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  1. OSD12-AU4: Cooperative Autonomous Tunnel Mapping

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop an autonomous team of aerial scouts capable of cooperatively exploring an unknown indoor environment, and communicating their findings to each other and their human operators. DESCRIPTION: There are numerous applications for unmanned/robotic systems operating in complex urban or indoor environments1, 2. A high level of autonomy is desired to reduce operator workload, and ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. OSD12-AU5: Fashioning of an Adaptive Workspace through Autonomous Services

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop robust technologies that promote an"impedance match"or"human-IT partnership"that increases the analyst's agility and compliment the human. Traditional approaches to human-computer interaction focus on relatively simplistic human behavior (e.g., key strokes, mouse clicks, etc,). This effort will concentrate on the analyst"s experience by providing a means to address task off-loa ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  3. OSD12-AU6: Autonomy for Seeking, Understanding, and Presenting Information

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    Objective: Develop scalable computing algorithms capable of performing autonomous sense making operations based on learning and/or training. Specifically, reduce the effect of operator information overload by autonomously gathering relevant information for decision-makers and drawing meaningful conclusions from massive amounts of data, therefore optimizing human-agent interactions. Description ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  4. OSD12-EP3: Energy Storage Enclosure Technologies for High Density Devices

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop shock, vibration, environmental and EMI-hardened energy storage enclosures that are optimized to withstand and withhold/direct the energetics of a component or cascade of energy storage component failures. To provide this enclosure and protection of nearby personnel and equipment via state of the art materials and structural design so that the volumetric and gravimetric penal ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. OSD12-EP4: Tactical Power Plant Multi-Generator Intelligent Power Management Controller

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop and demonstrate a ruggedized tactical power plant generator controller to enable fuel savings and reduced generator wear. DESCRIPTION: Tactical power generation for Army deployments has demonstrated low efficiency conversion due to wide variations in load. Tactical generators routinely operate below 50% of peak power which results in low fuel efficiency. Future endeavor ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  6. OSD12-EP5: Dynamic Time and Frequency Domain Modeling of Aircraft Power System with Electrical Accumulator Units (EAU)

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop generic time and frequency domain analysis modeling and analysis tools to analyze and determine mitigation strategies to maintain power quality with high dynamic aircraft power systems operating with electrical accumulator units (EAU). DESCRIPTION: Ever increasing high dynamic load demands are being placed on aircraft power systems. Peak and regenerated ene ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. OSD12-EP6: Cylindrical Geometry Energy Storage Cooling Architectures

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: To develop compact, low thermal resistance solutions for maintaining the temperature of cylindrical energy storage components set up in high voltage arrays. Better temperature control in platforms will reduce the need to de-rate components, improving reliability and system energy density. DESCRIPTION: Future military platforms will require more extensive use of electronic power sy ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  8. OSD12-EP7: Militarized Power Line Communication

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate cost effective, secure, militarized power line communication system components which can provide a reduced infrastructure solution to properly manage variable resources and loads for multi generator operations, bases, and platforms. DESCRIPTION: Communication is the key to successfully managing the elements that make up a smart electrical architecture or grid including ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  9. OSD12-ER1: Evaluating Component Interactions Within Complex Systems

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    Objective: This topic seeks proposals to develop innovative, human-in-the-loop mechanisms for identifying analysis, test, and evaluation workflows that need to be generated in order to reduce risk of unanticipated effects. Description: The Department of Defense (DoD) must be prepared to support a wide range of missions across dynamic and uncertain futures, including rapid changes in missions, t ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  10. OSD12-ER2: Functional Allocation Trades Between Hardware and Software

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    Objective: Develop methods for allocating system functions to implementations of hardware or software with the intent of quantitatively assessing the benefits and drawbacks of these allocation options from a hierarchically increasing view (component, subsystem, system, system-of-systems). The desired outcome is a method for making comparative assessments and design trades between allocation of the ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
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