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Company Information:

Name: SOUND INNOVATIONS, INC.
Address: 35 Railroad Row
Suite 202
White River Junction, VT
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (802) 280-3020

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $259,266.00 3
SBIR Phase II $725,123.00 1
STTR Phase I $199,790.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,249,818.00 2

Award List:

Development and Synthesis of High Performance 103 Piezocomposites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ram Lal Bedi
Award Amount: $59,924.00
Abstract:
Composite materials comprising an active piezoelectric phase and a passive polymer phase offer significant advantages over their single phase counterparts. These include higher electromechanical performance and vastly enhanced design versatility. Several combinations of polymer/ceramic connectivity… More

An Active Noise Reduction Communication Earplug for Helicopter Crew

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert D. Collier, Principal Acoustical Engineer
Award Amount: $119,926.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR research develops a prototype active earplug and hybrid feedforward-feedback active noise control (ANR) algorithm to provide at least 40 dB noise reduction over all frequencies when used in conjunction with a Gentex HGU-56 helmet. Ear insert hardware will be fabricated from an… More

STTR Phase I: Modular Feedforward Adaptive Noise Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Dartmouth College
Principal Investigator: Robert D. Collier, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,823.00
RI Contact: Laura Ray
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project seeks to demonstrate the concept of a multipurpose active noise control module with broad application to a variety of environments and markets requiring acoustic noise control. Digital Signal Processors (DSP) have matured to the … More

An Active Noise Reduction Communication Earplug for Helicopter Crew

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert D. Collier, Principal Acoustical Engn
Award Amount: $725,123.00
Abstract:
Army SBIR Topic A04-199 identifies the need for an Active Noise Reduction (ANR) Communication Earplug for Helicopter Crew that, when used in combination with a Gentex HGU-56 helmet, provides "effective attenuation of at least 40 dB at all frequencies, with adequate speech intelligibility, while… More

STTR Phase II: Modular Feedforward Adaptive Noise Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Dartmouth College Thayer School of Engineering
Principal Investigator: Robert D. Collier, Dr
Award Amount: $499,827.00
RI Contact: Laura E. Ray
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project seeks to develop an inexpensive, multi-purpose active noise reduction (ANR) module and associated software evaluation tools with broad commercial application to many occupational environments. This project will develop signal… More

Reduced-Order High-Fidelity Models for Signature Propagation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
Principal Investigator: Minh Phan, Associate Professor
Award Amount: $99,967.00
RI Contact: Christine Bothe
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop a reliable method to obtain reduced-order models for the simulation of large-scale seismic and acoustic signature propagation. These reduced-order models should be capable of reproducing results comparable to those obtained from a high-fidelity… More

Reduced-Order High-Fidelity Models for Signature Propagation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
Principal Investigator: Dick Darling, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $749,991.00
RI Contact: Mihn Phan
Abstract:
In Phase 1 research, we developed algorithms to produce reduced-order models from High Performance Computations (HPC). These algorithms are unique, powerful, and particularly well-suited to the acoustic and seismic signal propagation problem. In this Phase 2 proposal, we seek to extend these… More

Improved Pilot/Maintainer Auditory Performance in Complex Air Vehicle Noise Spectra

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jason Solbeck, Senior Research Engineer – (802) 280-3020
Award Amount: $79,416.00
Abstract:
Sound Innovations Inc will develop a next-generation hearing protection and communication headset to be worn with existing military aviator helmets, particularly the HGU-84/P helmet, that provides protection against noise-induced hearing loss and deliver clear incoming communications. Phase I… More