ATAK Wins Tech Transfer Award

By law, every technologist in a Federal Laboratory is required to perform Technology Transfer if practical to do so.  More precisely, the law says, “Technology transfer, consistent with mission responsibilities, is a responsibility of each laboratory science and engineering professional.” Android-based Team Awareness Kit – ATAK The story, here, is included in its entirety below:  The Android Team Awareness Kit …

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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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ATAK Tech Transfer Award

The ATAK team got an award for its work in commercializing the ATAK program as required by law.  From the Rome Sentinel: The Rome Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate and the Griffiss Institute received awards during the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer’s Northeast Regional Meeting at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton. For the Rome lab/Information Directorate, the …

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