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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Fast Network Information Scrambling Technology

    SBC: Physical Optics Corporation            Topic: OSD153004

    To address the OSDs need for a network defense technology based upon dynamic adaptation of a network or an intruders perception of it, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes a new Fast Network Information Scrambling Technology (FIST). FIST is based on an innovative low-complexity network information scrambler algorithm implemented on low-cost small-scale commercial off-the-shelf hardware compo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. Next-Generation Secured Mobile Devices for Mobile, Tactical Environments

    SBC: Metronome Software, LLC            Topic: OSD153003

    Metronome Software develops a Domain Encryption (DomCrypt) system for securing Android-based Commercial Off The Shield (COTS) mobile devices. DomCrypt software suite, through its creation of separate DomCrypt-encrypted domains, provides the warfighters the means for accessing and dynamically sharing data in a variety of formats using COTS mobile devices. Metronome also employs a strong-security fo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  3. Operators Context and Trust in Automation Visualization (OCTAV) Tool

    SBC: PACIFIC SCIENCE & ENGINEERING GROUP, INC.            Topic: OSD13HS5

    Pacific Science & Engineering Group (PSE) proposes to design, develop, and demonstrate a prototype human-autonomous system tool & #208;Operators Context and Trust in Automation Visualization (OCTAV) & #208; that will support improved transparency, trust, and human-machine team performance. OCTAV will automatically monitor human and autonomous system team context and task, visualize context-based s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  4. A Hybrid Systems Approach to Intelligent Information Management in Human-Automation Interaction

    SBC: OPTIMAL SYNTHESIS INC.            Topic: OSD13HS5

    A formal approach to the management of information involved in human-automation interactions is proposed. The mathematical formalism is enabled by employing the notion of hybrid systems. The information management involves ensuring correct information flow and shared cognition between human operators and machines. It is envisioned that the proposed algorithms will formalize the analysis of human-a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. Improved Turbo/Superchargers for UAS/UGS Application

    SBC: BAKER ENGINEERING, LLC            Topic: OSD13PR5

    Baker Engineering Inc. (BEI) proposes an advanced, electrically-assisted turbocharger to meet the needs identified in this solicitation. BEI"s solution provides a lightweight, durable, self-lubricated turbocharger that will set new standards in performance on heavy fuel engines in the 50-150 Hp class. An electrically-assisted turbocharger offers supercharger characteristics to a turbocharged eng ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  6. Exploiting Unobtrusive Psychophysiological Sensors and Work Context to Enhance Monitoring of Human-Automation Interaction

    SBC: Stottler Henke Associates, Inc.            Topic: OSD141AU1

    We propose a three-pronged approach to advancing the state of the art in human state assessment. First, we will employ a small number of complementary sensors that can be naturally integrated into the work setting without complicated setup requirements. By integrating unobtrusively into the operator"s environment, we hope to minimize the artificiality that can impact operator behavior. Second, in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. Virtual Verification Test Bed for Robust Autonomous Software Operation in Complex, Unknown Environments

    SBC: SOAR TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: OSD13HS2

    Unmanned Autonomous Systems (UAS) are complex systems that exhibit a broad array of behaviors in a wide range of missions and environments. They can change their behaviors over time so the UAS rigorously tested at the range is not the same as the one operating in the field. Current testing methods are inadequate to verify that they are safe to operate in close proximity with humans. Testing Robust ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  8. Validation and security verification using a holographic phase mask correlator

    SBC: Accuwave Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Accuwave Corporation will study the feasibility of a volume holographic, phase-encoded optical image correlator for credit card and document validation and security application. Fourier transform holograms of a phase-encoded input image are stored using wavelength multiplexed holographic gratings in a photorefractive crystal. High spatial resolution images can be sotred with low crosstalk using ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  9. Compact, High Capacity Parallel Optical Memories

    SBC: Accuwave Corp.            Topic: N/A

    In this proposed SBIR program, Accuwave will investigate and demonstrate architectures for compact hologrpahic storage using materials and system innovations to reduce complexity and improve performance. Crosstalk, data formatting, input/output interfaces, and other relevant parameters will be characterized. Both wavelength and angle multiplexing, as well as its combination, will be used to prov ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  10. Small Scale Fuel Cells for Ground Personnel

    SBC: ADAPTIVE MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    "Adaptive Materials Inc. will explore the feasibility of small scale power generation using microtubule solid oxide fuel cells as outlined in Topic Area 3; Materials and Processes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion. We believe microtubule solid oxidefuel cells are the key to a soldier portable, rapid starting, field-rugged, compact, and light weight power source. Individual cells demonstrating ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
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