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Pedestrian Auto Enforcement Program (PAEP)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
DTRT57-13-C-10004
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
12.2-FH3
Solicitation Number:
2
Small Business Information
Polaris Sensor Technologies Inc.
200 Westside Square suite 320 Huntsville, AL 35801-4875
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: Pedestrian Auto Enforcement Program (PAEP)
Agency: DOT
Contract: DTRT57-13-C-10004
Award Amount: $149,997.33
 

Abstract:

We propose an innovative Pedestrian Automotive System for Enforcement and Safety (PASES) that combines commercial-off-the-shelf video or camera components and state-of-the-art microwave(radar) systems with sophisticated software that will not only provide more effective enforcement through effective evidentiary information, but will also enable predictive actions based on vehicle and pedestrian behavior. The radar provides highly accurate range and velocity information towards the sensor while the video provides highly accurate cross-range data. The combination of the two sensors in the proposed system is more advanced than the current microwave pedestrian sensors that do not detect non-moving objects and have very limited range. The fusion of these data enables the most Davidrobust tracking of multiple objects possible, with the motion of each object fully characterized, which in turn enables the development of rules based predictive actions.

Principal Investigator:

Rich Edmondson
Senior Engineer
(256) 562-0087
rich.edmondson@polarissensor.com

Business Contact:

David Chenault
President
(256) 562-0087
david.chenault@polarissensor.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Polaris Sensor Technologies Inc.
200 Westside Square Suite 320 Huntsville, AL -

EIN/Tax ID: 431998920
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No