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Cloud-Based Efficient Data Analysis and Reduction (CEDAR)

Company: Architecture Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Architecture Technology Corporation (ATCorp) proposes the Cloud-based Efficient Data Analysis and Reduction (CEDAR) system, a novel hardware and software solution to efficiently increase and manage shared compute resources located within an autonomous vehicle to run mission-specific software that… more

Dynamic Airborne Mission Communication System (DYNAMICS)

Company: Architecture Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Current Air Force mission planning systems require that users manually enter flight paths. For the emerging class of airborne communications platforms this is sub-optimal. The mission of these platforms is to extend communications ranges and enable enhanced (particularly IP-based)… more

Mission-Based Agile Network Traffic Reprioritization (MANTRA) System for Crypto-Partitioned Tactical Environments

Company: Architecture Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: IP-based tactical networks which are being deployed increasingly must possess the capability to gracefully shed mission functions in accordance with the intent of the commander when network congestion occurs. Such congestion events are expected to be prevalent in tactical wireless… more

Smart Mission Planning Wizard: A Rethink Toward Automation

Company: Architecture Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Mission planning is a labor and time intensive process. The complexity of the tasks and the amount of work involved require considerable training and proficiency. Such challenges represent a hurdle to mission planners especially when only minor last minute changes need to be made to a mission plan.… more

Robust, Lightweight Wiring for Space Applications

Company: Minnesota Wire & Cable Co. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: An ability to reduce the weight of cables has the potential to provide significant cost savings, reduce maintenance and improve reliability of satellites. The costs of developing and producing satellites are linearly proportional with the satellite"s weight, with each kilogram… more

FLA2SH: Flexible Levels of Adaptable Autonomy for Sensor Handling

Company: Smart Information Flow Technologies, d/b/a SIFT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: SIFT, with subject matter expertise from the UAS pilots and sensor operators (SOs) at UAV Associates and in sensor processing capabilities from Ball Aerospace, will develop FLA2SH (Flexible Levels of Adaptable Autonomy for Sensor Handling) to extend and integrate with AFRL"s… more

CAMO: Cognitive Assessment and Monitoring of Operators

Company: Smart Information Flow Technologies, d/b/a SIFT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: SIFT proposes to develop CAMO (Cognitive Assessment and Monitoring of Operators), a zero-intrusion method for human-machine state assessment. Our unique approach utilizes behavioral data already be-ing generated and collected during normal task completion, eliminating the need for additional tasks… more

Efficient EMI/RFI attenuation by GaN-based coating on spinel windows

Company: SVT Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: With the advent of electromagnetic and electro-optical sensors in modern military platforms, the issue of detectability extends well beyond that of visible light. The suppression of Electromagnetic Interference/Radio Frequency Interference (EMI/RFI) is considered as one of vital elements of… more

Investigation of Donor and Acceptor Ion Implantation in AlN

Company: Agnitron Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: AlN is an attractive material for power electronics device applications due to its wide bandgap and resulting high electric breakdown field. One of the major challenges that need to be addressed to achieve full utilization of AlN for power electronics applications is the development of a doping… more

Advanced Ballistic Shielding for Crew Served Weapons Stations

Company: Kinetic Protection Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The current effort has been on-going, specifically to address the needs as described in N122-132, Advanced Ballistic Shielding for Crew Served Weapons Stations. The objective of the topic is to develop a series of reconfigurable and non-reconfigurable advanced ballistic shields for crew served… more

Gear Coatings for Loss of Lubrication Mitigation

Company: Phygen Coatings, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Army rotorcrafts are required to operate in extreme situations such as loss of lubrication to the drive systems. Current designs allow for 30 minutes of operation at 50% power, but the Army has a need to improve aircraft survivability beyond this threshold. Phygen Coatings has developed a unique,… more

GaAsSb/AlGaAsP Superlattice Polarized Electron Source

Company: Svt Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The negative-electron-affinity (NEA) photocathodes which produce polarized electrons are a vital component of electron accelerators such as that at DoE Jefferson Lab and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). Future systems, such as the International Linear Collider (ILC), will require a… more

