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SOF Tactical Information Assistant

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Special Operations Command
Contract: USZA22-03-C-0006
Agency Tracking Number: S012-0045
Amount: $504,484.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2002
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
10201 Lee Highway, Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
DUNS: 151209723
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Dan Bindbeutel
 Engineer/Analyst III
 (703) 691-7780
Business Contact
 Bonnie Edwards
Title: Director of Finance and A
Phone: (703) 691-7794
Research Institution

This Phase II effort will involve the effective translation of the SOF Tactical Information Display (STID) architecture developed under Phase I into a set of functional prototypes. The STID will be able to capture screen display data from a standard VGAport and transmit it wirelessly via a low probability of detection (LPD) ultra-wideband (UWB) link to a remote miniature display, which could be wrist-mounted, head-mounted, or handheld. Available miniature high-resolution displays will be evaluated foruse in the STID, the most appropriate of which will be integrated into one of three prototype systems to be built: wrist-mounted, head-mounted, and handheld. The effort will involve the development and implementation of a number of component technologiesthat are essential to an effective low-power STID solution: high-resolution VGA screen capture, virtually lossless real-time image compression, advanced short-range UWB communications, and miniature high-resolution display interfacing. These individualelements will be integrated into a transmitter unit which can capture and send display information from any standard VGA host device to a display receiver unit a short distance away. This will enable high-quality tetherless display capability for a numberof military and commercial applications, including wireless personal area networking (WPAN).

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