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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 September, 2020.

  1. Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection and Warning System

    SBC: Advanced Technology And Research Corporation            Topic: 131FR1

    Highway-rail grade crossings, at which there is an abrupt change in the level of the road surface as it crosses the tracks, present a severe hang-up risk to vehicles with low ground clearance. In Phase I and II, ATR developed a conceptual design for a Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection System (LGCVDS) to actively prevent such accidents. The LGCVDS is able to use a priori crossing profile data ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Transportation
  2. Improved Thermal and Acoustic Comfort for Motorcycle Helmets

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: 151NH1

    Use of motorcycles helmets significantly reduces the risk of fatality or serious brain injury to riders in the event of a crash, but riders often do not wear helmets in warm weather because of thermal discomfort. We propose to develop an innovative ventilation and cooling system that will maintain a cool, dry environment inside the helmet while also meeting applicable safety standards. The key the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Transportation
  3. AN AUTOMATED, HAND-HELD INDUCTIVE LOOP TESTER BASED ON DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING.

    SBC: Dvp, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    INDUCTIVE LOOPS HAVE BEEN USED IN RAODWAYS FOR VEHICLE SURVEILLANCE AND TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS SINCE THE LATE 1960'S. THESE EARLY SYSTEMS WERE PLAGUED WITH DRIFT AND ENVIRNMENTAL CHANGE PROBLEMS WHICH RESULTED IN UNRELIABLE OPERATION AND FREQUENT MAINTENANCE. MODERN LOOP SYSTEMS, AFTER TWO DECADES OF IMPROVEMENTS, HAVE BECOME HIGHLY DEPENDABLE AND REMAIN VIRTUALLY TROUBLE-FREE AFTER YEARS OF SERV ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  4. SENSORS FOR THE DETECTION OF NONMETALLIC WEAPONS CONCEALED UPON PERSONNEL

    SBC: Medical Microwave Research Cor            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED METHOD OF DETECTION OF CONCEALED WEAPONS IS SPECIFICALLY DIRECTED TOWARD NONMETALLIC WEAPONS (HANDGUNS AND EXPLOSIVES) CARRIED UNDER THE CLOTHING OF PEOPLE. THE METHOD IS PROPRIETARY, BUT IT CAN BE SAID HERE THAT IT IS NONCONTACTING AND NONOBTRUSIVE. THE SEARCH MAY TAKE PLACE WITH THE SUBJECT NOT BEING AWARE OF THE ACTION OF THE SENSOR. THE SENSOR IS PASSIVE AND DOES NOT MAKE USE OF A ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
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