High-Fidelity Runtime Database Engine

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W91CRB-09-C-0058
Agency Tracking Number: A2-3617
Amount: $2,108,310.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: A08-013
Solicitation Number: 2008.1
Small Business Information
Dignitas Technologies, LLC
14258 Anastasia Lane, Orlando, FL, -
DUNS: 175966675
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jon Watkins
 Managing Member
 (407) 259-9915
 watkins@dignitastechnologies.com
Business Contact
 Jon Watkins
Title: Managing Member
Phone: (407) 259-9915
Email: watkins@dignitastechnologies.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Increased capability in natural environment data capture (such as LIDAR) is combining with expanding military requirements for embedded training and automated vehicles to dramatically increase the need for much higher resolution terrain representations and services. Previously, the most complex synthetic natural environment (SNE) representations were focused on correlation with a visual representation, but live, embedded, and automated applications will require correlation with the complexities of the real world. At the same time, embedded applications will have limited storage and processing capacity. As a result, there is a growing need for lightweight, high resolution terrain engines. Dignitas Technologies proposes an approach based upon reuse of relevant technologies combined with industry-leading SNE expertise covering Live, Constructive, and Virtual domains to implement solutions for high-resolution, embedded terrain representations and services. These solutions will be integrated into active Army programs to provide immediate benefit.

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