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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Artificial Intelligence for Monitoring Crossing Infrastructure and to Improve Grade Crossing Safety

    SBC: WI-TRONIX, LLC            Topic: 20FR2

    Founded in 2004, the mission of Wi-Tronix is to improve railway safety, operational efficiency, and service reliability, in real-time. We are the preferred connected solutions provider to over one-third of all locomotives in North America. Wi-Tronix is proposing to leverage our expertise in developing and making commercially available AI based technologies for autonomous highway-rail grade crossin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2021 Department of Transportation
  2. Wireless Compatible Digital Train Line (WiDTL) for Passenger Type Vehicles in a Train Consist

    SBC: Sharma & Associates, Inc.            Topic: 151FR1

    The Next Generation Equipment Committee (NGEC) developed a standard for specifying the use of an Ethernet based digital train line (DTL) network to replace the COMM line for passenger trains. These specifications are PRIIA 305‐919 Digital Train Line Hardware and PRIIA 305‐920 Digital Train Line Software. The intent Is to eventually allow for the improvement of passenger train control. DTL spec ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Transportation
  3. Self-Contained Sub Centimeter Positioning Platform

    SBC: TRUNAV LLC            Topic: 812N

    The goal of this project is to develop, prototype, and experimentally validate a new Differential Global Navigation Satellite System (DGNSS) capable of providing sub-centimeter positioning accuracy for quasi-static scientific, survey, and structural health monitoring application. The main feature of the proposed DGNSS solution is that it leverages publically available GNSS reference data from exis ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  4. Improving Commercial Fish Meal Free Aquaculture Diets

    SBC: Bell Aquaculture            Topic: 92

    Domestic US aquaculture is moving toward fishmeal replacement in aquafeeds with a variety of alternative protein sources including plant-based, terrestrial and marine proteins. In our Phase I work we showed the feasibility of modifying the protein quality of several alternate protein sources, specifically animal byproduct meals, and its potential significant impacts on marine fish production. Th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  5. Dynamic Frequency Passive Millemeter-Wave Radiometer Based on Optical Up-Conversion

    SBC: PHASE SENSITIVE INNOVATIONS INC            Topic: 94

    Passive microwave sensors aboard satellites provide valuable information regarding weather conditions by measuring atmospheric attenuation over a broad range of frequencies from 0-200 GHz. Additional ground-based sensors are desirable to provide complementary upward looking measurements that can be used to refine existing attenuation models. Operating over such a large bandwidth, however, places ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  6. Microscopic Traffic Flow Simulation Models- An Open Source Approach

    SBC: New Global Systems for Intelligent Transportation Management            Topic: 081FH5

    PHASE II TECHNICAL OBJECTIVE The major objective of this Phase II proposal is to establish open source traffic simulation model and software, and to develop application programming interfaces to accommodate future traffic research needs. Objectives will be accomplished by building and demonstrating FOMM, an open source traffic simulation model and software. Furthermore, to accommodate future resea ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Transportation
  7. A Miniature Non-Contact Rail Temperature Sensor

    SBC: En'urga Inc.            Topic: 081FR2

    This SBIR project will develop a low cost sensor to obtain rail temperatures from a moving train. The two innovative parts of the proposed sensor are (1) a rugged four wavelength high frequency sensor that accurately measures the natural radiation emitted by the rails, and (2) an advanced algorithm that provides a emissivity compensated temperature from these measurements. The feasibility of the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Transportation
  8. Advanced Truck for High Speed Freight Operations

    SBC: Sharma & Associates, Inc.            Topic: 01FR1

    During Phase 1 of the project, Sharma & Associates, Inc. developed a concept for high speed freight truck intended for 70-ton, regular freight and bi-modal operation, at speeds up to 150 mph. The truck uses a rigid frame and an indpendent, compliant, primary suspension for its basic architecture. Constant contact side-bearings and yaw dampers were also added to improve dynamic performance. Vehi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  9. RADAR TRAFFIC MONITOR FOR INTERSECTION TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

    SBC: Epsilon Lambda Electronics Corp.            Topic: N/A

    ROADWAY INTERSECTION TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ACCOMPLISH COMMAND AND CONTROL USING VEHICLE SENSORS WITH COMPUTERS WHICH HAVE SOPHISTICATED PROGRAMS (SOFTWEAR). COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY HAS PROGRESSED MORE RAPIDLY IN RECENT YEARS THAN SENSOR TECHNOLOGY. WIRE LOOPS WHICH ARE LAID IN THE PAVEMENT ARE COSTLY TO INSTALL AND MAINTAIN AND ARE NOT EASILY RECONFIGURED FOR AN UPGRADE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL. A RADA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Transportation
  10. Creating a Global Infrastructure for Virtual Aids to Navigation (vATON

    SBC: WisdomTools Enterprises Inc            Topic: N/A

    As we look towards the next decade there are many opportunities to enhance services for navigation which compliment, enhance, and replace existing Aids to Navigation technologies. This Phase II project will continue the US Coast Guard¿s investigation of the development of a Virtual Aids to Navigation system by building a working prototype that delivers real-time data to the mariner. The vATON s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of Transportation
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