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InnoVision
: Taking
GEOINT Science and
Technology To The

Next Level



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Bert Beaulieu

Director,
InnoVision

14 February 2012


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Apply diverse and
emerging science and
technology expertise
to enhance and
transform Geospatial
Intelligence
.

InnoVision’s Mission

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InnoVision Research and Development


Basic & Applied
Research Office (IB)


Advanced Development
Office (ID)


Information Integration


Office (II)

Executes cutting edge scientific
research, providing foundation for
InnoVision’s solutions to NGA’s
most difficult problems

Provides demonstration,
prototyping, verification and
validation of new GEOINT
techniques and IT technologies.
Develops data engineering
standards, rapid solution
development, and a distributed
InnoVision lab environment.

Develops innovative ideas to
demonstrate, validate and
transition advanced processing,
exploitation, analysis and
collaboration techniques,
methodologies, tools and
tradecraft in support of the NSG.



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What Drives
InnoVision

Today


InnoVision S&T Planning and NSG R&D Roadmap

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Bound scientific and phenomenological scope of GEOINT R&D


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Include near
-
, mid
-
, and long
-
term goals and objectives


o

Stimulated by enduring mission challenges, strategic initiatives, and
resources



Delivery of new sensors & capabilities

o

New and forthcoming national overhead satellites


o

Existing and future commercial airborne and handheld sensors



Responsiveness to stakeholders

o
Top
-
down: Evolving NGA vision


o

Bottom
-
up: Direct interaction
--

agency, customers, and partners



S&T community interaction and opportunities

o
Opportunities identified with DARPA, IARPA, IC; DoD and other labs;
international; industry; and academia (CRADAs and grants)

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Key GEOINT S&T Priorities

Remote
-
Sensing
Phenomenologies


Overhead Persistent Infrared


Radar


Light Detection and Ranging


Spectral


Motion Imagery

Geodesy and Geophysics


Photogrammetry

and earth
modeling


Hydrography


Sensor analysis and evaluation


Gravity
gradiometry


GEOINT Analytics/Applications


Full
-
Spectrum Exploitation


Computational Analytics


Cognitive Analysis


Knowledge Discovery

Emerging Areas of Interest


Geo
-
social modeling, patterns of
life, human geography


High
-
performance computing,
algorithms for
spatio
-
temporal
analysis of massive data


Persistent urban surveillance


Global tracking and
geolocation


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InnoVision R&D Trends


Balance investment in GEOINT phenomenology ‘building blocks’
with technology application via analytics and integration



Enable developmental framework to help mitigate data volume;
facilitate smarter information discovery, access, exploitation,
archival



Move from systems and thick client services to web services and
“apps” accessible on desktops and handhelds



Move from proprietary to standardized GEOINT open solutions &
formats

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Data
Sources and
Classes


UNCLASSIFIED

Data
feeds
and
sources

Beyond Line of
Sight

GEOINT

SIGINT

Connectivity

Classes

Other

Airborne

Space


Mobile Device


Personalized
Web Browser


Topic Web Tab


Light Client


Medium Client


Heavy
Client

Processing

Storage

(Data Management)

Transport

(Communication)

On
-
Demand & Tailored Access

Capabilities Hosting
Environment

ISP

ASP

Functional Capabilities/Tools

Common Environment/Infrastructure

Capture/ Ingest

Processing (L0
-
3)

Storage / Data Mgt

Automation

Processing (L3+)

Access / Rapid / Fused

Dissemination

Analysis/Production

Reporting / Posting

Knowledge Mgt/Capture

Needs, Rqt, Tasking

Collection /Plan / Sch


Panchromatic


Infrared


Radar


Spectral


LIDAR


OPIR


S/G/VMTII


Video (FMV)


WAS


Feature


Foundation


Multi
-
INT


etc

Network C

Network B

Network A


Data gathering (Automated & Ad hoc) and
stylizing/formatting


Advanced Analytics and Upstream
Processing…on demand products/analytics


Multi
-
INT geospatial visualization & analysis


Publication of shared views & products


Continuously monitor AOIs

Advancing GEOINT Data Management:

