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  • Managing Growth

    This post is for those of you who are just starting out with your first companies. You’re faced with a million questions, many of them regarding growth, and how to manage it. You will desperately want to grow as quickly as possible. Sometimes that’s the right thing to do. Sometimes, a more measured approach leads […]

  • 08/19/14 – Neya Systems LLC wins Phase I SBIR to Develop Perception Test, Evaluation, Validation, and Verification Workbench

    Neya Systems has been awarded a Phase I SBIR by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Topic OSD13-HS4) to develop software tool to rapidly and rigorously evaluate the performance of perception and autonomy algorithms for unmanned systems. Under this Phase I SBIR, Neya will be extending work done under prior Army and DHS SBIR […]

  • 08/13/14 – Neya Systems Releases UxAB™ Autonomy Hardware and Software

    Neya Systems has announced the release of its UxAB™ Autonomy hardware and software stack. As a part of Neya’s growing Ux line of products, UxAB™ draws together years of capability development in autonomy, sensor processing, localization, manipulator control, and advanced navigation GPS-based and GPS-denied navigation into a single rugged package. UxAB™ has been developed from […]

  • 07/21/14 – Neya Systems, LLC, awarded Phase III SBIR for Multi-Domain Architecture Development

    Neya Systems has been awarded a Phase III SBIR to continue development of mission management technologies and UxV standards tools for the maritime community. Under this Phase III SBIR, Neya will extend development of tooling and software development kits to assist with integration of UAS Control Segment Architecture (https://www.ucsarchitecture.org) and the SAE-AS4 JAUS (http://www.jaustoolset.org) for […]

  • Six Lessons from Being a Bootstrapper

    Robotics is starting to attract venture capital at an accelerating rate. There is significant growth in VC investment on both coasts, and the equity markets are starting to take notice. RoboStox is a growing ETF that focuses on robotics companies. Accelerator programs are clamoring for robotics-based ventures. Seed funding, and even Round A funding, is […]

  • Why Creativity Matters

    In an interesting, and somewhat controversial post, Paul Currant provided a list of reasons why creativity does not belong in the workplace. I read that article, and my immediate reaction was visceral disagreement. Of course you need creativity! However, his focus was really more on the importance of execution, and not sacrificing that solely for […]

  • 05/18/2014 – Neya Continues to Grow Employee Base

    Neya Systems, LLC is happy to welcome Dr. Mark Allmen, Dr. Chris Baker, Dr. Meenal Patel and Ted Kuhn as we continue to grow and expand our employee base to handle new DoD and commercial efforts. Dr. Allmen joins us most recently from Practical Perception, LLC and Lockheed Martin, where he has been involved in […]

  • 04/04/2014 – Neya Systems Awarded Phase III SBIR to Demonstrate VTOL UAV Control

    Wexford, Pennsylvania 04/04/2014 – Neya Systems will demonstrate its UCS-compliant mission planning and management software on the Lockheed Martin autonomous Kamen K-MAX helicopter in Q4 2014. Under a Phase III SBIR grant, Neya will demonstrate task-based mission planning and in-field tactical command and control of the K-MAX helicopter, for tasks related to unmanned casualty evacuation […]