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Company Information:

Name: Odetics Inc.
Address: 1515 S Manchester Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,341,058.00 27
SBIR Phase II $8,242,444.00 19

Award List:

THERE IS A PRESSING NEED TO REDUCE HARVEST COSTS OF U.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Stephen j. bartholet
Award Amount: $43,506.00
Abstract:
There is a pressing need to reduce harvest costs of u.s. citrus fruit, but automation technologies have not had the potential to meet the need. tines or shakers or several kinds suffered from various combinations of poor fruit removal efficiencies, low removal rates, high fruit and tree damage, and… More

AI/ROBOTICS HAS RECENTLY BECOME AN EXTREMELY ACTIVE AREA FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT THROUGHOUT DOD AND, SPECIFICALLY, WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ARMY.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Stephen j. bartholet
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Ai/robotics has recently become an extremely active area for research and development throughout dod and, specifically, within the department of army. of the four planned general areas that are targeted for department of the army r&d (reconnaissance/ surveillance, material handling, battlefield and… More

MOBILE ROBOT FOR HAZARDOUS DUTY (TELEOPERATED FIREFIGHTING HOSE DELIVERY SYSTEM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stephen J. Bartholet
Award Amount: $49,000.00

HIGH STRENGTH-TO-WEIGHT ARTICULATED MANIPULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,971.00

A SINGLE CHANNEL HANDHELD OPTICAL RADAR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Drap , Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ADAPTIVE FOCAL-PLANE PROCESSOR FOR IMAGE ENHANCEMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: George Westrom , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,812.00

MATERIAL APPLICATION STUDY FOR VERY LOW FREQUENCY HYDROPHONE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Lindner
Award Amount: $49,980.00

COORDINATED CONTROL OF MULTIPLE MANIPULATOR ARMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Stephen J Bartholet , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,958.00

MOBILE ROBOT FOR HAZARDOUS DUTY (TELEOPERATED FIREFIGHTING HOSE DELIVERY SYSTEM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stephen J. Bartholet
Award Amount: $499,000.00
Abstract:
One of the most hazardous duty assignments in the navy during both peacetime and conflict is fighting fires on board aircraft carriers. most of the worst disasters on board carriers have started on the flight deck. most of these fires spread to lower decks because they were never quickly contained… More

MATERIAL APPLICATION STUDY FOR VERY LOW FREQUENCY HYDROPHONE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Lindner
Award Amount: $496,000.00
Abstract:
A requirement exists for the detection and identification of underwater acoustics of very low frequencies at extremely low amplitudes in ambient water pressures of 3000 to 5000 psi. the generated output from the basic sensor must produce a noise free signal level of sufficient amplitude suitable for… More

A SINGLE CHANNEL HANDHELD OPTICAL RADAR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Drap , Investigator
Award Amount: $499,807.00
Abstract:
The study covers a single channel handheld optical radar which is smaller than comparable laser rangefinders and yet has better performance than the larger rangefinders. this handheld optical radar would feature absolute range resolution under two inches, range rate indication, a sunlight readable… More

HIGH STRENGTH-TO-WEIGHT ARTICULATED MANIPULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $550,000.00
Abstract:
A high strength-to-weight manipulator will be developed and delivered to the u.s. army as an applications testbed and prototype for future equipment development. the 3 dof mani-pulator will be articulated without loss of strength for foldable, compact stowage and a versatile extensive reach… More

LASER NAVIGATION FOR TACTICAL ROBOTIC VEHICLES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert Drap
Award Amount: $50,000.00

EXPERT SYSTEM FOR REACTOR PLANT SAFETY AND CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: George Westrom , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ROBOTIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A ROBOTIC HOWITZER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Alan Rohrabacher
Award Amount: $50,000.00

COORDINATED CONTROL OF MULTIPLE MANIPULATOR ARMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Stephen J Bartholet , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $125,000.00
Abstract:
This study will develop a dual manipulator arm system for the coordinated movement of a common payload using innovative techniques applied recently by the offeror to odex, a multi-legged walking robot. the proposed system will operate two six-degree-of-freedom manipulator arms with path planning in… More

