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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. A Multi-Sensor Hybrid System for Vehicle Classification of Thirteen Classes

    SBC: Migma Systems Inc.            Topic: 081FH4

    Image processing methods have been studied and implemented for the vehicle classification over the past decades. The most dominant approach is the use of vehicle dimension, which requires complex processes of sensor calibration as the vehicle dimensions shown in the imagery are heavily dependent on the camera’s field of view. In general, video systems have physical disadvantages related to the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Transportation
  2. "An Object Oriented Network Data Model for Transportation GIS"

    SBC: Gis/trans, Ltd            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Transportation
  3. Dip and Read Nanosensor for Calcium Ion Measurements in Sea Water

    SBC: Polestar Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 822R

    This topic requires the capability for enabling high sensitivity/high precision measurements of calcium concentrates in seawater. This proposal aims to demonstrate the feasibility of a novel high sensitive nanosensor that can be used to determine very low concentrations of calcium in seawater in the presence of a large background calcium concentration. The sensor approach uses the benefits of nano ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  4. TRANSIT INFORMATION DECISION SUPPORT ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS STUDY

    SBC: Viggen Corp.on            Topic: N/A

    THE USE OF POWERFUL GIS AND DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS WILL AID TRANSIT PROFESSIONALS IN PROVIDING BETTER SERVICES AND MAKING INFORMED DECISIONS. HOWEVER, THE LACK OF INTEGRATION BETWEEN MULTIPLE DATA SOURCES AND TRANSIT SOFTWARE TOOLS WITH GIS PREVENTS TRANSIT FROM FULLY DEMONSTRATING THE SYNERGY THAT IS ACHIEVABLE BY GIS AND FURTHER DELAYS ADOPTION AND WIDE-SPREAD USE OF GIS IN TRANSIT AGENCIES. THE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Transportation
  5. AIR DEPLOYABLE SELF-LOCATING SURFACE DRIFTING BUOY

    SBC: SIPPICAN, INC            Topic: N/A

    SURFACE DRIFTING BUOYS MARK THE ORIGINAL SEARCH DATUM FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSIONS. THIS BUOY WILL BE SELF-LOCATING, USING GPS AND TRANSMIT ITS LOCATION EVERY 12 HOURS VIA THE GOES SATELLITE FOR 45 DAYS. THE SYSTEM DESIGN WILL BE SPECIFIED AS A RESULT OF THIS PROPOSAL.

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Transportation
  6. DETECTION OF EXPLOSIVES VAPOR AT THE PPT LEVEL WITH A LASER INTERFEROMETRIC CALORIMETER

    SBC: Science Research Laboratory, Inc            Topic: N/A

    SCIENCE RESEARCH LABORATORY (SRL) HAS DEMONSTRATED, UNDER FUNDING FROM SDIO, AN ULTRASENSITIVE TECHNIQUE FOR THE REAL-TIME MEASUREMENT OF ABSORPTION DUE TO TRACE GASES IN THE ATMOSPHERE. THE SRL TECHNIQUE, CALLER LASER INTERFEROMETRIC CALORIMETRY (LIC) IS SIMILAR IN PRINCIPLE TO LASER OPTO-ACOUSTIC (LOA) SPECTROSCOPY WHICH HAS BEEN UTILIZED FOR OVER 15 YEARS TO DETECT TRACE CONCENTRATIONS OF VAPOR ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Transportation
  7. Pedestrian Auto Enforcement Program (PAEP)

    SBC: Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 122FH3

    We propose an innovative Pedestrian Automotive System for Enforcement and Safety (PASES) that combines commercial-off-the-shelf video or camera components and state-of-the-art microwave(radar) systems with sophisticated software that will not only provide more effective enforcement through effective evidentiary information, but will also enable predictive actions based on vehicle and pedestrian be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Transportation
  8. MWM-Array Characterization of Widespread Fatigue Damage Onset

    SBC: Jentek Sensors, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This proposal will investigate the potential of an enhanced version of the Meandering Winding Magnetometer (MWM), called the MWM-Array, to characterize and predict remaining life for components experiencing widespread fatigue damage. The MWM has already demonstrated the potential to characterize fatigue damage in metals priod to the formation of cracks, as well as the ability to detect and charac ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Transportation
  9. Automated Production of Composite Energy Absorbing Utility Poles

    SBC: KaZaK Composites Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    KaZaK Composites, Kaman Sciences and Dr. Malcolm Ray of the University of Iowa propose to investigate the design of energy absorbing utility poles made from composite materials. This team has considerable experience in the multiple technologies needed to successfully complete the proposed program, including design of high performance composite products for automated production and design, analysi ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Transportation
  10. Monolithic Fully Integrated Optic Inertial Navigation System

    SBC: Optisensors Inc            Topic: N/A

    The GPS is an affordable and accurate means of guiding military and civilian aircraft. However, at times the GPS signal becomes blocked or degraded due to loss of satellite lock or poor viewing angle. It is necessary to back it up with inertial navigation. However, there is no INS system which is accurate enough and inexpensive enough to do the job. A completely monolithic fully integrated INS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Transportation
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