Advanced Technology for Real-Time Image Generation

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N61339-02-C-0011
Agency Tracking Number: A002-0632
Amount: $749,952.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2001
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
DIAMOND VISIONICS, LLC
400 Plaza Drive, Suite-A, PO Box 1276, Vestal, NY, 13851
Duns: 023956415
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Graham Upton
 Director of Engineering
 (607) 729-8526
 graham@dvc400.com
Business Contact
 David Gdovin
Title: President
Phone: (607) 729-8526
Email: dgdovin@dvc400.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
DVC will develop a prototype implementation of a platform independent, generic, configurable software library to provide the ability to add sophisticated spatial access methods to an existing IG. This library will spatially group all data registered withit and provide a number of spatial access methods. Spatial access methods include insertion and removal of objects, range queries, and intersection queries. These methods would be independent from the database runtime structure and format used by an IG.The spatial access library will be the foundation for rigorous scene management algorithms including view-port and occlusion culling, collision detection, dynamic terrain, line-of-sight, height-above-terrain, and others.DVC also proposes to develop a sensor model that will allow real-time computation of the radiance of each object face by a pre-processor system. These computations are a function of time of day, the face orientation and material code. Constants for thismodel can be generated off line and used in real time with material codes.We will also develop and prototype a post processor card that will modify the video output from the pre-processor (or existing FLIR IG) before passing it on to the display.

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