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THE TECHNOLOGY TO ALLOW REPLACEMENT OF PERSONNEL BY MOBILE ROBOTS IN HIGH RISK…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
4205
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4205
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
OPTELECOM, INC.
9300 Gaither Road Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: THE TECHNOLOGY TO ALLOW REPLACEMENT OF PERSONNEL BY MOBILE ROBOTS IN HIGH RISK SITUATIONS IS AVAILABLE TODAY.
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE TECHNOLOGY TO ALLOW REPLACEMENT OF PERSONNEL BY MOBILE ROBOTS IN HIGH RISK SITUATIONS IS AVAILABLE TODAY. THE ROBOTICS APPROACH SUITABLE FOR MOST IMMEDIATE DEPLOYMENT IS TO USE THE ROBOT AS AN EXTENSION OF HUMAN MUSCLE AND SENSING, AND TO USE THE HUMAN BRAIN BY MEANS OF A HIGH BANDWIDTH FIBER OPTIC LINK. THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSED THE NEED TO DEFINE AN OPTIMUM LINK ARCHITECTURE FOR FIBER OPTIC LINK ELECTRONICS TO BE USED FOR ROBOTIC APPLICATIONS. PROPOSED WORK INCLUDES STUDY OF MULTIPLEXING FORMAT AND COMPUTER INTERFACE ARCHITECTURE. BUILDING ON RELATED EXISTING HARDWARE, OPTELECOM OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROGRESS TO THE STAGE OF A BREADBOARD PROTOTYPE DURING THE PHASE I EFFORT.

Principal Investigator:

Ron smith
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Optelecom Inc
15930 Luanne Dr Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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