DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading engineering and technical services company supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community with over 2,000 employees worldwide, has filed a provisional patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on February 6, 2012. 

U.S. Patent Application 132348-00212, entitled the "Alternative Bases Processing (ABP) for Arrays of Numerical Data," opens up new dimensions in signal processing and data compression that can be used in the intelligence and medical imaging communities, among others. The development of the technology is the result of internal research and development focused on improving the state of the art in signal processing.

Developed primarily by Dr. Vahid R. Riasati of MacB’s Advanced Technology Group, the invention offers great potential to process very small signals in the presence of other larger signals, perform feature extraction, pattern recognition, pattern classification, automatic target recognition, face and finger print recognition and processing for the purposes of image and/or data compression.

"MacB prides itself on employing the best and brightest in the industry to ensure we are providing our customers with innovative technology services and solutions," said Tim Lawrence, Senior Vice President for MacB’s Advanced Technology Group. "The technology developed by Dr. Riasati and his team will make it much easier to process complex information that can be used to protect the warfighter and save lives."


Based in Dayton, Ohio and with locations throughout the United States, MacB is owned by industry veterans Syd and Sharon Martin and is a leading engineering and technical services company serving the U.S. Defense, Intelligence, Civil and Homeland Security Communities with over 2,000 employees worldwide. For over 30 years, customers have relied on MacB to provide a broad range of technology services, solutions and management support in the areas of Cybersecurity, Information Operations/Warfare, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Electronic Combat Systems, C4I Systems, Threat Exploitation, Test and Evaluation, Information Technology Solutions, Systems Engineering and Integration and Technical and Acquisition Management Support. For additional information about MacB, please visit  

Andrew Miller
MCG Communications on behalf of MacB