"All 3 phase one SBIR successes we've had over the past six months can be traced back to Hyperspace Challenge"

Cliff Massey, 2018 Participant, CrowdAI

In November 2018, ten companies were selected to participate in the first Hyperspace Challenge in Albuquerque, NM. These ten companies, defense users, and invited industry experts met to further explore how startups’ capabilities can be used to address a defense community need. On November 15, startups  pitched how their capabilities will be able to fulfill a critical need for the defense community. CrowdAI was awarded a total of $25,000 in incentive and prize money to expedite follow-on activities related to establishing acquisition or contracting opportunities with the Department of Defense.

Meet the 10 participating companies: 

CrowdAISatellites capture every inch of the world on a daily basis. CrowdAI transforms these images into meaningful insights.

EnviewEnview rapidly transforms nation-scale 3D geospatial datasets into insights and action to protect people and infrastructure.

DroneMapperDroneMapper specializes in photogrammetry and the extraction of value-added products from imagery, generating georeferenced Orthomosaics, Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), Digital Terrain Models (DTMs), point clouds, textured mesh 3D models and GIS products for a large set of market segments.

HiveMapperHivemapper provides mapping, visualization, and analytic tools—for humans and machines alike—that uncover changes humans can’t see.

NOVI LLCNOVI LLC applies machine-learning algorithms to Space Situational Awareness and and other related fields.

SaraniaSatSaraniaSat Inc. acquires and processes advanced, high spatial and temporal resolution, Hyperspectral Remote-Sensing Imagery for multiple business verticals including Precision Agriculture, Environmental Monitoring, Forestry, Water Resource Monitoring, Weather Prediction and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.

Silent FalconSilent Falcon designs long-endurance, long-range aerial platforms for carrying leading-edge sensors that collect, transmit and store the data and imagery required for a rapidly growing number of commercial, public safety, and traditional defense and security ISR applications.

SpaceKnowSpaceKnow provides global coverage of the earth through cutting edge technology giving you access to view specific locations and monitor trends in our planet.

Vection GroupVection Group is a cloud based streaming API software company providing B2B, B2C and B2M SaaS for the IoT, Smart Cities & other entities.

Vigilant TechnologiesVigilant Technologies helps companies build dedicated, on-premise clouds, test engines in public clouds and off-site remote 

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

Remote Estimation of Forest Density to aid in Warfighter Mobility Support

Forest characterization using traditional forestry methods requires intricate and thorough field measurements across numerous plots. The level of detail and resolution acquired simply has not been reproduced using remote techniques.

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AF Civil Engineering

Automatically identify changes to electric power lines, transformers, etc. to better prioritize and allocate resources for in-depth inspections.

Identify changes in infrastructure (power-lines, etc) using automated aerial, space, and other data analyses to better prioritize and allocate resources for in-depth inspections.

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Army PSYOP

On-demand geospatial data for target audience analysis

Our PSYOP soldiers need a tool or suite to enable on-demand query and delivery of open source satellite/other geo sensing data to support Target Audience Analysis (TAA).

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Sign Up for 2019

Sign up now for the 2019 SmallSats Hyperspace Challenge. Simply fill out this form to apply to attend our upcoming webinars in September.

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