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Bio-inspired Autonomous Neuromorphic Detector for Identification and Tracking (BANDIT)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0860-21-C-7055
Agency Tracking Number: B20C-T003-0007
Amount: $129,992.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA20-T003
Solicitation Number: 20.C
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2020
Award Year: 2021
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2021-04-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-10-29
Small Business Information
9301 Corbin Avenue Suite 2000
Northridge, CA 91324-1111
United States
DUNS: 082191198
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Tim Klein
 (256) 727-3348
 tklein@arete.com
Business Contact
 Greg Fetzer
Phone: (303) 651-6756
Email: contractsx@arete.com
Research Institution
 University of Tenn, Knoxville
 Greg Tolliver
 
1534 White Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
United States

 (865) 974-3466
 Nonprofit College or University
Abstract

Biological vision systems capture and process extremely complex environments with high accuracy. Whereas conventional imaging systems require large amounts of memory and power to run, bio-inspired systems can maintain performance while reducing the size, weight, and power requirements. In this project, Areté proposes the development of a fully bio-inspired vision system for missile detection and tracking. By combining Areté’s expertise in detection algorithms and missile applications with the University of Tennessee TENNLab’s expertise in neuromorphic systems, we provide a tailored bio-inspired solution. Approved for Public Release |21-MDA-10789 (21 Apr 21)

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