WASHINGTON — Bluestaq introduced March 23 it has acquired a $280 million contract from the U.S. House Pressure to develop an current library of area objects that integrates knowledge from business and authorities sources.
The challenge, generally known as the Unified Knowledge Library, or UDL, began in 2018 when Bluestaq — a startup primarily based in Colorado Springs, Colorado — acquired an Air Pressure Small Enterprise Innovation Analysis (SBIR) contract to develop the idea. The preliminary aim of the UDL was to supply a single location for knowledge and to assist simplify knowledge rights administration.
The UDL is a joint initiative of the Air Pressure Analysis Laboratory and the House Pressure’s House and Missile Techniques Middle. The cloud-based platform hosts area situational consciousness knowledge from dozens of economic, educational, and authorities organizations and gives a digital storefront for customers of the info.
In October 2019 Bluestaq acquired a $37 million to proceed the work till 2022 underneath a Part three SBIR Superior Command and Management Enterprise Techniques and Software program contract by the Normal Providers Administration.
The brand new two-year, $280 million contract extension is for improvement and knowledge integration of the UDL via 2024.
The UDL is seen as a key instrument to assist ease the transition of area visitors administration from the Protection Division to the Division of Commerce. Officers mentioned an “open structure knowledge repository” that mixes army and business knowledge can be wanted to assist determine potential shut approaches in orbit.