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Company Information:

Name: KVH INDUSTRIES, INC.
Address: 50 Enterprise Center
Middletown, RI 02842 5279
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (401) 845-8112

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $950,881.00 15
SBIR Phase II $5,535,125.00 10
STTR Phase I $69,435.00 1

Award List:

MINIATURE ORTHOGONAL MAGNETIC SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A H Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $49,923.00

MINIATURE ORTHOGONAL MAGNETIC SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A H Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $242,000.00
Abstract:
Kvh industries proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of developing a miniaturized orthogonal magnetic sensor assembly whose volumetric dimension, including shield, will not exceed 10 cm(3). the unit has as objectives a sensitivity of 1 nanotesla while operating at flux densities of up to 20… More

AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION ELECTROMAGNETIC FLUXGATE AIRCRAFT SENSOR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A H Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $49,682.00

MARKETING AND ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF SPVD APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: James S Dodez , Marketing Director
Award Amount: $49,863.00
Abstract:
Kvh industries proposes to thoroughly investigate both conventional and innovative uses for the self powered vehicle detector (spvd) and to modify the existing design, if required, to meet the specifications of the new applications. the overall goal of the proposed sbir phase ieffort can be… More

GPS COMPATIBLE AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION COMBAT VEHICLE DIGITAL COMPASS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: A Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $59,746.00

AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION ELECTROMAGNETIC FLUXGATE AIRCRAFT SENSOR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A H Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $639,175.00
Abstract:
Kvh industries proposes to develop a top level design for an electromagnetic fluxgate aircraft sensor, with an automatic calibration capability. the proposed electromagnetic sensor will connect to an interface box compatible with mil-std 1553 requirements.it will functionally and physically replace… More

GPS COMPATIBLE AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION COMBAT VEHICLE DIGITAL COMPASS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: A Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $499,249.00
Abstract:
Kvh industries proposes to design a low cost digital fluxgate sensor system to provide: (1) directional reference for platform fire control systems; (2) integrated backup navigation reference for the global positioning system. the principal objective will be implementation of field calibration… More

LOW COST MAGNETIC ATTITUDE HEADING REFERENCE SYSTEMS (M-AHRS) FOR AUTONOMOUS FLIGHT VEHICLES EFFEC

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A. Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $61,426.00

Acoustic Buoy Release for Locating Underwater Instruments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: A. Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $60,849.00

Acoustic Buoy Release for Locating Underwater Instruments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: A. Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $484,075.00
Abstract:
KVH Industries proposes to design and demonstrate a low cost short range acoustic buoy release system designed to locate and retrieve underwater instruments. The proposed design effort will address the problems of search rate, identification, homing, slant range measurement, localization and buoy… More

LOW COST SMART MAGNETOMETER FOR TRAIN DETECTION/MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: A H Kits Van Heyningen , Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $74,736.00

LOW COST MAGNETIC ATTITUDE HEADING REFERENCE SYSTEMS (M-AHRS) FOR AUTONOMOUS FLIGHT VEHICLES EFFEC

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: A. Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $721,540.00
Abstract:
The purpose of the Phase I work is to identify the best packaging concept for the Hall Effect device and to deterinine the feasibility of building it. KVH proposes to test and characterize the NWC Hall Effect Breadboard and to generate a packaging feasibility study. KVH will use unique, proprietary… More

Propulsion/Navigation Integrated Universal Driver's Display Unit (UDD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul Cronan
Award Amount: $73,634.00
Abstract:
KVH Industries proposes to develop a proof-of-principle Universal Driver's Display (UDD) for the Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV7A1). The UDD will comprise a flat-faced, color-capable screen with co-located electronics and integrated with engine sensors and the magnetic compass. We will use our… More

Triaxial Fluxgate Azimuth Sensor with Three-Dimensional Autocalibration Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Arent Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $91,700.00

