BURLINGTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 -- Foliage, a technology consulting and engineering services company, announced today that it is one of three suppliers awarded a software development contract by Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center. Part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Volpe is a critical resource for innovation in transportation with a mission to improve the nation's transportation system by anticipating emerging issues.
This indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a five-year performance period and a value of $10 million. Under the terms of the contract, Foliage will compete for task orders to develop additions and enhancements of service-oriented (SOA) geospatial modeling tools. Initially, Foliage will focus on the development and modification of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Graphical User Interface (GUI) elements of the measurement and modeling tools for airport noise, local and global emissions, and aviation economics. Foliage anticipates that this work will expand over the course of the contract term to include other Department of Transportation administrations and non-DOT entities.
"For more than 10 years, Foliage has worked with the Volpe Center providing professional software development services in the areas of traffic noise modeling and aviation environmental analysis modeling," said Jonathan Gray, SVP for Foliage's aerospace and defense practice. "It's gratifying to see how our work helps the Volpe Center realize the full benefits of their modeling tools. We are excited to be partnering with Volpe once again."
Foliage, Inc., a product development company, partners with companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing complex software-intensive systems. By providing a full complement of engineering and consulting services aligned to business needs and applied over the entire product lifecycle, Foliage enables companies to accelerate development and drive more predictability and productivity into their businesses. Foliage leverages over 20 years of experience partnering with leading companies in the Medical and Life Sciences, Aerospace and Defense, and Industrial Equipment industries. Working with Foliage, companies gain the critical insights necessary to develop products with a difference, and to deliver the products their customers want, when they want them.
Foliage is based in Burlington, Massachusetts with additional offices in California, the Netherlands and India. For more information, visit foliage.com
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