Search

Aircraft Mission Planning Equipment (MPE) Obsolescence

Company: Visionary Products Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … in a variety of military applications. Our company"s mission is to deliver outstanding engineering services and to increase the offering of high quality products that fit within our design and development expertise, which includes robotic, sensor, imaging, and… more

Space based Hyper-Spectral Imaging Sensor

Company: Spectrum Photonics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …, scanning method (e.g. Fourier Transform/scanning Fabry-Perot, Cross Dispersive Prisms, dispersive linescan) and time to capture a spectrum. The following parameters will be used as initial goals to guide the design study: spectral range of 1 - 5 microns, image size,… more

Exploiting Small Boat Wake Signatures for Improved Threat Classification and Feature Aided Tracking

Company: Electromagnetic Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … overload the fingerprinting and classification algorithms. This effort will seek to supplement those hard-body signatures by exploiting and merging the characteristics of boat generated wake signatures that are detectable by airborne maritime surveillance and imaging radar… more

Radar Imaging Guidance

Company: ImSAR LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …stems often also collect high resolution radar information about specific targets in order to facilitate automatic target recognition (ATR) or classification (ATR data). This ATR data can include Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) or Inverse Synethetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) imaging… more

3-D nondestructive imaging techniques for mesoscale damage analysis of composite materials

Company: Multiscale Design Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …. In order to predict the performance of these PBEs it is necessary to resolve their microstructural behavior with sufficient detail. The vast majority of multiscale constitutive models today are based on low-order statistics, e.g., volume fractions. Therefore, image-based… more

A novel process to produce air-stable core-shell nanoparticles for energetic applications

Company: NEI Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … satisfying the Air Force"s need for core-shell nanoparticle based energetic materials, the core-shell nanoparticles also have several applications in biomedical, optics, and electronics. Core-shell nanoparticles can be used for in-vitro and deep tissue imaging, as… more

Advanced XRD System for NDI/E of SX Turbine Blades

Company: Proto Manufacturing Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … inspection systemsan especially problematic and insidious condition. Based on recent research, Proto has developed a new approach to nondestructively inspect and evaluate hollow superalloy SX turbine blades. This approach exploits transmission topography (TT), advanced x-ray… more

Radar Imaging Guidance

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This effort develops radar algorithms that enable simultaneous tracking and imaging for Pulse Doppler radar systems that can be applied to both imaging guidance and surveillance radars.

Low-loss Optical Polymer Materials in Multi-kilogram Quantities for Optical Lens Development

Company: Tetramer Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … transmitted through the polymer lens, resulting in smaller Airy disks and improved Modulation Transfer Function in optical devices. Currently, the scattering loss found in commercial sources of optical polymers is unacceptably high to the detriment of the imaging… more

Spatio-temporal Dynamical System Analysis Tools for Very Large Data Sets

Company: Spectral Energies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … and will have a major impact on understanding of high-speed time-evolving phenomena related to ignition, flame growth, and stability in turbine engine augmentors/afterburners. Hence, this research effort along with methods to analyze high-speed planar and tomographic images… more

Compact Radar Antenna

Company: Syntonics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …tenna (PARCA) Software-Defined An-tenna technology. Pixelated microstrip circuits are controlled using a digital interface to a computer. The MEMS patches move up or down and can dynamically create patterns resulting in a reconfigurable reflectarray where the associated … more

High Efficiency Space Infrared Data Compression

Company: UtopiaCompression, Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … as the spectral and spatial resolutions of sensors keep increasing and more of the sensors are deployed. In this project, UtopiaCompression (UC), in collaboration with Lockheed Martin Mission System and Training, proposes to develop a novel High Efficiency Image Compression… more

Atmospheric Environmental Metrology for Electro-Optical/Infra-Red (EO/IR) Sensor Flight Test

Company: SciTec, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) needs accurate, autonomous techniques for atmospheric correction of airborne imaging sensors to support flight testing, specifically validation of Noise-Equivalent Differential Temperature (NEDT) capabilities of Electro-Optical/Infrared… more

