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Head orientation sensing system

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
81888
Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F071-020-0707
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Infoscitex Corporation
303 Bear Hill Road Waltham, MA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: Head orientation sensing system
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-08-C-6840
Award Amount: $749,682.00
 

Abstract:

Accurate orientation and position tracking is difficult to achieve over extended missions and in varying environments, such as ambient electromagnetic (EM) noise and inconsistent access to satellites or reference stations (such as vehicle mounted locators). Manufacturers of orientation and tracking monitoring sensors utilize redundancy and complex algorithms to achieve the highest accuracy they can. Infoscitex has developed a novel biomimetic sensor that can be used to calibrate, on the fly, standard sensors to within an accuracy of 1 degree. During the Phase I program several iterations of the biomimetic sensor were fabricated and tested, such that the feasibility of the system was established and a complete sensor package design created. In Phase II complete sensor packages will be fabricated by Infoscitex and tested in collaboration with Dr. Jennie Gallimore. In addition, a complete tracking and orientation system will be assembled and tested in order to best position our sensors for market entry.

Principal Investigator:

Anna Galea
Director, Technology Deve
7818901338
agalea@infoscitex.com

Business Contact:

William F. Thompson
Contracts Manager
7818901338
bthompson@infoscitex.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

INFOSCITEX CORP.
303 Bear Hill Road Waltham, MA 02451

EIN/Tax ID: 043537120
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No