Projects

Home News Products Projects Publications Resources Contact Us

 

 

NOV 2008

Phase-I SBIR Airborne Video Based Navigation (AMRDEC).  

OCT 2008

Phase-I SBIR for a UAV based hyperspectral system with real time band selection (NAVAIR).  

SEP 2008

Add-on to Phase-II for building a 4DIS and a HyperSWIR2500 sensors (ARDEC).

 

Phase-II Add-on for improving high speed sensors for missile intercept characterization (MDA).  

 

Award of a contract to perform hyperspectral field measurements at various sites (USG).  

AUG 2008

Phase-II SBIR for development of real time fused color night vision system (ARO).

 

Award to conduct zoom-based hyperspectral measurements for scene scaling analysis.

MAY 2008

Phase-I SBIR for developing a concept for passive missile tracking and ranging at high altitudes (AFRL).

APR 2008

Development of a Target Surface Temperature Measurement algorithm for laser engagement under S&T/T&E (Army).

 

Phase I SBIR for developing fiber optics delivery system based CARS in combustion diagnostics (AF).

 

Award of a contract to demonstrate optimal hyperspectral band selection (USG).

OCT 2007

A Phase-I SBIR is awarded by Army Research Lab to OKSI titled: Fused Color Night Vision Imagery Using Invariant Spectral/Texture Identification within a Bayesian Network.

SEP 2007

A Phase-II Enhancement is awarded by MDA for further sensor development and for data collect at various MDA events.

 

OKSI is selected to deliver to the US Government a HyperScan ground based an airborne pushbroom hyperspectral sensor.

AUG 2007

OKSI conducts day / night imaging measurements covering the visible through the LWIR in support of coastal water security and port protection.

JUL 2007

A Phase-I SBIR is awarded to OKSI to demonstrate very high speed Schlieren imaging of shockwaves around supersonic objects.

MAY 2007

OKSI sensors on board Big Crow for observing an MDA event.

 

OKSI receives a contract to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

APR 2007

OKSI's 4DIS technology is selected for development of a sensor for measuring radiance from target engaged by directed energy.

MAR 2007

A Phase-II is awarded to OKSI for developing an AD-OSC enhanced version of the Optical Signature Code.

 

OKSI provides calibration services for hyperspectral sensors.

 

OKSI receives a contract to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

JAN 2007

A novel, very high resolution scanning UV Raman spectrometer is designed for chem / bio detection.

 

OKSI provides components for a hyperspectral system.

DEC 2006

OKSI receives a contract to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

OCT 2006

AEDC awards a Phase-II + for the further development of the dual band MW/LWIR 4DIS sensor and custom optics.

 

OKSI receives a contract to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

SEP 2006

A Phase-II SBIR is awarded by ARDEC for demonstration of IR intelligent scope.

 

A Phase-III SBIR award is received from Army NVESD for ManTech related to the VariAp®.

 

OKSI receives multiple contracts from several Army Prime Contractors to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

JUL 2006

OKSI delivers an airborne PentaCam (multispectral imaging system).

A Phase-II SBIR is awarded by AFRL/PRSA for the development and delivery of a complete CARS system for rocket engine diagnostics.

JUN 2006

A Phase-I SBIR awarded for demonstration of a solid-state dual exposure flash photography of hypersonic projectiles in the hypervelocity test facility at AEDC.

 

OKSI with PST receive a Phase-II Enhancement from AEDC to apply the ASCOPE algorithm for developing a missile signature database.

 

A Phase-I SBIR is awarded for the demonstration of diagnostics in high temperature H3 arc jet facility at AEDC.

 

OKSI provides optics for hyperspectral imagers.

MAY 2006

A Phase-II SBIR is awarded by AMRDEC for the development of low cost actuators for missile seekers.

 

OKSI delivers the QuadCam, an airborne multispectral imaging system.

 

OKSI receives a contract to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

 

OKSI is awarded a contract to develop a concept for a fly-along spectrometer for plasma measurements during exoatmospheric intercept event.

 

OKSI provides support with hyperspectral technology for medical applications.

APR 2006

OKSI receives a contract to perform assessment of soot combustion and characterization in missile plumes.

MAR 2006

A Phase-II SBIR is awarded by MDA for the development of an high speed Echelle spectrometer, a very high speed 4DIS sensor and demonstration of these sensors in MDA events.

 

OKSI receives multiple contracts from Army Prime Contractors to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

 

OKSI delivers a HyperScan, a scanning pushbroom VNIR sensor for agriculture applications.

