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PROXIMITY INDICATOR FOR SCHOOL BUS OCCUPANT SAFETY

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
9302
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9302
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Wrtb Inc Dba/k-ii Enterprises
Po Box 306 Camillus, NY 13031
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: PROXIMITY INDICATOR FOR SCHOOL BUS OCCUPANT SAFETY
Agency: DOT
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $46,000.00
 

Abstract:

A SYSTEM FOR DETECTING A CHILD IN BLIND SPOTS AROUND BUSES BY USING BODY CAPACITANCE IS DISCLOSED IN THIS PROPOSAL. ANANALYSIS IS DONE TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF COUPLING A LOW VOLTAGE 50 KHZ EXCITATION SIGNAL THROUGH THE PAVEMENT AND EARTH, THEN TO A DETECTION ELECTRODE POSITONED SUCH THATTHE BODY CAPACITANCE OF A CHILD IN THE SIGNAL PATH CAUSES A DISCERNIBLE LEVEL CHANGE. SIGNAL PROCESSING TOPOLOGY FOR A FUNCTIONAL SYSTEM IS PRO- POSED, AND RESEARCH REQUIRED TO SPECIFY PERFORMANCE AND DE-SIGN REQIREMENTS IS DETAILED.

Principal Investigator:

Allan j bentz
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Wrtb Inc Dba/k-ii Enterprises
Po Box 306 Camillus, NY 13031

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