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Contractor: SRI International
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif., has been awarded an $11,652,825 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The purpose of this modification is to equitably adjust the value of the contract and its options to reflect the reduction in scope under the Broad Operational Language Technology (BOLT) program. The goal of this program is to create technology capable of translating multiple foreign languages in all genres, retrieving information from the translated material, and enabling bilingual communication via speech or text. Specifically, SRI will continue to expand on their speech-to-speech bilingual research. The previous estimated value of Phases 1 and 2 was $15,917,367 and the cumulative total of the contract was $41,536,592. Work will be performed in Menlo Park, Calif. (58.63 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (4.03 percent); New York, N.Y. (8.53 percent); Rochester, N.Y. (5.63 percent); Seattle, Wash. (6.8 percent); Marseille, France (4.95 percent); Flushing, N.Y. (1.11 percent); Hong Kong (1.03 percent); Portland, Ore. (0.41 percent); Edinburgh, United Kingdom (0.98 percent); Amherst, Mass. (4.43 percent); Richardson, Texas (0.53 percent) and Sunnyvale, Calif. (2.94 percent). The estimated completion date is Sept. 30, 2016. No funds are being obligated at time of award. The contracting activity is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va., (HR0011-12-C-0016).
Total Contract Value: $11,652,825