NOV 2005

OKSI receives a contract to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

OCT 2005

A Phase-I SBIR is awarded by ARDEC for development of algorithms for rendering of LWIR imagery in recognizable colors and for target detection.

 

OKSI delivers a hyperspectral imaging system for medical applications.

 

OKSI provides support to MDA activities.

 

OKSI provides optics for hyperspectral sensors.

 

OKSI receives a contract to supply VariAp® components for GEN-III FLIR.

JUN 2005

A Phase-II SBIR is awarded by MDA for algorithm development for Bayesian target identification.

 

OKSI delivers a conceptual design of a Hadamard spectrometer.

MAY 2005

AFRL/PRSA awards a Phase-I SBIR for the design of a CARS system for combustion diagnostics in rocket engines.

FEB 2005

OKSI delivers a hyperspectral imaging system comprising a stereo VIS and NIR.

 

OKSI received Phase III Army SBIR award to continue development and refinement of variable aperture cold stop mechanism now a core capability for Gen III FLIR systems.

 

A Phase-I SBIR contract from MDA is awarded to develop a ultrafast 4D-IS sensor for plasma diagnostics in support of Kill Assessment.

OKSI's 4D-IS is used at AMOS for data collection on an MDA intercept event.

JAN 2005

OKSI receives Phase I Army SBIR award to develop reduced cost torquers for use with missile seekers.

NOV 2004

OKSI and WCSAR receive a Phase-II award from NASA MSFC to develop a generic biology research facility.

SEP 2004

OKSI jointly with PST are awarded an SBIR Phase-II contract to develop tools for the creation of plume signature data base.

 

A Phase-II award from WSMR II to develop a large format MWIR camera with a variable aperture to match the f/# of the range reflective telescopes.

 

WSMR award to build a custom optical relay and a variable cold stop to match the range Indigo camera to a Cassagrain telesco.

JUN 2004

OKSI receives a Phase-I SBIR award to develop the A2D technology for the automatic enhancement of Battlespace Environment Simulation Toolkit in order to provide uncertainty analysis capabilities.

 

OKSI receives a Phase-I SBIR to demonstrate uncertainty and sensitivity propagation across plume radiation code suite.

MAY 2004

OKSI receives Phase-II Army SMDC SBIR contract to build and deliver an imaging 4D-IS MWIR spectrometer to be used for Advanced Passive Monocular Ranging (AMPR) for missile defense.

 

OKSI receives Army NVESD contract to supply two IR systems manufacturers with variable aperture cold stop mechanisms for demonstration in next generation Army FLIR system prototypes.

 

A MDA Phase-I SBIR project is awarded to demonstrate GMLR / BMLR algorithm for hyperspectral target detection (NSWC contract).

APR 2004

AFRL awards to OKSI a contract to design a compact SW/LWIR hyperspectral sensor.

FEB 2004

OKSI receives an ONR Phase-II SBIR contract to demonstrate color low light level imaging technology.

JAN 2004

OKSI and WCSAR team are awarded a NASA Phase-I SBIR to demonstrate elements of a Generic Biology Research Facility in a Mid-Deck Double Locker system.  Facility includes fluorescent macro/micro imaging capabilities.

 

US Army WSMR awarded a Phase-I SBIR to OKSI to develop a Variable Aperture Cold-Stop for IR Cameras for Use on Multiple f/# Telescopes. 

DEC 2003

Advanced Monocular Passive Ranging algorithm and hardware are developed under a Phase-II SBIR for installation on MDA's HALO-II.

NOV 2003

OKSI provides a special Continuous Variable Aperture / Cold Stop for demonstration of GEN-III dual f/# FLIR system.

 

ONR Awards a Phase II SBIR for demonstration of video based autonomous navigation under GPS-denied environments.

JUL 2003

USDA awards a contract to provide multi-, hyperspectral and thermal remote sensing imagery data, and data processing over the San Joaquin Valley, CA.

 

OKSI demonstrates Simultaneous Constraint Optimization for Parameter Estimation (SCOPE) technique using the SPURC/Modtran codes to develop data driven plume model optimization and establish signature database.

FALL 2003

OKSI partners with California winery to perform spectral analysis of wine grapes over a two month period around the grape harvest of 2003.

SUMMER 2003

OKSI provides remote sensing services including multi- and hyper- spectral and thermal infrared data collection for Precision Farming under the Ag2020 program. Data is collected over the Sheely Farm near Lemoore, California, and the USDA experimental fields in Shafter, California.  Work funded by NASA/SSC and the USDA/ARS.

