Differential Geometry Based Image Resizing for Small Arms Targeting

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$69,998.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W15QKN-06-C-0060
Award Id:
73847
Agency Tracking Number:
A052-015-1971
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
2520 W. 237th Street, Torrance, CA, 90505
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
033449757
Principal Investigator:
Igor Ternovskiy
Principal Scientist
(310) 530-7130
sbirproposals@intopsys.com
Business Contact:
Lothar Kempen
Vice President, R&D
(310) 530-7130
lkempen@intopsys.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Providing a fast and accurate way to deliver an image of the target to a small caliber autonomous projectile using a single camera remains a major challenge, particularly in applications that demand rapid response in combat environments. Intelligent Optical Systems (IOS), in collaboration with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, proposes to develop an improved 3-D reconstruction methodology using the "3-D from shape" effect. This technique will use advanced mathematical techniques to construct dynamically changing scene representations that create pseudo 3-D models of 2-D scenes and objects, using only 2-D images as input. This approach can greatly enhance the identification of moving targets in static and cluttered backgrounds. In Phase I, IOS will develop advanced software for creating and processing 3-D models from images, and will produce a working demonstration of the system using realistic images. In Phase II, IOS will extend and improve this system, and will transmit a resized and enhanced image to a breadboard memory representative of a potential projectile-carried memory.

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