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Smart Self-Configuring Miniature Windscreen

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-06-C-0033
Agency Tracking Number: A052-007-1097
Amount: $69,990.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A05-007
Solicitation Number: 2005.2
Solicitation Year: 2005
Award Year: 2005
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2005-12-22
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2006-06-22
Small Business Information
30 A Vreeland Road, Suite 130
Florham Park, NJ 07932
United States
DUNS: 125624432
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Qi (Peter) Li
 (973) 822-0048
Business Contact
 Qi Li
Title: President
Phone: (973) 822-0048
Research Institution

A novel and promising solution is proposed for a smart self-configuring miniature windscreen. The proposed solution includes a mechanical windscreen, MEMS microphones, and a DSP windscreen. The mechanical windscreen will be designed by numerical simulation. The finite-element method will be utilized to simulate the effect of different shapes of windscreens on the aerodynamics in the vicinity of the diaphragm. The windscreen of optimal shape and material will be tested and verified on a test bed which physically simulates the real operating environment. The DSP windscreen will be implemented by a microphone array, our unique noise-reduction algorithms, and a single DSP chip. The proposed low-cost solution can totally remove wind noise without distortion of other signals.

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