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Radio Frequency Identification Licensing System for Motor Vehicles

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
94778
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
DTRT57-10-C-10037
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
10.1-NH2
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Thinkify LLC
18450 Technology Drive suite E MORGAN HILL, CA 95037
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Radio Frequency Identification Licensing System for Motor Vehicles
Agency: DOT
Contract: DTRT57-10-C-10037
Award Amount: $99,704.00
 

Abstract:

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports year over year increases in motorcycle fatalities and accidents over the past ten years.  Of these: ·         2/3s of the deaths were related to excessive speed and loss of operator control ·         60% of deaths occurred at night or with poor visibility ·         Approximately 30% were not properly licensed ·         A majority had excessive blood alcohol levels With a higher probability of flight risks and officer evasion, may police departments have adopted strict guidelines for engagement including “no pursuit” policies for motorcyclists that make apprehension and identification nearly impossible. To assist Police departments with identification and apprehension, an in-vehicle system is needed that will allow a patrol office to identify a motorcyclists at distance and speed.  This will improve traffic control, officer safety, and violator apprehension.  An RFID system, will help law enforcement personnel make motorcycle riders safer. An RFID-enabled license plate and reader interface in patrol cars, will allow greater flexibility and improvements in enforcement.  Furthermore, a hands free system shall be capable of a “write” operation to “mark” a license plate that evade officers by use of conventional means.

Principal Investigator:

Curt Carrender
Engineer
4087827111
curt@thinkify.com

Business Contact:

Peter Soule
Director
4087827111
curt@thinkify.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Thinkify LLC
18450 Technology Drive suite E MORGAN HILL, CA 95037

EIN/Tax ID: 263638691
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No