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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. GPS EMitter LOCalization (GEMLOC)

    SBC: Coherent Navigation, Inc.            Topic: HSB0131004

    Our Phase II effort in response to DHS SBIR Topic H-SB013.1-004 we propose to investigate the development of a next-generation, ground- and air-based, tiered, inexpensive, low-power, high-performance GPS emitter detection and localization system. The system will provide high-accuracy (high-sensitivity), real-time or near-real-time estimates of position, velocity, transmit frequency, and transmit p ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Homeland Security
  2. Multi-Function Wand Commercialization- CRPP

    SBC: Spectral Labs Incorporated            Topic: HSB0102008

    This Spectral Labs Incorporated proposal is for the commercialization of the MultiFunction Wand (MFW) technology developed in a FY10.2 SBIR Phase II program. The MFW full body screening tool will be repackaged into a tool suitable for resolving detections from other systems in a screening environment. The outcome of this program will be six Test Units capable of undergoing government testing in op ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Homeland Security
  3. Signal Processing for a Southern Border Surveillance System- CRPP

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: HSB061004

    High-value facilities employ a variety of ground and video sensors to provide perimeter protection and to alert security personnel to possible incursions. Typically, the surveillance process requires human operators to view video and verify targets are present; unfortunately, due to the large number of video feeds, some alerts may go unnoticed. Automating the video surveillance components of this ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Homeland Security
  4. Bragg Grating Enhanced Narrowband Single Photon SPDC Source

    SBC: Gener8, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Spontaneous Parametric Down Conversion (SPDC) is currently an active research area in quantum communications (QC) to develop entangled single photon sources. However, the bandwidth of current SPDC sources is too broad for many applications. NIST researchers have modeled a solution to this problem that reduces the bandwidth by >50. We propose to fabricate a prototype of the NIST device by developin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. Digital Micromirror Device Detection Scheme for Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy

    SBC: Radiabeam Technologies, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Accurate quantitative characterization of materials is crucial for a wide range of industrial and research applications. New transmission scanning electron microscopy (t-SEM) methods have the potential for high-resolution imaging similar to transmission electron microscopy (TEM) with a less expensive, more widely available SEM system. In Phase I, RadiaBeam Technologies demonstrated the feasibility ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. Advanced Tactile Sensing for Dexterous Robot Hands in Industrial Automation and Assembly

    SBC: Syntouch L.L.C.            Topic: N/A

    Robotic actuators exceed human speed, accuracy, and strength, but human hands are regarded as the ultimate in dexterity. We propose this is due absent human-like tactile sensing and intelligent reflexive behaviors in robots. We’ve created multimodal compliant tactile sensors that mimic the sensory ability of the human fingertip and algorithms that fill this absence. In this research we will inte ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  7. Reconfigurable Mobile VHF Lightning Mapping System

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: 94

    A preliminary design of a mobile receiver system for intra-cloud lightning detection, mapping, and tracking was completed and analyzed during the Phase I program. The direction-finding (DF) receiver design is small enough for use on small UAVs and utilizes the full VHF spectrum. The lightning Mapping Unmanned Sensor (LITMUS) design will be finalized, fabricated, assembled, and demonstrated durin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  8. Automated Detection, Tracking Measurement, and Classification of Fish Observed by Underwater Cameras

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: 92

    We propose to develop a system that can automatically detect, track, measure, and classify fish seen in video collected by stationary underwater cameras. Our approach makes use of a novel method for detecting motion that can mitigate false alarms due to swaying underwater vegetation. We propose a novel technique for tracking the fish in three spatial dimensions allowing for improved knowledge of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  9. Radiation-Hardened Adaptive Modular Power System

    SBC: PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION            Topic: AF121056

    ABSTRACT: To address the Air Force need for versatile satellite power electronics, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to complete the development of a new Radiation-Hardened Adaptive Modular Power (RHAMP) system based on an array of sensor power monitors (SPMs) coupled with space-qualified lithium ion sources adapting to the fluctuating power needs of spacecraft electronics during LEO, ME ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Crash-Hardened Airborne Overhead High-Speed Video System

    SBC: PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION            Topic: AF112199

    ABSTRACT: To address the Air Force need for airborne high-speed video (AHSV) capability in an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to advance the development of the Crash-Hardened Airborne Overhead High-Speed (CHAOS) video system. CHAOS is based on POC"s proprietary lossless optical segmenting hardware, parallelized image acquisition hardware, FPGA-based proce ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force

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