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A Point-of-Care Device for Diagnosis of Platelet Injury in Trauma Patients

Company: HemoSonics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: HemoSonics LLC is developing an easy to use and easy to interpret diagnostic device to rapidly identify diffuse coagulopathies in order to guide proper and evidence-based interventions. The management of diffuse coagulopathies is extremely important in military medicine as these conditions represent… 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

FIRESTORM: Framework for Information Reasoning and Extraction for STatistical Object Recognition and pattern Matching

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The trend toward storage of data collected by the U.S. military and Intelligence Community (IC) in high performance computing facilities (i.e.,"data clouds") enables historical retrospective comparison of data to new collections to facilitate pattern discovery for prediction. However, many… more

Living Plan

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: We propose to design OPTIMUS, Optimized Planning Through Iterative Mission Updates and Synthesis, a Command and Control system to provide the capability of continuous Operation Plan (OPLAN) update for use by the Joint Task Force Air Component Commander and in an Air Operations Center… more

Information Technology Analytical Maintenance and MOnitoring (IT-AMMO)

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Harmonia is proposing to develop the Information Technology Analytical Maintenance and MOnitoring (IT-AMMO) system, a software application for Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and Distance Support (DS) for IT systems aboard LCS ships. IT-AMMO will help the LCS Program monitor health and status… more

Operational Console Modernization Tool

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: From Harmonia"s long experience on human factors, console design, and usability engineering we learned that we could bring about better HSI design if we could utilize a validated model and associated computer-based tool. Our proposed tool, ImpactModeler, fuses the many factors and data sources… more

COAXIS - Course of Action Extra-Intelligence System

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: COAXIS (Course of Action Extra-Intelligence System) recommends both information relevant to an operational order and a course of action (COA), where COA is defined as a decision of what action to take given a specific situation. COAXIS performs semantic analysis of natural language of an operational… more

Small Form Factor Airborne HF, VHF and UHF RF Direction Finding

Company: Applied Signals Intelligence Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The objective of this sequential Phase II SBIR is to deliver a Technology Readiness Level 6 (TRL-6) airborne HF, VHF and UHF RF direction finding system that is suitable for integration with SUAS and to demonstrate it in a realistic airborne environment against representative signals. … more

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

Company: Hi-Test Laboratories, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
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

Expert System Simulation Capability for Recoverability Modeling

Company: Test & Evaluation Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Recent events such as the fire on the USS GEORGE WASHINGTON have shown that communications and decision making can have a dominant impact on scenario outcomes involving shipboard fires. The processes by which information is learned, disseminated, assembled, and processed have a direct effect on… more

Decision Support for Anomaly Detection and Recovery for Unmanned System (ADRUS)

Company: Knexus Research Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Deployment of unmanned systems continues to expand across a wide range of missions; for example, logistics and resupply missions, force application and protection, and improving battlespace awareness. Presently these unmanned systems run at the lowest of four possible levels of autonomy, that is,… more

Design Automation Software for Biomimetic Surface Presentation with DNA Origami

Company: Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: A development program is proposed for a design automation software package that enables the generation of complex surfaces, with user defined or automated definition of point charge and hydrophobic/hydrophilic properties, using DNA origami as a presentation substrate. Building upon Parabon"s… more

Porphyrin-DNA Origami Constructs as Bioscavengers for Organophosphates

Company: Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The recent use of organophosphate (OP) nerve agents against combatants and civilians in Syria has validated the importance of developing new drugs and biologics that sequester and catalytically degrade organophosphate (OP) nerve agents in the body before they cause morbidity and mortality. We… more

Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) Software to Accelerate Underwater Acoustic Autonomous Modeling and Processing

Company: 3 Phoenix, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: 3 Phoenix, Inc. proposes to develop and evaluate technology that provides a substantial improvement in processing capability for autonomous sonar processing. Improved signal processing, automated classification and propagation models place additional loads on battery power. 3Pi proposes to… more

Engineering Sensors for Towed Array Reliability

Company: 3 Phoenix, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The operational need for this improved towed array technology insertion initiative stems from the necessity to improve availability and reliability of towed arrays in use on submarines in both shallow and deep water environments, and represents a critical submarine capability enhancement. The… more

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

Visualization Framework for Navy Tactical Applications

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This proposal addresses the challenges presented by multiple systems currently fielded onboard various Navy platforms containing incoherent USW C2 capabilities. These systems include CV-TSC, USW-DSS, SQQ-89/CADRT, GCCS-M, CFn and SWFTS. The redundant and overlapping capabilities, amplified by less… more

Data Fusion for USW Common Tactical Picture

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This proposal addresses the challenges presented by multiple tactical pictures being fielded via various Navy systems that attempt to provide a"Common Tactical Picture"(CTP). These systems include CV-TSC, USW-DSS, SQQ-89/CADRT, GCCS-M, AEGIS, SSDS, CFn and SWFTS. These redundant and… more

Fat Line Towed Array Straightening System

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Submarines have a need for situational awareness at all times. They are equipped with Fat Line acoustic arrays such as the T-16 and the TB-34 in order to provide this awareness. However, at low tow speeds the array droops from front to back and also loses straightness. This spatial distortion… more

Autonomous Environmental Sensor Performance Prediction Tool for Multi-Static Active and Passive Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Systems

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Current Air ASW sensor systems are complex in form and function with many operational settings as is the nature of the littoral and deep-water range- and time-dependent underwater acoustic environments in which the Navy applies them. Determining 3-dimensional sensor distributions and settings for… more

Active Sonar Interference Avoidance Planning

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) acoustic mission planning is a very complex problem that needs to take into account many factors to achieve overall mission objectives. Blue Force capabilities and vulnerabilities, Red Force capabilities and vulnerabilities, ASW mission posture and priority, search time… more

System-agnostic Mission Data Recording and Reconstruction for Surface Combatants

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Current US Navy sonar recorder systems have often been developed as adjunct tools for data collection without consideration of a holistic approach for system wide record and playback. Specifically, many existing fleet systems have an assortment of unique recording tools that are specialized for… more

Preventing Program Hijacking via Static and Dynamic Analyses

Company: Zephyr Software LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: To hijack the execution of a program, an attacker must overwrite the value of a return address or a function pointer (broadly defined). To prevent program hijacking, our product will provide a layered defense of these two targets, including deterministic and randomization defenses, with the ability… more

Near Net Shape and Cost Effective Rapid Powder Consolidation Manufacturing of Advanced Microwave Tube Materials/Components

Company: Utron Kinetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The major objectives of the Phase I effort will be focused on CDC higher pressure combustion (using natural gas or hydrogen-GREEN MANUFACTURING) driven powder compaction fabrication of select alloys for Microwave Tube Related Component end uses for NAVY using powders of varying sizes and… more

Tensioned Rollable Ultra-light Solar array System (TRUSS)

Company: Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: TRUSS is a structurally efficient solar array concept that utilizes a TRAC rollable boom and tension-stiffened structure to exceed the program requirements for very large solar arrays. TRAC provides simple strain-energy deployment with a constant cross section and constant strength along its length… more