Los Altos, California—January 19, 2012—The online magazine Air Traffic Management published the news article "NASA leans on CUDA for flight plan optimisation" on its website, describing how the partnership between OSI and NASA applied the CUDA technology to harness the parallel-processing power of NVIDIA's GPUs for trajectory prediction.
Los Altos, California—January 18, 2012—The magazine HPC Wire published the news article "Making the Skies Friendly with GPUs" on its website, describing how OSI tapped the GPU and CUDA technologies to optimize flight planning for air traffic controllers.
San Francisco, California—January 14, 2012—OSI's CARPAT™ (Computational Appliance for Rapid Prediction of Aircraft Trajectories) technology was featured on NBC's "Tech Now!" program, which described how OSI has used NVIDIA's GPUs to speed up the computation of aircraft trajectories in the National Airspace System to facilitate decision making in traffic flow management. The video clip used by NBC can be seen on YouTube as an upload from NVIDIA.
Los Altos, California—January 6, 2012—Dr. Monish Tandale, Senior Research Scientist at Optimal Synthesis Inc. (OSI), was interviewed by NVIDIA as part of NVIDIA's CUDA Spotlight Series. Transcription of the interview is posted on CUDA Spotlight: GPU-Accelerated Air Traffic Management.
Los Altos, California—July 6, 2011—Optimal Synthesis Inc. (OSI) received modification of its SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) from the US Navy to allow OSI to compete for task orders issued for Zone 1 , the Northeast region, in addition to the previously approved Zone 6, the Southwest region. Further details of the SeaPort-e MAC can be found here.
Los Altos, California—May 23, 2011—Optimal Synthesis Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a Master Ordering Agreement (MOA) under the electronic FAA Accelerated and Simplified Tasks (eFAST) program. This MOA serves as Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for OSI to provide services to the FAA in two functional areas: Research & Development (R&D), and Computer/Information Systems Development (CSD). Further details of the eFAST MOA can be found here.
San Jose, California—October 22, 2010—The Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal published an article on Optimal Synthesis Inc. in its Business Profile section.
San Jose, California—September 22, 2010—In this YouTube video, NVIDIA VP of Corporate Marketing at NVIDIA, Rob Csongor, recaps some of the highlight from Day 2 at GTC in San Jose, CA. He described a presentation by Joseph Rios of NASA Ames Research Center on "Faster Simulations of the National Airspace System" (1:08 into the video), which is based on results produced using the CARPAT™ (Computational Appliance for Rapid Prediction of Aircraft Trajectories) technology developed by Optimal Synthesis Inc.
Los Altos, California—September 2010—In the September 2010 issue of Inc. magazine, Optimal Synthesis Inc. appeared on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
Los Altos, California—July 15, 2010—Optimal Synthesis Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) from the US Navy, allowing OSI to provide services under task orders issued by Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Strategic Systems Programs, Office of Naval Research, and the United States Marine Corps, that potentially span the entire spectrum of mission areas supported by the activities and technical capabilities that comprise the various ordering offices, as well as provide professional support services to the overall Navy, and Marine Corps organizations. OSI has been authorized to compete for task orders issued for Zone 6, the Southwest region. Further details of the SeaPort-e MAC can be found here.