Sniper Detection

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-08-C-6519
Agency Tracking Number: N073-164-0427
Amount: $99,975.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-164
Solicitation Number: 2007.3
Small Business Information
896 W Minneola Ave۝, Suite 57, Clermont, FL, 34711
DUNS: 626372622
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Chief Scientist
 (407) 373-9281
Business Contact
 Elizabeth Alessi-Guckenberger
Title: CEO
Phone: (407) 310-3440
Research Institution
PALS for Sniper Detection (PALS-SD) is a straightforward near-term evolution of A2-T2’s existing PALS 3D for enhanced long-range facial identification technologies. Essentially, our existing multi-modal Electro-Optical/IR/Laser-Sight/Designator/Range-Finder configurations will be upgraded to include an eye-safe pulsed laser and sensor that discriminately detects reflections from eyes and optics. Further our software will remove most animal eyes detected based on eye reflection signatures. Our multiple modes enable reliable long-range detection, mitigate false positives, and exceed requirements by including real-time multi-modal confirmation processes options. By design our detection with confirmation processes dramatically reduces the time-delays, risks, physical efforts, and costs currently used to determine if the threat detected is real (via binoculars, UAV, or building physical entry, etc). Our spiral development processes include both virtual simulations and real-world testing. Additionally, the PALS-SD upgraded laser module will also have the option of adding a dazzle laser as required. Beyond discouraging potential threats with non-lethal means, we also provide direct fire aiming enhancements and indirect-targeting data. Indirect-fire data is supplied by our PALS sensor module’s built-in GPS location and orientation, along with returned laser range find data. We include these lethality enhancements in keeping with our internal-mission statement of “Helping enemies have a bad day”.

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