Network-centric Inter-channel Fusion for Multi-media Surveillance

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Homeland Security
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,972.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NBCH060139
Agency Tracking Number:
611108
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Broadata Communications, Inc.
2545 W. 237th Street, Suite K, Torrance, CA, 90505
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Barry Ambrose
Group Leader
(310) 530-1416
bambrose@broadatacom.com
Business Contact:
Cristina Spence
Director of Business Administration
(310) 530-1416
cspence@broadatacom.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The Department of Homeland Security is seeking innovative highly-scalable information processing technologies to manage multimedia surveillance information networks. To address this need, Broadata Communications Inc. (BCI) proposes a highly innovative Network-centric Inter-channel Fusion (NIF) system solution. The NIF system is leveraged on a unique network-centric signal processing technique to automate inter-channel multimedia data compression and fusion, while these multimedia data are transmitting through a network. In other words, the NIF system is a network grid that consists of network nodes processing data collectively and on-the-fly. The NIF can automate sensor data processing, while significantly reducing required resources (bandwidth, storage, processing power, latency, etc.). In addition to the Homeland Security¿s surveillance information network management applications, the increased efficiency and simplicity of automated sensor data processing provided by NIF can have other security and monitoring applications, including: battlespace situation and threat assessment, terrorist video surveillance, perimeter defense, and equipment maintenance.

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