ADAPTIVE FOCAL-PLANE PROCESSOR FOR IMAGE ENHANCEMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: George Westrom , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
The performance of imaging systems is highly dependent on the intensity and distribution of light illuminating the scene. the human visual system performs well over a range of scene brightness far greater than that which man-made image sensing systems are capable of operating. odetics, inc. proposes… More

LASER NAVIGATION FOR TACTICAL ROBOTIC VEHICLES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert Drap
Award Amount: $30,000.00
Abstract:
Reliable and assured means of position determination is needed for tactical robotic vehicles. robotic pilotage techniques such as laser scanning cn accomplish obstacle avoidance and short range path planning. dead reckoning techniques can handle dlonger term navigation, however, drift and error… More

EXPERT SYSTEM FOR REACTOR PLANT SAFETY AND CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: George Westrom , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $374,799.00
Abstract:
This research will apply new artificial intelligence technology to the control, maintenance, and safety of a nuclear power plant. the objective of the expert system will be to determine off-normal plant conditions and to guide operations personnel through a course of action which would lead to a… More

THREAT EXPERT SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,932.00
Abstract:
The threat expert system technology advisor, (testa) design which is proposed here, will encapsulate the knowledge techniques and reasoning processes of pilots and flight crewwhen encountering obstacles and threats during a noe flight combat mission. testa will be used to provide an automated… More

AN INTEGRATED LASER RANGER AND CAMERA SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ROBOTIC TACTICAL RECONNAISSANCE MISSION PACKAGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Alan Rohrabacher
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ROBOTIC NAVIGATION WITHIN COMPLEX STRUCTURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Timothy L Larson
Award Amount: $50,000.00

THE EFFECTS ON OPERATOR PERFORMANCE OF FORCE REFLECTION IN A RATE CONTROLLER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Alan Rohrabacher
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ADVANCED PATTERN RECOGNITION TECHNIQUES IN IMAGE ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ROBOTIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A ROBOTIC HOWITZER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Alan Rohrabacher
Award Amount: $502,000.00
Abstract:
The integrated smart artillery synthesis (isas) robotic howitzer is being developed by the army (ardc) as proof-of-principal hardware and to serve as a design and development testbed. the isas robotic howitzer has demonstrated that autonomous battle management is feasibility. a key component of the… More

ADVANCED PATTERN RECOGNITION TECHNIQUES IN IMAGE ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The human visual system performs so effectively over a range of illumination for greater than that which computer image processing systems are capable of operating. the automated analysis of visual data for pattern recognition and object identification comparable to the human visual system has been… More

AN INTEGRATED LASER RANGER AND CAMERA SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Present robot vision systems require either multiple cameras or a laser ranging/scanning system to acquire visual information for characterizing scenes in three dimensions. the human eye with its associated intelligence systems does a remarkable job of constructing a three dimensional image without… More

THE EFFECTS ON OPERATOR PERFORMANCE OF FORCE REFLECTION IN A RATE CONTROLLER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Alan Rohrabacher
Award Amount: $499,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of the phase i effort is to establish, by means of a directed research effort, the manner in which active force feedback in a rate controller can improve the operability of a teleoperated system in the performance of complex tasks. considerations such as ease of training, operator… More

ROBOTIC NAVIGATION WITHIN COMPLEX STRUCTURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Timothy L Larson
Award Amount: $499,000.00
Abstract:
The purpose of this research is to develop the technologies of semiautonomous navigation for teleoperated devices, which would allow for the use of this feature in the development of robotic devices for application in nuclear facilities using existing sensory equipment (the three-dimensional imaging… More

TELEPRESENCE SENSOR AND CONTROL HELMET

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr t r larson
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The detailed concept definition, analysis and design of a telepresence sensory and control helmet for space applications will be completed as a specific basis for follow-on r&d leading to demonstration of hardware. new levels of performance will be achieved in combined video and computer graphic… More

AN EXPERT SYSTEM FOR CONTROL OF COOLING WATER EROSION AND CORROSION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: George westrom
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This researcj project applies expert system technology to the monitoring and maintenance of cooling systems for a nuclear powerplant. the objective of the expert system willbe to determine the erosion and corrosion rates, and thus toassist the chemistry staff of the plant in determing presentand… More