Dynamic Multi
-
INT Advancement Platform (DMAP)

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Environment and Framework is Essential to High
-
Quality User Experience

Open, Commodity, Service
-

and Standards
-
Based Approach Reduces Cost and Time

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JPIP: Open Standard Streaming Imagery

To The Desktop and Mobile Environment

Web

Feature

Service

Thin
-
web App

Feature data

Points

Lines

Polygons

JPEG Interactive
Protocol (JPIP)

streaming imagery

Mobile

Pixel

Discovery

Service

Algorithms

Applications discover best data;

Algorithms discover best data

Mobile
-
ready

Network brings only the data


needed

Bi
-
directional

features pushed

back

GeoEye
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1 imagery of
Port
-
au
-
Prince, Haiti

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Image courtesy of
Exelis

VIS

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NGA Ozone Widget
Framework

Reverse Lookup

OMAR

Potluck

DotMatrix

GeoIQ

Generic Area
Limitation Environment

NGA GEOINT Application Store

(GAS Station)


Multi
-
INT Spatial Temporal
ToolSuite

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Uses commercially

available mobile devices


Photogrammetric framework

providing accurate geopositioning

for forward deployed personnel


Intuitive interface


Improves situational awareness

using 3D visualization


Ability to Immerse the user into the 3D
scene


Putting GEOINT in Users’ Hands

Handheld Operations


3D (H2O
-
3D)

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Commercial OrbView / GeoEye Imagery, overlay on SRTM1

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Mission
-
Tailored Applications

Camp Placement Tactical Decision Aid (TDA)

LIDAR 3D tool created to
facilitate mission planning


Showcased by D/NGA at
2011 GEOINT Symposium


Ready
-
made handheld “app”
supports camp emplacement,
helicopter landing zones,
other operational needs


High
-
resolution 3D, color
product readily identifies
vertical structures, terrain


Intent: field on NGA app
store for users to tailor, adapt
to own mission requirements

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(Below) LIDAR image, Presidential Palace,
Port
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au
-
Prince, Haiti (NGA)


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Areas Where Industry Can Help



Compression, data reduction, processing, and extraction technology




Phenomenologies

and methods to more effectively process, archive,
and retrieve large
-
data





Promotion of open GEOINT standards and formats




Development of mobile applications




Secure wireless technology




More effective multi
-
source data correlation and conflation
algorithms and methodologies




Human geography
-
focused technologies; social networking



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Access to cutting
-
edge technologies
in the early stages of
development where influence can affect usefulness to both
commercial markets and the intelligence community.




Problem Sets
: Mobile GEOINT ;Cyber Security; GEOINT Analyst
Tools; Content Management ;Cloud Computing; PED Tools;
Communications Infrastructure; “Green “ I.T. Power Efficiency;
Collaboration Tools; Visualization Tools




Work with small businesses
to develop innovative
technological solutions tailored to NGA’s needs.



Partnering directly with industry

to improve existing
commercial products to fit NGA/NSG needs and to develop new
technologies that benefit both Government and Industry.




Problem Sets
: Deepening Analytics; Online Geoint Services; Geospatial
Data Architecture & Management ; Open Information Technology
Environment ;Business Processes ;TCPED Tools ;Collaboration Tools;
Visualization Tools

www.inqtel.org

crada@nga.mil

sbir@nga.mil

InnoVision Industry Engagement

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Challenges and Way Ahead


Defining and influencing the future with increasingly
limited resources



Continuing to balance S&T across near
-
, mid
-
, and
longer
-
term investment priorities



Focusing on recruiting and retaining key skill sets and
expertise



Expanding partnerships across IC, DoD, international
partners, industry, and academia to increase networking
and shared solutions

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Thanks for your contribution

and S&T partnership!

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