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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Video to Feature Data Association and Geolocation

    SBC: Novateur Research Solutions, LLC            Topic: NGA181007

    This SBIR Phase I project proposes a probabilistic approach to determine a vehicles location using onboard video sensors and foundationalmap data. The system does not rely on only one type of information source, instead it combines proposals from a variety of locationestimators to find a vehicles location in GPS-denied environments.The system takes advantage of recent advancements in computer visi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. Boost- A System to Suppress False Alarms from Automated Target Recognizers

    SBC: Seed Innovations, LLC            Topic: NGA181003

    Seed Innovations and subcontractor BIT Systems, a division of CACI International, apply our experience in machine learning, data analytics andimage processing to accomplish the research for the SBIR topic: Suppression of false alarms in Automated Target Recognizers (ATR) that useMachine Learning. With the amount of available imagery data increasing and adversaries vehicles and tactics becoming mor ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. Deep-False Alarm Suppression Technique (D-FAST)

    SBC: Deep Learning Analytics, Llc            Topic: NGA181003

    Deep Learning Analytics (DLA) will develop the Deep-False Alarm Suppression Technique (D-FAST) algorithm that uses state of the art and

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. Low-Shot Detection in Remote Sensing Imagery

    SBC: Etegent Technologies, Ltd.            Topic: NGA172002

    With the ever-growing number of imaging satellites in orbit the job of an analyst will change from eyes on pixels to analysis of informationfrom imagery thanks to automated image processing like object detection and change detection. Object detection algorithms have advancedto near human performance given that there is sufficient labeled data on which to train; however, obtaining this data is cost ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. Low-Shot Detection in Remote Sensing Imagery

    SBC: Novateur Research Solutions, LLC            Topic: NGA172002

    This SBIR Phase II project will develop biologically inspired computational models and algorithms to enable low-shot and one-shot detectionof objects-of-interest in remote sensing imagery. The Phase II effort will build upon our Phase I work including multi-scale representationlearning framework and deep-learning based feature extraction and matching techniques for low-shot target detection. The P ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  6. Algorithms for Look-down Infrared Target Exploitation

    SBC: Signature Research, Inc.            Topic: 1

    Signature Research, Inc. (SGR) and Michigan Technological University (MTU) propose a Phase I STTR effort to develop a learning algorithm which exploits the spatio-spectral characteristics inherent within IR imagery and motion imagery.Our archive of modelled and labeled data sets will allow our team to thoroughly capture the variable elements that will drive machine learning performance.The overall ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  7. Improved Image Processing for Low Resolution Imagery with Inter-Frame Pose Variation

    SBC: Etegent Technologies, Ltd.            Topic: NGA172009

    With respect to digital imaging sensors and systems, obtaining as many pixels on target is a necessity to classify or identify a target for real-time operations and forensic analysis within the intelligence community. Rather than relying on improved sensors, the approach originally solicited and further refined here utilizes super-resolution image processing techniques to provide more detail in th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  8. Asynchronous Active 3D Imaging

    SBC: SCIX3 LLC            Topic: NGA183001

    Recent advances in LiDAR, detector, and airborne systems technology have opened the door to small, high-performance, and significantly lower-cost alternatives over currently deployed airborne LiDAR imaging systems. CSLabs’ proposed initiative leverages modeling and simulation (M&S) to evaluate the efficacy of new approaches with the potential to disrupt the existing LiDAR imaging paradigm. Where ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  9. Asynchronous Multi-transmitter Multi-aperture Synthetic 3D Imaging System

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: NGA183001

    Traditional active 3D imaging systems, such as airborne and terrestrial lidar scanners, use a transmitter and receiver typically co-located on the same platform and connected in synchronous communications. However, recent advances in laser, detector, and airborne systems technology have opened the door to smaller, higher-performance and significantly lower-cost airborne lidar systems in which it i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  10. SURFER: SAR Unsupervised and Robust Feature ExtractoR

    SBC: THE DESIGN KNOWLEDGE COMPANY            Topic: NGA191001

    The NGA requires an automatic, unsupervised SAR feature extraction (AUFE) technique, that can ultimately be deployed for geospatial analysis, modeling, and target detection. Our proposed “SAR Unsupervised and Robust Feature ExtractoR” (SURFER) solution includes in Phase I: (1) a sound and deterministic assessment of the underlying RF phenomenology and SAR processing theoretical basis for effec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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