Joint Battlespace Infosphere Web Infrastructure

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$723,483.00
Award Year:
2001
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
F30602-01-C-0044
Award Id:
55222
Agency Tracking Number:
001IF-2439
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
8809 Sudley Road, Suite 101, Manassas, VA, 20110
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
945837219
Principal Investigator:
Gary Sikora
Senior Engineer
(703) 368-6107
gsikora@progeny.net
Business Contact:
Glen Mizelle
contracting Officer
(703) 368-6107
wkitonis@progeny.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The opportunity is to close the gap between commercial Web technology and the Joint Battlesphere Infosphere (JBI) infrastructure. With the forward-looking approach proposed, the technology gap is reduced to a point where a buy-integrate-test developmentcycle is realizable-agents and connectors are used to mitigate COTS product alterations.We are working with emerging technologies that have a good chance of survival through big business support. The most germane are the multi-modal and mixed-initiative markup technologies that will enable the presentation and hierarchical informationretrieval JBI requires. The W3C has recognized this as a valuable standard and has plans to create a working group next year.Soon the technology gap between commercial Web and the JBI information-centric requirement will close. The Web is a paging experience with links to other pages. Push technologies providing such things as news services have been around for a couple years.Now with broadband and XML the commercial trend will migrate the Web experience to an interactive, information-based push technology where user can build information, request notification and collaborate. The transportation, industrial and investmentcommunities can benefit by this technology, hence will drive these standards.

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