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Company Information:

Company Name: ASCENSION TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
City: MILTON
State: VT
Zip+4: 05468
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $299,819.00 5
SBIR Phase II $2,058,127.00 3
STTR Phase I $149,994.00 1
STTR Phase II $749,997.00 1

Award List:

NEXT GENERATION POSITION/ORIENTATION TRACKING DEVICE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Ernest Blood
Award Amount: $49,872.00
Abstract:
The objective is to design and fabricate a proof-of-concept model of a novel six degrees-of-freedom tracking device for measuring the position and orientation of a head or hand in an augmented reality environment. the feasibility model to be built in phase i will demonstrate greatly reduced… More

A MINIATURIZED 6D POSITION LOCATOR FOR MEDICAL IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ernest B Blood
Award Amount: $50,000.00

A MINIATURIZED 6D POSITION LOCATOR FOR MEDICAL IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ernest B Blood
Award Amount: $435,924.00
Abstract:
The objective is to develop a miniaturized six degrees-of-freedom (6d) tracking apparatus for use with three dimensional (3d) ultrasound and medical imaging equipment. such a tool could enable clinicians to study human anatomy and bodily functions in three dimensions. in pursuit of this goal,… More

Next-Generation, High-Accuracy Optical Tracker for Target Acquisition and Cueing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Don Odell, Senior Design Engineer -
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Ascension Technology proposes to develop a fast, six degrees-of-freedom tracker, phasorBIRD, immune to cockpit and helmet scatterers of magnetic/electrical field energy. It will integrate seamlessly with helmet-mounted displays in tactical aircraft,tracked ground vehicles, and combat air operations… More

Next-Generation, High-Accuracy Optical Tracker for Target Acquisition and Cueing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Don Odell, Senior Design Engineer -
Award Amount: $872,208.00
Abstract:
Ascension Technology proposes to develop a fast, six degrees-of-freedom tracker, phasorBIRD, immune to cockpit and helmet scatterers of magnetic/electrical field energy. It will integrate seamlessly with helmet-mounted displays in tactical aircraft,tracked ground vehicles, and combat air operations… More

Through Screen Optical Head Tracker

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Don Odell, Senior Design Engineer
Award Amount: $99,947.00
Abstract:
Ascension Technology proposes to develop a fast, new six degrees-of-freedom tracker, phasorBIRDTM, immune to cockpit and helmet scatterers of magnetic/electrical field energy. It will integrate seamlessly with training simulators, aircraft, tanks, andcombat air operations centers (CAOCs). Design… More

New Tracking Approach for 3D Vascular Ultrasound

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Westley S. Ashe
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ultrasound is widely used for imaging of blood vessels because it is non-invasive, real-time, and relatively inexpensive. Reliable quantitative evaluation of blood vessels plays a pivotal role in cardiovascular disease diagnosis and follow-up intervention to… More

Through Screen Optical Head Tracker

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Don Odell
Award Amount: $749,995.00
Abstract:
A critical military requirement exists for a fast, cost-effective, six-degrees-of-freedom (6DOF) technology that can track a pilot's helmet though rear-projection screens and is immune to distortion and interference from scatterers of magnetic/electrical energy. Building upon Phase I research… More

Image-Guided System for Cancer Intervention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: N/A
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $749,997.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This program will demonstrate the potential for commercial success of a novel approach for tracking and displaying the position and orientation of instruments in image-guided cancer interventions. Prototype systems will be demonstrated in selected pancreatic… More