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Intelligent Ridesharing for a new Mobility

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
DTRT57-11-C-10031
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
11.1-FH4
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Axiom xCell Inc.
6150 Lusk Blvd. suite B203 SAN DIEGO, CA 92121
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Intelligent Ridesharing for a new Mobility
Agency: DOT
Contract: DTRT57-11-C-10031
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

The development of a wireless mobile cloud platform that includes dynamic ride matching; utilizing in-vehicle systems and user interface; with supporting connectivity to social networks and HOV/HOT lane tolling infrastructure" will create a critical enhancement to enable an increase in ridesharing on the nation’s roadways.The objective of this Phase I research project is the development of a concept of operations that demonstrates the viability and interoperability of a mobile application that enables hands-free non-distracting dynamic ride matching to help facilitate more ridesharing. The proposed solution integrates multiple social networks to generate rideshare partners in real-time and unleashes new innovative mechanisms for delivering incentives; it includes GPS navigation; SMS; and leverages in-vehicle resources and mobile-to-mobile connectivity to detect and communicate reliable vehicle occupancy data with HOV/HOT lanes tolling infrastructure all in a hands-free non-distracted fashion. The work includes coordination with key stakeholders including toll authorities; state and local rideshare agency; in-vehicle platform provider and rideshare solutions providers. During Phase II a working prototype of the solution will be built and demonstrated and will include hands-free in-vehicle ride matching and will operate using commuters along the Interstate 15 Managed Lanes in coordination with state and local agency ride sharing programs.

Principal Investigator:

Ray Traynor
Vice President GM
(858) 717-9431
ray@axiomxcell.com

Business Contact:

Ray Traynor
Vice President GM
(858) 717-9431
ray@axiomxcell.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Axiom xCell Inc.
6150 Lusk Blvd. suite B203 SAN DIEGO, CA 92121-9997

EIN/Tax ID: 412183687
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No