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Company Information:

Name: 5-D Systems Inc.
Address: 1 Chisholm Trail, Suite 3200
Round Rock, TX 78681-
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (512) 238-9840

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $802,566.00 7
SBIR Phase II $694,621.00 1
STTR Phase I $99,962.00 1

Award List:

Unmanned Operation of Fly-by-wire Testbed Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steve Fendley, President
Award Amount: $77,392.00
Abstract:
This project will evaluate the feasibility of developing a system to convert an existing, manned, non-mechanical, fly-by-wire (FBW) aircraft into a remotely-controlled, optionally-piloted vehicle (OPV). The capability to implement high-performance, tactical-envelope military aircraft as… More

Software Architecture for Navigation Devices Enabling Flexible Addition of Aiding Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Christof Hamm, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $98,512.00
Abstract:
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking a software architecture that allows new and advanced navigation sensors to be integrated with an existing navigation system. To demonstrate this technology, DARPA desires a design for a personal navigator leveraging this technology… More

High Speed Digital Video on Legacy Aircraft Wiring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Darren Johnson, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $99,459.00
Abstract:
5-D has developed an approach to add a modern high speed network to legacy aircraft using only existing aircraft wiring. With this design implementation, aircraft power lines, as well as control and/or signal wiring will become dual purpose (original use along with high bandwidth data) resulting in… More

High Speed Digital Video on Legacy Aircraft Wiring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Darren Johnson, Principal Systems Enginee – (512) 238-9840
Award Amount: $694,621.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: 5-D has developed an approach, leveraging modified commercial technology, to add a modern high speed network to legacy aircraft using only existing aircraft wiring. With this design implementation, existing aircraft wiring will become dual purpose (original use along with high bandwidth… More

Intelligent Adaptive Needs Characterization for M&S Systems Engineering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: University of Texas @San Antonio
Principal Investigator: Karen Ulferts, Senior Engineer – (512) 238-9840
Award Amount: $99,962.00
RI Contact: Mo Jamshidi
Abstract:
5-D Systems and the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) Autonomous Control Engineering (ACE) Laboratory will prototype a system concept and produce a long term development plan for a tool to intelligently assist MDA M & S Systems Engineers in understanding the needs of their stakeholders. … More

Automated Support System for the Development and Maintenance of TPSs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Kurkjian, Secretary – (512) 238-9840
Award Amount: $79,965.00
Abstract:
Test Program Sets (TPS) within an Automatic Test System (ATS) represent a significant investment that must often be preserved during an obsolescence update to the ATS equipment. This effort seeks to develop a set of automated tools to convert legacy TPSs into industry-standard Automatic Test Markup… More

Vision Processor for Helmet System (VPHS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bennie R. Kirk, Jr., Principal Investigator – (512) 238-9840
Award Amount: $149,864.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: 5-D Systems (5-D) has developed a concept for a state-of-the-art Vision Processor for Helmet Systems (VPHS) that will provide significant performance improvements over currently deployed systems. Our concept will achieve the government"s performance requirements and address the two… More

Militarized Power Line Communication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bennie R. Kirk, Jr., Principal Investigator – (512) 238-9840
Award Amount: $149,990.00
Abstract:
5-D is developing a cost effective, militarized, power line communications (PLC) system leveraging commercial"Smart Grid"and PLC technologies. Our approach provides the system components necessary to properly manage the variable resources and loads inherent in micro grid power systems… More

Expand Data Transfer Rates within Legacy Aircraft (ERLA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bennie R. Kirk, Jr, Principal Investigator – (512) 238-9840
Award Amount: $147,384.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The intercommunication data rate (IDR) of legacy aircraft is a limiting factor for transferring data between positions on the platform. Future planned capabilities, like the Advanced Tactical Data Link (ATDL), will require a significant increase in IDR, which typically requires an… More