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A Modular Real-Time Tracking System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 40484
Amount: $69,384.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 1998
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
1630 30th Street, Suite 121
Boulder, CO 80301
United States
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Mark Yager
 (303) 544-1978
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution

We will develop a concept for locating, identifying, and tracking carrier embarked aircraft with: - no modifications to aircraft; - existing and new video cameras; and - advanced techniques for image recognition, sensor fusion, and tracking. Team member Ball Aerospace will develop a modular concept for existing and new video equipment for day/night, all weather, high clutter, and high interference conditions. Ball's sophisticated imaging models will simulate scenes under user specified lighting and environmental conditions, and camera characteristics. DeveloSoft's proprietary techniques for locating and identifying military targets from visible, infra-red, radar, and LIDAR imagery enably real time object identification in day, night, all weather, high clutter, and high interference. Due to their accuracy and speed they are being commercialized into new products for the blind/visually impaired and satellite systems. These techniques will be designed and tested in Phase I on Ball's simulated scenery. Finally, COTS equipment will be identified that meets EATS functional requirements.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

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