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(RAPID) Open Call for Innovative Defense-Related Dual-Purpose Technologies/Solutions with a Clear Air Force Stakeholder Need

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-19-9-9333
Agency Tracking Number: F183-005-1139
Amount: $1,499,904.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF183-005
Solicitation Number: 18.3
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-03-27
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-03-27
Small Business Information
7910 S Kyrene Rd Ste 106
Tempe, AZ 85284
United States
DUNS: 079771062
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Yes
Principal Investigator
 Steve Chan
 Chief Data Scientist
 (844) 774-8676
Business Contact
 Michael Campbell
Phone: (571) 286-9621
Research Institution

Smartphones and other mobile devices are becoming Air Force users’ primary digital tool, overtaking computers and desk phones as their go-to devices. However, these commercial devices, which are carried with users everywhere, are susceptible to being comprised by overreaching applications and bad actors. Privoro’s SafeCase platform, commercially available since November 2018, an independent of the smartphone, hardware root of trust based platform that gives users the ability to control the use of cameras and microphones, trusted sensors (GPS and IMU’s), and a secure communication capability to a cloud based management system Privoro will demonstrate sensor control, integration with an MDM, and secure software and firmware updates. The impact will be to provide the Air Force a trusted mitigation for exposed cameras and microphones of commercial mobile devices and pro-active policy enforcement and management. Privoro will demonstrate the ability to provide blue force tracking via the secure sensors (GPS, and inertial measurement unit’s) and a secure location reporting capability to a cloud based management system. The impact of this project will be to improve command center situational awareness and the ability of surveillance, protective service, and deployed teams to operate more securely in areas where traditional commercial mobile services are untrusted.

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