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Company Information:

Name: Automatix, Inc.
Address: 755 Middlesex Turnpike
Billerica, MA 01821
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $448,424.00 9
SBIR Phase II $1,579,134.00 4

Award List:

LARGE NUMBERS OF INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHS ARE GENERATED TO INSPECT HIGH RELIABILITY ITEMS SUCH AS PIPE WELDS, BOILER SEAMS AND CASTINGS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: David e.b. lees , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $35,000.00
Abstract:
Large numbers of industrial radiographs are generated to inspect high reliability items such as pipe welds, boiler seams and castings. the interpretation of these radiographscan be difficult and time-consuming because of low image contrast, noise, exposure variability, exposure non-uniformity and… More

THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO ADVANCE THE STATE-OF-THE-ART OF VISION GUIDED ROBOTIC WELDING (SEAM TRACKING) BY THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXPERT SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF ADAPTING THE WELDING PARAMETERS TO COMPENSATE FOR WELDING PROCESS DISTURBANCIES.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr john e agapakis
Award Amount: $49,709.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to advance the state-of-the-art of vision guided robotic welding (seam tracking) by the development of expert systems capable of adapting the welding parameters to compensate for welding process disturbancies. in phase i of the project, we will focus on adaptation to… More

WELDING FABRICATION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF NUCLEAR REACTOR COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr John E Agapakis
Award Amount: $49,684.00

WELDING FABRICATION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF NUCLEAR REACTOR COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr John E Agapakis
Award Amount: $498,278.00
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to develop innovative approaches for remote monitoring and control of arc welding--and possibly of other high luminosity processes--byusing a novel vision sensor that incorporates pulsed laser illumination and synchronized image sensing to suppress the welding arc in… More

MACRO- & TASK-LEVEL PROGRAMMING OF ARC WELDING ROBOTS FOR AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John E. Agapakis , Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $49,996.00

INTEGRATED MULTIROBOT SYSTEMS FOR LABORATORY AUTOMATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John E Agapakis
Award Amount: $44,143.00

MACRO- & TASK-LEVEL PROGRAMMING OF ARC WELDING ROBOTS FOR AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John E. Agapakis , Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $483,349.00
Abstract:
Under the overall program we will develop an innovative programming environment to be incorporated in the next generation of advanced welding robot controllers. this environment will incorporate macro-level programming, iconic user interfaces, graphical simulation capabilities, and possibly elements… More

AUTOMATED DIE BOND INSPECTION SYSTEM USING MACHINE VISION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Cole , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,955.00

INTEGRATED MULTIROBOT SYSTEMS FOR LABORATORY AUTOMATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John E Agapakis
Award Amount: $448,084.00
Abstract:
Robots have been introduced in biochemical or clinical laboratories to automate manual operations. however, current systems typically involve a single arm on a fixed base (or with very limited mobility) and introduce rigid envelope and floor-space constraints. such systems are typically operated in… More

AUTOMATED DIE BOND INSPECTION SYSTEM USING MACHINE VISION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Cole , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $149,423.00
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to develop advanced automated inspection systems which utilize-machine vision sensing and processing techniques to inspect high-reliability microelectronics for critical navy applications. the proposed automated systems will address visual inspection tasks which are… More

Vision Aided Monitoring and Control System for Ceramic and Powder Metallurgy Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mr. Joel Katz
Award Amount: $44,938.00
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to develop non-contact vision sensing and processing schemes that can be used for ceramic and powder metallurgy process monitoring and control. Proposed applications include monitoring of overall shrinkage or differential shrinkage rates during drying of slurries,… More

AN ADVANCED GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE AND PROGRAMMING ENVIRONMENT FOR NUCLEAR TELEROBOTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Joel Katz
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to develop an advanced programming environment for nuclear telerobotic systems that combines powerful graphical user interfaces, three dimensional modeling of robots and workcells, capabilities for on-screen graphical robot path generation, editing and simulation,… More

Automated Smoke and Obscurant Cloud Recognition Using Machine Vision

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mr. Michael Wilt
Award Amount: $49,999.00
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to develop advanced image processing/analysis technology for the automatic determination of smoke and obscurant cloud spatial extent and the extraction of relevent features from video images produced by multiple visible and infrared sensors viewing a cloud from… More