Hybrid Multi-signature Data Fusion for Remote Object Identification and Characterization

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$149,989.00
Award Year:
2012
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA9453-12-M-0046
Agency Tracking Number:
F112-074-2211
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF112-074
Solicitation Number:
2011.2
Small Business Information
Tau Technologies LLC
PO Box 9334, Albuquerque, NM, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
176086952
Principal Investigator:
Robert Ritter
Principal Investigator
(505) 244-1222
robin.ritter@tautechnologies.com
Business Contact:
J Kelly
Business Manager
(505) 244-1222
jj.kelly@tautechnologies.com
Research Institution:
Stub




Abstract
ABSTRACT: This Phase 1 effort covers the design and testing of a Data Fusion Processor / Controller, which resides on-board a satellite and interfaces directly with the available sensor package. The goal of this Phase 1 is to prove the feasibility of the concept and evaluate algorithm performance in a realistic scenario. We will build a digital simulation of the concept to evaluate a broad performance space, select the most promising approach, and demonstrate that approach inside a Software Test System environment. BENEFIT: Upon successful completion of this SBIR the industry will have a novel and robust approach for deriving critical information from a diverse array of sensors in real time. This is applicable to a multitude of platforms, including space-based sensing and remote object identification.

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