LOW COST SMART MAGNETOMETER FOR TRAIN DETECTION/MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: A H Kits Van Heyningen , Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
Present train detection schemes rely largely on a low resistance through the train's wheels to perturbate a stable electrical circuit. while elegant in principle, the design is plagued by oxide films and material buildup on the rail, sneak paths through the ballast and other uncontrollable… More

Triaxial Fluxgate Azimuth Sensor with Three-Dimensional Autocalibration Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Arent Kits Van Heyningen
Award Amount: $591,022.00
Abstract:
Crucial to development of improved artillery capabilities is the fielding of tools to assist forward observers and spotter in target designation and fire direction. Notwithstanding its reliability, the conventional lensatic compass leaves much to be desired. The needle aligns itself with the local… More

Antennas for Satellite Communications-on-the-Move

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jeff Hawes
Award Amount: $99,355.00
Abstract:
KVH Industries proposes to determine the feasibility of integrating its commercially (COTS) available, low cost, marine mobile, rate stabilized on-the-move antenna system with new `smart antenna' electronic array technology to produce a solid state, highly ruggedized, flat panel land mobile antenna… More

Spaced-Based Asset Tracking and Inventory System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald R.t. Paradis
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
KVH Industries proposes to prototype and deliver a unique space-based asset tracking and inventory system. The proposed system will integrate off-the-shelf communications GPS and a KVH designed digital compass navigation system, TACNAV. The KVH design will be capable of providing instantaneous… More

High Accuracy GPfog Azimuth and Attitude Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ron Paradis
Award Amount: $69,995.00
Abstract:
KVH Industries proposes to deliver a high precision GPfog azimuth and attitude sensing system based on fusing three low cost sensor technologies: ultra short baseline carrier phase measurement GPS utilizing low cost GPS chip technology; uniquely affordable three-axis KVH E-Core Fiber Optic Gyros… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Sid Bennett
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Sid Bennett
Award Amount: $599,165.00

Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) for Improving the Performance of Small Robotic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Monte, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
KVH proposes to micro-machine its proprietary ECore D-shaped polarization maintaining (PM) optical fiber to make an all-fiber micro-machined optical phase modulator that will enable Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Fiber Optic Gyro (FOG) instruments toachieve Northfinding requirement and cost and… More

Ultra Tight Coupling for High Anti-Jam GPS/INS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: KVH INDUSTRIES, INC.
Principal Investigator: Kalyan Ganesan, VP Engineering
Award Amount: $69,435.00
RI Contact: Martin Kits Van Heyningen
Abstract:
In response to STTR Topic MDA03T-006, KVH Industries proposes to combine the advantages of short-term precision of an inertial measurement unit (IMU) and the long-term stability of the Global Positioning System (GPS). The resulting integrated GPS/IMUsystem would offer significant performance (e.g.,… More

Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) for Improving the Performance of Small Robotic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Monte, Principal Photonics Engin
Award Amount: $728,903.00
Abstract:
In Phase I, KVH Industries designed and prototyped a micro-machined all-fiber optic phase modulator and subsequently measured the modulator performance in a Sagnac interferometer gyroscope to prove feasibility of the approach. The micro-machined D fiber phase modulator is an enabling device to allow… More

Light Weight Electronic Pointing Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: James Rossi, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,979.00
Abstract:
In the proposed Phase I effort, KVH Industries will develop an Electronic Pointing Device (EPD) by implementing Northfinding software in its TG6000 Inertial Measurement Unit(IMU) product that is substantially smaller than the existing solution. Specifically, KVH will build three modified coils into… More

Light Weight Electronic Pointing Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Arent K. van Heyningen, Chief Scientist, Prin. In
Award Amount: $729,996.00
Abstract:
KVH Industries plans to take advantage of the work performed in Phase I, as well as some extensive internally-funded R&D, to create an affordable, accurate, FOG-based Northfinder. The Phase II approach entails designing a true null seeking servo driven system, using a highly accurate single-axis FOG… More