Double-Probe&Topside-Ionosphere-Sounder DPTIS

Company: Lowell Digisonde International, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … Availability of six booms, configured into three orthogonal dipoles and 3 isolated double probes, is assumed. The TIS scans from 0.1 - 30MHz and specifies the wave polarization (O/X) and the echo angles-of-arrival for ionospheric skymap construction. Heritage from IMAGER/RPI… more

Rapid Synthetic Environment Tool for Virtual Battlespace 2 (VBS2)

Company: Edgewise Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … for use by persons with no prior terrain tool experience. The tool will ingest standard and non-standard source data (elevation, imagery, and terrain features) and produce a VBS2 terrain database. The tool will allow trainers and trainees to edit the database to reflect what… more

Radiation Hardened Low Power Variable Bandwidth/Resolution Sigma Delta Converters

Company: MIAO IC DESIGN LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … Averaging realization is proposed for linearization the feedback DAC, and a double sampling scheme for reducing the Over Sampling Rate in half while keeping the SNR unchanged. Last but not least, the delta-sigma ADC output is realization with the standard mobile imaging… more

Rapid Synthetic Environment Tool for Virtual Battlespace 2 (VBS2)

Company: enomalies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … in standard 3D format, which can be used in a variety of simulation and training software, including VBS2. We propose a two-pronged approach to achieve this goal. One is a novel hand-held 3D camera that supports many modes of operations, from passive stereo image to active 3D… more

Uncued Faint Object Detection in LEOand GEO

Company: Pacific Defense Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … sensors to investigate methods to detect and track faint objects (greater than or equal to 14th visual magnitude) in any orbit around the Earth using ground-based electro-optics sensors, without prior knowledge of the object's orbit. The basic technique is to image part… more

Multi-Color Nanomembrane Imaging Sensor Arrays

Company: Semerane Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …, sustainability, and versatility by enabling unmanned reconnaissance and intelligent surveillance for both DoD and homeland security. The objective of this STTR Phase II proposal is to continue and complete the development of a new type of multi-color/band nanomembrane … more

AOTF Based Spectro-Polarimetric Imaging System For Stand Off Chemical Detection

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: We propose an acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF) spectropolarimetric imaging system for enhanced standoff chemical detection in the Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) wavelength region. The AOTF has no moving parts, making it a rugged and reliable device, and it provides polarimetric… more

Portable device for monitoring water balance in elderly

Company: 3DT HOLDINGS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …shed through TSaccess and the placement of a clip (MitraClip or MC) on the mitral valve. Catheter positioning for MC placement has been challenging even for the most experienced interventionalist cardiologists (ICs) and has led to long procedure times with significant x-ray… more

Frequency-Agile Heterodyne-Driven MMW Signal Generator

Company: RAM Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … of highly coherent master oscillators and high-power heterodyning. In simple terms, the approach combines high-power emitters with very low RIN characteristics, without resorting to high-resonance cavity construction. Specifically, the novelty of the proposed work is reflected… more

Autonomous On-Board Control of Satellites for Space Superiority

Company: Orbit Logic Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …, and design and prototype all elements of the software architecture defined during Phase I. The Phase II prototype will be run in a simulated flight software environment against multiple relevant use cases including collision avoidance and threat verification imaging, and… more

Novel Design of a Fast-On/Fast-Off Insulin Analog for Closed-Loop Systems

Company: MASSTECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION: Significant increase in the efficiency and speed of MS-based tissue imaging (IMS) performed at atmospheric conditions using high-resolution mass spectrometer will have a profound impact on method applications to the entire analytical field ofcharacterization of… more

System for PCS Agencies to Monitor, Investigate and Respond to Elder Safety Risks

Company: ADVANCED GENOMIC TECHNOLOGY, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …isease (AD) health care, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to AD suffers from the lack of a noninvasive blood test, which is a major roadblock to MCI diagnosis; in its absence, the disease is largely de- fined by neuropsychological assessment and costly MRI imaging, and… more