Long Distance Remote Maintenance Capability

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00167-11-P-0178
Agency Tracking Number: N103-218-0569
Amount: $79,898.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N103-218
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Small Business Information
In-Depth Engineering Co
11350 Random Hills Road Suite 110, Fairfax, VA, -
DUNS: 784255809
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Andre Pruitt
 CTO/Principal Investigato
 (703) 592-1870
 andre.pruitt@indepth.com
Business Contact
 Howard Reichel
Title: Senior Vice President
Phone: (703) 592-1866
Email: howard.reichel@indepth.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
In-Depth Engineering hereby proposes the Advanced Shore Side Intelligent Support Technology (ASSIST) innovative research program to respond to a need for a Long Distance Remote Maintenance Capability aboard U.S. Aircraft Carriers. The ASSIST system will facilitate a remote maintenance system that reduces auxiliary equipment Mean Time to Repair and saves the cost and lost time required for SME on-site assistance. ASSIST is composed of Video Chat, Ship Interface, Machinery Control System (MCS) interface, Data Capture, Portable Data Acquisition (PDA), Collaboration and Documentation functionality. The existing ship networking and Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRnet) are used to facilitate communications between the ship and the shore. Together these functions provide an SME the ability to perform long distance remote maintenance of auxiliary systems.

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