Image Analysis for Personnel Intent

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-10-C-0037
Agency Tracking Number: A092-034-0985
Amount: $69,994.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-034
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Solicitation Year: 2009
Award Year: 2010
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2009-12-29
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2010-06-29
Small Business Information
3001 Red Hill Avenue, Building #4-108, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626
DUNS: 038058038
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Vitaliy Khizhnichenko
 VP, Operations
 (714) 444-8895
Business Contact
 Daryl Smetana
Title: Senior Scientist
Phone: (714) 444-8760
Research Institution
To address the Army’s need for a real-time intelligent imaging system capable of automatic identifying individual’s suspicious and/or harmful intent from a standoff distance of 45 meters in unconstrained indoor/outdoor settings based on biometric data, Irvine Sensors Corporation (ISC) proposes to develop new Personal Intent Recognition Imaging (PIRI) system. This system is based on: a) several proprietary image processing algorithms using both spectral and spatio-temporal features and tailored to recognition of harmful/suspicious intent, and b) a novel hardware/software implementation of these algorithms in form of a combination of “smart sensors” (compact multispectral cameras augmented with FPGA-based processor logic) and a laptop computer. The PIRI system will offer reliable recognition of harmful intent in such military applications as border patrol, stand-off interrogation, surveillance and commercial applications for access control and surveillance at enterprises, shopping areas etc. In Phase I ISC will demonstrate feasibility of PIRI by implementing a proof-of-concept software functionally equivalent to the future PIRI operational prototype and based on preliminary determination of psycho-physiological and physical indicators most adequate for intent identification. Phase I will result in functional design of an operational prototype. In Phase II ISC will produce this prototype and demonstrate its functionality in an interactive real-time mode.

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