Modular Architecture for the Enhancement of Multispectral and Hyperspectral Data Products

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Amount:
$99,999.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA9101-11-M-0003
Agency Tracking Number:
F103-218-0825
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF103-218
Solicitation Number:
2010.3
Small Business Information
Opto-Knowledge Systems, Inc. (OKSI)
19805 Hamilton Ave, Torrance, CA, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
625511050
Principal Investigator
 Nahum Gat
 President
 (310) 756-0520
 nahum@oksi.com
Business Contact
 Linda Papermaster
Title: Vice President&CFO
Phone: (310) 756-0520
Email: linda@oksi.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
OKSI proposes to develop a modular architecture to support the fusion of multiple imaging data products to provide enhanced spatial and temporal resolution of the overall fused image product. The software toolkit utilizes pan sharpening and temporal upsampling algorithms to fuse all data products to highest spatial and temporal resolution possible. BENEFIT: Upgrading the sensor hardware on existing multispectral and hyperspectral platforms is an expensive undertaking. Existing platforms include ground-based tracking mounts, air- and space-borne systems. A software solution could be utilized to enhance all sensor platforms at a fraction of the cost of a hardware upgrade. The applications include data collected for Missile Warning Systems (MWS), Ballistic Missile Defense, Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detection, mine detected, hostile fire, rocket propelled grenades, ground vehicle detection and tracking, and more. The software has applications to mapping and Geographical Information Systems where layers of multispectral imaging can be combined at the best possible resolution and georegistration of various imaging modalities.

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