Extensible Affordable Software Defined Radio with Cross-Band Cross-Protocol Capability

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N00014-08-M-0318
Award Id:
85202
Agency Tracking Number:
N08A-034-0378
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
9715 Key West Avenue, Suite 500, Rockville, MD, 20850
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
007959281
Principal Investigator:
Chris Guo
Principal Investigator
(301) 944-1294
cguo@3eti.com
Business Contact:
Massoud Safavi
COO
(972) 819-0220
msafavi@efji.com
Research Institution:
VIRGINIA TECH
Carl B Dietrich
342 Durham Hall (0350)
Blacksburg, VA, 24061
(540) 231-2963
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology and solutions are proven and capable. However, the cost of the systems limits their immediate use outside of military applications. Beside the cost of the SDR systems, it has been difficult to develop SDR concepts and prototypes on platforms that have clear migration paths to become commercial products. EFJI and Virginia Tech propose to develop a versatile Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform that is flexible and scalable in capabilities, functions and cost for a wide range of solutions from inexpensive single-function, single channel radio to high-performance multi-application, multi-channel communications system. New software, hardware, modeling and simulation architecture will be developed for versatility and cost reduction. The platform will be offered in commercial form factor to researchers and practitioners for development with interface to proprietary features to shorten the time from concepts to products. The design will leverage OSSIE (The Open Source SCA Implementation: Embedded).

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