navy SBIR number N132-087 to develop novel high efficiency, light weight, low manufacturing cost 94 GHz antenna modules toward future Active Denial Technology systems. RF passive components based on waveguides are generally very low loss but are heavy, expensive to… more

Mine Drift Prediction Tactical Decision Aid (TDA) - MP 65-13

Company: Metron, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The goal of the proposed work is to use real-time environmental observations, wind and ocean current models, and other sources of information to predict the drift of mines. The predicted trajectories of the mines will be used as inputs to modules that will be developed to recommend (1) search plans… more

Radiation Hardened Graphene based Nonvolatile Memory for Space Applications

Company: NanoSonic, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This Air Force Phase I SBIR program would develop and demonstrate radiation hardened graphene based nonvolatile memory(NVM) for space applications. Specifically, we would combine advances in resistive memory materials, including graphene and graphene oxides, with the careful manipulation… more

Develop Valid Performance Measures for Multi-tasking Environments

Company: SimVentions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: There is a critical real-time cycle of dependency between knowing, deciding and acting that will provide Program Managers (PMs) the ability to find the most efficient path to bring programs together to deliver coordinated capability to the warfighter. SimVentions has developed technology for the… more

Generalized Query Planner for Distribute Fusion

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Our military"s ability to dominate the battlespace depends on the ability to first"see"the battlespacethat is, for our military commanders to have awareness of the environment, entities, activities, and intent of both our adversaries and ourselves. The things we don"t control… more

Test & Evaluation Data Archival Repository (TEDAR) – Phase II

Company: ArchSmart, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: TEDAR is an intuitive archival database and interfacing system that will serve as a centralized repository for results from testing and evaluation (T&E), modeling and simulation (M&S), and other analysis events sponsored by Federal agencies and other organizations in large-scale evaluation and… more

Spawn for software-only telemetry front end processing

Company: Allied Associates International, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Replacement of specialized telemetry front-end processor (FEP) hardware with flexible and future-resilient software, specifically that with the following characteristics: - Leverages multi-core processors to support increasing data rates and concurrency - Reusable and extensible… more

Advanced OSHA Compliant Blast Cleaning Rooms (No Blast/HM Residue Migration Outside Blast Cleaning Room)

Company: Figure Engineering, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The objective of this proposal is to develop blast cleaning enclosures (BCE) that eliminate exposure to hazardous materials (HM) due to substantial migration in and around the enclosure to increase the occupational health and safety of Air Force personnel. To achieve this cleaner safer… more

Augmenting Inductive Loop Vehicle Sensor Data with SPAT and GrID (MAP) via Data Fusion

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Our goal is to create a demonstrable software system that we call IntelliFusion, which fuses Connected Vehicle data with data from traditional inductive loop detectors and uses this data to improve traffic control at intersections across the country. Our work will improve the safety of… more

Supporting Health, Activities, Resources, and Education: The SHARE Program for ea

Company: FIT INTERACTIVE, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The SHARE Program: Supporting Health, Activities, Resources, and Education is a seven-session early stage intervention for care dyads (the IWD and a family CG) that takes advantage of a time when the IWD can still discuss the diagnosis and plan for the future.… more

System Modeling and Digital Analysis Ecosystem (SMDAE)

Company: Nimbis Services Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Foundational studies of desktop-bound technical computing users, referred to as the missing-middle of the high performance computing (HPC) market, have identified the lack of simple software, limited access to technical talent, and difficulty in estimating the return on investment (ROI) as critical… more

Smart Manufacturing Workflow Environment

Company: Nimbis Services Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Nimbis in partnership with UCLA and Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC) will provide an open workflow environment that supports the sequential execution of 3rd party APPS using net-worked information based modeling and data analytic technologies to integrate manufacturing intelligence… more

Body Wearable Radio Direction Finding (DF) Antenna

Company: Applied Signals Intelligence Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The ability of soldiers to determine the locations of other personnel within their vicinity based upon line-of-bearing estimates of radio transmissions is of great importance to the army. The relative positions of both friends and foe within the area of operations provides great tactical advantages… more

SBIR Phase I: Polyoxometalate-Based Conductometric Cell

Company: Spectradyn Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I project is aimed at development of a conductometric cell for water quality monitoring that employs properties of polyxoxmetalats (POMs) and their so called lacunary derivatives. The proposed approach is based on measurements of electric… more

Analytical Processes for Predicting Nanosecond Response of Highly Rate-Sensitive Materials

Company: Hi-Test Laboratories, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Ballistic and blast protection of both the crew and vital equipment onboard U.S. Navy surface ships and carriers is a critical component in the design of topside structures on these vessels. Materials such as glass, Plexiglas and polyurea are being considered and implemented for protection in these… more

Innovative Approach to Low Cost Shock Testing Fixture for Medium Weight, Shock Isolated Equipment

Company: Hi-Test Laboratories, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Despite being within the payload capacity of the Medium Weight Shock Machine (MWSM), shock qualification testing of medium weight (500 4500 lbs) Class II equipment must currently be performed through underwater explosion (UNDEX) testing using a Floating Shock Platform (FSP), typically in… more

Structural Health Monitoring of Submersible Navy Composites

Company: Hi-Test Laboratories, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The use of composite materials in Naval structures continues to expand as the materials systems along with their engineering design and analysis capabilities advance. To that end, it is becoming paramount that real-time assessments be made of these materials while they are in-service to ensure… more