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Advanced Breakwater And Causeway Ultramarine System (ABACUS) Development

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Expansion of the Advanced Breakwater And Causeway Ultramarine System (ABACUS) research and development work accomplished under the Phase II Basic and Options 1 & 2 programs to full scale prototype systems and large scale demonstration models for both Seabasing and ship-to-shore logistics support… more

Active Motion-Compensation Technology for Roll-On/Roll-Off Cargo Vessel Discharge to Floating Platforms

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The QED team proposes to study an active motion compensation platform supported by a self-contained air cushion system. The Phase II study will evaluate the ability of the'Ramp Motion Control Platform'(RMCP) to support and control the LMSR stern ramp through a range of elevated sea state… more

Goal Guide: A Web-Based Application for Self-Management of Goal Tracking

Company: Assistech Systems LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This is a Phase II project to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a responsively designed web application, Goal Guide, that enables individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism to effectively manage self-defined goals for everyday living across personal, educational, and vocational… more

Practical Roots of Trust for Mobile Devices

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: To meet the critical security needs of the Department of Homeland Security and others, we propose two methods for providing a secure root of trust for mobile devices. One method is designed to integrate as easily into existing systems, while the other requires deeper integration but… more

Binary Static Previrtualization: Phase II

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Modular software development helps enable application developers to quickly write sophisticated applications. However, in most instances only a small fraction of the functionality included in a particular software component is needed. Not only is there a performance cost, but the prevalence of… more

Digital Silicon Photomultiplier Readout Circuit

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The need for ever more sensitive, compact, rugged, and inexpensive optical sensors is particularly acute in the fields of homeland security, biological sciences, nuclear medicine, and nuclear and highenergy physics. The ability to detect the spatial location and time of arrival of single photons… more

Low SWAP LIDAR Instrument for Arctic Ice Sheet Mass Balance Monitoring

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The Arctic sea ice cover plays a major role in governing the exchange of energy between the ocean and atmosphere in the Polar Regions. As such, observations of ice extent and thickness, including temporal growth and melt cycles, improves our understanding of the ongoing global climate changes, and… more

TAU Commander: An Intuitive Interface for the TAU Performance Analysis System

Company: Paratools, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The Department of Energy and other federal agencies have made significant investments in software performance engineering tools, which can be complex and difficult to use. Novice users first encountering a tools complexity and vast array of features are intimidated and easily frustrated. There is… more

Dangerous Drug Prevention Skills for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Company: DOUBLE S INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by APPLICANT): An overlooked, neglected, yet significant problem in the United States today is the use and abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs by individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). Increasing numbers of people with ID are living independently in the… more

PICT, A Tool For Interactively Capturing and Managing Programmer's Intentions

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: It is all too common for a project to create software that is hard to maintain, inefficient, bug-ridden, late, and over-budget. Software flaws resulting from this current state of affairs are no longer an inconvenience but are the primary source of software security vulnerabilities. Motivated by… more

ADIDRUS: Using Deception to Protect and Defend UAVs

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Unmanned vehicles are becoming an increasingly valuable tool within the Department of Defense, and related technologies are beginning to appear in commercial systems. As their utilization grows, these unmanned systems will become a significant target for cyber attack. Indeed, existing Defense… more

ADAPT Online: After Deployment Adaptive Parenting Tools

Company: IRIS MEDIA, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this Phase II project, ADAPT Online (After Deployment: Adaptive Parenting Tools), is to strengthen family functioning and improve child outcomes in reintegrating military families. By developing an empirically supported, standalone, web-based… more

Ultra High Brightness Plasma Ion Source for SIMS Imaging of Actinides at the Theoretical Resolution Limit.

