The Sibyl App: Tasking an Imaging Satellite from a Handheld Device

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-11-C-0062
Agency Tracking Number: 10SB2-0140
Amount: $98,510.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: SB102-002
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
7500 Greenway Center Drive, Suite 1070, Greenbelt, MD, 20770
DUNS: 110592016
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Alex Herz
 President
 (301) 982-6232
 alex.herz@orbitlogic.com
Business Contact
 Alex Herz
Title: President
Phone: (301) 982-6232
Email: alex.herz@orbitlogic.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
For this Phase I effort, Orbit Logic Incorporated will design, develop, and test a mobile handheld application (app) that can task an imaging satellite. Orbit Logic will utilize portions of its operationally proven, high fidelity Collection Planning System (CPS) software during this Phase I effort. The Satellite Tasking app will allow users to define an area of interest (AOI) and submit a request to a satellite to collect an image of the AOI. This Satellite Tasking app will be able to function in areas with limited network connectivity. The Phase I effort will focus on defining the data requirements, designing the app and support server, and implementing and testing a preliminary version of the app and server connected to a test system of the GeoEye-1 control center satellite tasking system.

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