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Company Information:

Company Name: Engineering Acoustics, Inc.
City: Casselberry
State: FL
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.eaiinfo.com
Phone: (407) 645-5444

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,288,050.65 15
SBIR Phase II $5,532,447.00 7
STTR Phase I $99,962.00 2
STTR Phase II $307,000.00 1

Award List:

Tactile Transducer Design/Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas H. Ensign
Award Amount: $67,350.00

Tactile Transducer Design/Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas H. Ensign
Award Amount: $447,544.00
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed SBIR is the design and development of a small, lightweight tactile transducer which produces a vibratory stimulus above the sensory/recognition threshold of the skin. A novel transducer element, based on a miniature, laterally acting linear motor driving a skin… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Miami
Principal Investigator: Thomas H. Ensign
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: Otis Brown

Dynamically Optimized Team Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Ensign, President
Award Amount: $69,327.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposed the development of technology that will lead to smaller, lighter and more efficient power amplifiers for driving the highly reactive loads presented by active sonar transducers. Compared to other amplifier components, existingdesigns employ physically large, high weight… More

PORTABLE HIGH INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASONIC SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Bruce J. Mortimer
Award Amount: $99,294.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Trauma is the major cause of mortality in individuals under 45 years of age. Failure to rapidly control hemorrhage leads to inadequate organ perfusion (shock) and is the major cause of death in these trauma victims. Accordingly, portable, non-surgical,… More

RAPID, BEDSIDE, LIQUIFICATION OF SOLID DRUGS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Bruce J. Mortimer
Award Amount: $99,546.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An estimated 3.75 billion drug administrations were made to patients in United States hospitals in 1998, of which approximately 10% received their medications through an enteral tube as liquids. This number is growing. Despite the availability of a vast drug… More

Compact High-Power Electronic Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Ensign, President
Award Amount: $428,809.00
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR proposes the development of technology that will lead to smaller, lighter and more cost effective power amplifiers for driving the highly reactive loads presented by active sonar transducers. Following EAI's Phase I effort, and takingadvantage of new developments in… More

Rapid, Bedside, Liquification of Solid Drugs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Bruce J. Mortimer
Award Amount: $992,262.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An estimated 3.75 billion drug administrations were made to patients in United States hospitals in 1998, of which approximately 10% received their medications as liquids through an enteral feeding tube (EFT). This number is growing. Despite a vast drug… More

Hemorrhage Control for Non-Compressible Extremity Injuries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,880.00
Abstract:
It is estimated that 10% of the soldiers killed on the battlefield bleed to death from extremity wounds. Failure to rapidly control hemorrhage leads to inadequate organ perfusion (shock) and death. Many of these lives can be saved by the prompt and effective use of a tourniquet. However, a subset… More

Point Coupled Displacement Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Real-time displacement measurement techniques are needed to acquire aerodynamic and structural system characteristics in flight. This proposal describes the development of a new type of position sensor which we have termed a Point Coupled Sensor (PCS). This sensor is able to detect the position of a… More

High Frequency Broadband Hybrid Transducer/Amplifier

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director R&D
Award Amount: $69,971.00
Abstract:
Traditionally, the sonar amplifier system has been viewed as the configuration of various independent disciplines; transduction, magnetic compensation and matching, power amplifiers and control. Clearly these disciplines cannot be regarded in isolation and there are significant advantages in… More

Tactile Situational Awareness System (TSAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gary A. Zets, President
Award Amount: $79,899.00
Abstract:
Spatial disorientation (SD) and the subsequent loss of situation awareness account for a significant percentage of fatal mishaps in aviation. SD typically occurs when visual references are compromised, and the pilot's vestibular and somatosensory (tactile) sensations no longer provide accurate… More

Development of a Fieldable Brain Trauma Analyzer System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director R&D
Award Amount: $69,921.00
Abstract:
Studies have estimated that as many as 22% of soldiers serving on the frontline may be at risk of mTBI from blows to the head or shockwaves caused by explosions. mTBI or concussion is also often associated with sports injuries and civilian trauma, with an estimated 5.3 million Americans living with… More

