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Novel Airborne Video Sensors

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
68735
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
03SB2-0313
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
AVID LLC
120 Newsome Drive Suite A Yorktown, VA 23692-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Novel Airborne Video Sensors
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: W31P4Q-05-C-0303
Award Amount: $749,934.00
 

Abstract:

A tool has been developed, Software Pixels On Target (SPOT), that provides a decision maker with the capability to visualize the effect of sensor performance for the detection of objects of interest during Phase I efforts for the Novel Airborne Video Sensors SBIR. Video data was obtained from a fixed-wing aircraft for software validation. Image processing software was developed that showed the effects of resolution and field-of-view degradation in high-resolution experimental data. This effort was focused on the detection of objects of interest. In Phase II, we propose to enhance and direct efforts to assist the decision maker in selecting the optimum sensor package for surveillance of a large area. Tools will be developed to efficiently store large amounts of sensor data and the capability to backtrack through the stored data for the detection of objects of interest. Once an event has happened, objects of interest may be detected in the stored imagery and then backtracked in time to determine their origin. This information can then be utilized for monitoring objects of interest and their movement for the detection of future events or backward in time to identify the network involved and thus enabling the complete network to be destroyed.

Principal Investigator:

Sam Wilson
President
5409610067
swilson@avidllc.biz

Business Contact:

Nanci Hardwick
CFO
5409610067
nhardwick@avidllc.biz
Small Business Information at Submission:

AVID LLC
1750 Kraft Drive, Suite 1400 Blacksburg, VA 24060

EIN/Tax ID: 061637406
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No