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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. US FLAG COASTAL RO/RO SHIPS; APPLICATION OF CASSETTE TECHNOLOGY

    SBC: Advanced Marine Enterprises,            Topic: N/A

    THIS STUDY WILL EVALUATE THE RANGE OF SHIP SIZES AND POWER LEVELS (SPEEDS) TO DETERMINE THE OPTIMUM SHIP CHARACTERISTICS FOR OPERATING U.S. FLAG RO/RO SHIPS IN U.S. COASTAL SERVICE. RO/RO CARGO HANDLING TECHNIQUES PREVALENT IN EUROPE AND SCANDINAVIA WILL BE INCORPORATED AS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF THE SERIES OF SHIPS INVESTIGATED. THESE TECHNIQUES INVOLVE THE USE OF CASSETTES TO HANDLE CONTAINERS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  2. ACOUSTIC DETECTION OF AXLES

    SBC: PLANNING SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PHASE I RESEARCH IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF UTILIZING ACOUSTIC RADIATION FROM VEHICLE TIRES TO PROVIDE A LOW COST, EASY TO DEPLOY, UNOBTRUSIVE, RELAIBLE REPLACEMENT FOR THE CURRENT METHOD OF COLLECTING VEHICLE AXLE PASSAGE DATA. THE PROPOSED METHOD WILL CROSS-CORRELATE THE TIRE NOISE RECEIVED AT SPATIALLY SEPARATED MICROPHONES TO LOCATE AXLE CROSSINGS. THE PROCESSING ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  3. LASER BASED REAL-TIME POSITIONING SYSTEM

    SBC: Spatial Positioning Systems            Topic: N/A

    SPATIAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS INC. (SPSI) PROPOSES TO RESEARCH AND DEVELOP A SELF-CALIBRATING THREE DIMENSIONAL LASER-BASED POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR INTEGRATED USE IN A RIVER BOTTOM MAPPING SYSTEM. THE PROPOSED SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO PROVIDE REAL-TIME 3-D POSITIONING OF A BOAT TO AN ACCURACY OF 100 MM IN THE VERTICAL AND 1 M IN THE HORIZONTAL. THE UPDATE RATE IS EXPECTED TO BE 50HZ AND THE RANGE 300 ME ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  4. MACHINE VISION RECOGNITION OF EMBLEMATIC FACIAL EXPRESSIONS TO FACILITATE HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  5. ABDUCTIVE/EXPERT SYSTEM CONTROLLER

    SBC: ABTECH CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS EFFORT IS TO DEMONSTRATE A PROTOTYPE CONTROLLER FOR A HOWITZER USING A HYBRID NETWORK AND PRODUCTION RULE SYSTEM. THE RESULTING ADAPTIVE CONTROLLER WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A REVOLUTIONARY CONTROLLER CAPABLE OF ADAPTING IN A DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT, MONITORING AND DIAGNOSING BEHAVIOR, AND PREDICTING FUTURE FAULTS AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS. ABTECH HAS DEVE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Soalr Power array/satellite communications antenna

    SBC: ASTRON WIRELESS TECHNOLIGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Satellite Communication (SATCOM) is a necessity for teams (military or commercial) that are deployed away from their parent organizations. Unfortunately they may not have sufficient power supply/battery capability. By combining a SATCOM Antenna and Solar Cell Array protable, lightweight, and self-sufficient SATCOM Radio will increase the teams efficiency. Astron's experience in the design of UHF S ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Capability to Assess/Quanitfy Improvements in Operational Performance Versus a Change in Data Base Characteristics

    SBC: Autometric Inc.            Topic: N/A

    1A systematic means of studying the models which are currently available in the field for establishing a relationship between Digital Terrain Data accuracy and detail to the ability of a unit to perform its mission is to be determined. The approach involves an anlysis of the unit mission into the essential functions to accomplish that mission, and then proceeds to analyze the effect of the Digital ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Transfer RNA- Mediated Synthesis of Novel Materials

    SBC: Cruachem, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Misacylated transfer RNA's bearing unusual amino acids will be prepared on a preparative scale and employed in in vitro protein biosynthesizing systems to produce polypeptides containing one or more modified amino acids at predetermined positions. The specific goals of the project include (i) determination of the feasibility of preparing misacylated tRNA's on a preparative scale, (ii) assessment o ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Methods for Pre-Flight Risk Assessment in Army Aviation

    SBC: Decision Science Associates            Topic: N/A

    Decision Science Associates, Inc. (DSA) proposes to design and prototype an automated decision aid for the assessment of pre-flight risk by Army rotorcraft pilots. This aid will support the rapid assessment of risk based on readily available information. Phase I consists of 4 tasks. In Task 1 we will identify sources of information and determine the critical predictive factors and the types of dat ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. HAVDEM AIR-TO-GROUND AND COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR ENHANCEMENTS

    SBC: Decision-science            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A PLAN FOR DEFINING THE FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INCORPORATION OF AIR-TO-GROUND AND COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR CAPABILITIES INTO THE HELICOPTER AIR-TO-AIR VALUE-DRIVEN ENGAGEMENT MODEL (HAVDEM). HAVDEM IS AN ENGAGEMENT LEVEL SIMULATION OF HELICOPTER AIR-TO-AIR COMBAT DEVELOPED BY DSA AND THE AVSCOM AVIATION APPLIED TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE (AATD) AT FT. EUSTIS. ITS PHYSICAL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of DefenseArmy
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