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Adaptive Compression of Telemetry Data using Application Specific Dictionaries

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
B122-012-0431
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA12-012
Solicitation Number:
2012.2
Small Business Information
Vadum
601 Hutton St STE 109 Raleigh, NC 27606-6322
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: Adaptive Compression of Telemetry Data using Application Specific Dictionaries
Agency: DOD
Contract: HQ0147-13-C-7381
Award Amount: $149,935.00
 

Abstract:

Vadum proposes to create a novel telemetry data compression/decompression system, SCoCD (Sparse Compression on Complete Dictionaries) with very low latency, very high compression rate, and very low distortion. The system will allow lossless compression, and can be tuned for each type of data stream with particular emphasis on imagery. Vadum has demonstrated x59 compression of Aegis test-fire imagery, with a peak SNR of 45 dB, in less than 0.02 seconds computation time with a slow, high-level language implementation. Classical compression techniques achieve low-latency, high-compression rate constraints but fail to achieve low distortion constraint, particularly for imagery. Hardware-accelerated solutions may achieve low latency and low distortion, but lack compression performance when applied to video or images. None of the classic techniques can compress already encrypted data. SCoCD will fill the technology gap by integrating the latest advances of Compressive Sensing and Dictionary Learning.

Principal Investigator:

Francois Malassenet
Principal Engineer
(919) 341-8241
Francois.Malassenet@vaduminc.com

Business Contact:

Gary Edge
Chief Executive Officer
(919) 341-8241
gary.edge@vaduminc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Vadum
601 Hutton St Suite 109 Raleigh, NC -

EIN/Tax ID: 320118186
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No