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Contract Awarded for Ground Guidance Route Planning Software

A contract for Ground Guidance® software expands the patented route planning and terrain analysis software for the U.S. Army by integrating it into the Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) platform. The software suite from Primordial, which is owned by Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), provides on-and off-road routing for mounted and dismounted soldiers, accounting for terrain, weather, enemy activity and equipment load. The contract also includes a computer-based training (CBT) package.

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Primordial Awarded $462,924 Contract to Integrate Ground Guidance® software with XPlan

Primordial’s Ground Guidance® software provides on- and off-road routing for mounted and dismounted soldiers, accounting for terrain, weather, enemy activity, and equipment load

Primordial today announced that it has secured a $462,924 contract through the US Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) for integrating its best-in-class Ground Guidance® off-road routing software with XPlan.

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Primordial Integrates Ground Guidance® Software into FalconView

Primordial’s Ground Guidance® software will enable mounted and dismounted soldiers using FalconView to rapidly plan fast and concealed routes, avoid chokepoints, and identify potential ambush locations

Primordial today announced that it received a $590,365 contract through the Defense Acquisition Challenge (DAC) to integrate Ground Guidance® into FalconView, a critical military system currently installed on more than 14,000 government-issued laptops. The effort will provide soldiers with interactive route planning capabilities within FalconView.

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Primordial Releases Crowd-Sourcing Geographic Information Mapping Platform

Ooze GIS Crowd-Sourcing PlatformPrimordial’s patent-pending Ooze platform allows organizations to efficiently complete large-scale geographic information system (GIS) projects by paying workers around the globe to perform online mapping tasks in the cloud.

Primordial today announced the beta release of Ooze, a cloud-hosted platform for extracting and annotating geographic features, such as roads, trails, trees, water, parking lot boundaries, and walls from overhead or street-level imagery. Ooze can also be used to inventory, identify, or measure physical objects found in imagery and video frames such as trees, fire hydrants, light poles, parking meters and road signs. Frequently changing data sets, such as the footprints of buildings, become affordable to create and maintain due to lowered job cost and reduced staffing overhead.

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Primordial Secures Air Force Contract to Develop Immersive Surveillance System

 Primordial’s Tentacle™ Software Reduces Operator Overload by Fusing Multiple Sensor Feeds into a Single Intuitive 3D Surveillance Display

Primordial today announced that it has received $848,791 in Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contracts to develop a multi-camera immersive surveillance system called Tentacle.

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Researchers Demonstrate Next-Generation Route Planner that Learns from Experience

G2I2Adventium Labs and Primordial today announced that they have reached a milestone in their ongoing two-year DARPA-funded research effort to develop the next generation of route planning technology.  Led by Adventium, the team met their Year 1 milestone to demonstrate a prototype system that uses the experience gathered from routes that people actually follow (as opposed to the routes generated by the computer) to automatically improve the quality of route plans provided.

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Primordial Secures $2.9 Million Rapid Innovation Fund Contract to Integrate and Transition Ground Guidance® Off-Road Navigation Software

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United States Army secures government purpose rights (GPR) for Ground Guidance and funds integration with FalconView, Nett Warrior, Tactical Ground Reporting System (TIGR), and Joint Battle Command Platform (JBC-P)

Primordial today announced that it had received a $2,881,681 Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) contract to integrate and transition Primordial’s flagship product—Ground Guidance off-road navigation software—into FalconView, Nett Warrior, TIGR, and JBC-P.

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Primordial Secures U.S. Army Contract to Improve and Advance Existing Off-Road Navigation Software

Ground GuidancePatented Ground Guidance® GPS-based software will support Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) in developing load and route planning decision aids for soldiers

Primordial today announced a three-year contract with the U.S. Army’s Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) that includes options for $3.7 million. The off-road navigation software company will provide NSRDEC with Primordial’s signature product, Ground Guidance®, developed for the U.S. military to display, evaluate, and recommend travel routes over unmarked terrain. NSRDEC will use the technology to develop routing decision support tools for soldiers and small units.

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Primordial Wins Prestigious Tibbetts Award

TibbettsTibbetts Award Recognizes Primordial’s Ground Guidance® Route Planning Software for Technical Innovation and Warfighter Impact

Primordial was one of 18 companies to receive the prestigious Tibbetts Award at the White House today. The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) recognized Primordial for its “unique contributions as a model of excellence for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.” The award citation commended Primordial for providing outstanding SBIR leadership and greatly contributing to the SBIR program’s success.  The keynote speaker at the ceremony was Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer of the United States.

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