JUN 2003

The Advanced Monocular Passive Ranging (A-MPR) algorithm is tested using Blue Velvet (BV) and Aerial Dispersion Experiment (ADE) data under AFRL/PRSA program.

APR 2003

OKSI sensors have participated in the MUST2000, Blue Velvet, and ADE data collects.

OKSI develops color night vision technology using a modified image intensified CCD camera, under counter terrorism program.  A full I2CCD simulator is also developed.

MAR 2003

An autonomous surveillance camera system is developed for operations in remote sites. The system uses solar energy and receives commands and transmits video via wireless analog links. 

JAN 2003

OKSI was selected to develop a flight orientation and stabilization system for airborne and spaceborne active and   passive sensors, primarily hyperspectral, ultraspectral, video cameras, and active laser altimeters, etc. The approach is using a Line Of Sight Stabilization System (LOSSS), (patent pending).

Continuously Variable Aperture Cold Stop  - A continuously variable cold stop was demonstrated for IR cameras.

OCT 2002

4-D MW/LW IR Hyperspectral Sensor - Four Dimensional Imaging Spectrometer captures in each snap shot of the camera the full image cube including 2D spatial, spectral and temporal data, operating over the MWIR and LWIR spectral range.

SUMMER 2002

OKSI provides remote sensing services including multi- and hyper- spectral and thermal infrared data collection for Precision Farming under the Ag2020 program. Data is collected over the Sheely Farm near Lemoore, California, and the USDA experimental fields in Shafter, California.  Work funded by NASA/SSC and the USDA/ARS.

JUL 2002

OKSI with Oak Ridge National Laboratory develops AD enhanced version of Modtran 4.2. The adMODTRAN computes the full Jacobian matrix, of model outputs with respect to model independent variable.

MAY 2002

OKSI develops AD enhanced version of SPURC, the plume radiation code. The adSPURC computes the full Jacobian, sensitivity matrix, of code outputs with respect to code independent variables.

APR 2002

An autonomous navigation system based on matching video imagery to landmark satellite imagery is developed by OKSI under ONR program. The real time navigation system is designed to operate in a GPS-denied environment.

OKSI was selected by MDA to develop a design for a 4D-IS sensor for use on board HALO-II airborne platform with application for monocular passive ranging.

OKSI was selected by MDA to develop and Advanced Monocular Passive Ranging (A-MPR) algorithm for missile target tracking on board HALO-II.

JAN 2002

Under NASA KSC program, OKSI with the University of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Center for Space And Robotics (WCSAR), develop a dual mode scanner for (1) the monitoring of plant health in microgravity environment and for biomass production, and (2) fluorescence detection for in situ monitoring of genetic plant transformation events under microgravity.

A Visible to Near Infrared (VNIR) 4-Dimensional Imaging Spectrometer (4D-IS) sensor is demonstrated for capturing the full spatial, spectral, and temporal signatures of lightning and other very fast changing events. The prototype sensor, developed under a SBIR program with NASA MSFC is demonstrated in capturing firing events of model rocket motors.

SUMMER 2001

OKSI provides remote sensing services including multi- and hyper- spectral and thermal infrared data collection for Precision Farming under the Ag2020 program. Data is collected over the Sheely Farm near Lemoore, California, and the USDA experimental fields in Shafter, California.  Work funded by NASA/SSC and the USDA/ARS.

FEB 2001

A Spectro-Polarimetric Imager (SPI) sensor is developed using Liquid Crystal Tunable Filter (LCTF) for spectral analysis and Liquid Crystal Variable Retarder (LCVR) for polarimetric analysis. The LCTF/VR is mounted in front of a low noise, TE cooled CCD camera using relay optics to transfer the image from the standard C-mount lens to the CCD. Software control and synchronization for the CCD capture and the LCTF/VR is developed. The work is funded under a ONR program.

JAN 2001

OKSI and Brown University develop fast switching color filters based on Hollographically-Formed, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (H-PDLC) technology for use in hyperspectral imaging. The work is funded under STTR phases I/II by NASA/GSFC.

A monocular passive ranging (MPR) code is developed and delivered to BMDO for use on board the HALO-II missile tracking sensors.  The code runs on the Mercury Computer and uses a Modtran data-base to provide atmospheric parameters for the MPR algorithm.

JUN 2000

OKSI develops a technique for "Optimized Target Detection using Automatic Differentiation of Modtran for Inverse Problem Solution," under AFRL/VSSS SBIR program.

JUN 1999

An airborne VNIR hyperspectral sensor with a real time DSP based data compression system is developed for AFRL/SN.

MAY 1999

An AD enhanced version of the SPURC plume radiation code is demonstrated under AFRL/PRSA, BMDO program. Sensitivity of SPURC outputs to various model inputs are calculated in a single run of the code. Over 65000 derivatives are computed in a single code execution.

NOV 1998

OKSI demonstrates atmospheric retrieval approch for hyperspectral imagery based on operating the Modtran code in an inverse mode to match sensor data via a stochastic optimization based on genetic algorithms.

OCT 1998

Automatic Differentiation (AD) tools are applied to the MODTRAN code to demonstrate the ability to produce an enhanced Modtran code capable of computing the derivatives of output variables with respect to input variables. These analytical (exact) derivatives are computed in a single run of the enhanced code, and there is no need to perturb one variable at the time, and the results do not depend on step size like in finite differences analysis. The work is funded under a Phase-I SBIR from NASA SSC.

SEP 1998

NASA Stennis Space Center (SSC) selected OKSI for a two years EOCAP program award to demonstrate the use of hyperspectral data in precision agriculture. The Ag.20/20 project web site .

JUN 1998

OKSI releases a Hyperspectral Toolkit containing various algorithms that operate as a plug-in under ENVI.

MAY 1998

OKSI demonstrates a prototype, low-noise, 16-bits, SWIR camera based on Rockwell's PICNIC 256x256 MCT FPA. A complete turn-key system includes camera, operating and image analysis software and computer interface.

OKSI delivers to the USDA an airborne multi-spectral system comprising three 1024x1024 12-bits cameras that are internally synchronized for simultaneous image acquisition.

MAR 1998

OKSI receives an Air Force contract to demonstrate new parallelizable real-time loss-less data compression algorithm for hyperspectral data.

OCT 1997

Benchtop hyperspectral camera based on a Liquid Crystal Tunabel Filter is controlled and operated from within ENVI.

JUL 1997

NASA GSFC awards a contract to demonstrate an imaging gas correlation spectroscopy camera for the detection of SO2 in plumes.

JAN 1997

OKSI receives a Phase-II SBIR from NIST to develop a prototype Intelligent Fire Detection System.

OKSI was selected by NASA/GSFC for Phase-I SBIR award for the development of algorithms for Search & Rescue Missions based on Hyperspectral imagery.

DEC 1996

OKSI was Selected by NASA/GSFC for Phase-II STTR Award for the continued development of very fast neural network training algorithms with applications for hyperspectral image analysis. See NASA Success Story.

JAN 1996

NIST awards a Phase-I SBIR contract to demonstrate a concept of sensor and data fusion for multi-function smoke detectors.

OCT 1995

Hyperspectral Chemometric Algorithms for Remote Detection of Hazardous Gases.

AUG 1995

DARPA Awards a Phase-II TRP/SBIR to OKSI for the development of the TIRIS, an LWIR hyperspectral sensor for the remote / stand-off detection of plumes of organic compounds in the atmosphere. The end user is Tinker AFB.

JUL 1995

Opto-Knowledge Systems, Inc., (OKSI) of Manhattan Beach, CA was selected by NASA for negotiating Phase I STTR Award for development of Novel Neural Network Technology for Very Fast Analysis of Hyperspectral Imagery.

JAN 1994

OKSI develops the "Room Temperature Long Wave Infrared Spectrometer"  under a NASA JPL program.

An "Optical Apparatus for Turbulence Characterization" is demonstrated at OKSI under a NASA LeRC program.  The technique is based on the detection of fine intensity fluctuations when imaging a scene or an object through a fire.  The fluctuations are caused by the fine structure of turbulence in flames, and thus allowing the detection of invisible flames such as hydrogen fires (near SSME test stands) and methanol fuels (used for car racing).  The technique can be used for fire detectors in aircraft hangers and outdoors. 

1994

Airborne Digital Thermal Imagery for Remote Sensing of the Environment Our Visiting Investigator Program with NASA SSC.  Further details.

JAN 1991

OKSI Develops the "Portable Imaging Spectroradiometer for Ground Truth and Earth Remote Sensing" under a NASA SSC program. 

1991

The Intelligent Missile Seeker program demonstrates a dual VNIR and SWIR hyperspectral sensors using a common telescope.

Related Patent: US 5,166,755: Spectrometer apparatus. The use of a Linearly Variable Filter and a Focal Plane Array.

     

 

 

 

Home ] News ] Products ] [ Projects ] Publications ] Resources ] Contact Us ]

Send mail to info @ oksi.com with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright © 2003 Opto-Knowledge Systems, Inc.
Last modified: November 21, 2008