Signal Processing for Emerging Wireless Technologies

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8750-05-C-0201
Agency Tracking Number: F051-103-2497
Amount: $98,569.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: AF05-103
Solicitation Number: 2005.1
Small Business Information
3DB LABS, INC.
7083 Birch Hollow Lane, West Chester, OH, 45069
DUNS: 148054013
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Evans
 Partner
 (513) 265-4062
 davee@3dB-Labs.com
Business Contact
 Mark Malson
Title: Partner
Phone: (513) 470-0821
Email: mmalson@3dB-Labs.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In many cases the analyst's problem is one of finding a needle in a haystack. The ever increasing flood of communication technology and traffic has resulted in a large and growing haystack and presents a daunting problem. The key to maximizing analyst productivity is the development of intelligent tools which automatically and accurately extract potential activity of interest while only rejecting uninteresting activity. As a case in point, the advent of third generation (3G) wireless communications is producing exponential growth of wireless information exchange. Existing stove-pipe systems are inadequate and too inflexible to handle this proliferation. 3G systems exacerbate the problem with increases in bandwidth, data rate, number of users and volume of traffic. Furthermore, complex modern modulation techniques push the envelope of processing requirements. Particularly challenging is the CDMA2000 standard (and its variants) and is the subject of the proposed effort. The focus of this proposal is the study of signal processing algorithms and architectures that will advance the current state of the art an order of magnitude, enabling processing of new and difficult signals and providing a 10X increase in analyst productivity.

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