AF expands use of express licensing

From AFMC Tech Transfer news: Express licensing was chosen because it could quickly and easily get the technology in the hands of developers for broad distribution and further improvements,” said Oelkers. “One express license was completed in only 13 business days. Most traditional license agreements take months to negotiate and complete.” In the case of ATAK licenses, TechLink developed a …

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Techlink Story on ATAK

Techlink published an article, here, on ATAK licensing that goes along with the video. Black Hawk Down (Battle of Mogadishu, Somalia) was the incident that triggered development of a powerful situational awareness tool by engineers at the AFRL Information Directorate. “People could not execute their missions because they didn’t know where everyone else was,” said Ralph Kohler, Principal Engineer at the …

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