Ad Hoc Human Information Nets for Asymmetric Threat Surveillance

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: DAAH0103CR055
Agency Tracking Number: 02SB2-0098
Amount: $97,933.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2002
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
6867 NANCY RIDGE DR., SUITE A, SAN DIEGO, CA, 92121
DUNS: 801939711
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Wright
 Senior System Architect
 (858) 550-0500
 dwright@aseg.com
Business Contact
 Ron Anders
Title: President
Phone: (858) 550-0500
Email: randers@aseg.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
"There are human assets with the potential to produce focused information in every area of interest to the intelligence and other communities. The current communication technologies stand ready to provide the backbone upon which ad-hoc, human intelligencenetworks can be built. The challenge is to produce an implementation that does not introduce new infrastructure and allows "lay" members to utilize only their current wireless devices and methods.ASEG is confident that by building on the vision of fuselets and habitats developed at DARPA and AFRL, a communication interface based on a component repository can address this challenge. By composing dynamically executable software that isre-configurable "on the fly" according to target's communication interfaces, and seeding it with the content of an analyst's intelligence requests, a server-side solution promoting maximum "lay" participation can be achieved.This capability will be readily embraced by many sectors: the marketing agencies to advertise promotions, the polling agencies to solicit spontaneous feedback on issues, law enforcement agencies to solve crimes and issue advisories, private industry topromote productivity without the major expense of private networks. This technology will enable public and private sectors to realize the goal of "communicating with anybody, any time, over any device." The INET communication capability will be readily embraced by many sectors includin

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