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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. Metallic Grid Application for Green Ceramic Domes

    SBC: SURMET, CORP.            Topic: A09008

    Multimode seekers are receiving significant attention as a way to provide more capability in the same package. In some cases, laser, optical and millimeter wave sensors are being combined in a way that requires a common aperture. The requirements for such a system place a tremendous burden on the design and production of such a dome. In the phase I program, Surmet has developed and demonstrated a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Nitrate Detection by TIRES Imaging

    SBC: Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC            Topic: A09100

    Bodkin Design and Engineering will develop an explosive detection system based on Transient Infrared Emission Spectroscopy utilizing its proprietary Hyperpixel Array imager. This portable system will detect nitrates and other components of explosive materials at ranges in excess of 50 m.

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Silicon Nanowire Phototransistor (SNAP) Imager

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: A10081

    Agiltron will develop the Silicon Nanowire Phototransistor (SNAP) Imager, a silicon-based imager with unprecedented capability for low light level imaging. The unique nanoscale architecture of the fully CMOS-compatible silicon nanowire phototransistor enables uncooled operation with low dark current and strong visible, NIR, and SWIR sensitivity. When monolithically integrated with CMOS readout int ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Enhanced IED Detection Using Ontological Knowledgebase with Fuzzy Reasoning

    SBC: Migma Systems Inc.            Topic: A09078

    In Phase I, we have developed a suite of algorithms with capabilities including anomaly detection, false alarm mitigator, intelligent target grouping for minefield display to the human operator, and minefield detection. An ontological knowledgebase has also be developed, which provides a unified environment for the operation and coordination of individual algorithm modules. Test results using actu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Dynamic 3-D Threat Mapping Using a Sensor Constellation Deployed on Mobile Platforms

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: A10aT022

    In this effort, Physical Sciences Inc. will develop and implement algorithms and hardware to perform the fusion of information obtained from multiple LWIR passive hyperspectral sensors to provide the capability to determine the extent, absolute geo-location, and 3-D concentration distribution of chemical threat clouds from mobile platforms. The effort will be conducted in conjunction with Profess ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. A Near Autonomous Combat Casualty Extraction Robotic System

    SBC: Hstar Technologies            Topic: A10aT028

    "In this project, Hstar Technologies and its team will develop a near autonomous combat casualty extraction robotic (c2Exbot) system that: 1) supports autonomous dexterous manipulation, safe casualty lifting and near autonomous navigation control, 2) utilizes a supervisory telepresence operation mechanism, 3) provides near autonomous casualty diagnosis, injury assessment and emergency treatment, a ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Automated Microscopic Malaria Diagnosis

    SBC: Diagnostic Vision Corporation            Topic: A08T036

    This SSTR research project will develop a computerized microscope based imaging system that will allow location and quantization of malarial parasites. The system will automatically scan a blood smear, locating the red cells and parasites. A digital image display will allow interaction with an operator to confirm or reject objects. In Phase II the initial effort to identify trophozoites will be ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Actively Compliant Parallel End-Effector Mechanism for Medical Interventions

    SBC: Infoscitex Corporation            Topic: OSD09H09

    Robot-assisted surgery and envisioned diagnostics require the clinician to rely almost solely on visual feedback, pointing to the need for solutions to ensure that contact forces with the anatomy are maintained at clinically safe and effective levels at all times. A 6 degree-of-freedom (DOF) Active Compliance End-effector (ACE) is proposed that is capable of counter-movements in real-time to autom ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. A System to Analyze Facial Features to Enable Operator Condition Tracking (AFFECT)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: A09AT006

    Modern military and security scenarios increasingly demand rapid evaluation of human affective states, accurately detecting stress, anxiety, uncertainty, and fatigue (SAUF) to assess warfighter effectiveness or to advance security screening and interrogation objectives. In our Phase I effort, we designed and demonstrated a system to Analyze Facial Features to Enable Operator Condition Tracking (AF ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Coordinating with Humans by Adjustable-autonomy for Multirobot Pursuit (CHAMP)

    SBC: APTIMA, INC.            Topic: A08204

    The need to fight and control the urban terrain is not a new concept for the military; however, there are new obstacles, illustrated in the battles fought and won in Fallujah and Haditha, that make the job of the warfighter much harder. Due to the pioneering work of researchers in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence, there exist promising and significant opportunities for the incorpo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy

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