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OVERHEAD INFRARED VEHICLE DETECTOR

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
9299
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9299
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
SCHWARTZ ELECTRO-OPTICS, INC.
3404 N. Orange Blossom Trail Orlando, FL 32804
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: OVERHEAD INFRARED VEHICLE DETECTOR
Agency: DOT
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $299,998.00
 

Abstract:

THE SHORTCOMINGS OF THE WIDELY USED BURIED-LOOP VEHICLE DE- TECTOR -- 3 TO 5 YEAR LIFETIME, COSTLY, INCONVENIENT TO MAINTAIN/REPLE, INCOMPATIBLE WITH SOME ROADWAYS, UNRELIABLE ACTIVATION BY SOME VEHICLES -- CAN BE OVERCOME THROUGH THE USE OF OVERHEAD INFRARED VEHICLE DETECTORS. THE TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH INCLUDE A SURVEY OF APPROPRIATE INFRARED SENSORS AND DEVICE ANALYSIS, DESIGN, FABRICATION AND TESTING. AFTER IDETIFYING, VIA THE SURVEY, THOSE INFRARED SENSORS MOST APPROPRIATE FOR VEHICLE DETEC- TION, AN ACTIVE AND A PASSIVE SENSOR WILL BE DESIGNED AND FABRICATED. THE SENSORS WILL BE TESTED UNDER ACTUAL TRAFFICCONDITIONS AND THE RESULTS COMPARED WITH MEASUREMENTS BY BURIED-LOOP DETECTORS. THE TESTING AND EVALUATION WILL BE DONE IN COOPERATION WITH MEMBERS OF THE ORANGE COUNTY FLORI-DA TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THISRESULT IN A RELIABLE, LOW-COST, OVERHEAD INFRARED VEHICLE DETECTOR WHICH IS EASY TO INSTALL, OPERATED, AND MAINTAIN.

Principal Investigator:

Robert A Olson
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Schwartz Electro-optics Inc.
3404 North Orange Blossom Tr Orlando, FL 32804

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