Vision Processor for Helmet System (VPHS)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$149,772.00
Award Year:
2013
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8560-13-M-6422
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
F131-021-0645
Solicitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF131-021
Solicitation Number:
2013.1
Small Business Information
One Ivybrook Boulevard, Suite 190, Warminster, PA, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
186002226
Principal Investigator:
WesleySheridan
VP of Product Development
(215) 658-0500
sheridanw@gosage.com
Business Contact:
JuliusOlita
President
(215) 658-0500
olitaj@gosage.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
ABSTRACT: The proposed VPHS (Visual Processor for Helmet Systems) is an advanced technology image processing engine that is designed to provide the image processing requirements of helmet mounted imaging systems. The VPHS will input high resolution image data from imaging sensors, process that data to yield enhanced visualizations and output the imagery to operator displays. The VPHS will employ imaging algorithms to provide for digital fusion of the sensor imagery and other sophisticated image processing functions. The VPHS will support sensor resolution up to 2560x2048 formats and up to 96Hz frame rate with less than 1 frame latency. The unit will specifically target minimum SwaP to meet helmet mounted system requirements. BENEFIT: The VPHS will be developed primarily for man portable applications with the helmet systems being the primary application. The advanced technology image processor will support hosting the most sophisticated image processing algorithms, affording users the ability to"see"at night and during period of impaired visibility. The technology is projected to provide a general purpose application architecture, and with minimal impact on the size, weight and power requirements of the target systems. The open source nature of the VPHS will allow it to be integrated into a host of systems and application environments.

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