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Company Information:

Company Name: Central Signal LLC
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip+4: 53713
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (608) 237-1780

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $180,000.00 2
SBIR Phase II $1,046,000.00 2

Award List:

An Innovative Cost-Effective Active Warning System for Improved Safety at Rural Railroad Crossings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ahtasham Ashraf
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
More than 70% of U.S. highway-railroad crossing accident fatalities occur at passive rural railroad crossings. Federal and State highway authorities are searching for effective, safe and low-cost active signal devices for these crossings. The Federal Highway Administration estimates that it would… More

An Innovative Cost-Effective Active Warning System for Improved Safety at Rural Railroad Crossings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ahtasham Ashraf
Award Amount: $346,000.00
Abstract:
More than 60% of U.S. highway-railroad crossing accident fatalities occur at passive rural railroad crossings. Federal and State highway authorities are searching for effective, safe and low-cost active signal devices for these crossings. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) estimates that it… More

Low-cost Low-power Wireless Sensor Network Based Highway Incident Detection & Warning System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Ahtasham Ashraf, Systems Engineer – (608) 237-1780
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
More that 52% of the U.S. highway congestion in urban areas is a direct result of highway incidents. Federal and State transportation authorities are searching for quick, low-cost and efficient highway incident detection and warning systems. Several solutions have been proposed but none could meet… More

Cost Effective, Power Efficient, Wireless Sensor Network Based Highway Incident Detection & Warning System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Ahtasham Ashraf, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $700,000.00
Abstract:
More than 52% of U.S. urban highway congestion is a direct result of highway incidents.  Federal and State transportation authorities are searching for quick, cost-effective and efficient highway incident detection and warning systems.  Several solutions have been proposed but none could… More