TechConnect Innovation Program

ScreenADAPT

Design Interactive Inc., Florida, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

ScreenADAPT is an adaptive visual-search training platform that uses eye-tracking to diagnose root causes of performance errors. ScreenADAPT can determine not only if a trainee missed a target, but why the trainee missed the target. ScreenADAPT was developed for the TSA to improve threat detection performance of screeners.

Primary Application Area: Aerospace & Defense

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 6

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: ScreenADAPT reduces the labor hours associated with new hire training within the TSA by 4 hours for a cost saving of ~$5.4M per annum. The product is expected to reduce manual bag searches by 10% or 8.4M items for a cost savings of $10.6M per year.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Corporation

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 756

Website: www.designinteractive.net

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Phase I SBIR 2009 1 year: Department of Homeland Security S&T – 100K
Phase II SBIR 2011 2 years: Department of Homeland Security S&T – 375K
Pending: Phase III 2014 1 year: Department of Homeland Security S&T/Transportation Security Administration – 250K

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners