Draper’s diverse range of engineering capabilities are being integrated and applied to concept development, prototyping, low-rate production, and field support for first-of-a-kind systems for our sponsors in tagging, tracking and locating; navigation and communications; tasking, processing, and exploitation; human systems; and sensors and networks.
Navigation and Communications Our radio frequency (RF) tracking and communications systems push the limits of small size and operational capability in highly challenging environments. Draper's advanced packaging technologies and end-to-end system-level approach to miniaturization enable these ultradense systems to occupy ever smaller volumes with increasingly complex functionality. Draper's success in recovering GPS signals in deeply faded environments while consuming little energy is significantly extending the limits of what is believed possible.
Tasking, Processing, and Exploitation Draper provides specialized software applications that increase automation for cross-platform coordination and enterprise management for situation awareness, improved prediction of behavior, and early detection of intent. Advances include dynamic scheduling of data collection, processing, knowledge extraction, sensor architectures, exploitation techniques, and decision systems to improve system performance.
Human Systems We are researching and developing off-body measurements to evaluate malintent, and interview techniques that incorporate data and analysis based on psychophysiological responses to stimuli and other human signals.
Sensors and Networks Highly integrated end-to-end solutions enable our sponsors to sense, collect, and deliver data with persistence, precision, and speed. These solutions are achieved through superior innovations and demonstrated technology encompassing hardware miniaturization, embedded intelligence, and unmanned delivery, and unattended operation of sensors