Aqueous Based Automatic Fire Extinguishing System

Company: Fire Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Fire Solutions LLC will demonstrate a vehicle crew fire protection system that utilizes both water mist and aqueous foam subsystems in a Phase I effort utilizing a steel simulated"Humvee"built by Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake. The proposed crew fire protection system will function… more

Operational Console Modernization Tool

Company: Product Development Associates, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Operational consoles and workstations for combat ships and submarines need to become more efficient in their utilizations as vessel crew staffing decreases, while mission requirements continue to expand. Multiple missions maximizing human and machine resources continue to increase. A method is… more

Control of Arthritic Pain by Inhibition of TRPA1 Activity

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technologies (KBT) proposes a novel tool to test the integrity of implantable cardioverter- defibrillator (ICD) leads in-situ. Siilar to pacemakers, ICDs are surgically implanted just under the skin outside of the patient's rib cage. An… more

Low-cost Neurocognitive Rehabilitation System for Traumatic Brain Injury

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Impairments to proper cognitive functioning are among the most common problems associated with traumatic brain injury. Treatment for cognitive dysfunction is central to recovery after TBI due to the profound impact cognitive dysfunction can have on an individual’s independence, ability to work,… more

Enhancing Conversation Intelligibility for Hearing Aid Users in Noisy Environments

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This project develops and tests an easy to use and unobtrusive hearing aid accessory that utilizes a directional microphone array: to improve understanding of speech in noisy environments. A common problem amongst hearing aid users is trouble understanding speech while listening to a conversation in… more

Body Worn EMG Controlling of Assistive Robotic Arm for Stroke Rehabilitation

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately 15 million people in the world, and more than 700,000 people in the United States, experience a stroke each year. Following a hemispheric… more

Head Tracking Hearing Aid for Automatic Source Switching

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advanced Medical Electronics proposes to develop an advanced wireless hearing aid that tracks user head movements and provides automatic audio source switching based on user focus. The proposed advanced hearing aid willenable users to utilize hearing aids in more… more

Therapeutic vaccination against genital HPV infection

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advanced Medical Electronics (AME) proposes a wireless hearing aid accessory that utilizes gaze tracking of the hearing aid user's eyes by a smartphone's front facing camera to electronically steer a microphone array with signal processing. The… more

Distance Bounded Impulse Radio For Continuous Glucose Sensor

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed project aims to develop an advanced telemetry system for body worn continuous glucose sensors using a new radio based on distance-bounded ultra wideband impulse radio technology for secure, reliable, low cost, low power body area sensor networks.… more

Development of a wearable telemetry module and dual hormone infusion set for use

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advanced Medical Electronics Corporation (AME) and the University of Minnesota propose to develop a new graphene based continuous glucose monitor with passive wireless readout capability and dissolvable / biocompatiblemetallization layers for use in close-loop… more

Constraint-Checking Editor for Procedure Tracking (ConCEPT)

Company: Adventium Enterprises, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Constructing, maintaining, and adapting operational procedures for manned space operations is a complex task, requiring the procedure author to satisfy constraints resulting from the system configuration, current state, and applicable flight rules. This Phase 1 SBIR project will establish the… more

Satellite Avionics Fault Tolerant Hypervisor

Company: Adventium Enterprises, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Hypervisors could significantly increase mission utility and life of space platforms, while decreasing acquisition time and cost. Terrestrial hypervisor applications, including cloud computing and avionics for Unmanned Aerial Systems, enjoy the benefits of maintenance, short-duration missions, and… more

Gas Turbine Engine Exhaust Jet Shear-layer Pressure Measurement System

Company: Aero Systems Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: A microphone array system for studying the near field hydrodynamic region adjacent to the supersonic exhaust plume of a tactical aircraft engine in a ground test fixture at approximately 20 feet above the ground. It will consist of approximately 160 microphones aimed radially inward at the edge of… more