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Intelligent Dimension Evaluation and Alerting System (IDEAS)

Intelligent Dimension Evaluation and Alerting System (IDEAS)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
98718
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
DTRT57-11-C-10032
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
11.1-FH3
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Intelligent Dimension Evaluation and Alerting System (IDEAS)
Agency: DOT
Contract: DTRT57-11-C-10032
Award Amount: $99,994.00
 

Abstract:

International Electronic Machines (IEM) Corp. will develop the Intelligent Dimension Evaluation and Alerting System, or IDEAS.  In Phase I, IEM will examine two different approaches for achieving the goal of accurate, reliable dimensioning and classification of moving vehicles at highway speeds.  IDEAS will leverage prior work by IEM for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), NASA, and the U.S. military to examine the potential of both approaches and will incorporate IEM's own unique innovations and designs.  The final design selected for IDEAS will be able to accurately and reliable classify and measure all dimensions of a vehicle in any weather or lighting conditions in any lane of a multi-lane highway, regardless of the presence or absence of other vehicles, signal an alert via DSRC or other means if an oversized vehicle is detected, ignore false alarms, and integrate with emerging IntelliDrive and Smart Roadside technologies.   IDEAS will be inexpensive , robust, easy to install, and be low enough power that it can be entirely self-contained.  IEM will be assisted in this work by Batelle, the world's leading independent R&D organization, and Kapsch TrafficCom, both intimately involved with the IntelliDrive and Smart Roadside initiatives.

Principal Investigator:

Zack Mian
CEO
(518) 268-1636
zmian@iem.net

Business Contact:

Robert Foss
Manager of R&D
(518) 268-1636
rfoss@iem.net
Small Business Information at Submission:

International Electronic Machines Corp.
850 RIVER ST TROY, NY -

EIN/Tax ID: 222865038
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No