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Company Information:

Company Name:
Motion Control, Inc.
Address:
115 North Wright Brothers Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone:
(801) 326-3434
URL:
EIN:
870567850
DUNS:
177661386
Number of Employees:
271
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $899,951.00 13
SBIR Phase II $3,835,435.00 8

Award List:

PRACTICAL CONTROLLED-IMPEDANCE ABOVE KNEE PROSTHESIS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,951.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Harold H Sears
Abstract:
The object of the work is to develop an advanced controlled-impedance spring/damping device for an above knee prosthesis which can be controlled by the amputee wearing the limb or, eventually by automatic adjustments to parameters like gait speed and load on the leg. by utilizing recent advances in… More

Externally Powered Hand Orthosis--High Mobility Wrist

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Harold Sears
Abstract:
Our purpose is to develop orthotic devices that will improve hand function for people withparalyzed upper limbs. Existing devices that allow for some hand function for people with paralyzedupper limbs are based on the World Health Organization 1954 tenodesis orthotic splint. Developmentsover the… More

EXTERNALLY POWERED PROSTHETIC HAND AND WRIST

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Harold H. Sears
Abstract:
Not Available Visidyne, Inc. proposes to design and demonstrate the feasibility of an optical and intertial helmet-tracking system. This hybrid system will integrate two patented technologies, the commercially available InterSense IntertiaCube inertial sensor and Visidyne's optical range sensor… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Harold H. Sears
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$333,643.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Harold H. Sears
Abstract:
N/a

Practical Force-Feedback system for upper limb prosthesis users

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Practical Force-Feedback System for Upper Limb Prosthesis Users

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Harold Sears
Abstract:
N/a

Practical Force-Feedback System for Upper Limb Prosthesis Users

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Harold Sears
Abstract:
N/a

SBIR Phase II: Advanced Controlled-Impedance Transfemoral Knee/Ankle Prosthesis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop a transfemoral prosthesis which will allow wearers to walk and run more smoothly, with greater stability and less effort. Typically, transfemoral amputees have difficulty achieving a natural gait, thus causing discomfort… More

Electric Heavy-Duty Work Hand

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Specific Aims: Motion Control Inc. proposes to develop a rugged, electric-powered work-hand/gripper for electric arm prostheses. This new terminal device (TD) will be lighter in weight, can be used in more extreme environments, and will offer more versatile… More

Electric Heavy-Duty Work Hand

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$740,504.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Specific Aims: Motion Control Inc. proposes to develop two new rugged, electric terminal devices (IDs) for heavy-duty work activities, both based upon the same rugged drive and motor. These IDs will be: the Work Hand and the Work Hook. These new terminal devices… More

SBIR Phase II: Advanced Controlled-Impedance Transfemoral Knee/Ankle Prosthesis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop a transfemoral prosthesis which will allow wearers to walk and run more smoothly, with greater stability and less effort. Typically, transfemoral amputees have difficulty achieving a natural gait, thus causing discomfort… More

Wireless EMG and Improved Mounting System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The project focuses on the development of a small, water-proof elecromyographic (EMG) sensor for a myoelectric arm prosthesis that transmits by a wireless link and can be easily and consistently installed over any muscle site. The wireless link eliminates wires and connectors inside the arm socket… More

Wireless EMG Preamp and Improved Mounting System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Develops a small waterproof Warless EMG Preamp sensor for myoelectric arm prostheses that transmits a digital signal via a wireless link eliminating many of the wires and connectors associated with arm prostheses and allowing connection to modern rollon gel type liners

Wireless EMG Preamp and Improved Mounting System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Develops a small waterproof Warless EMG Preamp sensor for myoelectric arm prostheses that transmits a digital signal via a wireless link eliminating many of the wires and connectors associated with arm prostheses and allowing connection to modern rollon gel type liners

Utility Arm and Upper Limb Prosthesis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This project develops an innovative upper extremity (UE) prosthetic system which offerssubstantial improvement in functionality, ruggedness, and comfort for persons with limb deficiencies attransradial, elbow, and transhumeral levels. Called ¿Utility Arm,¿ the system of improved componentsis… More

SBIR Phase I: PiezoElectric Actuation System for Upper Limb Prosthetics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project develops a new technology for prosthetic arm components, using a lightweight piezoelectric actuator. A piezoelectric actuator will be developed to drive a prosthetic hand. Available arm prostheses have up to three powered degrees-of-freedom,… More

Utility Arm ¿ An Upper Limb Prosthesis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Motion Control will develop an innovative body-powered (BP) upper extremity (UE) prosthetic system which offers substantial improvements in functionality, comfort, and aesthetics, for persons with UE deficiencies at all levels. This “Utility Arm” system will in¬crease independence… More

SBIR Phase II: A Multi-Grip Prosthetic Hand

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will combine lighter weight and quiet piezoelectric technology into an innovative Multi-Grip Prosthetic Hand. Current prosthetic hands… More

New Electro-Hydraulic Foot Prosthesis.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Motion Control, Inc. (MCI) will complete an electronic-controlled version of the advanced hydraulic foot/ankle which will demonstrate the feasibility of the automatic adjustment of resistance throughout the range of motion.  The advanced MCI Foot, especially the automatic controlled version, is… More

New Electro-Hydraulic Foot Prosthesis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$261,288.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Harold H. Sears – (801) 326-3434
Abstract:
This project develops an electronic-controlled version of the advanced hydraulic foot/ankle (MCI Foot) demonstrating the feasibility of the automatic adjustment of resistance throughout the range of motion. The advanced MCI Foot, especially the automatic-controlled version, contributes to the… More