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Wireless Brake and Tire Monitoring System

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
86799
Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F073-144-0524
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Impact Technologies, LLC
200 Canal View Blvd Rochester, NY -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: Wireless Brake and Tire Monitoring System
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA9302-08-M-0006
Award Amount: $99,552.00
 

Abstract:

Impact Technologies, in cooperation with Crane Aerospace and Electronics, proposes an end to end wireless solution for aircraft brake and tire monitoring. The proposed system will serve to reduce safety risks and increase efficiency during flight and ground testing by providing long-range wireless transmission of tire temperature, tire pressure, and brake temperature. The system will provide intelligent data fusion and diagnostic capability in support of automating the brake and tire go / no go for test decision. Key tasks of this Phase I effort include: 1) Development of a communication schema to support distributed smart sensor nodes; 2) Adapt currently available sensing hardware to meet AF range and resolution requirements; 3) Develop data fusion and processing algorithms to transform recorded data into knowledge usable by test operators in support the tire and brake go / no go for test decision; 4) Development of a tablet PC based handheld recording and display device along with a user interface capable of being operated without the use of cumbersome pointing devices or keyboards. A prototype system will be created and sensing, storage, and communications will be demonstrated within a prototype hardware platform.

Principal Investigator:

Carl A. Palmer
Manager, Sensing & Monitoring
5854241990
carl.palmer@impact-tek.com

Business Contact:

Mark L. Redding
President
5854241990
mark.redding@impact-tek.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

IMPACT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
200 Canal View Blvd Rochester, NY 14623

EIN/Tax ID: 161567136
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No