Welcome!

News Feed Item

3DIcon Reports on First Steps in Initiating the Company's Pursuit of Government Funding in Partnership With Schott Defense

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - May 29, 2014) - 3DIcon Corporation (OTCQB: TDCP), a developer of three-dimensional projection display technologies, today provided a report on its plans to seek federal funding as part of its Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Schott Defense, a world-class leader in the development of specialty glass for display technology and other uses.

The Company's Federal Funding expert consultant, Doug Freitag, reported that the following agencies and projects were currently being targeted for funding by the joint efforts of 3DIcon and Schott.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) invests in game-changing technologies that enhance situational awareness and battle management systems, mission training systems, materials science, design and inspection tools, information science, and unmanned autonomy operational capability. 3DIcon briefed DARPA staff and potential industry partners at Proposers Day on May 14, 2014 on the potential application of CSpace to a new DARPA program relating to in-cockpit automation. 

The Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) invests in technologies that include the collection of energy-related data and analysis of these data. As the volume and complexity of data collected continues to grow, new technologies are being sought to improve decision making. ARPA-E has issued a request for proposal seeking new ideas for manufacturing technology that could be enhanced with volumetric 3D display technology. 3Dicon will respond to the proposal in partnership with Schott, submitting a concept paper in June.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) invests in new technologies that support their mission of timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence in support of national security. Automated Image and Geospatial Data Understanding is one of several R&D priorities. 3DIcon is scheduled to brief NGA on the collaboration with Schott and solicit its support for funding.

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA) Office of Incisive Analysis continues to solicit new ideas for data visualization technologies. Prior to submission of a concept paper to IARRA in June, 3DIcon will brief them on the collaboration with Schott and the value of utilizing 3DIcon's CSpace technology in analyzing imagery.

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has issued multiple requests for proposals for the early stage development of technologies in biomedical computing, informatics, and big data science. Proposals are specifically being sought for advances in the visualization of complex data sets and visualization methods to improve decision-making, which could include 3D volumetric display. A portion of the funding is set-aside for small business. 3DIcon and Schott will be submitting a proposal in June directed to this set-aside. 

The US Air Force Research Lab invests in "Human Analyst Augmentation" which includes research to improve human analytical efficiency and enhance data exploitation. In a recent meeting with the staff of Oklahoma Senator James M. Inhofe, 3DIcon and Schott requested an increase to the investment being made by the US Air Force in "Human Analyst Augmentation" and to direct this additional investment to eyewear free volumetric 3D display technology. 3DIcon is working with Senator Inhofe's office to schedule a visit.

These projected targets would provide funding for the continued development of CSpace, 3DIcon's proprietary technology, primarily focused on the material necessary for the enlarged image space.

Mr. Freitag, observed that, in addition to the applications within the federal government that are based on 3D data that is being captured today via satellite, radar, sonar, LIDAR and other imaging systems, there also are significant opportunities for this technology for the visualization of "big data" within multiple organizations within the Department of Defense and the civilian agencies. Given that, there is a realistic and substantial opportunity for the Company to secure funding from one or more of the targets identified.

Scott Custer, President and CEO of Schott Defense, had this to say: "Given the significant federal funding investment in 3D display technology to date (e.g., Zebra Imaging and Ostendo), 3DIcon's eyeglass free 3D volumetric display technology provides the next leap forward in display innovation, and is a natural next step for federal agencies to support. The private public partnership of federal funding from the sources we are pursuing would serve to rapidly commercialize this breakthrough technology."

CEO Victor Keen added: "I am extremely pleased that our JDA with Schott, entered into only two months ago, has already resulted in the identification of specific and promising targets for federal funding that will be actively pursued by Schott and the Company in the coming weeks and months." 

