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Company Information:

Company Name: Dignitas Technologies, LLC
City: Orlando
State: FL
Zip+4: 32817-
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (407) 281-6431

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $749,717.00 9
SBIR Phase II $4,841,386.00 5

Award List:

High-Fidelity Runtime Database Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Managing Member
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
Increased capability in natural environment data capture (such as LIDAR) is combining with expanding military requirements for embedded training and automated vehicles to dramatically increase the need for much higher resolution terrain representations and services. Previously, the most complex… More

High-Fidelity Runtime Database Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Managing Member
Award Amount: $559,948.00
Abstract:
Increased capability in natural environment data capture (such as LIDAR) is combining with expanding military requirements for embedded training and automated vehicles to dramatically increase the need for much higher resolution terrain representations and services. Previously, the most complex… More

Dynamic Terrain System Process Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Managing Member
Award Amount: $69,955.00
Abstract:
Synthetic Natural Environment (SNE) represents the natural and man-made environment in which military simulations occur. This natural and man-made environment is subject to change in the real world. The importance of a changing SNE crosses all domains and types of warfare. Aircraft pilots expect… More

Automated Generation of Underground Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Shawn Shiflett, Simulation Engineer
Award Amount: $69,986.00
Abstract:
Urban environments have become a central focus of military operations and thus of training. The military simulation community has put significant effort into the representation and visualization of buildings and urban clutter. Databases such as Baku and Caspian Sea and functionality like Ultra High… More

High-Fidelity Runtime Database Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Managing Member – (407) 259-9915
Award Amount: $2,108,308.00
Abstract:
Increased capability in natural environment data capture (such as LIDAR) is combining with expanding military requirements for embedded training and automated vehicles to dramatically increase the need for much higher resolution terrain representations and services. Previously, the most complex… More

Dynamic Terrain System Process Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Managing Member
Award Amount: $363,284.00
Abstract:
Team Dignitas' overall objective for Phase II is to enhance the training capabilities of existing virtual simulations based upon advanced dynamic terrain functionality, while simulataneously looking toward next generation capabilities. Throughout our Phase II work, we will coordinate with existing… More

Automated Generation of Underground Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Shawn Shiflett, System Engineer
Award Amount: $1,079,919.00
Abstract:
Urban environments are a central focus of military operations and by extension, training. The military simulation community has put significant effort into the representation and visualization of buildings and urban clutter. While there is basic simulation support for underground structures,… More

Terrain Database Correlation and Automated Testing Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Freddie Santiago, Software Engineer – (407) 601-7847
Award Amount: $729,927.00
Abstract:
The modeling and simulation industry has long been plagued by errors in synthetic natural environment representations and services. Terrain correlation issues span a wide range of layers, including database generation, data content, run-time algorithms, and system functional effect. These issues are… More

Dynamic Formats in Distributed Simulation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,987.00
Abstract:
There is a strong recent trend of core Army technologies heading towards greater convergence and reuse, as illustrated by programs such as OneSAF and SE Core. However, in parallel with this trend, selected areas are actually diverging through heavy investment in technologies that do not conform well… More

Terrain Database Correlation and Automated Testing Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Vice President
Award Amount: $119,959.00
Abstract:
The modeling and simulation industry has long been plagued by errors in synthetic natural environment representations and services. Terrain correlation issues span a wide range of layers, including database generation, data content, run-time algorithms, and system functional effect. These issues are… More

Algorithms for Ground Soldier Based Simulations and Decision Support Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jon Watkins, Managing Member – (407) 601-7847
Award Amount: $69,984.00
Abstract:
The Army has invested millions of dollars in large computer generated forces (CGF) applications, supporting constructive and virtual use cases. These applications have embedded algorithms and concepts intended to help simulated entities make automated decisions. These algorithms could directly… More

Methodologies and Algorithms for Ground Soldier Load and Route Selection Decision Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Steve Borkman, Senior Software Engineer – (407) 601-7847
Award Amount: $99,862.00
Abstract:
Dignitas Technologies"Phase I approach combines our industry-leading experience with terrain reasoning algorithms with our growing technology suite of tactical decision aids running on mobile and embedded environments. Our Phase I SBIR effort focuses on combining these two threads to develop a… More

Urban Computer Generated Forces (CGF) Models

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bob Burch, Chief Technology Officer – (407) 601-7847
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
Dignitas Technologies Phase I approach will use our 20 years of CGF experience to identify a OneSAF system solution for accurate urban models. We will perform system engineering analysis of alternatives where necessary to provide a compliant system design that integrates key population modeling… More

Distributed Synthetic Environment Correlation Assessment Architecture and Metrics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Freddie Santiago, Software Engineer – (407) 601-7847
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
The modeling and simulation industry has long been plagued by errors in synthetic natural environment representations and services which can impact training effectiveness. While synthetic environment errors can arise within a single format or across formats in a single simulator, the problem is… More