Ohio small businesses and academia are invited to participate in a webinar covering federal research and development funding opportunities provided by the Ohio Federal Research Network
What: The OFRN Opportunity Day is a virtual event that will feature networking presentations from NASA, and StarLabs thought leaders, a review of open federal funding opportunities, and a discussion with Q&A with agency thought leaders.
Who: The Ohio Federal Research Network Opportunity Day is hosted by Parallax Advanced Research in collaboration with The Ohio State University and the Ohio
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Beavercreek, Ohio – Scientists at Parallax Advanced Research are working on several aspects of human-machine teaming (HMT) sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory. HMT studies where humans meet technology, how they interact with it, what kind of errors occur, and how humans perceive what technology is doing. Parallax’s research is focused on intelligence surveillance reconnaissance (ISR), which is critical to military operations. Broadly, the Parallax HMT team works with developers and customers to analyze decision-making
Launch Dayton partners accelerate diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Dayton entrepreneur community
Dayton, OH- Since its inception in 2018, the Launch Dayton team has focused on building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) community of resources and mentors to propel the growth of Dayton’s entrepreneurs.
Launch Dayton is a collaborative of entrepreneurial resource providers that support the Dayton region’s startup and small business community. Launch Dayton partners aim to create an intentionally inclusive startup community that serves Dayton’s entrepreneurs by providing resources and events that are easy to access, high-caliber programming, and a network of champions, mentors, and
By: Amanda Christensen, Senior Research Scientist, Parallax Advanced Research
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the post are those of the author and not Parallax and/or the U.S. Government.
Did you ever wonder as a kid why things look differently when perceived through one eye as compared to two? Looking at something from multiple perspectives gives you additional data. This is known as the phenomenology of parallax. The Merriam-Webster definition of parallax is “the apparent displacement or the difference in apparent direction of an object as seen from two different points, not on
Beavercreek, Ohio – March 4, 2022 – Parallax Advanced Research received the only Gold Stevie® Award in the Government Sales Team of the Year category in the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development, and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes eight of the world’s leading business awards programs, also including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.
Winners will be recognized during a virtual
Beavercreek, Ohio- Parallax Advanced Research is now a member of the National Armaments Consortium (NAC). The NAC has the mission to foster collaboration between government, industry, and academia to deliver dominant solutions to complex National Armament challenges. The NAC membership will enable Parallax to collaborate with the government, industry, and academia in the field of armaments innovation for the Nation’s security.
Other benefits of this membership include active partnership in the development of armaments technology requirements, opportunity to work closely with government
By Frank C. DiGiovanni, Agile Operational Technology Director at Parallax Advanced Research
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the post are those of the author and not Parallax and/or the U.S. Government. The article was originally published here prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The internet has transformed our way of life, but it has also made us vulnerable to a whole new set of national security threats. Three administrations have warned that the nature of cyber-attacks is ever-evolving, and we need to maintain our ability to take decisive action against this increasingly
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina – Global Mobile Finance, a financial technology company has innovated geeRemit, a relationship-driven money transfer mobile app for Africa. The technology for geeRemit was developed in collaboration with North Carolina Agriculture and Technical University, and Global Mobile Finance won a $50,000 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award for it in 2020. The Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment ( ) provided Global Mobile Finance with proposal consulting services and helped the company submit their idea to the Air Force Tech
Earlier in November, the innovation team spoke with Dustin Dannenhauer about his work on modeling computer games for AI, and how we can apply what we’ve learned from complex games to the real world. Dustin is a research scientist in the autonomy and artificial intelligence (AI) unit at Parallax Advanced Research.
Dustin, who has been at Parallax since 2020, began developing an AI-friendly interface to the video game “Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup,” in 2017. The niche game is one of a class of games called “roguelikes,” after the original Rogue. In them, a player uses a character to traverse a
An OFRN spinout success story: YBI spinout innovates and produces 3D printed electromagnetic devices
Youngstown, Ohio- PCG LLC is a Youngstown, Ohio-based small company that produces 3D printed antennas in a range of different metals for use in drones for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast (ADS-B). PCG is a spin out of the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI)-led geometrically complex 3D printed sensors project that was funded by Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN).
PCG was formed to pursue the cutting edge of 3D printed electromagnetic devices in materials. While its OFRN-funded project was underway, YBI had an opportunity to demonstrate the ability to produce geometrically
Hilliard, Ohio- Ubihere, a Hilliard, Ohio based company, has developed Ubitrax and Ubivision, next-generation artificially intelligent (AI) tagging and video navigation systems, respectively. The technology was developed at The Ohio State University by Dr. Alper Yilmaz, founder and chief technology officer at Ubihere. Ubihere has won multiple Phase I and Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards for both its technologies. APEX provided free proposal navigation services to Ubihere.
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Columbus, Ohio -- CAL Analytics is testing their Contingency Management Platform (CMP) with the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designated Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) test site. The deployment of the CMP is part of a pilot program with MAAP, to enable their Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations.
CAL's CMP software will interface with software from Krongsberr, Resilinex, and TruWeather to help ensure the safe operation of all unmanned aircraft.
