Innovative 2D/3D Building, Asset, and Resource Tracking Visualization Tool

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Homeland Security
Amount:
$99,993.00
Program:
STTR
Contract:
NBCHC070060
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2006
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
623002
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Kutta Consulting, Inc
25645 Nth. Lawler Loop, Ste. 332, Phoenix, AZ, 85023
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Dr. Stephen McCauley
 Senior Software Engineer
 (602) 896-1976
 smccauley@kuttaconsulting.com
Business Contact
 Douglas Limbaugh
Title: CEO
Phone: (602) 896-1976
Email: dlimbaugh@kuttaconsulting.com
Research Institution
 Arizona State University at Poly Campus
 Dr. Anshuman Razdan
 ISTB3 Rm 183, 7417 E Unity
Mesa, AZ, 85212
 (480) 727-1672
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
In this proposal, Kutta capitalizes on existing DOD investments and its own 2D and 3D visualization tools, and leverages the world-renowned computer graphics department at Arizona State University (ASU). This prior work experience and knowledge allows the team to build a resource and asset tracking tool for incident commanders with powerful 2D and 3D visualization capabilities. Kutta and its prestigious partners, including ASU and the entire Tempe, Arizona Fire Department, use a proven software engineering methodology to derive the set of functionality and built-in features for the visualization tool. Based upon the functionality assessment, Kutta leverages its experience in architecting and designing highly-reliable, component-based, software with very user friendly interfaces to build a prototype device. The Phase I effort culminates in a demonstration that allows an operator to plan, track real and simulated resources, and annotate objects in 2D and 3D building environments. At the end of the Phase I effort, Kutta delivers a system and software requirements document and a list of ¿must have¿ functionality for the development of the visualization tool under a Phase II effort.

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