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Exercise Load Measurement Insole (ELMI)

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
115372
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
X12.02
Solicitation Number:
Small Business Information
MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
57 Maryanne Drive Monroe, CT -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Exercise Load Measurement Insole (ELMI)
Agency: NASA
Contract: NNX12CD95P
Award Amount: $124,931.00
 

Abstract:

The Exercise Load Measurement Insole (ELMI) is a system that is designed to measure normal and shear foot forces during exercise. The ELMI system is lightweight, portable, unobtrusive, and its versatility allows it to be used for many purposes outside of exercise load measurement and study. At the heart of ELMI is an innovative sensor design that when configured in an array can measure full foot normal and shear loads simultaneously. The sensor design allows for normal forces to be measured in compression, while both lateral and longitudinal forces can be measured in shear. The normal and shear sensitivity can be customized for different specifications, and even stacked for graded sensitivity, if desired. The result can be placed in an array and integrated into a shoe without affecting user operation.

Principal Investigator:

Yogesh Mehrotra
Principal Investigator
2038743100
ymehrotra@aboutmtc.com

Business Contact:

Yogesh Mehrotra
Business Official
2038743100
ymehrotra@aboutmtc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Materials Technologies Corporation
57 Maryanne Drive Monroe, CT -

EIN/Tax ID: 061200419
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No