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Department of Veterans Affairs. Interactive multimedia kiosk system. Sol. 506-72-97 (CBD Aug. 26) The VA Medical Center Ann Arbor Mich. is seeking a contractor to develop and install a computer-based interactive multimedia kiosk system. The multimedia information will be developed using audio video and graphics. The following areas will be addressed on the kiosk system: a map of the facilities and directions department listings general medical information and a survey. The system also should be able to track access and use. The government plans to install one to four kiosk systems. The system should be upgradable.Contact: Mary B. JonesVA Medical CenterContract Office2215 Fuller RoadAnn Arbor Mich. 48105(313)769-7100 Ext. 5300 E-mail: [email protected]

Coast Guard. Ports and waterways safety system. (CBD Aug. 25) The Coast Guard is seeking sources for shipborne automatic identification system (AIS) transponders for its ports and waterways safety system project. The Coast Guard expects to lease 100 transponders from multiple sources. The transponder should include three distinct elements: a vessel movement information subsystem a communications subsystem and an information display subsystem. The Coast Guard does not guarantee that this synopsis will result in a contract.Contact: Dan McCusker(G-ACS)Coast Guard Headquarters2100 Second St. S.W.Washington D.C. 20593-0001(202) 267-2483

Navy. Evaluation of COTS software for developing online training for Navy C2/CSS systems. Sol. N61339-RFI-C2SYS. (CBD Aug. 25) The Naval Air Warfare Center's Training Systems Division wants to evaluate commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software for authoring network-based training applications for Navy command and control systems (C2) and combat system support (CSS) systems. Training applications include operation maintenance system administration and team tactical decision-making. Existing COTS products will be evaluated using several criteria including the quality and availability of training applications developed with the software how well the software imports creates and edits audio and visual data how it controls the trainee's progression how it tracks the trainee's performance over time and if it is compliant with IT-21 standards. This is not a solicitation and no contract will be made from the information received.Contact: Tim MatthewsNaval Air Warfare Center TSDCode 2712350 Research ParkwayOrlando Fla. 32826-3275(407) 380-8470

Commerce Department. Develop computer-based system capable of integrating marine mammal sighting data cetacean acoustic data and oceanographic data. Sol. WASC7-1782. (CBD Aug. 25) Sources are being sought to develop a system to integrate marine mammal sighting data cetacean acoustic data and oceanographic data. Work will be completed through the implementation of an Arc/Info-based geographic information system currently in place at the National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML) in Seattle. NMML plans to organize and compile several decades worth of field observations from the North Pacific. This is a 100 percent small-business set-aside. This is a simplified acquisition with an estimated value of less than $100 000.Contact: Randall BrownCommerce DepartmentNOAAAcquisition Management Division WC37600 Sand Point Way N.E.Bin C15700Seattle Wash. 98115-0070(206) 526-6226

Air Force. Aircrew scheduling and tracking software. (CBD Aug. 26) The program should offer software capable of tracking aircrew scheduling training awards leave decorations and current aircrew readiness status. The program should be used to provide core information to functional decision-makers in the following areas: current operations mobility records load builder personnel scheduler aircrew status ground training and student tracking. The software should be capable of generating reports that identify what percentage of an aircrew are ready where they are and what their current assignment is. This software should have a graphical interface incorporating Microsoft Corp.'s Windows functionality. This software should use modern client/server technology while retaining expandability portability maintainability and interoperability when interfacing with other systems. Commercial off-the-shelf software is preferred. This synopsis is for informational purposes only and no obligation will be incurred by the government for information provided. Contact: Liz RuckwiedOc-Alc/Director of Contracting7858 Fifth St.Suite 1Tinker Air Force Base Okla. 73145-9106(405) 739-7523

Air Force. Programming services for vehicle fleet management. Sol. F2660097R0006. (CBD Aug. 26) This requirement is for the purchase of commercial or modified commercial software to replace the existing Air Force software for vehicle fleet management. The software must interface with the current On Line Vehicle Integrated Management System (OLVIMS) and other Defense Department software systems by way of ASCII data file transfer. It must be a multiuser Windows-based automated decision support system that collects tracks plans schedules and projects maintenance-related activities including parts and equipment information and maintenance schedules. It must include features to manage maintenance operations such as work-order-based maintenance equipment operations cost tracking periodic maintenance schedules parts and material information administrative functions and report-building capabilities. The existing OLVIMS software is a Cobol-based computer system and it can be divided into three major functions: historical fleet management and equipment maintenance. This is a sources-sought notice only.Contact: Lynne CrawleyContract Specialist99th Contracting Squadron5865 Swaab Blvd.Nellis Air Force Base Nev. 89191-7063(702) 652-9576

-- The items here have been selected from the Commerce Business Daily. Full text is available at cbdnet.access.gpo.gov.


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