Company: Oregon Physics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This proposal outlines a project aimed at providing a radical improvement in ion source technology that can be applied to the mass spectrometric analysis of actinides. The state-of-the-art secondary ion mass spectrometers (SIMS) employ the duoplasmatron ion source to create the primary ion beam for… more

Advanced Microgravity Compatible, Integrated Laundry System

Company: UMPQUA Research Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: An Advanced Microgravity Compatible, Integrated laundry System (AMCILS) is proposed that uses a two phase water / water vapor system to allow good agitation of clothing during the wash & rinse cycle. Drying will be accomplished utilizing microwave energy addition and "jet" air flow to… more

Rad-Hard Dual-Threshold High Count Rate Silicon Pixel Array Detector

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Available 2D multi-wire proportional counters (MWPC) are limited by their low global count-rate capability and are insufficient for imaging X-raycrystal spectroscopy (XCS) experiments. Solid state X-ray pixilated array detectors have been shown to overcome this problem. However, large area solid… more

Wide Spectral Response Nanocrystal-Sensitized Focal Plane Array

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: A compact night vision imaging technology will be developed that responds in the visible through the short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) and medium-wavelength infrared (MWIR) spectral range from 0.4 to 5µm wavelengths. The detectors are made using low cost deposition techniques, at… more

Optimized Taggant Delivery Systems

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In this Phase II SBIR, a Voxtel Inc. led team will develop a lightweight small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) delivered payload, including targeting and fire-control sub-system, taggant dissemination hardware, and taggant reservoir, that is capable of covertly delivering optical taggants… more

Extended-SWIR Targeting Sensor

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Current military systems laser rangefinding and designation systems require multiple detectors, which make such systems large, heavy, and power hungry, which limits application to larger, high-value platforms. The proposed Phase II program addresses the need for a single, compact… more

Improved Hyperspectral Readout Integrated Circuit

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: To increase the performance of current and next-generation imaging spectrometers for military applications, in this Phase II SBIR effort, a flexible readout integrated circuit (ROIC), optimized for hyperspectral imaging (HSI) will be developed with enhanced capabilities. The ROIC features… more

Numbershire II: Development Of A Second Grade Game-Based Integrated Learning System To Target Whole Numbers And Operations In Base Ten And Operations And Operations And Algebraic Thinking

Company: Thought Cycle Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The web-based game, Numbershire II, will include modules to support students with or at-risk for disabilities in learning 2nd grade level mathematics, as defined by Common Core State Standards, including fluency with place value ideas, foundations of multiplication, and procedural fluency with… more

A CD8+ T cell diagnostic to identify children with pulmonary tuberculosis

Company: VITI, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tuberculosis (TB) disease, which results from infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), is a leading cause of infectious morbidity and mortality in children lt 5 years old worldwide. In TB endemic regions, in which the vast majority of the world's… more

Position tracking and mobility assessment system for indoor monitoring of elders

Company: EMBEDRF, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop and evaluate a position tracking and mobility assessment system that will enable the elderly to live longer and more safely at home or in an assisted living facility. The ability to move is a critical function tat underlies… more

Apparatus for Optimizing Photovoltaic Solar Manufacturing Efficiency through Real-Time Process Feedback and Spectral Binning of Cells

Company: Tau Science Cororation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Novel, inline measurement techniques are needed to improve the quality and performance of new solar cells. Manufacturers today measure cell performance inline under white light conditions, but are unable to obtain the cell response as a function of wavelength without extensive offline testing. They… more

Tools for Rapid Automated Development of Expert Models (TRADEM)

Company: Eduworks Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Intelligent tutoring systems (ITS) are complex adaptive learning systems that simulate one-on-one tutoring. Research shows they improve learning and reduce time to mastery. Unfortunately, they are also expensive and time-consuming to produce. Existing IT authoring tools eliminate low level… more

ASP Motion Base for Stabilized Mounts

Company: FLEX FORCE ENTERPRISES LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The flexFORCE engineering team has completed assessment of the critical technical factors required for successful ASP deployment (weight, pointing accuracy, control response, actuation power required, failure modes and effects, scalability, and manufacturability). The team has evaluated the ASP… more