DUAL ROBOTIC ARM FORCE REFLECTION ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Tim Larson
Award Amount: $49,935.00

ALL-ELECTRIC AUTOMATIC 155 MM BREECH LOADER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Stephen J Bartholet
Award Amount: $50,000.00

CONTROL ALGORITHM FOR REDUNDANT DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM MANIPULATORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Steven M Cohan
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ROBOTIC TACTICAL RECONNAISSANCE MISSION PACKAGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Alan Rohrabacher
Award Amount: $613,598.00
Abstract:
The detailed concept definition, analysis and concept design of a robotic tactical reconnaissance mission package will be completed as a specific basis for follow-on r&d leading to field demonstration of hardware. day/night visual and ir capabilities as well as binaural hearing and rf detection will… More

CONTROL ALGORITHM FOR REDUNDANT DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM MANIPULATORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Steven M Cohan
Award Amount: $497,699.00
Abstract:
Current control algorithms for redundant degree-of-freedom (dof) manipulators are often limited by their ablity to resolve singularities (when two or more joint rotation axes become aligned) as well as the inverse kinematics associatedwith six dof and higher manipulators (the relationship between… More

DUAL ROBOTIC ARM FORCE REFLECTION ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Tim Larson
Award Amount: $499,629.00
Abstract:
In the control of telepresence robotic systems, the interaction of the human operator with the mechanical components of the system is critical. ideally, the remote operator should have the "sensation" that he is present at the work site carrying out the specified task. this proposal addresses the… More

DUAL ARM COLLISION AVOIDANCE ALGORITHM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Timothy Larson
Award Amount: $49,710.00
Abstract:
The challenge of making multiple robotic arm systems work synchronously in a common workspace is significant. controlissues yet to be resolved include collision avoidance, forcecompensation for dynamic forces induced on the payload that is shared by the arms, and cooperative manipulation of a… More

A NEURAL NETWORK FOR THE CONTROL OF THE FEEDWATER SYSTEM AND STEAM WATER LEVEL IN A PRESURIZED WATER REACTOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Ms Eleanor R Kurrasch , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This research applies neural network technology to the monitoring and control of the feedwater system and resultantsteam generator water level during startup and low power operations of large pressurized water reactors. during these operational modes and plant transients, control of thefeedwater… More

KINEMATICS DEVELOPMENT TOOL FOR MANIPULATORS WITH REDUNDANT DEGREES OF FREEDOM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John Forrest Hawk
Award Amount: $49,416.00

KBS/DSP IMAGE CODING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: George Westrom
Award Amount: $49,838.00

ALL-ELECTRIC AUTOMATIC 155 MM BREECH LOADER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Stephen J Bartholet
Award Amount: $368,144.00
Abstract:
The army's latest upgrade to the 155mm selfpropelled howitzer has a hydraulic projectile loader assist system which has not proved ideal in a battlefield environment. this proposal addresses the conceptual development of an improved electric-powered semi-automatic breech loader which will load bag… More

KBS/DSP IMAGE CODING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: George Westrom
Award Amount: $492,250.00
Abstract:
The development of an intelligent knowledge-based system (kbs)/digital signal processing (dsp) image coding system for data compression will have wide application in space, military surveillance and commercial systems. this researchis specifically directed at the needs of microgravity… More

KINEMATICS DEVELOPMENT TOOL FOR MANIPULATORS WITH REDUNDANT DEGREES OF FREEDOM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John Forrest Hawk
Award Amount: $496,518.00
Abstract:
While several software packages exist for modeling and generating dynamic simulations of general manipulators, no software package simply and automatically provides forward and inverse kinematics which can be used in both real-time controllers and general-purpose simulations. we propose to construct… More

AN ADAPTIVE NEURAL NETWORK ARCHITECTURE FOR TARGET TRACKING AND RECOGNITION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Richard Holben
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This phase i research will produce a design for an adaptive neural network architecture that will perform target recognition and tracking of ir data. this work will describe two neural network models that will implement a motion-based tracking paradigm which will locate, extract, identify and track… More