Tactile Situational Awareness System (TSAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gary Zets, President
Award Amount: $749,680.00
Abstract:
Spatial disorientation (SD) and the subsequent loss of situation awareness account for a significant percentage of fatal mishaps in aviation. SD typically occurs when visual references are compromised, and the pilot's vestibular and somatosensory (tactile) sensations no longer provide accurate… More

Non-invasive assay to discriminate between mild-Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: Florida Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director R&D
Award Amount: $99,962.00
RI Contact: Frank Webbe
Abstract:
An immediate and definite need exists for a portable screening device to provide objective assessment of mild-Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and assist in the discrimination between mTBI and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) diagnosis. This research addresses the development of a portable… More

Tactical Telehaptic Communication (HAPTAC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director R&D
Award Amount: $98,681.00
Abstract:
Combat environments can subject personnel to extreme conditions, testing the limits of both their physical and cognitive abilities. The sense of touch offers a relatively untapped channel for communications on the battlefield, and tactile displays can be an effective communication modality even… More

Treatment of mTBI Balance Dysfuntion via Multimodal Biofeedback.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director Research and Development
Award Amount: $99,973.00
Abstract:
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when physical trauma causes temporary or permanent neurological damage. In some cases, symptoms can continue and contribute to disability. Dizziness and vertigo are associated with nearly all reported studies of mTBI and are a significant and functionally limiting… More

Multisensory Navigation and Communications System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gary Zets, President – (407) 645-5444
Award Amount: $69,815.00
Abstract:
Combat environments can subject personnel to extreme conditions, testing the limits of both their physical and cognitive abilities. Tactile displays offer a relatively untapped channel for dismounted warfighter navigation, and can be an effective communication modality even under situations where… More

Treatment of mTBI Balance Dysfuntion via Multimodal Biofeedback.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DHP
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director Research and Dev – (407) 645-5444
Award Amount: $749,351.00
Abstract:
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when physical trauma causes temporary or permanent neurological damage. In some cases, symptoms can continue and contribute to disability. Dizziness and vertigo are associated with nearly all reported studies of mTBI and are a significant and functionally limiting… More

Development of a Fieldable Brain Trauma Analyzer System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director of Research and – (407) 645-5444
Award Amount: $728,332.00
Abstract:
An immediate and definite need exists for a portable diagnostic device for the assessment of cortical function, and diagnosis of mTBI. This proposal has as its aim the development of a portable device and testing protocol for the objective and quantitative diagnosis of acute mTBI suspects. mTBI is… More

Tactile Awareness Prompting (TAP) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Bruce J. Mortimer – (407) 645-5444
Award Amount: $74,838.65
Abstract:
This project develops an ambulatory remote operated Tactile Awareness Prompting (TAP) system to be used within educational and clinical environments for students who have social skills deficits. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) exhibit deficits related to social initiations and… More

Haptic Feedback for a Virtual Explosion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director of Research and Developmen – (407) 645-5444
Award Amount: $99,586.00
Abstract:
The sense of touch forms an intrinsic part of our real world experience and is naturally associated with physical exploration and contact. Virtual Training (VT) Systems have successfully trained the Warfighter for several years by immersing the participant in a realistic simulation of the actual… More

Multisensory Navigation and Communications System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Gary Zets, President – (407) 645-5444
Award Amount: $1,436,469.00
Abstract:
Combat environments can subject personnel to extreme conditions, testing the limits of both their physical and cognitive abilities. During the Phase I SBIR, EAI designed and demonstrated a proof-of-concept system that enables investigation of multisensory navigation and communication among… More

Multisegmental Sensor Integration for Balance Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bruce Mortimer, Director of Research and Developmen – (407) 645-5444
Award Amount: $149,969.00
Abstract:
Fall-related events are the leading cause for injury deaths among people 65 years and older. Blast related balance dysfunction is a significant problem the military. Recent advances in Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) have made accessible a variety of extremely small, rugged, reliable, low… More