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Universal Video Imaging Sensor

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-10-C-0019
Agency Tracking Number: 07ST1-0109
Amount: $97,769.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: ST071-009
Solicitation Number: 2007.A
Solicitation Year: 2007
Award Year: 2010
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2010-08-09
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2011-10-01
Small Business Information
2850 Horizon Ridge Parkway Suite 200
Henderson, NV 89052-4395
United States
DUNS: 949019624
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Feng Guo
 (702) 425-3952
Business Contact
 Paul Brewer
Phone: (702) 425-3952
Research Institution
 University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
2540 Dole Street Hall 402
Honolulu, HI 96822-
United States

 (702) 895-1357
 Nonprofit College or University

This Phase II proposal intends to design and develop a robust wireless video image sensor system capable of long term reconnaissance and surveillance deployment. Video images of targeted object would be captured via an all-weather, low-light, high resolution camera and broadcast to locations world-wide through satellite communication transceivers. Command centers as well as tactical patrols near the target would be able to observe streaming video images in real time. This actionable intelligence provides an extra dimension for the armed forces and other agencies in combating counterinsurgency. The video camera can pan, tilt, and zoom for high image resolution, increasing the probability of detect and decreasing the false alarm rate. Power is supplied by batteries with advanced technology. They are also rechargeable through solar energy for long term operation (weeks and months). Usage of camouflage techniques ensure that the system operates in stealth and security. The video images are compressed, encrypted, and transmitted uplink to satellites via a miniature satellite communication transceiver. The downlink images are received, decoded and displayed at designated locations. This system is particularly suitable for stealth observation of high value targets and strategic locations, and for other special security operations.

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