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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 April, 2020.

  1. Driver Engagement/Status Monitoring Technologies for Vehicle Automation Applications

    SBC: Soar Technology, Inc.            Topic: 151FH1

    With the introduction of Level 2 (L2) vehicle automation technologies, a core challenge facing drivers is to remain engaged in the driving task and aware of the vehicle environment despite not playing an immediate role in the low level driving control loop. To overcome this challenge, SoarTech and its partners, UMTRI and Delphi Automotive, propose to develop DAISY, an innovative vehicle sub-system ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  2. Advanced Rapid Non-destructive test method to determine chemical composition of concrete materials in the field

    SBC: METNA CO            Topic: 122FH2

    NMR offers comprehensive capabilities for quantitative investigation of the chemistry, structure and deterioration conditions of concrete. Single-sided NMR provides opportunities for nondestructive, spatially resolved field evaluation of concrete. A first-generation single-sided NMR system was developed in Phase I project, and its potential for investigation of concrete deterioration mechanisms wa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Transportation
  3. Research and Development of a Game Based technology and Database to Train Pre-Drivers, Young Drivers, and Older Drivers to Detect Traffic Hazards

    SBC: Quantum Signal LLC            Topic: 132FH2

    Recent research suggests there are opportunities to enhance driver hazard anticipation and avoidance, which could in turn dramatically impact public safety. For example, the fatality rate per 100 million vehicle miles among 16 year old drivers is some ten times higher than it is among those between the ages of 45 and 55. However, hazard-related training has traditionally been difficult to accompli ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Transportation
  4. Just In Time (JIT) Aircraft Maintenance System

    SBC: Cybernet Systems Corporation            Topic: AF121225

    ABSTRACT:The High Velocity Maintenance (HVM) initiative strives to reduce aircraft downtime while maintaining the most capable air fleet that achieves Air Force mission requirements.Unscheduled maintenance, due to issues uncovered midway into the maintenance work, introduces the most delays that negatively impact HVM turnaround time.To increase the predictability of the actual maintenance required ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. High Capability Off-Road Active Suspension System

    SBC: Fluid Ride LTD.            Topic: A14061

    In this Phase I SBIR project, Fluid Ride will model, simulate, and virtually demonstrate their patented TRL5 Compressible Fluid Active Suspension Technology CFAST ability to improve soft soil mobility and mitigate road breakaway rollovers on 10-37 ton wheeled vehicles. Soft soil and road breakaway rollover are two of the largest mobility issues for military wheeled vehicles. Fluid Ride's CFAST has ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Using Indigenous Materials for Construction

    SBC: METNA CO            Topic: A14088

    A versatile building system will be developed for effective use of indigenous materials towards expedient and economical construction of safe, serviceable, weather-resistant, sustainable and energy-efficiency buildings and other infrastructure systems. The indigenous materials of interest include: (i) reactive minerals such as biomass ash, natural pozzolans and lime for production of inorganic bin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Friction Material (brake pads) for Metal Matrix Drums

    SBC: Century, Inc.            Topic: A13069

    Century has designed and manufactured aluminum metal matrix composite (MMC) brake drums for multiple applications both military and commerical with great success. Applications include axle loads ranging from 8,000 to 23,000 lbs. As applications vary the torque requirements of the brake system also vary. To work with multiple brake systems, multiple friction materials may be required to couple the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Mission Command of Autonomous Systems

    SBC: Soar Technology, Inc.            Topic: A15032

    Army infantry Commanders rely on autonomous systems to gain situational awareness about what is around the next building or over the next hill. However, in smaller Army units, the Commander has limited personnel to help plan out and manage these autonomous systems. Tasking autonomous systems requires that the Commander first task the system operators, who then have to translate that intent into lo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Full-Scale Near-Field Acoustic Holography for Reduction of Annoyance and Disturbance

    SBC: SOUND ANSWERS, INC.            Topic: AF151021

    ABSTRACT:Noise levels of military jet aircraft have significantly increased as the power of the engines has increased creating a community noise issue around military airfields. Current noise monitoring requirements only measure sound pressure levels which do not correlate to human annoyance / disturbance. Sound Answers plans to apply their extensive Sound Quality background to establish new acous ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Broadband, Real-Time Non-Intrusive High-Power-Microwave Near-Felds Mapping System

    SBC: ADVANCED FIBER SENSORS, INC.            Topic: AF151025

    ABSTRACT:The feasibility of developing a photonics-based real-time high-power-microwave (HPM) near-field mapping system is to be investigated. The system is intended to contain multiple non-intrusive near-field sensors so that it can simultaneously detect undistorted versions of broadband HPM electric- and magnetic-field transients over a desired field-mapping area. The system will be able to take ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force

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