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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Alternative Transducers for Handheld Automatic Speech Recognition in Military Environments

    SBC: MAYUR TECHNOLOGIES            Topic: SB031007

    The DARPA Phraselator currently deployed in overseas military operations is capable of translating spoken English language phrases into audible Pashto, Urdu, Dari, and Arabic language phrases. Although usable, the Phraselator is highly vulnerable to typical military environment noise resulting in significant loss of accuracy due to the limitations of existing microphone technology. Therefore the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Manufacturing Assembly Technology for Producing Low-Cost Mini SEMs

    SBC: ZYVEX Corporation            Topic: SB031017

    This program will provide a key manufacturing breakthrough for high-performance inexpensive miniature SEMs. We plan to develop a MEMS, microassembly-based, fully functional mini-SEM having 1/10,000 the volume of current units. Zyvex is a dynamic small firm with a highly qualified technical team, experienced management, and the advantage of a $25M / 5 year NIST-ATP award that is funding the continu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. HIGH RESOLUTION ACOUSTO-OPTIC DEVICES FOR OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

    SBC: BRIMROSE CORPORATION OF AMERICA            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. EVALUATION OF THERMAL CONTROL CONCEPTS FOR SMALL SATELLITES

    SBC: DYNATHERM CORP.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL IS SUBMITTED JOINTLY BY DYNATHERM AND ITS AFFILIATE THERMACORE. A STUDY IS PROPOSED THAT WILL EVALUATE SEVERAL THERMAL CONTROL CONCEPTS FOR SMALL SATELLITES WITH A NOMINAL THERMAL DISSIPATION OF 1 KW. FIVE CONCEPTS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED IN THE PROPOSAL: DEPLOYABLE RADIATORS, THERMAL STORAGE, HEAT PUMPS, VARIABLE CONDUCTANCE HEAT PIPES AND INTEGRATED STRUCTURAL HEAT PIPES. EACH CONCEPT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. DESIGN OF A ROBOTIC RESEARCH VEHICLE (RRV)

    SBC: ROBOTIC SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    THERE IS A GROWING REQUIREMENT TO REMOVE THE SOLDIER FROM THE HAZARDOUS BATTLEFIELD ENVIRONMENT AND REPLACE HIM WITH UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLES. PURE TELEOPERATION REQUIRES CONSTANT OPERATOR ATTENTION DURING "MENIAL TASKS" SUCH AS DRIVING, WHICH ELIMINATES ANY OF THE POTENTIAL FORCE MULTIPLICATION AVAILABLE WITH SINGLE OPERATOR/ MULTI-VEHICLE CONTROL. CURRENTLY DARPA IS ACTIVELY DEVELOPING THE KEY T ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Individual Soldier LADAR (ISL)

    SBC: Systems & Processes Engineering Corporation            Topic: SB032039

    The Systems and Process Engineering Corporation (SPEC) will develop the Individual Soldier LADAR (ISL) which will use a proven high accuracy phase detected range circuit to determine range profiling to 1/8-inch accuracy. This circuit allows the ISL to operate as a Class I eye-safe device and still achieve the needed range. The ISL also utilizes ultra short pulse lengths, allowing improved signal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. A Novel Integrated Emotional State Recognition System Using 3D Imaging and Thermal Analysis

    SBC: TECHNEST, INC.            Topic: SB032038

    A critical drawback of existing automatic facial expression classification, gesture analysis, and emotional state recognition technology is the lack of integrated and complimentary measurement modalities to perform reliable cognitive and emotional state assessment in operational environment. The purpose of this SBIR is to develop a novel, integrated sensor that incorporates three sensing modaliti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. Cognitive Processing Hardware Elements

    SBC: HOPLITE SYSTEMS LLC.            Topic: SB041019

    Hoplite Systems LLC proposes to implement the Soar cognitive architecture within a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA). This system, called the RAISE (Reconfigurable Architecture for Improved Soar Execution) will demonstrate that an FPGA's parallel, reconfigurable, multi-clock capabilities enable significantly better Soar processing performance than a traditional CPU. Hoplite will also develop ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. Hardware Architectures for Flexible Component-Based Hybrid Cognitive Systems

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: SB041019

    Creating a realization of cognitive processes, reasoning, and behavior is a challenging problem due to its size, scope and complexity. Current realizations of cognitive systems are software based and typically implemented on conventional von Neumann processors. However, performance is a constraining factor in applications that require extensive testing, training and learning as well as in the im ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. Multi-GHz InP TFT

    SBC: Lightspin Technologies Inc            Topic: ST041005

    This project proposes design, construction and demonstration of a new type of thin-film transistor (TFT), based on indium phosphide compound semiconductors. Models predict unity power gain and unity current gain (fT and fmax) above 10 GHz for the new TFTs in a polycrystalline form compatible with large-area deposition & patterning on flexible metal foils or polymer sheets, using low cost, large (> ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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