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Company Information:

Company Name:
Information in Place, Inc.
Address:
Suite 206
501 N. Morton St.
Bloomington, IN 47404-3743
Phone:
(812) 325-9100
URL:
N/A
EIN:
352084682
DUNS:
90171328
Number of Employees:
20
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
Yes

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,418,664.00 14
SBIR Phase II $3,057,813.00 5
STTR Phase I $70,000.00 1

Award List:

Creating a Global Infrastructure for Virtual Aids to Navigation (V-ATON)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Not Available Today's dense and rapidly evolving threat environments have increased the requirements that are being placed on tools necessary for characterizing urban electromagnetic (EM) environments. Although effective tools for urban EM environment characterization exist for simple 2-D models,… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Sonny E. Kirkley
Abstract:
N/a

Creating a Global Infrastructure for Virtual Aids to Navigation (vATON

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$300,000.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
As we look towards the next decade there are many opportunities to enhance services for navigation which compliment, enhance, and replace existing Aids to Navigation technologies. This Phase II project will continue the US Coast Guard¿s investigation of the development of a Virtual Aids to… More

Creating a Global Infrastructure for Virtual Aids to Navigation (vATON

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
As we look towards the next decade there are many opportunities to enhance services for navigation which compliment, enhance, and replace existing Aids to Navigation technologies. This Phase II project will continue the US Coast Guard¿s investigation of the development of a Virtual Aids to… More

My Way Finder Wireless Way-Finding Devices for Wanderers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Sonny E. Kirkley
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Applicant's Abstract): This project will determine the feasibility of integrating existing wearable monitoring devices with a new innovative Internet technology that combines wireless capabilities and global positioning system. The combination of these technologies… More

MUSE WEBPADS: PROVIDING MUSEUM VISITORS UNIVERSAL ACCESS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION(provided by applicant): The MUSE System delivers personalized experiences to museum visitors on a handheld tablet computer based on their preferences, special needs, and other contextual information. The system will be built on Universal Design standards and… More

MUSE WEBPADS: PROVIDING MUSEUM VISITORS UNIVERSAL ACCESS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION(provided by applicant): The MUSE System delivers personalized experiences to museum visitors on a handheld tablet computer based on their preferences, special needs, and other contextual information. The system will be built on Universal Design standards and… More

Embedded Training for Objective Force Warrior

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This proposal outlines a comprehensive plan to research, develop and test embedded training, performance measurement, and review methodologies for use in training proficient operation and tactical use of Objective Force Warrior (OFW) soldier equipment. Theresulting instructional and methodology… More

Embedded Training for Objective Force Warrior

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Eugene Kirkley,, Chief Executive Officer
Abstract:
This Phase II proposal outlines a plan to develop an instructional package that supports embedded training using mixed reality technologies to train proficient operation and tactical use of Objective Force Warrior (OFW) soldier equipment. Thisinstructional package will include the following… More

Military and Civilian Air Traffic Management Information Exchange and Visualization

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,677.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This proposal outlines a comprehensive plan to apply an emerging technology, augmented reality (AR), to provide military and civilian air traffic controllers with the capability to integrate information from various data sources in ways that are easily and rapidly interpretable. The ultimate… More

Military and Civilian Air Traffic Management Information Exchange and Visualization

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,928.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This proposal outlines a comprehensive plan to apply the emerging technology of augmented reality (AR) to facilitate a reduction in runway incursions by supporting more natural and direct perception of airport traffic identification, status, and movement patterns. The proposed system will provide… More

Conventional Training Versus Game-Based Training

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
INDIANA UNIV.
RI Contact:
Michael McRobbie
Abstract:
This proposal outlines a plan to create a toolkit consisting of: 1. A methodology derived from theory and research on human performance training (HPT), research on learning, and instructional design; 2. A 3D taxonomy/matrix that maps training objectives and learning processes with game… More

HAZMAT Training Using a Problem-based Methodology and Serious Games Approach

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): HAZMAT response teams operate in increasingly cognitively complex, mentally stressing, physically fatiguing, and dangerous environments. Yet training needs need to include faster and direct access to new technologies, more operations-level training for first… More

SBIR Phase I: Developing a Commercial Video Game for Tweens to Support Complex Systems Thinking

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop an innovative, cutting-edge, commercial video game, that inspires and entices middle school children to engage in complex systems-based problems to learn science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by using a… More

Viyant Hazmat Skilled Support Personnel Just in Place Performance Support

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Skilled Support Personnel (SSP) are essential to site recovery, yet they are often under-trained in hazmat response and may lack knowledge of how to cope with specific incidents. Poor training and rusty skills lead to injury to themselves and others, as well… More

Innovative Training Technology for Preventive Radiological/Nuclear Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Sonny E. Kirkley – (812) 856-4202
Abstract:
We propose to develop a functional user interface that realistically depicts the operation of two preventive radiological/nuclear detection (PRND) instruments: a Personal Radiation Detector (PRD), and a Radioisotope Identification Device (RIID) currently in use by U.S. Customs and Border Protection… More

SBIR Phase II: Developing a Commercial Video Game for Tweens to Support Complex Systems Thinking

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$527,885.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II research project will support middle school students in learning STEM concepts and problem solving through the use of a problem-based curriculum and video game with embedded scaffolds (e.g., guidance, tools, resources). The project will focus… More

Micro-games for WMD Training for Skilled Support Personnel

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Skilled Support Personnel (SSP), such as demolition and utility workers, played critical roles in the Oklahoma City, Pentagon, and WTC terrorist incidence responses. Yet several reports (Lippy and Murray, 2002; N IEHS WETP 2002) have found that our… More

Astro-Engineer: Implementing a Problem-based Serious Games Approach to Interest and Engage Middle School Students in Engineering Design Challenges Related to Colonizing Space

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$199,987.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project proposes to design, develop and conduct usability and feasibility testing on Astro-Engineer, a problem-based, commercial quality serious game module with embedded scaffolds to interest and engage middle school (7th and 8th… More

SBIR Phase I: Race To Mars: Examining How to Interest and Engage Females in STEM through an Exploratory Examination of Serious Game Design Variables

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I strives to increase female and minority student interest in engineering and related fields. Reaching underrepresented populations in STEM is essential for developing the domestic workforce needed for 21st century engineering and STEM exploration… More