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Company Information:

Name: Ross-Hime Designs, Inc.
Address: 1313 5th Street South East
Minneapolis, MN
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (651) 699-5610

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $744,880.00 10
SBIR Phase II $3,554,886.00 6

Award List:

COMPUTER CONTROLLED TELEROBOT WRIST MODULE

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

COMPUTER CONTROLLED TELEROBOT WRIST MODULE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $499,000.00
Abstract:
Disclosed in this proposal are plans to construct a patent pending wrist module with computer control, configurable to form high-dexterity telerobotic arms for space station construction, satellite maintenance, interplanetary exploration, walking robots, and industrial robots. telerobotic arms… More

DEVELOPMENT OF TELEROBOT HAND JOINT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark E Rosheim
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DEVELOPMENT OF TELEROBOT HAND JOINT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark E Rosheim
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Presented in this proposal are plans to construct and develop a highly anthropomorphic, patent pending, zero-backlash, telerobot hand joint for use as knuckles and a wrist. this work is designed to compliment the principal investigator's "computer controlled robot wrist module" under construction… More

AN INNOVATIVE DEXTROUS HAND EXOSKELTON

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Mark Elling Rosheim
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
Doe requires quality sensory feedback from robot to operator: fine manipulation achieved through robotic hands controlled by human-sized hand exoskeltons. these simplify and make control more intuitive when compared to keyboard or joystick control. force feedback to these small exoskeletons… More

Robotic Surrogate

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark Elling Rosheim
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Robotic Surrogate

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark Elling Rosheim
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
NASA has requested a robotic surrogate to work autonomously or to work alongside astronauts, for tool retrieval, space station construction, satellite maintenance and interplanetary habitat preparation for astronaut base camps. Human sizing, flexibility and fault tolerance are key needs that must be… More

An Omni-Directional Sensor Mount

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Mark Elling Rosheim
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
The results of the proposed Omni-Directional Sensor Mount research and development will be greater usefulness of both old and new Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) sensor technology. The innovative design adapts novel patented and patent pending technology, to provide a double-jointed… More

Further Research & Development of an Omni-Directional Sensor Mount

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Mark Elling Rosheim
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The results of the proposed Omni-Directional Sensor Mount research and development will be greater usefulness of both old and new Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) sensor technology. The innovative design adapts novel patented and patent pending technology, to provide a double-jointed… More

Mechanical Development of a Dexterous Manipulator System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mark Rosheim
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Low Cost Submarine UAV Communications and Sensor Data Link

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mark Elling Rosheim, President
Award Amount: $69,980.00
Abstract:
We propose to design and conduct feasibility trade studies for a low-cost communication system and data link for a disposable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in response to FY2003 SBIR topic N03-047. The key aspect of our approach will be to reduce the lifecyclecost of an airborne line-of-sight TCDL… More

Lightweight, Low Cost, Seeker Gimbals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mark Rosheim, President
Award Amount: $69,974.00
Abstract:
The Army has requested development of a lightweight, low cost, precision seeker gimbal assembly that can operate in environments inducing high stress levels (temperature, vibration, and shock). Ross-Hime Designs, Inc. (RHD), Minneapolis, Minnesota, with its subcontractor Lockheed Martin Tactical… More

Lightweight, Low Cost, Seeker Gimbals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mark Rosheim, President
Award Amount: $305,973.00
Abstract:
Ross-Hime Designs, Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota is pleased to present its Phase II proposal. The Phase I SBIR "Low Cost Light-Weight Seeker Gimbals" was a stunning success. Designed specifically for the Army's current, active, funded effort the Joint Air Common Missile (JAGM). Subsequent to… More

SBIR Phase I: Dexterous Machining Head

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mark E. Rosheim, UKNW
Award Amount: $99,965.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will address the problem of singularity (jamming) by a developing a new design of the dexterous machining head. The result will be an innovative, dexterous machining head for milling and drilling applications. Presently, almost all… More

Communications-On-The-Move (COTM) Antenna Pointing and Stabilization System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Rosheim, President
Award Amount: $99,961.00
Abstract:
A key requirement of the Air-Forces future communication effort is wideband communication-on-the-move (COTM) while transversing rough, off-road terrain at moderate speed. BAE, Systems CNIR, Wayne, New Jersey the subcontractor on this effort, demonstrated this capability recently during COTM… More

Communications-On-The-Move (COTM) Antenna Pointing and Stabilization System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Rosheim, President – (651) 699-5610
Award Amount: $899,913.00
Abstract:
Ross-Hime Designs, Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota and BAE Systems Wayne, New Jersey are pleased to respond to the DOD''s request for development of a robust, high performance Comunications-On-the-Move (COTM) system. The Ross-Hime Designs/ BAE team will deliver an operable, servo controlled… More