Springfield, Ohio- On November 10, 2021, multiple members of the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) participated in the first Ohio Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) showcase event held at Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport. The AAM Showcase is a first-of-its-kind event aimed at showcasing the public-flight and cargo carrying capabilities of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOL). The AAM showcase event was a result of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign, which included an award to the Ohio Department of
Air Force Research Laboratory’s Autonomy Capability Team and Parallax Advanced Research collaborate to explore the next generation of artificial intelligence
Dayton, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory’s ( ) Autonomy Capability Team 3 (ACT3) program and Parallax Advanced Research are working together on a novel scientific representation of the conscious mind that pays attention to memory, ongoing processes, and conscious and unconscious attention with the goal to change the future of artificial intelligence (AI). Scientists are exploring the possibility of applying the interpretative and analytical capabilities of the human mind to AI to potentially expand its scope and impact across multiple fields. The collaborative research project is
Parallax Advanced Research and Air Force Research Laboratory develop a multi-sensor exploitation for tactical autonomy
Beavercreek, Ohio- In May 2021, Parallax Advanced Research secured a $2 million contract for the Multi-Sensor Exploitation for Tactical Autonomy (META) program under the Autonomy Capability Team 3, or ACT3, program of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Sensors Directorate (RY).
The primary purpose of the META program is to address challenges that face the research, development, assessment, demonstration, and transition of sensing autonomy technologies and solve them through innovative research. The multidisciplinary team at Parallax Advanced Research has leveraged its deep expertise
We recently celebrated our first year as Parallax Advanced Research in October and we want to showcase our accomplishments during the 2020-2021 timeframe.
Thank you to our Parallax employees for all the work you put into making this first year as Parallax Advanced Research an incredible one!
Check out our cool infographic highlighting all our 2020-2021 accomplishments. We will continue to reach for the stars and look forward to seeing what is in store for our future.
Motusi Corporation's novel human performance technology wins two $50,000 US Air Force small business awards
Two Phase I Awards Made by Air Force Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer ( / )
Portland, Oregon- Motusi Corporation (MOTUSI) partnered with George Fox University to test and validate their full-body-wearable, force-sensing platform for treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. MOTUSI’s platform independently tracks movements and forces on the body along with the center of motion as data for research in physical therapy, injury assessment, performance tracking, and occupational health and safety.
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Launch Dayton's partner organizations are once again collaborating to promote Dayton region small businesses this holiday season through the online #LaunchIntoTheHolidays campaign.
Beginning Cyber Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, and running through Friday, Dec. 17, Launch Dayton will host a Facebook Live each day over the lunch hour, featuring a series of small, local businesses showcasing products that make the perfect holiday gift.
The goal is to connect the region’s small businesses with new customers
Dayton, Ohio - DAtAnchor won a $50,000 Small Business Innovation Research ( ) Phase I award in 2019 for their encryption, automated data governance and access control technology that simplifies the Department of the Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD) compliance process for small organizations. The award-winning data-security technology was developed through a Research and Development project at The Ohio State University in 2019. Parallax Advanced Research’s Academic Partnership Engagement (APEX) program assisted DAtAnchor in navigating the process of applying for and winning the
Greenbelt, Maryland -- In 2021, MTI Systems won a $150,000 Air Force Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I award and a $450,000 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III award for its technology “ORBs through Multidomain 5G Network Connectivity.” In addition, MTI pitched another technology - FlowAgility, a proactive network controller for robust communications - at the Air Force Nuclear Weapon Center Pitch Day for Direct to Phase II and won a $1.5 million award. The Academic Partnership Engagement program, or APEX
Defense Track educates entrepreneurs on how to collaborate with the U.S. Government and scale their business through government contracts
Dayton, Ohio- On September 16, 2021, Parallax Advanced Research, in partnership with Infinite Management Solutions, and Treble One Aerospace Consulting, hosted a Defense Track during Launch Dayton Startup Week, which is a week-long celebration of everything entrepreneurial in Dayton. The Defense Track brought together panelists with experience interacting with the government and writing winning government proposals and entrepreneurs seeking to scale their
University of Toledo Institute of Applied Engineering Research makes advancements in additive manufacturing research and workforce development
Toledo, Ohio- The University of Toledo Institute of Applied Engineering Research (IAER) is working on advanced manufacturing with a focus on additive manufacturing. This venture is a result of the Adaptive Bio-Inspired Aerospace Structures Actuated by Shape Memory Alloys project led by the University of Toledo, The Ohio State University, and Case Western University and funded by the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN). The OFRN is a program managed by Parallax Advanced Research in collaboration with Ohio State and funded by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
The research team at IAER
Dayton, Ohio - On September 24, Parallax Advanced Research hosted an OhioX Tech Day STEM event for 25 Mad River Local Schools’ Stebbins High School students. The event was sponsored by Launch Dayton and Parallax Advanced Research Programs’ the Ohio Federal Research Network and the Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment. The event took place at The Hub at the Arcade in Downtown Dayton. It celebrated the people, companies, and ideas that make Ohio technology possible and inspired Ohio high school students who are the next generation of leaders in technology and innovation.
The day started
Parallax Advanced Research’s KeAnna Daniels earns Dayton Business Journal’s 2021 Outstanding Diversity Champion Award
Dayton, Ohio - On October 14, 2021, the Dayton Business Journal (DBJ) awarded Parallax Advanced Research Program Manager, KeAnna Daniels, a 2021 Outstanding Diversity Champion Award for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in her work with the Launch Dayton program. The award is presented to individuals within the community who have shown outstanding initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in their organization or community, making a positive difference.
Parallax is a founding partner of Launch Dayton: a collaborative entrepreneurial support effort with programmatic roots