About 3DIcon Corporation

3DIcon Corporation (the "Company", "3DIcon", "we", "us" or "our") is a developer of projection 3D display technologies. The Company's patented volumetric 3D display technology, CSpace®, is being developed to produce 360-degree viewable, high-resolution, color images, and is intended for use in government and industrial applications such as air traffic control, medical imaging, automotive & aerospace design, geological visualization, weather visualization, battle space visualization, and cargo / baggage / people scan visualization. The Company also sells a software product, Pixel Precision®, a simple-to-use image creation / manipulation tool for engineers developing systems based on Texas Instruments' DLP® line of products. For more information please visit www.3dicon.net.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION ACT OF 1995

With the exception of historical information, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. The actual future results of 3DIcon could differ significantly from those statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include risks and uncertainties such as the inability to finance the company's operations, inability to hire and retain qualified personnel, and changes in the general economic climate. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "expect," "plan," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential" or "continue," the negative of such terms, or other comparable terminology. These statements are only predictions. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements should not be regarded as a representation by 3DIcon, or any other person, that such forward-looking statements will be achieved. We undertake no duty to update any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of the foregoing, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

CONTACT:

3DIcon Corporation
Judy Keating
918-494-0509

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
In IT, we sometimes coin terms for things before we know exactly what they are and how they’ll be used. The resulting terms may capture a common set of aspirations and goals – as “cloud” did broadly for on-demand, self-service, and flexible computing. But such a term can also lump together diverse and even competing practices, technologies, and priorities to the point where important distinctions are glossed over and lost.
An IoT product’s log files speak volumes about what’s happening with your products in the field, pinpointing current and potential issues, and enabling you to predict failures and save millions of dollars in inventory. But until recently, no one knew how to listen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Dan Gettens, Chief Research Officer at OnProcess, discussed recent research by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and OnProcess Technology, where MIT created a new, breakthrough analytics model for s...
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2017 New York. The 20th Cloud Expo and 7th @ThingsExpo will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Internet to enable us all to im...
"We are the public cloud providers. We are currently providing 50% of the resources they need for doing e-commerce business in China and we are hosting about 60% of mobile gaming in China," explained Yi Zheng, CPO and VP of Engineering at CDS Global Cloud, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Complete Internet of Things (IoT) embedded device security is not just about the device but involves the entire product’s identity, data and control integrity, and services traversing the cloud. A device can no longer be looked at as an island; it is a part of a system. In fact, given the cross-domain interactions enabled by IoT it could be a part of many systems. Also, depending on where the device is deployed, for example, in the office building versus a factory floor or oil field, security ha...
"We are a custom software development, engineering firm. We specialize in cloud applications from helping customers that have on-premise applications migrating to the cloud, to helping customers design brand new apps in the cloud. And we specialize in mobile apps," explained Peter Di Stefano, Vice President of Marketing at Impiger Technologies, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
When it comes to cloud computing, the ability to turn massive amounts of compute cores on and off on demand sounds attractive to IT staff, who need to manage peaks and valleys in user activity. With cloud bursting, the majority of the data can stay on premises while tapping into compute from public cloud providers, reducing risk and minimizing need to move large files. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Scott Jeschonek, Director of Product Management at Avere Systems, discussed the IT and busin...
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, director/senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
What happens when the different parts of a vehicle become smarter than the vehicle itself? As we move toward the era of smart everything, hundreds of entities in a vehicle that communicate with each other, the vehicle and external systems create a need for identity orchestration so that all entities work as a conglomerate. Much like an orchestra without a conductor, without the ability to secure, control, and connect the link between a vehicle’s head unit, devices, and systems and to manage the ...
Financial Technology has become a topic of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, June 6-8, 2017, will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech.
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform and how we integrate our thinking to solve complicated problems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and sh...
"We're a cybersecurity firm that specializes in engineering security solutions both at the software and hardware level. Security cannot be an after-the-fact afterthought, which is what it's become," stated Richard Blech, Chief Executive Officer at Secure Channels, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
All clouds are not equal. To succeed in a DevOps context, organizations should plan to develop/deploy apps across a choice of on-premise and public clouds simultaneously depending on the business needs. This is where the concept of the Lean Cloud comes in - resting on the idea that you often need to relocate your app modules over their life cycles for both innovation and operational efficiency in the cloud. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Valentin (Val) Bercovici, CTO of Soli...
"Once customers get a year into their IoT deployments, they start to realize that they may have been shortsighted in the ways they built out their deployment and the key thing I see a lot of people looking at is - how can I take equipment data, pull it back in an IoT solution and show it in a dashboard," stated Dave McCarthy, Director of Products at Bsquare Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.