About Us

Technical Research Associates, Inc. is a Hawaii-based small business with its principal office at the Manoa Innovation Center in Honolulu. TRA specializes in the development of algorithms and processing systems for multi-spectral and hyperspectral sensors. Within the past several years, TRA has been a participant in the DOE/LLNL hyperspectral program, the DOE SBIR program, the NAVAIR SBIR program, the Air Force hyperspectral program and the Army IED Detection Program. As part of these programs, TRA has participated in the planning of and support for field experiments, the reduction and analysis of data, and the evaluation of algorithms. TRA has had multiple subcontracts to other companies, such as Space Computer Corp., Irvine Sensors and CACI, for the purpose of optimizing algorithms and analyzing sensor data.